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CC101
CC101
9 August 2013

Sheer curtains under Vertical blinds

Sheer curtains under Vertical blinds

hi onebuild - have you done your sheer curtains or not yet.

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CC101
Aug 09, 2013 12:59 am
chippy
chippy
3 August 2013

Privacy lock door hardware sticking clockwise only

Privacy lock door hardware sticking clockwise only

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…

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chippy
Aug 03, 2013 10:56 pm
chippy
hetfield_86
hetfield_86
2 August 2013

'Flame Zone' bushfire attack level (BAL) approved windows

'Flame Zone' bushfire attack level (BAL) approved windows

I believe Nilfire Australia offers both BAL FZ Windows and Doors without the need for fire shutters. Check them out www.nilfire.com.au

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hetfield_86
Aug 02, 2013 2:25 pm
kexkez
kexkez
27 July 2013

Combo security front door with opening glass panel

Combo security front door with opening glass panel

Apologies to the original poster of this thread. Perhaps now people can get back to what this poster was trying to find out. kexkez Forum Support…

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kexkez
Jul 27, 2013 12:19 pm
kexkez
Miglas Windows
Miglas Windows
21 July 2013

Looking for supplier of double sliding glass french doors

Looking for supplier of double sliding glass french doors

Hello Sarix, We make a FSSF configuration double glazed sliding door in an Aluminium Clad composite frame. shoot us an email at info@miglas.com.au and i will send you…

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Miglas Windows
Jul 21, 2013 3:44 pm
Miglas Windows
dakr
dakr
19 July 2013

Where to find triple track curtain rail in Perth

Where to find triple track curtain rail in Perth

Does anyone know where I can get triple track curtain rails? I live in Perth. IKEA has one but is only 55" long. I need at least 2.5 metres. I don't think Bunnings have…

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dakr
Jul 19, 2013 10:18 pm
custard
custard
18 July 2013

What colour to paint windows?

What colour to paint windows?

Hey nomomojo, Congrats on the new purchase, looks a lot like our first House in Bell Park:) We had the same problem googling also. In the end we drove around our suburb…

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custard
Jul 18, 2013 2:07 pm
Art
Art
17 July 2013

Floor to Ceiling Custom Stacking Doors

Floor to Ceiling Custom Stacking Doors

Hi, I'm starting to think about my new build and want to get some advice re sliding and stacking doors. Increasingly I've realised that to get the architectural 'look'…

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Art
Jul 17, 2013 8:41 am
sandyglenn23
sandyglenn23
12 July 2013

Flyscreen door company recommendations - NW Sydney area

Flyscreen door company recommendations - NW Sydney area

Hi all I am looking for a recommendation of a reasonably priced but professional company to quote and install 2 x sliding flyscreen doors for our stacker doors ( we have…

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sandyglenn23
Jul 12, 2013 1:08 pm
Vetra43
Vetra43
12 July 2013

window splashback specs - helps please?

window splashback specs - helps please?

Just posted this to a wrong forum, so thought I would post it here again. But realized it might belong to this section here but not sure how I move it here. Here you go…

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Vetra43
Jul 12, 2013 10:56 am
fredstar
fredstar
10 July 2013

PVC bi-fold doors

PVC bi-fold doors

Have been looking at enclosing our deck and came across PVC Bi-fold doors. I have a number of quotes and the pricing difference between companies is about $4000 for the…

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fredstar
Jul 10, 2013 1:47 pm
sfdoddsy
sfdoddsy
9 July 2013

Large Fixed Windows

Large Fixed Windows

Thanks sfdoddsy - was that a double glazed unit? Are you able to tell me approximately what they quoted for one…

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sfdoddsy
Jul 09, 2013 2:58 pm
mirz
mirz
9 July 2013

Fixes reveal window in kitchen - opinion

Fixes reveal window in kitchen - opinion

We are keen to get one slim height, as they look pretty flash in display homes. Just want to know if you have one, would you recommend on your experience? Any pros and…

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mirz
Jul 09, 2013 8:07 am
mirz
sec07
sec07
8 July 2013

Stacking Window for Kitchen Servery

Stacking Window for Kitchen Servery

Anyone installed a stacking sliding window instead a bifold window as part of a kitchen servery on a deck. I haven't been able to find many examples on the internet? It…

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sec07
Jul 08, 2013 9:21 pm
JB1
JB1
8 July 2013

Wooden Doors

Wooden Doors

Internal/external? Exposed to sunlight? Apart from vanish or painting it there isn't much you can do.

