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Gaudi
Gaudi
22 July

Window covering advice for large stacker doors

Window covering advice for large stacker doors

We actually had a super large alfresco sliding door area. The standard or max width for roller blinds is about 2800mm usually. I did get quotes from other companies for my…

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Gaudi
Jul 22, 2018 10:20 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
29 April

What's wrong with my windows...?????

What's wrong with my windows...?????
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Take a photograph of the window and give some more detail... I will help if I can.

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ECOECO
Apr 29, 2018 3:50 pm
ECOECO
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ECOECO
Feb 07, 2018 10:53 am
ECOECO
Altocu
Altocu
2 December 2017

Window Brand/Manufacturer recommendations

Window Brand/Manufacturer recommendations

Hi, Who did you end up going with? We're about to start building just south of Coolangatta so will be interested in your choice. Cheers, Steve

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Altocu
Dec 02, 2017 11:31 pm
gaweleczek
gaweleczek
24 September 2017

Window seal gap in corners

Window seal gap in corners

So bunch of seals broke after 2 months and last week seals in all awning windows were replaced. Hopefully they will last longer now :).

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gaweleczek
Sep 25, 2017 12:11 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
17 May 2017

Dated Coloured Glass - Cheap Update Ideas

Dated Coloured Glass - Cheap Update Ideas

Welcome. You can paint glass with any outdoor paint. Ed

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ECOECO
May 17, 2017 10:40 am
ECOECO
scubabe
scubabe
24 February 2017

Let's talk about front door hardware

Let's talk about front door hardware

I suggest that you should get an electronic/deadbolt locker. I think they are safer than other. I have seen some models here http://www.landmarkquality.com/doors/fe ... re-options.

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scubabe
Feb 24, 2017 11:14 am
scubabe
arodc
arodc
27 January 2017

Security screens – which company and why?

Security screens – which company and why?

Has anyone used the Bradnams Stainless View screens?

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arodc
Jan 27, 2017 7:43 pm
Craigasaurus
Craigasaurus
18 December 2016

Doors

Doors

Since it's upstairs I wouldn't worry too much. But a standard 820 is wheelchair accessible. Which is always a good thing to consider.

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Craigasaurus
Dec 18, 2016 10:04 am

We have chosen this door for our entrance. It has arrived today and I'm annoyed as the centre bit of timber in the door has screw Heads on the interior side of the…

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Craigasaurus
Nov 14, 2016 8:58 pm
ralmin
ralmin
21 October 2016

Reading plans....window sizes

Reading plans....window sizes

This is one of the very few cases where Australians use measurements in the forgotten metric unit "decimetres" which means tenths of a metre, rather than "centimetres"…

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ralmin
Oct 21, 2016 9:04 am
marisa@artilux
marisa@artilux
22 September 2016

Pivot doors and flyscreen/security screen doors

Pivot doors and flyscreen/security screen doors
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Pivot doors are gorgeous but screening them is a bit of a nightmare. Is there room to build our and enclose a retractable or pleated fly screen that won't interfere with…

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marisa@artilux
Sep 22, 2016 2:03 pm
Jwalker86
Jwalker86
30 August 2016

Tiler Recommendation Brisbane - Difficult Tiles

Tiler Recommendation Brisbane - Difficult Tiles

Hi Team, Can anyone recommend a good tiler in Brisbane that has top notch work? 100 x 100 White Cushion Edge Tiles for Walls x 3 Diamond Shaped Tile for Floor in a…

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Jwalker86
Aug 30, 2016 3:59 pm
dementedguppy
dementedguppy
15 August 2016

Fly Screens suitable for a Queenslander/Casement Windows

Fly Screens suitable for a Queenslander/Casement Windows

Hi all, I am new to this forum. I came across a link on whirlpool and thought I may have more luck over here :) We have just purchased an old home, it's a Queenslander…

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dementedguppy
Aug 15, 2016 2:35 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
8 August 2016

Thickness of glass

Thickness of glass

Leaving out sound leakage through walls and ceilings, and around a window frame. Thicker glass is the most effective way of reducing noise through a window. It can be…

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ECOECO
Aug 08, 2016 11:32 am
ECOECO
Stewie D
Stewie D
7 August 2016

