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Rebate for sliding doors - help!

Rebate for sliding doors - help!

We asked for this too (I can't remember exactly what the builder said as it was more the 2yrs ago now) but I think it was something to do with drainage/ water not coming…

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Corinda dream 2016
Mar 12, 2018 7:46 am
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
8 March

Opinions & Reviews Wanted - Window Tinting (after) New Home

Opinions & Reviews Wanted - Window Tinting (after) New Home

We used in Qld - but they are in various locations I believe. The franchise we used was very good. They might give you an idea on price regardless of whether they are…

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Saint Mike
Mar 08, 2018 10:06 am
Saint Mike

Ask Homeone to move this thread to the correct forum (Windows and Doors). That is where the professionals hang out.

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McBadness
Mar 02, 2018 12:17 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
27 February

Mirrored Internal Doors

Mirrored Internal Doors

I bought them from the local hardware store, which is an authorised supplier; however, I also picked up a few on eBay for less. $285 and $185 respectively. With a sliding…

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arcadelt
Feb 27, 2018 8:31 am
mellissa
mellissa
26 February

DIY window replacement

DIY window replacement

Does replacing windows by myself cost more than pro installation? This article…

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mellissa
Feb 26, 2018 5:05 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
25 February

Retrofit laminated glass

Retrofit laminated glass

I believe that you can get different width rubbers to accommodate different glass thickness in the same frame, so ask your window manufacturer to see what is on offer. An…

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arcadelt
Feb 25, 2018 12:33 pm
firsthome8
firsthome8
23 February

Antique walnut front door stain

Antique walnut front door stain

Does anyone have an antique walnut stain on their front door?

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firsthome8
Feb 23, 2018 9:59 am
arcadelt
arcadelt
16 February

External Shading and low-e or film coating

External Shading and low-e or film coating

As I understand it, Low-e only has an effect on allowing or reducing transmission of solar heat, so if the window is already shaded, the only affect might be to hold…

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arcadelt
Feb 16, 2018 5:15 pm
Rachael13
Rachael13
14 February

Why Crimsafe the stackers, with large glass windows bare ?

Why Crimsafe the stackers, with large glass windows bare ?

You're welcome Gmohitg, We were broken in when we lived in Brighton, so it doesn't matter the area that you live in, everyone is susceptible. Monitoring by security…

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Rachael13
Feb 14, 2018 10:36 am
Rachael13
building-expert
building-expert
11 February

Weird problem with door.

Weird problem with door.

Actually, it happens with the old door and they stuck due to pressure to wall above them. I think you should replace them or you should dig a bit land below them but it…

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building-expert
Feb 11, 2018 11:45 am
building-expert
ECOECO
ECOECO
7 February

Sliding staker door overhanging slab

Sliding staker door overhanging slab

Not on, don't accept this. Aren't the jambs (side) and head (top) also hanging out?

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ECOECO
Feb 07, 2018 11:01 am
ECOECO
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ECOECO
Feb 07, 2018 10:53 am
ECOECO
arcadelt
arcadelt
5 February

Aluminium v Basswood Plantation Shutters

Aluminium v Basswood Plantation Shutters

Try yourself. Put a piece of aluminium and timber outside in the sun or cold and see which conducts, rather than insulates, the temperature. I think you'll find metal is a…

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arcadelt
Feb 05, 2018 5:31 pm
VincentL
VincentL
1 February

URGENT - AFFINITY WINDOWS. BLACK OR ANODIC DARK GREY

URGENT - AFFINITY WINDOWS. BLACK OR ANODIC DARK GREY

Anyone with pictures of their Affinity black or anodic dark grey windows to share? Just wanna see how they actually look like in real life. Our prestart samples were so…

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VincentL
Feb 01, 2018 5:51 am
vegemite1
vegemite1
18 January

Carinya doors and windows vs Jasons windows in Perth

Carinya doors and windows vs Jasons windows in Perth

Whilst the above it partially correct, Carinya Windows and doors are a superior product then compared to Jason's as they have been taken from a commercial market design…

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vegemite1
Jan 18, 2018 12:35 pm
Miglas Windows
Miglas Windows
17 January

Timber-looking Aluminum Windows ?

