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ECOECO
ECOECO
14 July 2015

External door to habitable area

External door to habitable area

Thanks for your reply OneJohn. We've decided to install a door sized window and will retrofit the door once we've got…

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ECOECO
Jul 14, 2015 9:53 am
ECOECO
JandA_AppinRise
JandA_AppinRise
13 July 2015

Question about entry door size

Question about entry door size

Hi Beazley77, Honestly, I would rather have more space inside my house than a larger-than-standard front door. But my fiance agrees with you about the look (he's the one…

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JandA_AppinRise
Jul 13, 2015 8:22 am
AussieMark
AussieMark
10 July 2015

Velux Skylight - need suggestion

Velux Skylight - need suggestion

if you do it through the builder you can definitely flare all four sides as that is what I have on my installations.

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AussieMark
Jul 10, 2015 4:25 pm
limlim
limlim
9 July 2015

Internal bedroom (1 of the two) has no window

Internal bedroom (1 of the two) has no window

I am looking at a few apartments in Melbourne city and quite often one of the two bedrooms have NO windows. can I knock down part of the wall to install a window and what…

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limlim
Jul 09, 2015 12:52 pm
windowbrother
windowbrother
7 July 2015

Double Hung Windows

Double Hung Windows

they lain you, compared with sliding window, awning window more expensive 10-15%, just because the awning window has to be added another set hardware.

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windowbrother
Jul 07, 2015 11:02 pm
windowbrother
windowbrother
7 July 2015

which type of glass for UPVC windows in Perth

which type of glass for UPVC windows in Perth

I would like to recommend double low-e insulation 5+12+5 glass.

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windowbrother
Jul 07, 2015 6:46 pm

how about…

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windowbrother
Jul 07, 2015 6:40 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
7 July 2015

How to compare u-values of windows e.g. 3.0 vs 4.5

How to compare u-values of windows e.g. 3.0 vs 4.5

The window coverings will also affect the overall U-value. If you're going to have thick curtains and pelmets, they have their own u-value of around 7…

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Stewie D
Jul 07, 2015 11:27 am
dorothy30
dorothy30
5 July 2015

Double glazing v. laminated glass

Double glazing v. laminated glass
1, 2

I don't know to do...can ypu maybe recommend such windows http://luksusportal.pl/en/wnetrza-i-wyposazenie/prezentacje/oknoplast?do you know…

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dorothy30
Jul 05, 2015 7:36 pm
dolphinblu
dolphinblu
3 July 2015

Is It Worth Double Glazing for Aluminium Frame Window?

Is It Worth Double Glazing for Aluminium Frame Window?

Check out Rylock Windows & Doors. Very happy with their double glazed windows which are timber framed with outer frame aluminium. Australian Made as well :-) Loving my windows.

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dolphinblu
Jul 03, 2015 9:43 pm
Jason007
Jason007
19 June 2015

Stegbar

Stegbar

I think there is an office in Canley Vale, Hume Highway?

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Jason007
Jun 19, 2015 7:47 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
19 June 2015

Windows won't stay up

Windows won't stay up

Google Spiral Balance There are youtube videos, and suppliers etc. How you do it depends on your window. Ed

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ECOECO
Jun 19, 2015 10:43 am
ECOECO
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
15 June 2015

what timber

what timber

Maybe take it to a furniture maker or carpenter for ID?

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Treeseachanger
Jun 15, 2015 6:22 pm
TOBHAGIRATH
TOBHAGIRATH
5 June 2015

Information for Glass Door

Information for Glass Door

Hi I want to install a Glass Door with wooden boundary to my small study room. any one please suggest any good shop from where I can buy it from SYDNEY area. and trade…

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TOBHAGIRATH
Jun 05, 2015 11:39 am
MrBee
MrBee
4 June 2015

Temporary Window Coverings Megathread

Temporary Window Coverings Megathread
1, 2

http://Www.betterthansheets.com.au Ship in 24hrs and 100% buyer satisfaction! Come in black or white and come in boxes of 6 blinds enough to do 6 windows for only $75see…

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MrBee
Jun 04, 2015 6:23 pm
MrBee
dolphinblu
dolphinblu
2 June 2015

Double glaze in Sydney? Window & door types?

