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 12:58 pm
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 9:05 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…
Aug 24, 2012 10:19 am
Hope this is the right section for this query. Recently had some glass ballustrade put in and noticed that silicone sealing is only done on one side of the…
Flyscreens on commercial frame windows
Met with the owner of the window company on site. He had a look at all that was done and agreed that the quality of the screens is substandard and will be replacing all…
Screen doors - too confusing!
Considering these are sliding doors, I don't understand how they could be secure - couldn't you just lift them off the tracks? Or failing that, break a window to get…
How to match flyscreen colour?
This is an old post but I thought I would reply anyway....
Match the retractable flyscreen to your bifold door, that way it will look like it has always been there and…
Most Body corporates dont mind the stainless steel security screens bc they look like flyscreens and it is acceptable and normal practice to have flyscreens on your…
window sizes and strengths?
Hi thanks for your reply. They dont have to be opening windows as I have a sliding door right at the end of the bench. I just want 2 long windows…
Gap at bottom of door
Thanks theyetti - didn't think of checking out Raven's website Just assumed that Bunnings would stock all their models.
Will get DH to put in an order for the RP54
Creating a bigger window
Can anyone please help me with the following questions regarding creating a bigger window in a 1940's fibro house? The room is used as a study and only has one of…
Bi-fold vs stacker & security
Thanks for your input... think we're going to go with the centor ES2 product as suggested by sceen7. It's a good looking product now i just hope it serves the purpose and…
Fixed or Awning Windows
Thanks Ed, I think I'll try and stick with open-able windows of some variety.
Silly question but how do the window winders work (I…
Hopefully this is simple. If you are looking at a door on a plan picture yourself standing on the side of the door where the door opens away…
Roller Shutter blows fuse
The shutters have been working fine for 12-14years.
I found the cause.
I removed the cover and found one of the slats had worked to one side and must have occasionally…
Gaps between bricks and aluminium windows
Yes, your house must prevent ingress of water and dampness and the job has to look professional.
If there is a display home , have a look, you are entitled…