Timber-looking Aluminum Windows ?

Hello gmohitg, Are you interested in these purely from an Aesthetic point of view? There are several suppliers that can now offer a "timber-look" powdercoat option from a…

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Miglas Windows
Jan 17, 2018 11:31 am
Miglas Windows

Were getting ready to build in 6 months time and since our block is quite small and narrow (450 sqm 12 metres wide) we'll be going with a two storey house. All the blocks…

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DR-JEKL
Jan 14, 2018 10:59 pm
Stacca
Stacca
10 January

Security screen door

Security screen door

Try Prowlerproof.com.au

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Stacca
Jan 10, 2018 5:45 pm
Stacca
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JB1
Dec 29, 2017 5:27 pm
NSU
NSU
17 December 2017

Windows and doors lentils size

Windows and doors lentils size

Is everyone using archbar for window opening? Instead of flat bar.

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NSU
Dec 17, 2017 10:43 am
JB1
JB1
10 December 2017

Windows and doors

Windows and doors

The reason why you may not be able to install bricks over windows with eaves is the window height. If you have eaves, you reduce the gap between windows and gutters.

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JB1
Dec 10, 2017 10:14 pm
Cazthebuilder
Cazthebuilder
5 December 2017

Window installer recommendations

Window installer recommendations

Building in north west Sydney and have a quote for windows supply only. Can anyone recommend an installer please?

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Cazthebuilder
Dec 05, 2017 4:45 pm
Altocu
Altocu
2 December 2017

Window Brand/Manufacturer recommendations

Window Brand/Manufacturer recommendations

Hi, Who did you end up going with? We're about to start building just south of Coolangatta so will be interested in your choice. Cheers, Steve

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Altocu
Dec 02, 2017 11:31 pm
dastrix
dastrix
28 November 2017

Aluminium bifold screwed or bolted...

Aluminium bifold screwed or bolted...

To a steel universal beam with top and bottom timber plates? They are 4.5m wide and 2.45m high and are double glazed so very heavy with commercial frames. Length of…

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dastrix
Nov 28, 2017 8:09 am
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Kvav27
Nov 27, 2017 4:04 pm
Bernd Strauss
Bernd Strauss
24 November 2017

Sealing a Door to Make It Soundproof (Regardless of the Dama

Sealing a Door to Make It Soundproof (Regardless of the Dama

Thank you for explaining how noise can be reduced. I understand that I can use adhesive strips along the perimeter of the door, and a door sweep at…

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Bernd Strauss
Nov 24, 2017 5:50 am
Windowfactory
Windowfactory
21 November 2017

Dutch Doors

Dutch Doors

We can produce double glazed, high performance fully glazed Dutch doors in a upvc frame. You could opt to have obscure/privacy/frosted glass on one side.

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Windowfactory
Nov 21, 2017 1:12 pm
Windowfactory
Windowfactory
21 November 2017

Alternatives to double stacker doors

Alternatives to double stacker doors

We can produce up to 7.5m stacker door, here in Sydney. All our products are upvc framed and double or triple glazed. We do not offer single glazing anymore. Our…

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Windowfactory
Nov 21, 2017 1:07 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
15 November 2017

Windows reveal

Windows reveal

sugget to use pin wood

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arcadelt
Nov 15, 2017 8:12 pm
ddarroch
ddarroch
12 November 2017

Awning Blinds for north facing windows

Awning Blinds for north facing windows

No eaves? Eaves should be absolutely mandatory for all houses. Particularly northern eaves, which shade windows in the summer, while letting winter sunshine through the…

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ddarroch
Nov 12, 2017 5:47 pm
JB1
JB1
7 November 2017

Replacing Hollow core with Solid core

Replacing Hollow core with Solid core

You can use longer screws so it bites into the timber frame rather than just the mdf(?) door jamb. Also use 3x ball bearing hinges so it will never require maintenance.

