Windows & Doors
Discount entry doors?
Hi everyone, Wondering if anyone knows of any auctions other than graysonline or discount suppliers/factory outlets for front entry doors? I am new to the building game,…
Plantation Shutters on Rollers??
I just went to curtain wonderland to get a quote for our whole house.. $24000!!!!
I can get that down to approx $12000 buying online and installing myself (through i…
Annoying question for ed.
This is in an established house that we want to renovate. It's not a new build or anything like that.
Jun 11, 2009 9:08 pm
Wooden venetians or Double Roller Blinds?
Guess it is personal preference, but they both seem to look good and I cant decide.
It's helpful to hear what others have put in kids bedrooms - thanks - will just have…
Huge Doors and Windows
North-facing, north-facing, north-facing (that's in the southern hemisphere, reverse in the northern hemisphere).
I saw my first…
PVC or timber windows
Credit where it's due. I personally have never heard a bad story about Stegbar, their product or their service. Even as industry rivals, we rate them pretty well. Good on…
Standard Window Sizes?
Great advice all round. Just adding to keep in mind the use of low-lites. Doesn't add any real cost to the extra mullion but saves you a…
Jun 16, 2009 9:52 pm
Wrong window sizes
I would not know... I am always accountable. If we make an error on a take-off we admit that and do the…
Windows for Sound Control
Ok, thanks Ed.
One of the drawbacks I can see with installing a secondary window is how do you clean the existing window.
In any case I personally would be waiting to see what the house is like to live in (and see what the surrounding houses end up being like?) before investing in permanent…
Hi there, I'm knew to the forum, i was reading through the thread and thought i'd comment.
The Security doors your looking at are probably Crimsafe Stainless Steel…
Jun 23, 2009 12:24 am
Ebay Door - Advice PLEASE!!
check the width of your doorway and make sure it's the same. It looks like the plain version of the corithian door we put as our laundry…
That was quick, thanks for that. I guess we'll just have to wait until someone moves in to see how much we can actually see. I find it…
Need help with Bi-Fold Door Sizes
Spoke with Corinthian they do not have them on display but were happy to give us a tour of the factory to see them if we want.
Currently we are sourcing the price of the…
Jul 02, 2009 1:03 am
An owner builder or builder normally comes up with a concept, passes the elevations and plans to the window supplier who turns it into a window schedule. The sizes in the…
Measurements and quotes
We got quotes for our blinds based on the plans but the companys we got quotes through said that the plans can be out so they would need to do a proper measure after…
Casement and single hung?
I understand your reasoning. No need to apologise, I have no emotional tie to awning windows, I just…
info on window codes
Just wondering if anyone can help with a site with window codes and sizes trying to get blinds so ready when…
Painting federation/colonial windows
That's a good idea. I also heard about some plastic that stick to the glass and remove after but didn't look for it yet. I guess the worst part is to strip the old paint…
Comfort Plus Glass
I just learnt all about cleaning this type of glass and it doesn't sound good. I think I'll stick with standard glass and spend the saved money on thick curtains.
West or North Facing Windows or Doors
Thanks for that we to the East of Melboure, that's why I want to put the windows on the North of the Rumpus and the need for a pergola on the West.
Jul 10, 2009 11:35 pm
Advice needed - frosted glass in bathrooms
I have a full length window in my bathroom and we left it clear on purpose, I figured it would be good to have a nice venetian blind in there or something.
house entrance - is timber only option?
Some relations of ours hate timber so when they built their home they had double front doors installed that were aluminium framed with stained glass inners. They also had…
Jul 12, 2009 3:57 pm
Rumpus Room Windows
Thanks for the great comments. I suppose as a bit of background, we have been in a real dilemna as to how to look out to our backyard (Block faces East West). To the…
Question for Ed
Hi Ed or anyone else.
Just wondering if you would know an approximate price on the Vantage Magnum Stacker Sliding Door to…
Cleaning sliding doors.
once you are rid of the sand, I find diluted liquid sugar soap is the only cleaner I need for ANYTHING these days. Add a squeegee (sp?) & your windows will sparkle....&…