Windows & Doors
tompabWindow trimmings differences - does this look right?
21 April 2013
Hello. Not sure if window trimmings is the right word, but on the outside of the window there's a wooden like border (not sure what material exactly, but doesn't…
ECOECOReasonable cost to upgrade to double glazing?[PRICE UPDATE3]
2 April 2013
Hi folks, not sure if this is the best place to be putting this question but here goes. I have been offered 22 second hand fridge doors -…
fred1234External louvres or rolling or traditional shutters
29 March 2013
I should have mentioned that this is for use on North and West-facing windows, on a new second storey with small eaves (too close to the boundary to extend the eaves).
beccDouble doors - how to top latch when they are extra tall
28 March 2013
Ok, not up with terminology either. We have passageway doors like this. Our builder has screwed in small "plates" on the top surround of doorway. These have an indent.…
ECOECOThe distance between window's top edge and ceiling
22 March 2013
... Ive notices some houses where windows were a bit higher than the door, and only really noticed once i started the building process…
chippyHelp Identify New Doors that never got used.
16 March 2013
Those aren't masonite skins there just mdf, You can see the water damage on them. Internal doors use mdf skins external doors have masonite (hard temper) skins and are…
abbeyboxWhat should I use to protect my veneer front door?
15 March 2013
Hi All I have a corinthian wood grain veneer pivot door. I needs another coat of something as it is starting to look shabby and weather beaten. What can I use to coat it?…
Mrs BigtedPlantation shutters - what material?
15 March 2013
Hi Hep, did you make a decision? We installed aluminium in our last home & loved them, but given we have 12 windows to do in our new home am going to do some research into…
ECOECOGap between windows and house frame -acceptable? (new build)
9 March 2013
Ok, it's probably fine then, it's hard to not know enough about all the details I understand that you need the space to be bigger than the window…
Serenity_NowConvert from Single Glazing to Double Glazing
27 February 2013
Thanks all for the info. We have requested for awning windows throughout and without going into full details for each window, I have counted a total of 23 windows (its a…
WizardofOzRetractable screens for bifold doors
26 February 2013
Sceen7 - those doors and screens look fantastic!! You have me worried now as I have a 7 year old boy that is gonna love em! lol But I think having both is well worth the…
SouthiesWant to buy Trend Alumin. windows but need a alt. quote
26 February 2013
that's great ardy! happy to know that my suggestions sometimes work out
Cody DrysdaleOnline roller blind recomendation please
23 February 2013
At our old place we used Blinds Online for the following: 2 x double roller blinds (sheer and blockout) 3 x venetian blinds 1 x vertical blind They took a little while…
HennaPlantation shutters over colonial windows
9 February 2013
Hi there, I am a newbie to the forum but wanted some advice. We are looking to get plantation shutters throughout our place but have colonial windows with glazing bars. We…
SmithiesWifeshutters - is there a way to confirm they're Basswood?
27 January 2013
Not sure but I'd be asking him how he knows its not and then go back to the company who installed them and see what they have to say.
ECOECODouble glazing vs 10.38comfort glass please help
24 January 2013
The ComfortPlus option, by virtue of there being more glass (10mm vs. 8mm), will give you a slightly improved acoustic performance compared to the double glazing offered.…
selina2106Pivot door vs double door entrance cost
16 January 2013
Hi there, ours is a stain grade Corinthian pivot with translucent glass, cost us $2,270. Hallway is 1620 wide but there's room either side so it wouldn't need to be so…
parkesy55Window Replacement Melbourne- recommendations
15 January 2013
Can anyone recommend melb companies that are decent for upvc and preferably someone with good products-not the Asian outsourcing cheaper stuff.either australia or European made
TreeseachangerEastern bedrooms heating up too much in mornings
3 January 2013
Depends on what you pick...we have a tree/shrub that grows metres in a year, it's currently shading our chook pen after being cut down to nearly ground level 8 months…