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reysmith
reysmith
30 October 2015

Old house changing windows

Old house changing windows

I have a 1937 Tudor that I purchased last year. I had no concept how bad the windows were (single glass, casement, glass) until my first winter year. To remain heated,…

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reysmith
Oct 29, 2015 11:41 pm
tamamontu
tamamontu
29 October 2015

Garage door installation companies recomendation Perth

Garage door installation companies recomendation Perth

Hi All, We are looking at installing a sectional garage door to our house in Perth. Any recommendations on garage installation companies/ brands. Thanks Tama

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tamamontu
Oct 29, 2015 11:07 am
rebuilder86
rebuilder86
29 October 2015

How to install a new internal sliding door

How to install a new internal sliding door

Sliding doors are a versatile way to make better use of valuable space in your home. They're great for smaller areas like walk-in robes, laundries, toilets and bathrooms.…

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rebuilder86
Oct 29, 2015 11:02 am
chica
chica
27 October 2015

BAL, what does it mean for doors and windows

BAL, what does it mean for doors and windows

we sourced our shutters from Shutter World. Nice design and finish to the shutter. They were recommended to me by our fire consultant. There is no approved BAL FZ shutter…

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chica
Oct 27, 2015 10:17 pm
Beetaloo
Beetaloo
26 October 2015

Sealing windows

Sealing windows

I did not use silicon, but used a paintable flexible gap filler. If you do not want the glazing beads to stick, wait until the sealant has gone off properly before…

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Beetaloo
Oct 26, 2015 4:17 pm
Beetaloo
NickM
NickM
23 October 2015

New build window advice: fixed panels to got with Aneeta?

New build window advice: fixed panels to got with Aneeta?

Hi all, I am in the final throes of locking down the specifications on our new custom build project working with our Architect which is for a double story modern flat…

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NickM
Oct 23, 2015 2:56 pm
NickM
NickM
23 October 2015

Built in robes. Sliding or swinging doors?

Built in robes. Sliding or swinging doors?

We have sliding doors on all our robes in our existing house right now and have always found them limiting as other have said in terms of visibility and access. Our new…

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NickM
Oct 23, 2015 2:33 pm
NickM
NickM
23 October 2015

Blinds for Tilt & Turn Windows

Blinds for Tilt & Turn Windows

Hi, I have uPVC Koemmerling double glazed windows which I had installed right throughout my existing house around four years ago. I was also referred to Albert from…

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NickM
Oct 23, 2015 2:15 pm
ELindross
ELindross
22 October 2015

Eshutters in Sydney cheapest so far...

Eshutters in Sydney cheapest so far...

Don't bother going with EShutters. Claims to have lifetime warranty but won't honour faulty product. The owner is from China with a poor command of english and is hard…

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ELindross
Oct 22, 2015 9:24 pm
Handy007
Handy007
19 October 2015

Door Seals

Door Seals

Anyone?

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Handy007
Oct 19, 2015 7:22 pm
jessicana10
jessicana10
14 October 2015

White shutters, Dark windows?? Dark shutters, dark windows?

White shutters, Dark windows?? Dark shutters, dark windows?

Does anyone have white plantation shutters or similar on dark timber windows? Im wondering how it would look from both the inside and the outside of the house. Also does…

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jessicana10
Oct 14, 2015 2:58 pm
jessicana10
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
12 October 2015

Window Glazing

Window Glazing

Just for a bump - I don't. What exactly is it J ?

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Saint Mike
Oct 12, 2015 8:33 am
Saint Mike
Beazley77
Beazley77
9 October 2015

Plantation Shutter Quality

Plantation Shutter Quality

Might depend what state you're in. As I understand it in hotter states like WA you're better off considering PVC heat rated for aussie climates. Basswood is nice, light…

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Beazley77
Oct 08, 2015 11:27 pm
Beazley77
Beazley77
Beazley77
30 September 2015

1200 Door on hinges

1200 Door on hinges

We have a builder installed 1200 door and it's on five hinges and swings fine.

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Beazley77
Sep 30, 2015 9:54 am
Beazley77
claypot
claypot
29 September 2015

Double glazing question

Double glazing question

Hey Barnes, We signed with Statesman same company as Hickinbotham. We didn't build with them in the end and forwent our deposit. They're prices are cheap for that very…

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claypot
Sep 29, 2015 3:51 am
skp1972
skp1972
28 September 2015

East Coast Distributor for Switch Glass

East Coast Distributor for Switch Glass

Hi All Looking at putting switch glass in our window splashback for the kitchen as it looks out onto a main road and as we are a corner house and would like to have the…

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skp1972
Sep 28, 2015 4:08 pm
Ibo_Reno
Ibo_Reno
28 September 2015

