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Reno_girl
Reno_girl
9 July 2012

Please help in identifying this door

Please help in identifying this door

Thanks Paul I rang two glazier's and found they range between $1700 to $2240 each. I think I will need to look at other doors as this is more than my budget allows. :(

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Reno_girl
Jul 09, 2012 10:26 am
sohnaeo
sohnaeo
8 July 2012

Garage Door colour and front door stain

Garage Door colour and front door stain

Any one having steel-line western red cedar door with Jarrah stain front door? If anyone have please post the photo?

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sohnaeo
Jul 08, 2012 9:35 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
3 July 2012

Stacker door configuration

Stacker door configuration

Hi all, I'm starting to renovate my house and have just bought a new 3 panel stacker door (SSF) from a guy who didn't end up using his door after…

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ECOECO
Jul 03, 2012 11:30 pm
ECOECO
Starter82
Starter82
3 July 2012

Window Tinting Pricing and installation

Window Tinting Pricing and installation

Hi All, I have recently had some hardwood floors laid and I am looking to ensure they don't cook in the Perth afternoon sun. Direct sunlight hits the floors for about one…

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Starter82
Jul 03, 2012 11:05 pm
Inspiration30
Inspiration30
2 July 2012

Anyone use hume savoy xs28 door??

Anyone use hume savoy xs28 door??

Anyone use hume savoy xs28 door?? pictures??

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Inspiration30
Jul 02, 2012 9:56 pm
taththi
taththi
2 July 2012

double-hung vs awning; solar-passive vs practicality

double-hung vs awning; solar-passive vs practicality

There need be no compromise with tight-sealed homes - you need to ventilate with a heat-recovery system! We're aiming for exactly that with our new home. We plan to use a…

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taththi
Jul 02, 2012 9:11 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
29 June 2012

Safety strip with logo on glass

Safety strip with logo on glass
1, 2

Take extra care... you should not use a blade on a toughened glass panel, like this door, because toughened glass carries "fines" embedded in the surface, which can be…

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ECOECO
Jun 29, 2012 2:37 pm
ECOECO
kexkez
kexkez
24 June 2012

Sliding Door for Master Bed Room

Sliding Door for Master Bed Room

Slider bolts like Ed suggested are easy for a homeowner to put in themselves after hand over. We put some in on our 2 large sliders at our last house. They could be…

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kexkez
Jun 24, 2012 9:11 am
kexkez
PS4314
PS4314
23 June 2012

Bumps in window seal

Bumps in window seal

Thanks Ed. We're meeting the SS on Tuesday morning so will point it out then. Hopefully it's as simple as you say.

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PS4314
Jun 23, 2012 3:40 pm
AussieMark
AussieMark
22 June 2012

Double glazed thermally broken aluminium windows Perth

Double glazed thermally broken aluminium windows Perth

Hi Troy, I have not done that much shopping around but have been to Casver in Malaga and seen the products they offer and am pretty impressed. The prices are very…

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AussieMark
Jun 22, 2012 11:22 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
21 June 2012

What kind of Glazing Bar is this?

What kind of Glazing Bar is this?

All the aluminium window suppliers (except us...) have them, ask if you can buy them or have someone install them. Ed

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ECOECO
Jun 21, 2012 4:30 pm
ECOECO
Liliana
Liliana
21 June 2012

KDHW doors and windows left unstained

KDHW doors and windows left unstained

Hi everyone, Thanks for taking the trouble to reply. It isn't the builder's fault as the designer specified unprimed windows and doors. The problem as I see it is that…

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Liliana
Jun 21, 2012 8:27 am
amgsl55
amgsl55
20 June 2012

Is my door frame adequate

Is my door frame adequate

frame is fixed but I dont know what they did

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amgsl55
Jun 20, 2012 7:31 pm
hagues
hagues
19 June 2012

sealed windows appear to have vent holes

sealed windows appear to have vent holes

Holes located on the sub-sill of the window are for drainage.

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hagues
Jun 19, 2012 7:12 pm
delatite13
delatite13
19 June 2012

Problem with window supplier

Problem with window supplier

Unless your building permit was issued back then when your plans were drawn up, and if you do not yet have a building permit you will have to comply with 6 Star rating.

