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KAN
KAN
9 January 2012

Cost of plantation shutters for a door

Cost of plantation shutters for a door

Hi Just after a rough cost to install plantation shutters to a glass door (with wood frame) Size is 820 w x 2040 Link to door type

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KAN
Jan 09, 2012 6:50 am
silverstyne89
silverstyne89
9 January 2012

bi fold coverings

bi fold coverings

I have a 7 door bifold and have had a screen installed as part of the build. spectacularly expensive ...but we didnt see any other way of defeating the flies and mozzies.

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silverstyne89
Jan 09, 2012 1:36 am
edscl
edscl
8 January 2012

Help regarding Timberlook garage door and wallpaper hanging

Help regarding Timberlook garage door and wallpaper hanging

I can't help you with the garage door, but $3000 sounds excessive have you thought about going with the same colour as your window frames or gutters and fascias? With the…

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edscl
Jan 08, 2012 1:31 am
edscl
ECOECO
ECOECO
6 January 2012

Tint film on double glazed?

Tint film on double glazed?

What if you had the inside of the outer pane tinted during manufacture? Would that stop most of the IR & UV from even entering the window? Are…

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ECOECO
Jan 06, 2012 3:19 pm
ECOECO
trina_wilson
trina_wilson
3 January 2012

Curtain Colour

Curtain Colour

try custom design curtains from sydney super shades. are you from sydney, australia? I think you can email or contact them for free @ sales@supershades.com.au. They will…

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trina_wilson
Jan 03, 2012 4:05 pm
trina_wilson
trina_wilson
3 January 2012

Replacing fibreglass flyscreen with privacy aluminium mesh

Replacing fibreglass flyscreen with privacy aluminium mesh

Hi there! you can try visiting my home supplier thru this website. http://supershades.com.au/index.html They are located in Unit1 9 Powells Road Brookvale NSW 2100

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trina_wilson
Jan 03, 2012 3:53 pm
helkel
helkel
28 December 2011

Newbie - replacing bay window and screens

Newbie - replacing bay window and screens

Hi folks, I've just bought my first house and I am wondering what people's experience is with my 2 questions. 1. I have a brick townhouse. On the ground floor is a bay…

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helkel
Dec 28, 2011 1:51 pm
Nika25
Nika25
24 December 2011

Bathroom windows - exposed - best solution for privacy

Bathroom windows - exposed - best solution for privacy

We have similar situation - we have exposed windows in all 3 of our wet areas (bathroom, powder room, ensuite). Powder room and ensuite are in front of the house and…

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Nika25
Dec 24, 2011 9:15 am
Nika25
jmcbd
jmcbd
23 December 2011

awning window max opening width

awning window max opening width

Thank you Ed. You are great! Merry Christmas.

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jmcbd
Dec 23, 2011 9:44 pm
D200 Doug
D200 Doug
8 December 2011

Tiny insect fly screen

Tiny insect fly screen

there are a LOT of the little suckers out here in the country !!! :lol: :lol:

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D200 Doug
Dec 08, 2011 11:46 pm
deb17
deb17
7 December 2011

removing OH&S markings from sliding doors

removing OH&S markings from sliding doors
1, 2

We just had all of our sliders replaced due to water damage, from being left on slab for to long. We asked for the decals to be put back on, if we hadn't of asked i'm…

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deb17
Dec 07, 2011 4:57 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
6 December 2011

Problems with Trend double hung, wide style aluminium window

Problems with Trend double hung, wide style aluminium window

Hi there, We chose Trend double hung, wide style aluminium windows for our renovation some 9 years ago. The spring sliding mechanism in each…

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ECOECO
Dec 06, 2011 7:56 am
ECOECO
amgsl55
amgsl55
3 December 2011

My upstairs glass is cracked

My upstairs glass is cracked

Awesome design dude really fantastic and indeed able to implement these designs. Thanks for have such a nice post thanks…

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amgsl55
Dec 03, 2011 9:36 pm
kyton
kyton
1 December 2011

Bankers... :-)

Bankers... :-)

I just resigned from being one! But not because of the job LOL. Loved being a Bankie for 22yrs.

