Windows & Doors
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…
jtpnCost: Awning window vs sliding window with roller shutter?
17 July 2015
Thanks Joker. Have PM'd Ed
cjreabyVictorian Window with Sidelight - what size to choose?
17 July 2015
Hi HomeOne Forum, I'm getting some Victorian Windows with Sidelights (see pic) manufactured for my double fronted victorian (see pic). I'm just wondering if anyone can…
limlimInternal bedroom (1 of the two) has no window
9 July 2015
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…
Stewie DHow to compare u-values of windows e.g. 3.0 vs 4.5
7 July 2015
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…
dolphinbluIs It Worth Double Glazing for Aluminium Frame Window?
3 July 2015
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.
13JackWho knows about Thermalite plantation shutters ? HELP !
4 June 2015
Let's see what others have to say goody59
dolphinbluDouble glaze in Sydney? Window & door types?
2 June 2015
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…
13JackWhat is non toxic,fully recyclable polymer foam in shutters?
28 May 2015
Has anyone had this type of shutters?
HopelessRomanticThermally broken aluminum, comfort plus and double glazing
24 May 2015
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…
Stewie DWhat type of glass do you have for winter sun?
16 May 2015
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…
goldy-9painted or stained glass doors separating kitchen from larde
14 May 2015
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…
cheapblindsDouble glazed windows and window coverings
12 May 2015
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…
Avoca26Advice Please: Window size differnt to house plans
6 May 2015
Hi Naomi. I have PM'd you