Windows & Doors
to_do_listRemove scratches from any kind of glass - distortion free
30 July 2008
Actually I just had a look it's a legit ebay sale.....basically…
MozzieWARNING: Check your window &door profiles before signin
31 July 2008
Looking at that picture I can't actually work out what the heck I'm looking at. Those sections of the frame protruding that you have outlined don't look like they are…
SouthiesInternal Window Shutters - UPDATED questions - ANYONE ??
11 August 2008
They were called Basswood Shutters. I think they atually are made for circumstances wher there is a great deal of sunlight coming…
House-To-BeScratches in new window/door frame....advice needed
15 August 2008
Yak_ChatRepainting Interior Windows - Help Needed Please!
17 August 2008
Be careful with a heat gun - you may crack the glass. do you want / need to strip them right back.? You could use paint stripper but the general task is to remove the…
DukekamayaHow much & how difficult is it to put panels on doors?
24 August 2008
Not sure what a chippie woud charge - probably do it as a cash job. Make it easier and paint them first, ensuring the bottom of the door is coated to avoid moisture uptake.
DukekamayaChanging internal door to sliding cavity
25 August 2008
You don't need a second wall though you will need to remove the gyprock from at least one side of the wall. You will need to know you stud size before ordering (70mm or…
grace_slickIs this a good price for plantation shutters?
29 August 2008
Ah, no no no, we're not doing it ourselves. We are SO not handy people. I don't have the time to do it properly, I haven't got even the faintest idea how to measure…
BuildingACTBest double glazed glass option for privacy and efficiency
20 September 2008
Wow...! Thanks for all the replies...who knew windows would be such a complicated subject! I knew that standard timber frames aren't designed to handle the size/weight…
kristofwCharcoal roof and white or cream window frames?
29 September 2008
Blackish or dark red roof increases the ambient temperature by 5-10 degs. Meaning not only the house, but its immediate surroundings. It's even worse for dark, paved…
HammerheadVeterinary clinic internal Swinging Door
1 October 2008
Try asking someone at the AVA, or put a post up on their website. Our sx door swings both ways, & has a glass panel in the top, so they are definitely available.
BryanSay Hello, and a question about PVC profile.
2 October 2008
Thanks very much for your kindly response. I learn a lot from your replies, and its very important to my business. If you do not mind, can we talk this privately,…
penny73Should we swap from a bi-fold to a stacker
2 October 2008
Thanks again everyone Do you mean a bi-part door? I was thinking of doing this just widening the space as much as we can and getting a big bi-part door and when (if…
windowexpertA Question For Those With Double Entrance Doors....
5 October 2008
A mulit-point lock is more secure and by far better than a single dead bolt, especially with timber. The picture shows the lock for the 2nd door sash as well
GatoblancoTimberframe internal windows & doors. Staining advice pl
5 October 2008
Hi could you please help me. I have timber framed windows and doors throughout. They are a bit worn. I have a few questions about staining them. Photos are attached.…
CabinfeverWooden doorframes and window frames - should I paint over?
7 October 2008
I live in a late 1920s house. It has lots of quality woodwork in it. First thing I did when I moved in was rip out all the dusty, diry old carpet and polish the solid…