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JB1
Jul 08, 2013 12:41 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
5 July 2013

How to decide window sizes

How to decide window sizes

Yes, but adjoining rooms can "borrow" light and ventilation from the adjacent room. This room and the adjacent room would need enough light and ventilation for both…

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ECOECO
Jul 05, 2013 6:13 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
5 July 2013

Help find this window Latch

Help find this window Latch

Thanks Ed, the windows are actually push out (or Awning style windows) will these Sash products still work? The keeper also serves as a…

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ECOECO
Jul 05, 2013 3:13 pm
ECOECO
animal
animal
5 July 2013

Pull handle external doors- easy to lock yourself out?

Pull handle external doors- easy to lock yourself out?

We have long pull handles as well as a touch pad lock for the whole locking yourself out reason - this way the kids can't accidentally lock us out…

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animal
Jul 05, 2013 12:21 pm
nevf
nevf
4 July 2013

Supplier of Cavity sliding door tracks

Supplier of Cavity sliding door tracks

cavitysliders.com.au ? They are my shortlist for something like this. Thanks, but they weren't any help.

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nevf
Jul 04, 2013 9:03 pm
mummato2boys
mummato2boys
1 July 2013

Gaps between window and timber reveal

Gaps between window and timber reveal

Ed, Will send an image when I find out how to do it.

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mummato2boys
Jul 01, 2013 10:29 pm
_Geoff
_Geoff
1 July 2013

Kömmerling versus Aluplast uPVC profiles

Kömmerling versus Aluplast uPVC profiles

I have to choose between Kömmerling and Aluplast profiles (our fabricator offers either) for the uPVC windows I am getting. The fabricator says that they both have the…

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_Geoff
Jul 01, 2013 5:33 pm
Agape
Agape
28 June 2013

Gap between double doors - new home build

Gap between double doors - new home build

I would be asking your independent inspector first - after all you did engage his service, and have paid the for the service of his advice, I would do this before speaking…

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Agape
Jun 28, 2013 2:12 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
26 June 2013

Stackers, bi-folds and flyscreens

Stackers, bi-folds and flyscreens

The temperature differences in Australia which vary by up to 50 degrees, make large windows and doors…

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ECOECO
Jun 26, 2013 7:20 pm
ECOECO
Brett854
Brett854
23 June 2013

Garage roller door

Garage roller door

Thanks, for that kind of cash ill think ill give it a go myself, how hard can it be ??

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Brett854
Jun 23, 2013 10:38 pm
dangerzone
dangerzone
18 June 2013

Help Needed - adding cat door to window.

Help Needed - adding cat door to window.

Hey guys, I've got a bit of a DIY problem on my hands and am hoping you guys can help. I need to add a cat door to a sash window in my house but I'm a bit stuck as to how…

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dangerzone
Jun 18, 2013 9:14 pm
LeanneR
LeanneR
18 June 2013

WA: Jarrah Garage matching door?

WA: Jarrah Garage matching door?

No prestart girl just simply said they can't do a match as stain on garage door varies. Plus solver wood stain will look different on different woods. Our front door is merbau

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LeanneR
Jun 18, 2013 8:41 pm
LeanneR
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3munkeys
Jun 16, 2013 11:42 am
Superman69
Superman69
14 June 2013

Rollershutter Problem - Please Help

Rollershutter Problem - Please Help

My Mum had roller shutters fitted to her unit in a retirement village. Unfortunatly after a power outage they are out of wack, when two go up, one comes down. Both her…

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Superman69
Jun 14, 2013 3:31 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
14 June 2013

Replacing window with aluminium sliding door – easy to do?

Replacing window with aluminium sliding door – easy to do?

Neither A&L or EcoClassic are in Sydney. When you buy from Bunnings, is that our door or Polar? Ed

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ECOECO
Jun 14, 2013 3:13 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
13 June 2013

window tinting for front glass door - yay or nay?

window tinting for front glass door - yay or nay?
1, 2

In all seriousness, the regs are a little ludicrous in their application. Overlooking regs as they stand came in after I got out of the…

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ECOECO
Jun 13, 2013 10:25 pm
ECOECO
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Stormy
Jun 13, 2013 5:13 pm
Stormy
ECOECO
ECOECO
13 June 2013