How to prevent Water Leaks through Airlite Windows

How to prevent Water Leaks through Airlite Windows

I have Airlite Awning Windows throughout my home renovated in the last 3 years. I find that consistently in heavy rain, with the windows shut tightly that water seeps…

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Ibo_Reno
Sep 28, 2015 12:30 pm
manofaus
manofaus
27 September 2015

Rosewood and Cedar windows

Rosewood and Cedar windows

I was talking to a local cabinet maker about making windows for my new house. I was wondering how their prices compared to buying the stock standard sizes supplied by…

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manofaus
Sep 27, 2015 5:36 pm
manofaus
Japonica26
Japonica26
26 September 2015

How to ensure bedroom sliding windows can open fully

How to ensure bedroom sliding windows can open fully

We're looking into this as well. We've just moved into a brand new rental and the upstairs windows only open 85mm. We've emailed the property manager to ask if they can at…

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Japonica26
Sep 26, 2015 9:36 pm
Japonica26
Japonica26
26 September 2015

Climbable Element

Climbable Element

I'm looking into this as well. We just moved into a brand new rental and all of the upstairs windows only open 85mm max. As far as I read, I thought we were allowed 125mm…

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Japonica26
Sep 26, 2015 9:26 pm
priscia2104
priscia2104
25 September 2015

Need some suggestion for my sliding glass door 2100x2400

Need some suggestion for my sliding glass door 2100x2400

Hello~ I am searching some suggestion, or photo what can I do with my sliding glass door (laundry room) in aspect of security door. I prefer both side was covered. I am…

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priscia2104
Sep 25, 2015 8:58 pm
priscia2104
Princess Jasmine
Princess Jasmine
23 September 2015

Thickness of glass for big windows?

Thickness of glass for big windows?

Can anyone tell me how thick the glass in a 2400 x 1800 window should be? We aren't sure if the glass that we have is thick enough as the glass flexes a fair bit. Thank You

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Princess Jasmine
Sep 23, 2015 1:06 pm
Princess Jasmine
icywater
icywater
23 September 2015

curtains costs

curtains costs

Try Coolico or AMT blinds. We just used AMT for timber look venetians and beautiful S wave sheers and pinch pleat block outs behind for our…

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icywater
Sep 23, 2015 12:16 pm
icywater
E563
E563
21 September 2015

Ventura Homes and Affinity Windows ? opinions pls.

Ventura Homes and Affinity Windows ? opinions pls.

I'm building with Ventura as well. My last house was built with Impressions and also used Affinity. I lived in my last house for over 3 years without any issues with…

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E563
Sep 21, 2015 9:41 am
kateebee
kateebee
17 September 2015

Solar Film vs Enerlogic

Solar Film vs Enerlogic

Hi Guys, Wondering if anyone has any opinion on Enerlogic? We want to tint our windows mainly for privacy (mirror tint) but when getting quotes one mentioned Enerlogic…

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kateebee
Sep 17, 2015 3:22 pm
kateebee
JB1
JB1
12 September 2015

Double Glazing cost and advice

Double Glazing cost and advice

What windows did they offer and what windows did you upgrade to?

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JB1
Sep 12, 2015 10:36 pm
Hardcase
Hardcase
10 September 2015

Removal of Jason Sliding Door Bolt Lock

Removal of Jason Sliding Door Bolt Lock

Hi their , it's a bit of a mission , The problem with those locks is that a tiny piece of die cast breaks of that connects a linkage inside the mech, this causes the lock…

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Hardcase
Sep 10, 2015 1:51 am
mike100jobstodo
mike100jobstodo
7 September 2015

Dark colours cause external doors to warp?

Dark colours cause external doors to warp?

Dark coloured doors will absorb UV rays from the sun. When the heat builds up, the door could become distorted. For example, if it’s a wooden door, it may crack and the…

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mike100jobstodo
Sep 07, 2015 10:03 am
aussieta
aussieta
4 September 2015

Casement windows and glazing bars

Casement windows and glazing bars

certainteed make a double glazed window with the bars sandwiched betweeen the two panes of glass http://www.certainteed.com.au/double-gl ... ic-styles/

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aussieta
Sep 04, 2015 6:01 pm
aussieta
mike100jobstodo
mike100jobstodo
3 September 2015

Changing a medium sized window into a floor to ceiling one?

Changing a medium sized window into a floor to ceiling one?

Before replacing your window to a larger one, make sure to check out whether there are any obstacles to install your new window such as electrical wiring or plumbing and…

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mike100jobstodo
Sep 03, 2015 9:53 am
goody59
goody59
1 September 2015

Window measurements and ready-made roller blinds

Window measurements and ready-made roller blinds

For width measure precisely at the top, in the middle and at the base of the window for either inside or outside fit. Take the most brief as…

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goody59
Sep 01, 2015 8:14 am
goody59
mike100jobstodo
mike100jobstodo
27 August 2015

Filling an internal window

Filling an internal window

You should bolster your structure with some metal shafts. At that point interface your new block divider to the old block divider. At that point render or mortar the divider.

