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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
wall-e
wall-e
23 February 2015

Double glazed or thermally broken windows

Double glazed or thermally broken windows

Thanks for you inputs. double glazing is bit expensive and it is going to be out of my budget :)

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wall-e
Feb 23, 2015 12:06 pm
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
19 February 2015

Carinya doors and windows vs Jasons windows in Perth

Carinya doors and windows vs Jasons windows in Perth

Usually the difference between window manufacturers is not the actual frames or glass, it's the hardware: the handles, winders, locks, runners, wheels and so on. If…

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Treeseachanger
Feb 19, 2015 7:12 pm
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
14 February 2015

louvres - cost

louvres - cost

We have 11 louvres in our new build. Are we going to fall off our chair when we get the quotes? 2 1500 x 600 1 1800 x 600 1800 x 2100 fixed and louvre 5 2100 x 600 1…

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Leksie5000
Feb 14, 2015 4:58 pm
bpratt
bpratt
12 February 2015

Home Theater Door

Home Theater Door

Solid timber door from any of the door manufacturers should do the job nicely for you. Just don't try cavity doors or double doors, as they leak sound too easily, and are…

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bpratt
Feb 12, 2015 9:44 am
bashworth
bashworth
11 February 2015

Standard entry door for appartments

Standard entry door for appartments

In my 5 year old Footscray apartment the clear opening width is 775mm

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bashworth
Feb 11, 2015 2:17 pm
bashworth
ca295
ca295
5 February 2015

2340mm x 1200mm Pivot Door with 2570mm ceiling heights?

2340mm x 1200mm Pivot Door with 2570mm ceiling heights?

finished height is 2470 with door jam. You are cutting it fine! I would go the smaller door personally as it would look odd imo.

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ca295
Feb 05, 2015 10:40 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
5 February 2015

Cost to upgrade to toughened 5mm glass?

Cost to upgrade to toughened 5mm glass?

Hi guys, just moving this thread to the windows section: I'm almost at contract stage, but the builder currently has his estimating team looking…

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ECOECO
Feb 05, 2015 10:32 am
ECOECO
ca295
ca295
5 February 2015

Corinthian Pivot Door - Can you show me your Glazing???????

Corinthian Pivot Door - Can you show me your Glazing???????

Hi all, Im about to order my Corinthian Pivot door. I am stuck between Desert Sand or Slummed Waterfall glazing. Just wondering could someone please post some pics of…

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ca295
Feb 05, 2015 10:32 am
squarepeg
squarepeg
2 February 2015

VELUX skylight flashings S06 and M08 models

VELUX skylight flashings S06 and M08 models

Hi all, I hope this is not against forum rules - we have just finished owner building and among other things have 3 flashings for Velux skylights leftover - brand new in…

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squarepeg
Feb 02, 2015 4:22 pm
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
28 January 2015

Timber front door - varnish?

Timber front door - varnish?

I also recommend Sikkens products. To answer your question, it does have colour to it. "Transparent" means it allows the wood grain to show, but it is also a stain to…

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Treeseachanger
Jan 28, 2015 12:38 am
mixo
mixo
10 January 2015

Window actuators (electric opening)

Window actuators (electric opening)

Looks like i have to work some overtime! mixo

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mixo
Jan 10, 2015 7:12 pm
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ECOECO
Jan 07, 2015 12:01 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
7 January 2015

Standard slider window replacement

Standard slider window replacement

Send pics and sizes I will get you a price. But you could replace these yourself if you are handy... Ed

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ECOECO
Jan 07, 2015 11:17 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
7 January 2015

window reveals help

window reveals help

Hi all, sorry if this has already been answered, i had a search through and can't find much we are doing some filling on under my…

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ECOECO
Jan 07, 2015 11:13 am
ECOECO
WareDesignWorks
WareDesignWorks
27 December 2014

WareDesignWorks

WareDesignWorks

Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that…

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WareDesignWorks
Dec 26, 2014 11:38 pm
bpratt
bpratt
24 December 2014

Garage as activity room

Garage as activity room

You can get panel/sectional doors that come insulated, as I did for my garage door. The inside looks pretty much the same as the outside does, so that's the finish you'll…

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bpratt
Dec 24, 2014 8:42 am
dolphinblu
dolphinblu
19 December 2014

BAL FZ Window Shutters

BAL FZ Window Shutters

We are currently extending and renovating our home in NSW. We are situated in BAL FZ area. Can anyone recommend a company that can manufacture window shutters for BAL FZ…

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dolphinblu
Dec 19, 2014 12:44 pm
TomCat
TomCat
17 December 2014

Double Glaze Windows - now or later?