Compliance with Regulations and Standards

Compliance with Regulations and Standards

When you build your home it will be compliant with standards. What you may not know is that all standards and regulations must be complied with into the future as well,…

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ECOECO
Jun 13, 2013 1:34 pm
ECOECO
Zachary Barton
Zachary Barton
12 June 2013

Miglas Windows

Miglas Windows

I think so, too. I think Miglass is great! :D http://www.Visualfrosting.com.au/

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Zachary Barton
Jun 12, 2013 12:18 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
11 June 2013

HELP - Need Urgent Advice Re: Blinds

HELP - Need Urgent Advice Re: Blinds

Welcome. They both sell to Australia, so I would email each with the question... "How long will they…

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ECOECO
Jun 11, 2013 11:59 pm
ECOECO
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
10 June 2013

My house is too cold

My house is too cold

What is the living area aspect ? North aspect means warmer in winter. As the sun is higher in summer it won't mean hotter in summer. Aspect and the clever use of…

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Saint Mike
Jun 10, 2013 10:09 am
Saint Mike
kylie40
kylie40
7 June 2013

Security screen for a 1200mm timber front door

Security screen for a 1200mm timber front door

Could I please bother you for where you got this from too please?

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kylie40
Jun 07, 2013 9:52 pm
kylie40
kylie40
kylie40
7 June 2013

Low-e glass vs Roller Shutters

Low-e glass vs Roller Shutters

Hi HouseOB. If you've made your decision already, how did it go? If not, shutters would be more effective but wouldn't be a good option if you want to use that room during…

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kylie40
Jun 07, 2013 9:12 pm
kylie40
kylie40
kylie40
7 June 2013

Roller shutter recommendations - Sydney

Roller shutter recommendations - Sydney

I'll be getting extruded aluminium shutters, non-perforated, so I have a list of companies, but i haven't used any. shutterworld.com.au was recommended to me by a…

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kylie40
Jun 07, 2013 9:02 pm
kylie40
oncewerefurriers
oncewerefurriers
4 June 2013

Beaumont Tiles window preparation product??

Beaumont Tiles window preparation product??

Was is something like this? http://www.carcareproducts.com.au/product/wolfs_chemicals/nano_glass_sealant_glass_guard

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oncewerefurriers
Jun 04, 2013 8:49 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
3 June 2013

sliding window water drain

sliding window water drain

No problem would just like to know where the water ends up that collects in channel? as i never see it running out over the brickwork just…

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ECOECO
Jun 03, 2013 6:05 pm
ECOECO

Hi Liliana I have a simple solution for…

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building-expert
May 30, 2013 10:24 pm
building-expert
elmsley78
elmsley78
24 May 2013

Resizing roller blinds anywhere in Sydney ?

Resizing roller blinds anywhere in Sydney ?

I have managed to cut the Spotlight (Wilson Flores) blinds straight & alter everything, but am having trouble removing the Knob at the bottom of the blind which needs to…

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elmsley78
May 24, 2013 7:15 pm
EmyN
EmyN
21 May 2013

Fixed windows in DA plan .. can i change them to ..?

Fixed windows in DA plan .. can i change them to ..?

I saw on Grand Designs Australia (haha) that they had a similar situation and they used a vertical sliding window - the bottom panel was fixed (up to a certain height…

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EmyN
May 21, 2013 1:17 pm
EmyN
vilmaland
vilmaland
20 May 2013

Aluminium windows Sydney

Aluminium windows Sydney

Hi, Newbie here in despair. We are planning a renovation, all plans drawn up but it seems to be turning into a stressful nightmare even before it started. I have been…

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vilmaland
May 20, 2013 6:06 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
10 May 2013

Window Awnings

Window Awnings

Just look for the lowest SHGC, like these 2... buy the cheapest. Don't bother with ComfortPlus. Ed STG-001-21 STG-001-22 http://werscpd.net.barberry.arvixe.com/ ... er=STEGBAR

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ECOECO
May 10, 2013 4:30 pm
ECOECO
Liliana
Liliana
8 May 2013

Why no WERS rating?

Why no WERS rating?

Okay ed. Thanks for the reassurance.

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Liliana
May 08, 2013 8:15 am
Stewie D
Stewie D
6 May 2013

Sound proof

Sound proof

You are better off either doing a search in these forums or posting this question in the Home Theatre & Automation forum. Quite a few threads about sound proofing walls…

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Stewie D
May 06, 2013 9:29 am
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SFC
May 03, 2013 2:18 am
SFC


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