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delatite13
Jun 19, 2012 11:12 am
delatite13
snufl
snufl
19 June 2012

Aluminium windows and salt spray

Aluminium windows and salt spray

Ed A big thank you for that extra information. It is wonderful to be able to come to this forum and get information from someone so experienced in the field.

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snufl
Jun 19, 2012 6:59 am
Natalie_Moore
Natalie_Moore
15 June 2012

Budget Handles

Budget Handles

They seem to have a good returns policy, which is promising.

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Natalie_Moore
Jun 15, 2012 1:36 pm
PHL
PHL
14 June 2012

Recessed door strike

Recessed door strike

An update; managed to get an extended strike plate from Sydney Woodworkers (I think they are also in Qld). They have it for various configurations, including mortice locks,…

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PHL
Jun 14, 2012 11:15 pm
ausdesign
ausdesign
14 June 2012

Help with interpreting DA plans to create a window schedule

Help with interpreting DA plans to create a window schedule

At a minimum, the floor plan should nominate window coding sizes which should meet your DA requirement.

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ausdesign
Jun 14, 2012 4:14 pm
ausdesign
brom
brom
13 June 2012

Is there a 'Show me your Front Door' thread on here?

Is there a 'Show me your Front Door' thread on here?

Can anyone point me in the right direction if there is, and if there's not, show me your front door!!

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brom
Jun 13, 2012 4:31 pm

My front door is being installed today and I need to rush out and buy handles and locks. I love this look with a long pull handle and the lock underneath (only having a…

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brom
Jun 13, 2012 8:55 am

Interesting ... I was interested to see what the answer was, and found this over in the Interior Decorating Lounge, posted August 2009 when someone asked a similar…

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Forg
Jun 12, 2012 9:08 pm
Forg
Forg
12 June 2012

What're decent star-ratings for double-glazed doors/windows?

What're decent star-ratings for double-glazed doors/windows?

A new standard to meet... our EcoTech aluminium window rates Uw 3.5 with clear glass, and our thermally broken aluminium window reaches…

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Forg
Jun 12, 2012 8:46 pm
Uncle Arfur
Uncle Arfur
12 June 2012

Magnetic Door Latches

Magnetic Door Latches

Might be OK where you dont need privacy latches on the WC bathroom and bedrooms etc, unless you like the kids barging in when you are in the middle of something. Then…

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Uncle Arfur
Jun 12, 2012 2:29 pm
idream3
idream3
10 June 2012

Need advice for curtains on rail

Need advice for curtains on rail

Wow mclaren your kitchen living is beautiful! I too love the look of those curtains going to ceiling height however we have 3m ceilings and the curtains were only made to…

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idream3
Jun 10, 2012 7:58 am
Jean_home
Jean_home
8 June 2012

Internal Sliding door - spans 3m - for Home theatre

Internal Sliding door - spans 3m - for Home theatre

Any one use Real Doors? I'm looking at their internal sliders custom made, seems ok on quote?

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Jean_home
Jun 08, 2012 10:48 am

HELP!!!! Does anyone have any suggestions? I can't find information on external glass cavity sliders anywhere? We are hoping to have a 3m glass sliding cavity door…

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DestinationTranmere
Jun 07, 2012 8:11 pm
JB1
JB1
7 June 2012

Will a 1,200mm pivot door fit my house

Will a 1,200mm pivot door fit my house

Thanks for the confirmation Marcus, I thought it could be done. I've been to your website too, very informative. I have 2.7m ceilings so it should be ok height wise…

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JB1
Jun 07, 2012 4:26 pm
scotty78
scotty78
6 June 2012

Corner Bi-Fold Doors with Screens?

Corner Bi-Fold Doors with Screens?

Hi Forg, I've since done some more research on this. The best info I've come across is from the Australian Window Association. They've published a guide to window and…

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scotty78
Jun 06, 2012 3:06 pm

Hi Mook, Although I have archs, the Venetians in the kids' bedrooms are actually from our old house, and they just happened to fit the width of their new bedrooms (except…

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Stormy
Jun 05, 2012 10:39 pm
Stormy
builderforlife
builderforlife
5 June 2012

No reveals provided by aluminium windows supplier

No reveals provided by aluminium windows supplier

No issue with larger section windows like 100X 50mm but a real pain with standard residential sections. It is easy to add reveals later but it is very strange that the…

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builderforlife
Jun 05, 2012 8:59 pm
builderforlife
ECOECO
ECOECO
3 June 2012

Aluminium Frame Specifications - on DA plan?