Double Glaze Windows - now or later?

I don't think weight would be an issue. There is a video on the Ecoglaze website that demonstrates how it fits and it looks logical. They don't have a solution for…

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TomCat
Dec 17, 2014 8:42 pm
TomCat
carmania
carmania
15 December 2014

New Window Installation Gaps

New Window Installation Gaps

Hi Sithewindows, Yes, I am considering doing this myself. I did not even know that this product (with the gradual trigger) even existed. Thank you for your…

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carmania
Dec 15, 2014 9:55 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
28 November 2014

Double glazing windows in a completed new house

Double glazing windows in a completed new house

PEARZ, sorry for 'hijacking' your topic.. im in the process of finalizing my PWC and double glazing quote came back quite expensive ($5k) for…

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ECOECO
Nov 28, 2014 8:32 am
ECOECO
jessicana10
jessicana10
27 November 2014

What colour aluminium flyscreen frames with timber windows?

What colour aluminium flyscreen frames with timber windows?

The grey colour looks a lot better than I imagined. The black looks great too. I think I'm swaying towards black now. Thanks for your pics

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jessicana10
Nov 27, 2014 8:25 am
jessicana10

Could you do double hung and have the bottom panel lift up? That way you get the more accessible opening space and only have one transom? I think that could be great…

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hails_b_86
Nov 26, 2014 2:36 pm
sebeva
sebeva
26 November 2014

Good or bad experience? Acrylic panel lift garage door

Good or bad experience? Acrylic panel lift garage door

Thanks for sharing your thoughts crazyk ;) It looks really good PAB :) Lot of light during the day. Great! We live on acreage and our house will be more traditional so not…

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sebeva
Nov 26, 2014 1:18 pm
sebeva
Sithewindows
Sithewindows
20 November 2014

Double glazing question

Double glazing question

It seems the options are to either have some decent Double Glazed windows or shut yourself in with extra brickwork and curtains. The only reason for this is cost, however…

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Sithewindows
Nov 20, 2014 1:19 pm
Sithewindows
Sithewindows
20 November 2014

Double glazing

Double glazing

Some say "overrated" and some say "we don't need it in Australia, its too hot" It is actually more beneficial in warmer climates. 99% of Dubai must prove that.

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Sithewindows
Nov 20, 2014 1:53 am
Hootie
Hootie
19 November 2014

Retractable Flyscreens-Freedom / Artilux / Phantom

Retractable Flyscreens-Freedom / Artilux / Phantom

I am also interested to know what retractable flyscreen options are available for stacker doors as I will be having a stacker door for the alfresco in the new…

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Hootie
Nov 19, 2014 4:27 pm
Hootie
Rubenn
Rubenn
13 November 2014

Window installers sydney

Window installers sydney

Hi Trent, We are currently doing an owner builder project in Perth, WA and have just returned back from a trip to Sydney. The purpose of our visit was to view a company…

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Rubenn
Nov 13, 2014 10:21 pm
Danette
Danette
10 November 2014

Would you have full size or half size windows? (Pic)

Would you have full size or half size windows? (Pic)

I too saw these in display homes and lots of photos online and love them. Our finished isn't finished yet but I've designed our home to have these windows in all the…

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Danette
Nov 10, 2014 7:48 pm
Danette
Kas
Kas
7 November 2014

Perth NoR Window Replacements and Bifolds Recommendations?

Perth NoR Window Replacements and Bifolds Recommendations?

Hi, We've just bought a house in Perth and it needs a reno. We're new to Perth and have no idea where to go! Can anyone give any recommendations for: Kitchens,…

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Kas
Nov 07, 2014 5:29 pm
Crazyk
Crazyk
4 November 2014

Hume Hayman

Hume Hayman

Hi does anyone have Hume Hayman doors installed in their house? If so can you post some pics? We've chosen them and I'm not sure if we should go back to a flush panel.