Double glaze in Sydney? Window & door types?

HopelessRomantic- I think it is great that they are locally made. They have direct responsibility for the workmanship. Angelique is very knowledgable and I found the staff…

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dolphinblu
Jun 02, 2015 4:50 pm
johnparker
johnparker
28 May 2015

Window installation and repair

Window installation and repair

If fenestration, especially windows installed at your home is damaged and seeks repairs, then it is best to hire professional services. With expertise, knowledge and…

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johnparker
May 28, 2015 10:05 pm
HopelessRomantic
HopelessRomantic
24 May 2015

Thermally broken aluminum, comfort plus and double glazing

Thermally broken aluminum, comfort plus and double glazing

So I am interested in what you have discovered so far? We are building an extension and upgrading the existing house. We are in Sydney and planning on having double…

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HopelessRomantic
May 24, 2015 12:33 am
ctvu
ctvu
21 May 2015

Double Glazed French Windows

Double Glazed French Windows

Thank you Ed for the link, I shall pay them a visit this week end. Cheers

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ctvu
May 21, 2015 12:48 pm
bones
bones
16 May 2015

Bi fold doors - wide panels?

Bi fold doors - wide panels?

Racbabm, did you manage to find a solution to this problem. I currently have the same issue. Please let me know. Thank you.

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bones
May 16, 2015 8:25 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
16 May 2015

What type of glass do you have for winter sun?

What type of glass do you have for winter sun?

I have to agree. Work out your orientation to suit minimal summer sun and maximise the winter sun but equally work out your shading devices for this aspect. There are a…

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Stewie D
May 16, 2015 9:11 am
goldy-9
goldy-9
14 May 2015

painted or stained glass doors separating kitchen from larde

painted or stained glass doors separating kitchen from larde

hi guys up to putting in the glass sliding doors between kitchen and larder. Was getting them stained, then painted "designer white". But have seen on here tonigt a…

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goldy-9
May 14, 2015 12:52 am
goldy-9
cheapblinds
cheapblinds
12 May 2015

Double glazed windows and window coverings

Double glazed windows and window coverings

Hi Row Curtains can be expensive if your on a budget... in my home i have large double glazed windows which are great for noise, heat and cold...so I have finished…

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cheapblinds
May 12, 2015 11:05 pm
cheapblinds
dalemengel
dalemengel
11 May 2015

Turning Door Into Louvred Window?

Turning Door Into Louvred Window?

Hi all, I decided to put a secondary entry/exit door into my living room, but thinking I should have made this a window as the door opening inwards eats into floor…

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dalemengel
May 11, 2015 6:17 pm
cheapblinds
cheapblinds
8 May 2015

Window tinting or roller shutters?

Window tinting or roller shutters?

Hi Ian, If you are handy and would like to save some money on installation, I would suggest a DIY blind option -…

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cheapblinds
May 08, 2015 2:57 pm
cheapblinds

Copy the img tags for each photo and paste them into your post…

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Stewie D
May 06, 2015 2:46 pm
oneJohn
oneJohn
5 May 2015

Highlight windows or 28c sliding doors?

Highlight windows or 28c sliding doors?

2100mm tall sliders don't necessarily look odd with 2700mm ceilings. Do all your windows and internal doors go up to 2400mm?? Alternatively, the highlight windows seem to…

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oneJohn
May 05, 2015 7:40 pm
oneJohn
MrsJM
MrsJM
4 May 2015

Ceiling track vs Pelmet system (Curtains)

Ceiling track vs Pelmet system (Curtains)

Has anyone ever asked one of the 'Homeworld' builders to assist with the recessed curtain tracks? I want them but I've already asked for so many random custom type…

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MrsJM
May 04, 2015 6:54 am
MrsJM
MrsJM
MrsJM
1 May 2015

Windows in showers

Windows in showers

Thanks for all of the replies. I'll have to do some googling... Very new to the building game and so I'm a bit worried about the finish now if tiling around these windows…

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MrsJM
May 01, 2015 6:16 am
MrsJM
psdillon
psdillon
28 April 2015

"Designer" windows?