Replacing bubble glass and three pane Windows queries

Replacing bubble glass and three pane Windows queries

The small horizontal wooden bars ( muntins ) would be housed into the main frame ( sash ) of the window so when you remove them there would be a hole. You could just fill…

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Stewie D
Aug 07, 2016 10:36 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
27 July 2016

Grey glass windows

Grey glass windows

Would you recommend them then? What is the net result of using them? Is it worth paying for them more? Thanks If you want grey for other reasons -…

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ECOECO
Jul 27, 2016 4:43 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
26 July 2016

Type of windows for keeping house cool in in hot climate

Type of windows for keeping house cool in in hot climate

I want to help. I bought external roller shutters to reduce heat entering to my bedroom window. You can check this site for products details

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ECOECO
Jul 26, 2016 1:41 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
25 July 2016

Which is better in a cyclone: louvres or sliding windows?

Which is better in a cyclone: louvres or sliding windows?

You need to see the test report from the tested window/louvre. It will tell you everything. Sounds like you need windows to at least N4. Ed

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ECOECO
Jul 25, 2016 4:13 pm
ECOECO
flossy17
flossy17
7 May 2016

Sliding door or window in master bedroom

Sliding door or window in master bedroom

Thankyou, there is enough room one the left and opposite the window walls for a bed and bedside tables

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flossy17
May 07, 2016 11:20 pm
flossy17
HomeAngels
HomeAngels
30 March 2016

BAL rating and security screens.

BAL rating and security screens.

Yeah they are a very very dark grey or black. I just tried looking at mine but it's night time so hard to see the colour properly. They're not metal looking.

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HomeAngels
Mar 30, 2016 9:02 pm
HomeAngels
gommeqld
gommeqld
10 March 2016

Reliable window/door supplier in Mackay QLD

Reliable window/door supplier in Mackay QLD

Can anyone recommend a door/window supplier in Mackay region who actually wants to sell product to a residential house customer? I've spoken with and/or emailed several…

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gommeqld
Mar 10, 2016 10:10 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
12 February 2016

Hush laminated glass vs ordinary safety glass

Hush laminated glass vs ordinary safety glass

A better option for the original poster would have been to upgrade to 12.50 Vlam Hush for a much more noticeable improvement, and better still would have been to rip the…

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Stewie D
Feb 12, 2016 10:27 pm
1st-timers
1st-timers
8 February 2016

White Aluminium Joinery...Nuts???

White Aluminium Joinery...Nuts???

We were really pushed at our colour consultation and although I went back a few days later and changed just about everything, at the time I didn't give a thought to the…

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1st-timers
Feb 08, 2016 12:51 am
MezMaz71
MezMaz71
20 January 2016

Door Stops and Catchers

Door Stops and Catchers

Hi Jozh, we did a KDR last year, handover was first week of Sept . Those white stops was what our builder was going to install as well, but since we did our own flooring…

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MezMaz71
Jan 20, 2016 11:29 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
1 January 2016

Fly screens for casement windows

Fly screens for casement windows

Agree. Or advise where to get them.

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Saint Mike
Jan 01, 2016 7:51 am
Saint Mike
MelFox
MelFox
17 November 2015

Glass louvers - adjustment to be able to open 90 degrees

Glass louvers - adjustment to be able to open 90 degrees

Hi, I am hoping someone out there is a louver expert! I have recently moved into a new property and the louvers on some windows open approximately 45 degrees. I would…

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MelFox
Nov 17, 2015 12:35 pm
aussieta
aussieta
4 September 2015

Casement windows and glazing bars

Casement windows and glazing bars

certainteed make a double glazed window with the bars sandwiched betweeen the two panes of glass http://www.certainteed.com.au/double-gl ... ic-styles/

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aussieta
Sep 04, 2015 7:01 pm
aussieta
mike100jobstodo
mike100jobstodo
3 September 2015

Changing a medium sized window into a floor to ceiling one?

Changing a medium sized window into a floor to ceiling one?