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Crazyk
Nov 04, 2014 6:21 pm
Crazyk
ECOECO
ECOECO
1 November 2014

Window glass suggestions

Window glass suggestions

Yes. If it's to stop heat entering. Ed

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ECOECO
Nov 01, 2014 8:39 am
ECOECO

We just finished the window in our spare bedroom today and I love it so I'll jump in. I think you need to look at each individual window and think about what you want to…

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snufl
Oct 30, 2014 4:08 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
30 October 2014

Wooden screen door not closing

Wooden screen door not closing

My fault L - I should have studied the doors more. Quality wooden doors are meant to be very good - but things happen. The slightest movement - expansion - however…

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Saint Mike
Oct 30, 2014 7:09 am
Saint Mike
Joker
Joker
29 October 2014

Rollerdoor brands

Rollerdoor brands

My builder always uses b,d, and says never had any problems,get the one with 5 years guarantee.

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Joker
Oct 29, 2014 9:13 pm
rack201
rack201
27 October 2014

Replacement wooden sliding door bottom sill - where to buy

Replacement wooden sliding door bottom sill - where to buy

I need to replace a rotted section of the bottom sill in a sliding door frame (now that I've figured out why it's rotting) Question is where do I buy the length of sill…

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rack201
Oct 27, 2014 10:23 pm
Babycakes
Babycakes
27 October 2014

Solar screens / sun shades

Solar screens / sun shades

I assume they apply the window tint film on the inside of the glass. Just be careful what products you use to clean your tinted windows…

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Babycakes
Oct 27, 2014 12:10 pm
Babycakes
ECOECO
ECOECO
26 October 2014

Windows question

Windows question

Low-E is…

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ECOECO
Oct 26, 2014 3:22 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
26 October 2014

Window options for house extension in central Victoria

Window options for house extension in central Victoria

WNW - double glaze including Low-E ENE - double glaze without Low-E Ed

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ECOECO
Oct 26, 2014 3:18 pm
ECOECO
macmaz
macmaz
23 October 2014

Budgeting for window furnishing

Budgeting for window furnishing

Hi there, We are also close to finishing our build in Melbourne's SE. Blinds and curtains is really tricky I thought from our experience. Firstly you can have a think and…

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macmaz
Oct 23, 2014 12:24 pm
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
15 October 2014

Bay Windows and Covering what type to install 7 fixtures?

Bay Windows and Covering what type to install 7 fixtures?

Hi, I have plantation shutters on my bay window. These had to be custom fitted. Previously I've used curtains, you can buy angled corner sockets for the rods to fit into. …

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Treeseachanger
Oct 15, 2014 8:38 pm
johncooper057
johncooper057
14 October 2014

Looking for window awnings in brisbane area

Looking for window awnings in brisbane area

I am looking for window awnings for my daughter's room. Could you please refer me to a shop or any cool idea that will be delighted :: my cute daughter.

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johncooper057
Oct 14, 2014 2:42 pm
MyH1Login
MyH1Login
13 October 2014

Sliding stacker door - any reason why it can't be recessed?

Sliding stacker door - any reason why it can't be recessed?

Hi M, You will have no problem because you have decking over a lower floor level. The water can pass under the decking, the other…

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MyH1Login
Oct 13, 2014 8:22 am
MyH1Login
Windowfactory
Windowfactory
6 October 2014

Window Product comparison / opinion.

Window Product comparison / opinion.

For the combination of fixed/ tilt & turn/ fixed the window with 10.5 & 6.38 combination would cost $2333 +GST but for the tilt & turn/ fixed/ tilt & turn combination, the…

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Windowfactory
Oct 06, 2014 2:37 pm
Beetaloo
Beetaloo
4 October 2014

Sliding Door Frame Not Touching House Slab

Sliding Door Frame Not Touching House Slab

Aluminium sliding door frames must be fully supported along their length. If it isn't the frame will twist and drop. The immediate solution is to pack the door frame…

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Beetaloo
Oct 04, 2014 7:54 pm
Beetaloo
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ECOECO
Oct 04, 2014 2:51 pm
ECOECO


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