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kyton
Dec 01, 2011 2:14 pm
kyton
househelp28
househelp28
30 November 2011

Lintels

Lintels

Hi guys, just wondering if anyone knows the answer to this question. If i have a sliding door with openings of between 3370mm. and 4210mm, does this require an a 6mm or…

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househelp28
Nov 30, 2011 7:22 pm
spaceman347
spaceman347
29 November 2011

Vantage SoundOUT windows?

Vantage SoundOUT windows?

Thanks Miloolimm, There hasn't been any mention of plastic clips or plugs. I'll get back onto them and see what they say. Good to hear that you got some decent results…

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spaceman347
Nov 29, 2011 12:40 pm
baronx
baronx
28 November 2011

820mm door without architraves or 720mm with architraves?

820mm door without architraves or 720mm with architraves?

You will only end up with about 15mm of arc on each side once you allow for the quirk. Not quite matching the rest of the house when the other…

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baronx
Nov 28, 2011 9:09 am
baronx
Trish
Trish
28 November 2011

Old Leadlight Wiindows

Old Leadlight Wiindows

Thanks all for your help. Hubby can actually do leadlight, he has made front doors etc in the past, however we are looking at all options as i…

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Trish
Nov 28, 2011 12:54 am
Trish
Casa2
Casa2
27 November 2011

Warped External Door advice

Warped External Door advice

My garage door is white and has warped. I don't the colour is a contributing factor. In my case the garage door is unprotected, so it was always going to be a problem. All…

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Casa2
Nov 27, 2011 12:27 pm
melbournevicau
melbournevicau
22 November 2011

Aluminium bifolds or stacker doors?

Aluminium bifolds or stacker doors?
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I'm looking for a bifold door where the material is made of plastic instead of glass for our alfresco area. any recommendation? Thanks.

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melbournevicau
Nov 22, 2011 9:35 pm
rosypaige
rosypaige
22 November 2011

Internal Bifold Doors

Internal Bifold Doors

Haha I was thinking the same Ed!

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rosypaige
Nov 22, 2011 11:33 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
20 November 2011

flow or air trhough windows

flow or air trhough windows

You might find this thread interesting... take into account that your windows have a greater opening than half height awnings... Ed viewtopic.php?f=23&t=51248

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ECOECO
Nov 20, 2011 8:30 pm
ECOECO
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sienna81
Nov 16, 2011 2:39 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
15 November 2011

Window Sizes - 300mm increments or 'brickwork dimensions'

Window Sizes - 300mm increments or 'brickwork dimensions'

Also it depends on whether you are having finished face brick or commons which are rendered after. The latter doesn't really matter whether you…

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ECOECO
Nov 15, 2011 7:43 pm
ECOECO
batch_0695
batch_0695
14 November 2011

uPVC Window Supplier

uPVC Window Supplier
1, 2

I'm in Wollongong and wondering if any one knows a reputable window company down here? Also what ball park price would I be looking at for a window that is 1.5m x 2.7m? Thanks

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batch_0695
Nov 14, 2011 8:10 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
14 November 2011

Question about double doors

Question about double doors

Hi, Popped by to check out the place under construction and noticed that the front entrance double doors have been installed. What I find weird is…

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ECOECO
Nov 14, 2011 11:51 am
ECOECO

i thought i had best chuck a link…

Guest
Jan 01, 1970 11:00 am
ecoMaster
ecoMaster
9 November 2011

Double Glazing a corner window

Double Glazing a corner window

One possibility is to use regular single glazing and then secondary glaze. ecoGlaze secondary glazing looks really good in this situation and performs like good quality…

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ecoMaster
Nov 09, 2011 9:48 am
ecoMaster
stuey0608
stuey0608
8 November 2011

Door sits out of square

Door sits out of square

Hi All, I have just had an independant inspector go through my house before PCI. He has noted that my garage door (to back yard) sits out of square in opening. To fix…

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stuey0608
Nov 08, 2011 10:56 pm
stuey0608
Aesthetic Blinds
Aesthetic Blinds
6 November 2011

WHITE BLINDS

WHITE BLINDS

It definately depends on the material! There are plenty of quality blind fabrics that have a Teflon coating or similar which will protect them and…

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Aesthetic Blinds
Nov 06, 2011 7:37 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
3 November 2011

Fixing windows to house frame - what's the standard?