Aluminium Frame Specifications - on DA plan?

Trying to decipher a DA plan for a residential building and understand what specification the architect has allowed for windows and doors. I can…

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ECOECO
Jun 03, 2012 11:54 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
1 June 2012

Aluminium window frame with wooden external trim?

Aluminium window frame with wooden external trim?

Thanks ed... so does that mean we just go ahead and let the builder (McDonald Jones) install the aluminium windows and then we can have…

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ECOECO
Jun 01, 2012 10:36 pm
ECOECO
amir1234
amir1234
1 June 2012

What do I need to know the size of a reveal for?

What do I need to know the size of a reveal for?

That's great, thank you for your help - makes more sense now.

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amir1234
Jun 01, 2012 3:30 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
29 May 2012

No reveals provided by aluminium windows supplier

No reveals provided by aluminium windows supplier

Thanks to everyone! You're helping me a lot. I live in NSW. The quote just states the dimension, type of profile, type of glazing, thermal…

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ECOECO
May 29, 2012 4:30 pm
ECOECO
thosepainterguys
thosepainterguys
29 May 2012

Restoring old doors

Restoring old doors

Are you planning on stripping the doors back to sound timber? If so, use whatever method works for you. Some prefer the old heat gun and scrapers, orbital sanders etc. If…

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thosepainterguys
May 29, 2012 1:40 pm
thosepainterguys
ECOECO
ECOECO
27 May 2012

obscure glazed windows

obscure glazed windows

hi :) would you know if this requirement is also applicable if there's no existing dwelling in the area? (i.e. we are the first ones to build on…

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ECOECO
May 27, 2012 11:18 pm
ECOECO
PHL
PHL
27 May 2012

Adjusting vertical clearance of Corinthian pivot door

Adjusting vertical clearance of Corinthian pivot door

Does anyone happen to know how to adjust the vertical clearance of one of these pivot doors? I feel that the clearance off the floor is too small, being literally 3mm, and…

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PHL
May 27, 2012 9:19 pm
netadelle
netadelle
26 May 2012

DIY Plantation Shutters

DIY Plantation Shutters
1, 2

I posted them all up on my blog http://subject2finance.blogspot.com.au/2010/09/last-of-plantation-shutters.html and…

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netadelle
May 26, 2012 8:49 am
netadelle
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
23 May 2012

French Doors

French Doors

Hi, I presume the doors you want are standard sizes? We got our french doors (1 sliding, 2 opening) from Doors Plus when they had a mid year sale. I'm sure there will be…

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Treeseachanger
May 23, 2012 11:42 am
Casa2
Casa2
21 May 2012

Powder Coated vs Anodised windows

Powder Coated vs Anodised windows
1, 2

If using clear anodising, which I did, make sure that the windows are well protected from mortar splashes. Otherwise, they look great. And will never need repainting ever!

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Casa2
May 21, 2012 8:08 pm
jen78wollahra
jen78wollahra
21 May 2012

PVC vs wood venetians

PVC vs wood venetians

We have just put wooden ones in, one company that quoted now makes everything in China and flys it in after the measure up, crazy!

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jen78wollahra
May 21, 2012 11:11 am
reno pair
reno pair
21 May 2012

French Doors

French Doors

Hi all We are looking to install 2 sets of french doors in our townhouse. The first will be to replace existing 70's aluminium sliding doors on to our courtyard. The…

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reno pair
May 21, 2012 10:31 am
d3vil_nik
d3vil_nik
19 May 2012

scratches on window frames.....

scratches on window frames.....
1, 2, 3

i know what u mean, just call in sick lol The issues I have are that I would need to take a day off (costing me a day of work) and if the fix…

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d3vil_nik
May 19, 2012 10:22 pm
Chocaholic
Chocaholic
19 May 2012

Ensuite sliding door mechanism

Ensuite sliding door mechanism

Hi There, We bought a terrace last year (it was built in 1996) and we are progressively discovering/ fixing its idiosyncrasies. The ensuite is small and has a door that…

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Chocaholic
May 19, 2012 10:02 pm
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willcres
May 18, 2012 5:32 pm
willcres


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