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Cassie81
Cassie81
18 December 2015

Type of strike plate?

Type of strike plate?

I can do some measurements and take some photos when I am home on the weekend... I'm in Western Australia, all the homes here are brick and metal frames are standard,…

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Cassie81
Dec 18, 2015 7:35 pm
Hayzee
Hayzee
16 December 2015

window coverings for sliding/stacking or huge windows

window coverings for sliding/stacking or huge windows
1, 2

We ended up using a timber stacker with the 2 x 4 door folding mechanism, http://www.bifolddoorsperth.com.au you can see in their gallery as the 4 door actually looks like…

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Hayzee
Dec 16, 2015 1:03 pm
JB1
JB1
13 December 2015

Ecoclassic in trouble?

Ecoclassic in trouble?

Hi Ed, are you still going to be involved in the new business? I was planning to use your Windows in my new house.

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JB1
Dec 13, 2015 6:31 pm
colebatchd
colebatchd
13 December 2015

Door closer?

Door closer?

Hi All, I'm looking for a door closer for our front door - I'm thinking the gas strut type, but I really don't mind how it works. However all the door closers I've been…

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colebatchd
Dec 13, 2015 11:01 am
LauraS
LauraS
8 December 2015

Instal one window in strata apartment

Instal one window in strata apartment

I was wondering if anyone has installed a new window in a strata apartment in Sydney? I live in a small dark apartment with only one window and little ventilation. I…

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LauraS
Dec 08, 2015 10:05 am
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Stewie D
Dec 05, 2015 12:04 pm
lenarufus
lenarufus
4 December 2015

Window tinting

Window tinting

What does it look like when looking outside? Is it very noticeable, does it look dark? Anyone have photos?

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lenarufus
Dec 04, 2015 9:48 am
Houseandhorse
Houseandhorse
3 December 2015

Does plan show window dimensions?

Does plan show window dimensions?

Thanks oneJohn. I think I should pay a visit to the display home with tape measure that way I can't go wrong can I! Display is open for limited time and I don't live near…

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Houseandhorse
Dec 03, 2015 11:17 am
Houseandhorse
unitedtwentyone
unitedtwentyone
2 December 2015

Help to recommend motorised blinds and curtain company .

Help to recommend motorised blinds and curtain company .

Hello anyone has any good recommendation for good window covering . we re doing a big reno and will be doing lots of window coverings. Atm we re looking at motorised…

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unitedtwentyone
Dec 02, 2015 5:23 pm
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Althom
Nov 23, 2015 11:01 pm
Althom
Sergey
Sergey
23 November 2015

Window to be bricked up - dont want it anymore. Who to call?

Window to be bricked up - dont want it anymore. Who to call?

Hi guys Don't really know who should I call to remove 2 windows and replace the cavity with bricks and patch up the plaster? The house is double brick. Do I need to change…

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Sergey
Nov 23, 2015 6:20 pm
jedics
jedics
20 November 2015

Polar Eco Windows

Polar Eco Windows

So have been looking into these windows and doors, Bunnings has completely inadequate pictures and Polars site mainly shows distance shots of them in a building eg.…

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jedics
Nov 20, 2015 5:50 pm
lenarufus
lenarufus
18 November 2015

Has anyone used Eurotech Windows in Melbourne?

Has anyone used Eurotech Windows in Melbourne?

We haven't used them but we visited the factory and they looked so good we were thinking of transporting them to Sydney. Still might, if they are indeed cheaper and if we…

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lenarufus
Nov 18, 2015 5:40 pm
MelFox
MelFox
17 November 2015

Glass louvers - adjustment to be able to open 90 degrees

Glass louvers - adjustment to be able to open 90 degrees

Hi, I am hoping someone out there is a louver expert! I have recently moved into a new property and the louvers on some windows open approximately 45 degrees. I would…

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MelFox
Nov 17, 2015 12:35 pm
Decka
Decka
12 November 2015

hush glass vs double glazing

hush glass vs double glazing

Hi, using thicker glass can provide some insulation. Double glazing offers the best shield against…

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Decka
Nov 12, 2015 6:43 pm
Decka
MrsJM
MrsJM
7 November 2015

Bathroom window requirements

Bathroom window requirements

What code says and what these builders are willing to do are two very different things I've learned. I have an internal window at floor height next to my bath, and a…

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MrsJM
Nov 07, 2015 12:40 pm
MrsJM
NickM
NickM
7 November 2015

New build, I sit possible to supply own windows?

New build, I sit possible to supply own windows?

Hi Suzi, There are likely experts on here that will be able to provide you more detailed guidance but I reply as I am going through this exact issue right now on my new…

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NickM
Nov 07, 2015 7:34 am
rosemartin
rosemartin
5 November 2015

Insulated vinyl fabric window

Insulated vinyl fabric window

Insulated vinyl fabric or hardie-type siding replacement One strategy I am considering, getting offers on, is to replace some outside cedar clapboard window siding with…

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rosemartin
Nov 05, 2015 11:08 pm

Hi guys, our 1 year old home has a centurion garage door, and since new i have been complaining it seems to be struggling, and manual mode is very difficult to open. They…

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WildwoodHome
Nov 05, 2015 11:04 pm
Handy007
Handy007
2 November 2015

Need advise on cracked double glaze window pane

Need advise on cracked double glaze window pane

Hi, Have a look at this. Imported construction materials putting buildings, lives at risk: industry leaders

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Handy007
Nov 02, 2015 3:35 pm
Ummino
Ummino
30 October 2015

Have anyone used TRU Doors?

Have anyone used TRU Doors?

I've uded it, and twice I have to call for locksmith from http://emergencylocksmith.london becouse they shutt.

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Ummino
Oct 30, 2015 8:35 pm
Windowfactory
Windowfactory
30 October 2015

Best type of sound proof windows for my bedroom?

Best type of sound proof windows for my bedroom?

Hello Sam, Laminated glass is when 2 pieces of glass are held together by a PVB layer or the laminate. The .38 or .76 refers to the thickness of the laminate. You can…

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Windowfactory
Oct 30, 2015 6:43 pm
jomesh007
jomesh007
30 October 2015

Window Glazing

Window Glazing

Hi mates, anyone have experience using Viridan Comfort Plus Safety Window Glass. Please help.

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jomesh007
Oct 30, 2015 7:49 am
jomesh007
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 30, 2015 12:41 am
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 12:07 pm
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 12:02 pm
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 11:17 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 5:17 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 3:56 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 3:33 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 3:15 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 10:24 pm
Handy007
Handy007
19 October 2015

Door Seals

Door Seals

Anyone?

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Handy007
Oct 19, 2015 8:22 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 3:58 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 9:33 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 09, 2015 12:27 am
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 10:54 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 4:51 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 5:08 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 1:30 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 6:36 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 10:36 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 10:26 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 9:58 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 2:06 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 1:16 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 10:41 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 4:22 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 11:36 pm


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