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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
einadia
einadia
3 October 2014

Which clear timber finish for doors?

Which clear timber finish for doors?

I'm getting some internal glazed doors made of Pacific Beech (Vitex cofassus) and I'm wondering what finish to put on them. I don't like the look of paint, which is…

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einadia
Oct 03, 2014 12:04 pm
B STAR
B STAR
2 October 2014

Condensation - how do I stop

Condensation - how do I stop

I one extra to add. Try having a cooler shower. I find setting the temp from 43 to 41 makes a big difference.

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B STAR
Oct 02, 2014 7:47 am
touch107fm
touch107fm
30 September 2014

Bifold doors Help

Bifold doors Help

Cool any help or info in helping us find this missing track and get something that will work would be great. Yes only need about 550mm. If you dont find anything I will…

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touch107fm
Sep 30, 2014 2:10 pm
mgilla
mgilla
29 September 2014

Installing new internal doors - Builder or Carpenter? pics

Installing new internal doors - Builder or Carpenter? pics

Call a handyman, if you find the right one they will be able to do the lot.

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mgilla
Sep 29, 2014 7:01 pm
lenny
lenny
25 September 2014

BW windows and doors

BW windows and doors

Hi folks, Looking for feedback on BW windows (Sydney company)...? http://www.bwwindows.com.au/ They have come up as an option for our renovations....

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lenny
Sep 25, 2014 9:14 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
24 September 2014

Replacing timber windows

Replacing timber windows

Just a caution if these are heritage sash windows that you wish to be functional. Double glazing is great from an energy saving point of view…

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ECOECO
Sep 24, 2014 12:25 pm
ECOECO
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
23 September 2014

What window colors

What window colors

Are you asking this question because you are having colonial bars or double hungs?

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Treeseachanger
Sep 23, 2014 2:33 pm
Rache
Rache
17 September 2014

ALUMINIUM WINDOW COLOURS

ALUMINIUM WINDOW COLOURS

Grey Will Be awesome.

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Rache
Sep 17, 2014 12:09 am
Rache
mycl
mycl
16 September 2014

Staircase landing window - should it be openable?

Staircase landing window - should it be openable?

Hi all, We are designing our place with a switch back staircase with a north facing window at the level of the landing. At the moment we have specified a double glazed…

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mycl
Sep 16, 2014 12:39 pm
bpratt
bpratt
12 September 2014

Door hardware on pivot doors

Door hardware on pivot doors

Thanks grumblebum, it's the sort of thing I was thinking about with the wind and roller latch they have. At least this way I'll have the same door handles on both doors…

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bpratt
Sep 12, 2014 7:50 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
10 September 2014

E Glass/Low E on 6mm v's standard - is it worth it?

E Glass/Low E on 6mm v's standard - is it worth it?

Laminated low-E like ComfortPlus has the coating on the OUTSIDE (which faces to the…

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ECOECO
Sep 10, 2014 2:09 pm
ECOECO
PolkaDots
PolkaDots
8 September 2014

Honeycomb Blinds

Honeycomb Blinds

Thank you dragonchild - yes those are the ones. Good to see that they don't really need to be cleaned much. I'll have to go to a curtains & blinds showroom to have a good…

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PolkaDots
Sep 08, 2014 2:26 pm
marisa@artilux
marisa@artilux
3 September 2014

Window screen mesh with tilt and turn windows?

Window screen mesh with tilt and turn windows?

Wife and I were contemplating upgrading our windows to the new UPVC ones, and we have been in touch with a vendor who showed us several…

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marisa@artilux
Sep 03, 2014 2:56 pm
marisa@artilux
marisa@artilux
3 September 2014

Removing flyscreens - whats the secret?

Removing flyscreens - whats the secret?
1, 2

I know this is an older post, but does anyone know if you get white aluminium frame windows if the fly screen mesh remains black or can you get…

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marisa@artilux
Sep 03, 2014 2:30 pm
marisa@artilux
marisa@artilux
3 September 2014

Sunscreen Panel Glides?

Sunscreen Panel Glides?

Hi there, I was wondering if anyone has both normal panel glides and then alongside this sunscreen panel glides too? We have a huge sliding…

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marisa@artilux
Sep 03, 2014 2:12 pm
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MalSannie
Aug 31, 2014 7:21 am
MalSannie
Crazyk
Crazyk
30 August 2014

Window colour Precious silver

Window colour Precious silver

Hi all. Does anyone have pictures of their house with a brownish brick and precious silver windows? We were supposed to have Anodic grey but it's been discontinued. Thanks

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Crazyk
Aug 30, 2014 9:38 pm
Crazyk
staceyd
staceyd
30 August 2014

bowed/not level window

bowed/not level window

Thanks Oncewerefurriers. The problem is, its of sufficient size, its just they haven't levelled it properly, it has a low point and kicks up at one end. The chippy came…

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staceyd
Aug 30, 2014 2:37 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
26 August 2014

difference between stacker doors and lift & slide doors?

difference between stacker doors and lift & slide doors?

Thanks. But I still don't understand low-e, I've read that it reflects heat back to its source. I can see that that means in summer it stops…

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ECOECO
Aug 26, 2014 10:57 am
ECOECO


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