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JB1
Nov 07, 2017 11:01 pm
Tpbm
Tpbm
31 October 2017

Windows-Sydney

Windows-Sydney

HI Nsu, We are Sydney based windows supplier and we are happy to provide you a quotation if you can send…

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Tpbm
Oct 31, 2017 4:47 pm
Carpentacular
Carpentacular
30 October 2017

Advise on mechanism for double hung windows please

Advise on mechanism for double hung windows please

Both will out last you I guess, but the rope will need replacing one day.

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Carpentacular
Oct 30, 2017 4:24 am
Carpentacular
Carpentacular
29 October 2017

Temporarily covering over window

Temporarily covering over window

That would be most probably against code, all rooms require a minimum amount of light per sqm of floor. I don't know if your windows are bigger than code requires, even…

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Carpentacular
Oct 29, 2017 9:30 pm
Carpentacular
Carpentacular
28 October 2017

garage door gap need opinion

garage door gap need opinion

Dude is the fall towards the drain, if so I'd be some what happy and that's so easy of a fix I'd buy U section 35mil looks right from here and pot rivert or tex screw…

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Carpentacular
Oct 28, 2017 2:59 pm
kitten
kitten
26 October 2017

Advice needed on how to open this window

Advice needed on how to open this window

Thanks for the reply. I should have added to my request that I had removed the dowel when I tried to open the window but it doesn't budge. I suspect that the lock is…

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kitten
Oct 26, 2017 4:50 pm
braddy_
braddy_
26 October 2017

Crimsafe vs Invisi-gard vs Amplimesh

Crimsafe vs Invisi-gard vs Amplimesh

how did you go with this? we are looking to get a screen door for our front door.

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braddy_
Oct 26, 2017 12:07 pm

This is our build in the Monaro, which is alpine country. The house has been designed with passive principles in mind, as well as for looks, and the large windows face…

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arcadelt
Oct 22, 2017 12:17 pm
mel.mak
mel.mak
20 October 2017

Hume Doors Grey Tint Glass

Hume Doors Grey Tint Glass

Has anyone got the grey tint glass on their front doors from hume doors How much can you see inside the house? Pics would be great

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mel.mak
Oct 20, 2017 12:38 pm
clark.grangejoinery
clark.grangejoinery
19 October 2017

Soundproof windows

Soundproof windows

Hi, Soundproofing is somehow more complicated than it is thought to be as many factors involve. Glazed (glass) windows and doors are the first to be considered, but any…

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clark.grangejoinery
Oct 19, 2017 9:22 pm
johnsonren
johnsonren
14 October 2017

MCG Windows or Rylock Windows

MCG Windows or Rylock Windows

Hi, has anyone used MCG windows and doors for their house? The range I am looking at is semi commercial aluminum. How do you find it compare to Rylock ( I understand…

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johnsonren
Oct 14, 2017 11:36 am
arcadelt
arcadelt
12 October 2017

Do I need council approval?

Do I need council approval?

I doubt it, but the window/door company doing the installation could be helpful in determining that.

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arcadelt
Oct 12, 2017 7:24 am
gaweleczek
gaweleczek
24 September 2017

Window seal gap in corners

Window seal gap in corners

So bunch of seals broke after 2 months and last week seals in all awning windows were replaced. Hopefully they will last longer now :).

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gaweleczek
Sep 25, 2017 12:11 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
5 September 2017

Opaque Windows?

Opaque Windows?

Make you door standard width with a sidelight on each side. I agree with JB1 on the hall window, make it match the sidelights. If this is not covered by the overloooking…

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ECOECO
Sep 05, 2017 5:43 pm
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