"Designer" windows?

Thanks very much, checking them…

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psdillon
Apr 28, 2015 11:11 pm
TheBigHouse
TheBigHouse
17 April 2015

Please help! Can i fit a door and if so, what size?

Please help! Can i fit a door and if so, what size?

A 720 door would fit but would require a custom made architrave at the very least. You've only got 135mm to play with on the inside if you use a 720 door which is a closet…

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TheBigHouse
Apr 17, 2015 4:03 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
13 April 2015

Low e glass

Low e glass

Hi all, Sorry to hijack your thread, but I'm struggling with this as well. My build is yet to start but I will ave two bedroom windows (bed 2 &…

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ECOECO
Apr 13, 2015 4:38 pm
ECOECO
AussieMark
AussieMark
9 April 2015

Importing uPVC Windows from China

Importing uPVC Windows from China

The savings may be there but without back and support it can be a risk. Things sometimes go wrong when building. The cost to remedy any hiccups may eliminate the…

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AussieMark
Apr 09, 2015 4:18 pm
Joker
Joker
2 April 2015

sliding door options

sliding door options

25 year warranty only applys to original owner, is voided as soon as u sell, , most aussies move every 7 years

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Joker
Apr 02, 2015 10:26 pm
JB1
JB1
27 March 2015

Cost front door replacement?

Cost front door replacement?
1, 2

I found Hume doors to be cheaper than the Corinthian equivalent. But some of them aren't as well made. Mine is Corinthian. Check out eBay for cheap 2340x1200 doors.

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JB1
Mar 27, 2015 7:32 am
snowy stockman
snowy stockman
22 March 2015

Basix m2 measurement

Basix m2 measurement

Mine on Basix are including the frame.

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snowy stockman
Mar 22, 2015 8:44 pm
goody59
goody59
20 March 2015

Sliding double glazed windows

Sliding double glazed windows

I can only imagine that frames for sliding windows would have to be re engineered because of doubling the weight of the sliding window.

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goody59
Mar 20, 2015 7:59 am
goody59
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Hootie
Mar 16, 2015 10:44 pm
Hootie
Stewie D
Stewie D
14 March 2015

Cavity slider dimension

Cavity slider dimension

If you have handles on the sides of the doors ( usually the recessed kind for cavity sliders ), then you need to allow probably at least 50 - 60mm of the doors sticking…

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Stewie D
Mar 14, 2015 9:12 am
PixiGT
PixiGT
12 March 2015

Window tint in Western Sydney

Window tint in Western Sydney

Good luck - hope it all goes well :) Sent using Tapatalk

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PixiGT
Mar 12, 2015 1:24 pm
PixiGT
Stewie D
Stewie D
7 March 2015

Privacy glass windows in the living room

Privacy glass windows in the living room

ps. Am trying to attach a photo but it won't paste. You can't paste a photo directly into your post here on the forums. You have to upload…

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Stewie D
Mar 07, 2015 2:21 pm
Roomeat
Roomeat
4 March 2015

Supplying Own Doors After Handover?

Supplying Own Doors After Handover?

Oh ok that sounds cool. So I would imagine if both doors are "pre-hung" then the hinges are located the same to be able to do that? Never thought the was so much for a…

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Roomeat
Mar 04, 2015 8:20 am
Roomeat
yvonneh
yvonneh
3 March 2015

Are door handles from overseas interchangeable?

Are door handles from overseas interchangeable?

I was wondering if I buy door handles from the us or Canada if they're interchangeable with the Australian ones? I happen to like a few of the more rustic looking ones…

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yvonneh
Mar 03, 2015 8:18 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
3 March 2015

Pvcu windows

Pvcu windows

Double glazing will make a very big difference, for example our standard double glazed window stops 34.5 dB... the thicker the glass the better, and it is best if each…

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ECOECO
Mar 03, 2015 4:07 pm
ECOECO
Skull
Skull
27 February 2015

Vertical Blinds

Vertical Blinds

I always love fresh air especially in autumn so i end up having sliding windows because I can let the air get inside the house by simply sliding the window panel. So I…

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Skull
Feb 26, 2015 11:24 pm


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