Windows & Doors
ECOECODouble glazed aluminium windows/doors leaking inside house
12 October 2013
We built a new ecoply and rendered Koolwall clad house in 2007 and had N3 double glazed aluminium windows/doors with 12mm gap and argon gas,…
Serenity_NowDouble Glazed Windows - Obscure Glass Panes
7 October 2013
Hi, I have invested in double glazed glass for all my windows and for the overlooking and bathroom windows I have requested for obscured glass options (cathedral glazing…
salfernSecurity stacker door crimsafe? Invisi-guard?
7 October 2013
I have just had security screens installed on all the windows of my home. However these screens have replaced the old flyscreens, and have been riveted in place from the…
aza0Aircraft noise + custom windows
27 September 2013
If you can find these in Australia It would be worth considering, They wouldn't come cheap though. http://www.halo-uk.com/index.php?option ... Itemid=299 I have had no…
ECOECOEfficacy of secondary Double Glazing to existing windows?
26 September 2013
Hi Ed, I remember you mentioned that you normal aluminium windows are $250/m^2 and thermally broken ones are $400/m^2. At that moment I thought…
ECOECOBuying Ecoclassic windows and doors from Bunnings
17 September 2013
TNT are a renowned carrier, but in this case they have failed you and me, they failed to move the products out of Melbourne, and they lost a pallet of products. Apologies. Ed
dedotProblem with Double-hung Windows and Crimsafe
16 September 2013
I have that problem in my current house at the moment. After years of looking at the dirt outside, I decided to unscrew the security grill, cleaned the window and screwed…
ECOECOReplacing rotted door frame, how much is too much epoxy
8 September 2013
I pulled off my bathroom door frame to find the wall frame beam is rotton at the bottom by 10cm. Can epoxy do the job as it is not a load bearing…
offshoreNEW QLD/NSW LAW: Awning windows can't open more than 12cm???
6 September 2013
Another option is to invert it into a hopper window. Opening at the top will do a better job of letting hot air escape.
builderforlifeIs double glazing really worth the extra cost?
23 August 2013
The extra cost also helps to take a load off the stretched resources of the planet. One day we will look at homes without double glazing the way we look at old hand mangle…
ausdesignPlanning Permission for Velux Windows?
22 August 2013
Appreciate that but if you, for example, had a neighbouring 2 storey dwelling that was visible from the windows that may be classified as overlooking. There may also be an…
cameron136Sash window with screen that drops into wall cavity
21 August 2013
Hello everyone, I have a sash window with a insect screen attached to the bottom, so when you open the window the screen lifts up with it from inside the brick cavity. I…
Stewie DBeautiful or fanciful main gate design
14 August 2013
Without seeing your it, I'd choose a gate that matches the style of your house or at least the gate columns. Are they laser-cut steel designs ? Some of them do look pretty…
chippyPrivacy lock door hardware sticking clockwise only
3 August 2013
Does the lock work normally when it's removed from the door? The fact that a second lock body did exactly the same thing makes me think it may be the installation. With…
hetfield_86'Flame Zone' bushfire attack level (BAL) approved windows
2 August 2013
I believe Nilfire Australia offers both BAL FZ Windows and Doors without the need for fire shutters. Check them out www.nilfire.com.au