Sliding doors..how to dress??
We have standard alum. sliding doors to alfresco I'd like to put something like shutters or blinds on, for privacy
How it's normally being done? What do you put on…
Garage Door pricing
Has anyone got an idea of approximately how much you'd usually pay for a plain vanilla B & D Roll-A-Door, as opposed to their Flex-A-Door systems?
Say ... a 3.5m…
Ecostar vs Nu Eco
Compared to single glazed aluminium sliders (+200%)? Or Single glazed aluminium awnings (+100%)? Or double glazed aluminium awnings…
Marks in new windows
Thank you for your feedback, I have had the glazing company out to see the marks and they are claiming it's just something that happens in the factiry and will not replace…
Nov 10, 2012 4:21 pm
Interior louvered doors
We love our plantation shutters and would like to get some interior louvered doors for bedrooms and laundry.
3 reasons really.
1. The look
2. Air circulation when…
Temporary Window Coverings
Thanks for putting the information in here. Our building journey is almost over My house based in melbourne will be handed over in a week's time. Till the time I decide…
Does anyone know where you can get custom made 25mm wooden venetian blinds. I can only get aluminium 25mm blinds. ////////////they used to be made but I just…
Oct 29, 2012 12:12 pm
window dressings for large windows
Try not to have a heart attack when you get quoted for custom curtains alternatively if you are ok with a sewing machine curtains are very easy to make, and most places…
Sliding aluminum windows tracks
Just out of curiousity... Does anyone else here have Jason sliding windows... how long have you had them for? and have you needed to replace the rollers at all?
Excel bifolds - cheaper than the rest..
I've done ALOT of hunting around for bifold doors for a new house I am building... I've been looking at 4 and 5 leaf systems for a 3.6m wide opening.
Oct 21, 2012 11:58 am
Unhappy with Dowell
That's pretty poor form.
I'm owner building at the moment too, all I can say is get use to the delays.
double glazing both sheets of glass low e
Some excellent info.
I checked with the architect and he confirmed that is what he specified.
It really didn't have anything to do with me and he was in…
Oct 18, 2012 8:05 pm
rotted window frames, wooden
Hi, what type of tradie do I get to replace broken windows AND rotted parts of the wooden frames - builder, glazier, or…
Oops accidentally hit send. Well I've just found out now I'm building that they aren't 'cheap' - sliding is cheaper. Though cost wasn't the…
Partial Double Glazing?
Thanks everyone for your responses.
I will ask the builder for a package price for the whole house as to me it does seem expensive in terms of what we are paying for…
Glue residue on window frames?
Thank you all for your helpful replies!
In the end I tried Desolv-it and eucalyptus spray because it is what I had on hand.
I found that the eucalyptus spray worked well…
Awning Colour Help?
We can get a better idea of proportions of colour (as to the size of window in the wall) if you post a pic. (And yes, merino was the old name for Paperbark. CLB didn't…
Half Price Blinds
I have ordered some vertical blinds through this company and have found them difficult to deal with. I was told they would be delivered in three weeks, that was nearly 6…
Large gap below aluminium window
In the East, this would be what we call correct installation. The window needs to be level so that it operates properly and placing it on a sill won't guarantee that, as…
Fixed Window Shutter
Are you looking for external mount or internal mount. I would like to get some for external but have no way of opening and closing the shutter.
Affinity windows - good or bad?
Affinity windows are supplied to quite afew builders here in Perth,dont think they would continue to use them if there was a problem.
Our house has Affinity windows &…
Louvers and BAL29 rating
OK I've found out something interesting. I read somewhere that someone said regarding the new BAL standards - "get a copy of the actual standard and make yourself fully…
Dark stain to light stain - best way?
I want to change from a dark wood stain to a lighter or even clear stain. How is the best way to do this? sand or is there a chemical stripper I could use or a heat gun?
Replacing window panels
I would recommend replacing the window and the timber, with a full height window. Just done a whole house, looks fantastic.
Curtain Alterations Melbourne
Seems the spammers are being very helpful, tjilpi.
I see this is an old post, but someone else might be looking for an answer to the same question....
Google gave me…
Trilock Omni Upgrade
Our double door upgrade to fiberglass triple glazing to meet our coastal requirements was $1300, trilock omni handle and dummy set $700 including fitting by builder. They…
Ask the original window supplier.
Even if you had to pay for them yourself they are not that expensive.
Where is the whistling coming from? Where the opening sash meets the frame, or where the window frame meets the…
Question about north facing windows
If the windows are facing north, then I would suggest that you make sure that they will be energy efficient.
At the moment, the room may not be…