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mike100jobstodo
Aug 27, 2015 9:28 am
Adam.M
Adam.M
13 August 2015

Rollaway shutter instalation

Rollaway shutter instalation

If supplied and installed by Rollaway Shutters, you are entitled to have it fixed under the Consumer Law of 2011. It might be a pain to go through but you can send em an…

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Adam.M
Aug 13, 2015 3:31 pm
abbeybox
abbeybox
13 August 2015

Quality window treatments - From overseas?

Quality window treatments - From overseas?

We are still looking and wont need anything for about 5 months but we would still buy early if there was a bulk buy opportunity.

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abbeybox
Aug 13, 2015 9:26 am
SaberX
SaberX
10 August 2015

Timber blinds supplier in Perth

Timber blinds supplier in Perth

Naomi I'll check out your website later this week... Yeah, I'm also keen to see venetians - pvc/aluminium (whatever that plasticy like metal you usually see in displays…

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SaberX
Aug 10, 2015 1:48 am

Thanks oneJohn & Eccles for your suggestion. I have been thinking a lot about the window configuration and still not sure how should I proceed. Double glazing would give…

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Jahangir
Aug 08, 2015 9:48 pm
manger
manger
8 August 2015

Thermally broken aluminium windows a&l

Thermally broken aluminium windows a&l

I wonder what temperature difference can be expected between internal and external aluminium frames of DG thermally broken Al windows ? We recently installed DG thermal…

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manger
Aug 08, 2015 8:49 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
3 August 2015

Sliding glass door needs new rollers

Sliding glass door needs new rollers

If you want to keep your warranty, go to Southern Star, they will know if it's theirs by your address, and they can supply new... could be free. Ed

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ECOECO
Aug 03, 2015 11:22 am
ECOECO
icywater
icywater
2 August 2015

Perth - AMT Blinds

Perth - AMT Blinds

I had double roller blinds and sheers all through out the house, they were fantastic, went beyond my expectations and I'm very pleased with them.…

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icywater
Aug 02, 2015 7:47 pm
icywater
ECOECO
ECOECO
2 August 2015

Builder uses Dowell Alum windows

Builder uses Dowell Alum windows
1, 2

The track is guaranteed 6 years. .. Each door is engineered with its rollers to perform. We just invested in a new roller design to enable heavier panels. Ours is designed…

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ECOECO
Aug 02, 2015 3:06 pm
ECOECO
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NicNak
Aug 01, 2015 9:17 pm
stevie_sloth
stevie_sloth
31 July 2015

Odd sized arched ensuite doorway with saloon doors

Odd sized arched ensuite doorway with saloon doors

I want these impractical half size saloon doors replaced with some kind of bifold, that i assume would need to be narrow to accommodate the narrow archway. Is this…

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stevie_sloth
Jul 31, 2015 10:39 pm

Is this door aligned correctly?

Is this door aligned correctly?

Could it be possible you are on reactive soil? Clay? P class even? This was one of the many clues which was a symptom of slab Heave. We currently have 9/11 doors that now…

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Slab Heave Recipient
Jul 30, 2015 1:38 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
27 July 2015

Glass kitchen splash back

Glass kitchen splash back

I would go for an obscure (but transparent to light) glass... ask your supplier what they…

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ECOECO
Jul 27, 2015 5:14 pm
ECOECO
hitman816
hitman816
27 July 2015

Replacing glass in aluminium sliding window

Replacing glass in aluminium sliding window

I had a look at one of mine and it has a pop rivet top and bottom of the post on the external side of the post. Drill through these with a 3mm drill bit and it will…

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hitman816
Jul 27, 2015 2:21 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
27 July 2015

Jason Windows vs Dowell brand?

Jason Windows vs Dowell brand?

Dowell is not a subsidiary of Boral, it was bought by G James about a year ago. I am ashamed to say, :wink: I had Dowell doors for 20 years with no…

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ECOECO
Jul 27, 2015 9:13 am
ECOECO
DebB
DebB
22 July 2015

Colonial bars on windows -- not BAL40?

Colonial bars on windows -- not BAL40?

So are there ANY windows out there that are BAL 40 with colonial bars? We are building an extension to our house, which has colonial bars on all the windows. As the…

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DebB
Jul 22, 2015 6:32 pm

Hi HomeOne Forum, I'm getting some Victorian Windows with Sidelights (see pic) manufactured for my double fronted victorian (see pic). I'm just wondering if anyone can…

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cjreaby
Jul 17, 2015 1:14 pm


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