Windows & Doors
WindowfactoryBest type of sound proof windows for my bedroom?
30 October 2015
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…
tamamontuGarage door installation companies recomendation Perth
29 October 2015
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
rebuilder86How to install a new internal sliding door
29 October 2015
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.…
chicaBAL, what does it mean for doors and windows
27 October 2015
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…
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…
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…
ELindrossEshutters in Sydney cheapest so far...
22 October 2015
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…
jessicana10White shutters, Dark windows?? Dark shutters, dark windows?
14 October 2015
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…
skp1972East Coast Distributor for Switch Glass
28 September 2015
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…
Ibo_RenoHow to prevent Water Leaks through Airlite Windows
28 September 2015
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…
Japonica26How to ensure bedroom sliding windows can open fully
26 September 2015
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…
priscia2104Need some suggestion for my sliding glass door 2100x2400
25 September 2015
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…
Princess JasmineThickness of glass for big windows?
23 September 2015
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
E563Ventura Homes and Affinity Windows ? opinions pls.
21 September 2015
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…
HardcaseRemoval of Jason Sliding Door Bolt Lock
10 September 2015
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…
mike100jobstodoDark colours cause external doors to warp?
7 September 2015
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…
aussietaCasement windows and glazing bars
4 September 2015
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/
mike100jobstodoChanging a medium sized window into a floor to ceiling one?
3 September 2015
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…
JahangirDouble glazing or Laminated Low-E glass : Sydney
8 August 2015
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…
stevie_slothOdd sized arched ensuite doorway with saloon doors
31 July 2015
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…
Slab Heave RecipientIs this door aligned correctly?
30 July 2015
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…
hitman816Replacing glass in aluminium sliding window
27 July 2015
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…