Before replacing your window to a larger one, make sure to check out whether there are any obstacles to install your new window such as electrical wiring or plumbing and…

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mike100jobstodo
Sep 03, 2015 10:53 am
manger
manger
8 August 2015

Thermally broken aluminium windows a&l

Thermally broken aluminium windows a&l

I wonder what temperature difference can be expected between internal and external aluminium frames of DG thermally broken Al windows ? We recently installed DG thermal…

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manger
Aug 08, 2015 9:49 pm
stevie_sloth
stevie_sloth
31 July 2015

Odd sized arched ensuite doorway with saloon doors

Odd sized arched ensuite doorway with saloon doors

I want these impractical half size saloon doors replaced with some kind of bifold, that i assume would need to be narrow to accommodate the narrow archway. Is this…

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stevie_sloth
Jul 31, 2015 11:39 pm
dalemengel
dalemengel
11 May 2015

Turning Door Into Louvred Window?

Turning Door Into Louvred Window?

Hi all, I decided to put a secondary entry/exit door into my living room, but thinking I should have made this a window as the door opening inwards eats into floor…

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dalemengel
May 11, 2015 7:17 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
7 March 2015

Privacy glass windows in the living room

Privacy glass windows in the living room

ps. Am trying to attach a photo but it won't paste. You can't paste a photo directly into your post here on the forums. You have to upload…

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Stewie D
Mar 07, 2015 3:21 pm
Roomeat
Roomeat
4 March 2015

Supplying Own Doors After Handover?

Supplying Own Doors After Handover?

Oh ok that sounds cool. So I would imagine if both doors are "pre-hung" then the hinges are located the same to be able to do that? Never thought the was so much for a…

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Roomeat
Mar 04, 2015 9:20 am
Roomeat
ECOECO
ECOECO
3 March 2015

Pvcu windows

Pvcu windows

Double glazing will make a very big difference, for example our standard double glazed window stops 34.5 dB... the thicker the glass the better, and it is best if each…

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ECOECO
Mar 03, 2015 5:07 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
7 January 2015

window reveals help

window reveals help

Hi all, sorry if this has already been answered, i had a search through and can't find much we are doing some filling on under my…

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ECOECO
Jan 07, 2015 12:13 pm
ECOECO
WareDesignWorks
WareDesignWorks
27 December 2014

WareDesignWorks

WareDesignWorks

Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that…

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WareDesignWorks
Dec 27, 2014 12:38 am
bpratt
bpratt
12 September 2014

Door hardware on pivot doors

Door hardware on pivot doors

Thanks grumblebum, it's the sort of thing I was thinking about with the wind and roller latch they have. At least this way I'll have the same door handles on both doors…

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bpratt
Sep 12, 2014 8:50 pm
marisa@artilux
marisa@artilux
3 September 2014

Sunscreen Panel Glides?

Sunscreen Panel Glides?

Hi there, I was wondering if anyone has both normal panel glides and then alongside this sunscreen panel glides too? We have a huge sliding…

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marisa@artilux
Sep 03, 2014 3:12 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
18 August 2014

Feature window for Queenslander

Feature window for Queenslander

A bifold window with similar proportions to your casements. Ed

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ECOECO
Aug 18, 2014 2:15 pm
ECOECO
CH2012
CH2012
13 August 2014

Noise solution for leadlight casement windows

Noise solution for leadlight casement windows

Late reply from me Robbie55 but thank you! I had no idea that was done. I have looked up Magnetite and they have leadlight windows in their gallery. We shall look into…

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CH2012
Aug 13, 2014 12:13 pm
Wangmingtao
Wangmingtao
27 June 2014

Cost for Window upgrades Reasonable?

Cost for Window upgrades Reasonable?

1. For acoustic rated windows, sliding windows are not a good option. Awnings or casement windows are recommended. 2. Builders always have excessive margins for upgraded items.

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Wangmingtao
Jun 27, 2014 5:45 pm
bpratt
bpratt
24 May 2014

Overall width of door and door jamb

Overall width of door and door jamb

I was going to get solid core doors for the external doors anyway.

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bpratt
May 24, 2014 11:45 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
24 May 2014

Bathroom door peeling off

Bathroom door peeling off

Do you mean paint, wood or ply ... :)

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Saint Mike
May 24, 2014 1:13 pm
Saint Mike
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rob70au
Apr 26, 2014 6:05 pm

These are the best pictures I have of them at the moment.…

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EmyN
Apr 18, 2014 8:58 am
EmyN

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