Fixing windows to house frame - what's the standard?

Hi Not much is mandatory in building until someone is hurt or it fails. The standard work practice is to pack…

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ECOECO
Nov 03, 2011 6:09 pm
ECOECO
EssG
EssG
1 November 2011

Internal Louver Stacker Doors

Internal Louver Stacker Doors

Have seen internal Louvered stacker doors that separate a ENS from the Master Bed room and was wondering if anyone know where you can buy them? Cheers Ess G

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EssG
Nov 01, 2011 5:13 pm
AE86
AE86
31 October 2011

Shawl Creations / Curtains Galore melbourne ..any dealings?

Shawl Creations / Curtains Galore melbourne ..any dealings?

Just found this site today and how fantastic it is! anyhow ... Has anyone had any dealings with Shawl Creations in Campbellfield ,Melbourne? We went in and had a look at…

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AE86
Oct 31, 2011 10:25 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
29 October 2011

bi-fold window for servery

bi-fold window for servery

There's not enough room for mini french windows... I'm interested in this idea for a window opening upwards though... how did that…

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ECOECO
Oct 29, 2011 8:33 am
ECOECO
chrisandkate
chrisandkate
28 October 2011

Flexiscreens?

Flexiscreens?

A problem I have found with that type of screen is if you have outward opening windows (not including awnings with a winder) you have to peel back the screen, then open…

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chrisandkate
Oct 28, 2011 1:43 pm

Thanks for your help everyone - we ended up going for tinting as it seemed like the best option - it's fairly dark and may take a bit getting used to ! got a better price…

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Zarli
Oct 26, 2011 7:52 pm
Zarli
Ashkate
Ashkate
25 October 2011

stacker door versus double sliding door

stacker door versus double sliding door
1, 2

We have 2 x triple stackers that meet in the middle.. Our supplier didn't do the ones with fly screens.. Can you add an extra track afterwards?? I really hope so or we…

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Ashkate
Oct 25, 2011 9:45 pm
Ashkate
chippy
chippy
25 October 2011

Cabinet doors sitting wont come out ! (with image)

Cabinet doors sitting wont come out ! (with image)

The door is easy to remove and I assume that you have already done this. To remove the plastic plate on the side of the carcase I'd drill it out. Where the little indents…

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chippy
Oct 25, 2011 1:12 am
chippy
Marie P
Marie P
19 October 2011

Do plantation shutters offer any insulation?

Do plantation shutters offer any insulation?

I also have them throughout my apartment..i love them..they offer great insulation..lovely at night with the shutters open to let the night summer breeze in !!!

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Marie P
Oct 19, 2011 8:52 pm
nothingsuss
nothingsuss
19 October 2011

Window Screens and Security Screens advice

Window Screens and Security Screens advice

Hi all, my first post - definitely not my last, looks like a good wealth of information here. I'm on the hunt for some advice re security screens. Has anybody here…

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nothingsuss
Oct 19, 2011 5:22 pm
zintoo
zintoo
19 October 2011

Wynstan anyone?

Wynstan anyone?

hi laur3n did you end up using wynstan? any feedback? thanks

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zintoo
Oct 19, 2011 1:17 pm
alice_oro
alice_oro
19 October 2011

"Designer" curtain rails

"Designer" curtain rails

I haven't come across any DIY kits for what you are after sorry. They are a bit tricky and require special components. You could buy the components from places such as…

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alice_oro
Oct 19, 2011 2:17 am
alice_oro

With our windows now in this is what we…

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baby bacchus
Oct 14, 2011 11:40 am
baby bacchus
Let's_Build
Let's_Build
13 October 2011

Changing opening sash of window

Changing opening sash of window

The window supplier (Dowell) confirmed that this can be done. Have a quote for $200 for the works to be completed. I wonder if this is something a glazier could also do?…

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Let's_Build
Oct 13, 2011 8:49 am
rolandd
rolandd
12 October 2011

Draft Proof the windows for winter.

Draft Proof the windows for winter.

I have original double hung windows. When I sit next to the windows during winter, I get such a cold draft. I was thinking about double glazing but, someone said to just…

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rolandd
Oct 12, 2011 10:12 am

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