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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
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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
movingGal
movingGal
4 October 2011

plantation shutters for stacker/sliding door

plantation shutters for stacker/sliding door

I have no window coverings as yet but I am planning to have plantations on the windows and probably curtains on the sliding doors - all in the one open living area. My…

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movingGal
Oct 04, 2011 5:27 pm
Joise hu
Joise hu
2 October 2011

extrusion tooling for windows and doors profile

extrusion tooling for windows and doors profile

Hi All I am Joise from China shanghai.we are engaged in windows and doors field for over ten years.we own our conuntry's excellent Doors and Windows engineer.Happy to…

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Joise hu
Oct 02, 2011 3:03 pm
auscros1985
auscros1985
1 October 2011

Timbertone Garage Doors in NSW?

Timbertone Garage Doors in NSW?

Unfortunately all those companies entirely replace the door which is not really in our affordability bracket. We were looking for a company that simply apply a woodgrain…

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auscros1985
Oct 01, 2011 9:32 am
loretta
loretta
28 September 2011

Blinds Online

Blinds Online

indeed!

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loretta
Sep 28, 2011 3:13 pm
loretta
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rojak1
Sep 28, 2011 12:14 pm
rojak1
rojak1
28 September 2011

Advice on north facing windows in Melbourne

Advice on north facing windows in Melbourne

I agree fully on the low-E double glazed windows. I have a large west facing window at home (I know, but the house had it already when we bought it) and I have tried…

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rojak1
Sep 28, 2011 10:36 am
eyspy
eyspy
28 September 2011

Advice - replacing window with door

Advice - replacing window with door

If you are enlarging the space width wise you will have to install a lintel above the new opening. It's not hard to do, but 'HAS' to be done to support the brickwork…

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eyspy
Sep 28, 2011 9:47 am
humble
humble
27 September 2011

Blinds and Shutters - Mid Range

Blinds and Shutters - Mid Range

For shutters, try port phillip shutters.. been looking at them, and there very very competitive, and they deliver.

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humble
Sep 27, 2011 1:52 pm
Laila
Laila
26 September 2011

Cheap way to dispose of old windows and sliding doors

Cheap way to dispose of old windows and sliding doors

I was going to say Gumtree, we got about six calls in the first 10 minutes after putting up our old timber sliding doors for free. For some of our other broken windows we…

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Laila
Sep 26, 2011 2:05 pm
eyspy
eyspy
26 September 2011

New glazing in existing secondhand doors

New glazing in existing secondhand doors

Easy to do. I have done this myself to great effect. Too hard to explain how to do here, but you can work it out easy enough.

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eyspy
Sep 26, 2011 10:02 am
Shot81
Shot81
23 September 2011

PVC double glazed windows

PVC double glazed windows

Baulkham hills, Sydney

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Shot81
Sep 23, 2011 3:30 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
22 September 2011

Obscured glass issue

Obscured glass issue

No value, sorry - we chuck out our…

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ECOECO
Sep 22, 2011 6:16 pm
ECOECO
darkms23
darkms23
19 September 2011

Flyscreen in Melbourne

Flyscreen in Melbourne

Hi friend, I think this online shop can help you : www.smartcurtainsblinds.com.au . I bought blinds from there and I found there is flyscreen also. You can have a look.

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darkms23
Sep 19, 2011 8:49 pm
darkms23
darkms23
19 September 2011

Black roman blind?

Black roman blind?

Hi there, We got our roman blinds, verticals & shutters from this online shop www.smartcurtainsblinds.com.au . We're really happy with them. My sister Emily also got her…

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darkms23
Sep 19, 2011 8:36 pm
KianaRobinson
KianaRobinson
18 September 2011

Blinds? Curtains? Best for blocking heat...

Blinds? Curtains? Best for blocking heat...

Hi, I was just reading the thread and i think the idea of putting an awning to block the sun from the outside atleast to prevent the sun touching the back of the house is…

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KianaRobinson
Sep 18, 2011 11:24 pm
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jem
Sep 17, 2011 8:44 pm
CA3105
CA3105
17 September 2011

Cost for cassette window?

Cost for cassette window?

Congrats on your soon-to-be new purchase! :) I'm assuming by cassette window you are referring to a highlite window? It will depend on whether you're increasing or…

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CA3105
Sep 17, 2011 1:10 am
bashworth
bashworth
15 September 2011

Window Tinting vs Solar Gain

Window Tinting vs Solar Gain

We have always had lots of North Facing windows shaded as in this link http://www.anewhouse.com.au/?p=1419 We have never had any glare problems without any tinting.

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bashworth
Sep 15, 2011 5:39 pm
bashworth
becost
becost
13 September 2011

Steel frame windows

Steel frame windows

Hi All, This is my inaugural post! These building forums are great - I'm learning a lot just reading through previous posts. I'm in the planning stages of my home…

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becost
Sep 13, 2011 4:35 pm
eyspy
eyspy
13 September 2011

Damage to carpet & paintwork during reno by builder

Damage to carpet & paintwork during reno by builder

Consumer affairs and your ombusman aare your first steps. Get their advice before withholding payment. State your case and follow their advice. As for the builder, if he…

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eyspy
Sep 13, 2011 1:47 pm


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