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Need help choosing the right door for your home? The purpose of the door will provide important clues to the door type that is ideal for your home. Each home is different, and so are the needs of those who reside in them. The following is a guide to help you choose which door is best for your situation. Remember that these are only suggestions to assist with your decision making process, there are no rules! Best doors for formal entry Hinged or French doors are best for more form ..

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Aluminium Entry doors are fast becoming the preferred choice of designers and Architects when it comes to making a stylish first impression. Robust, sophisticated, secure (/products/screens-secureline) and almost maintenance free, it is no wonder home owners, builders and Architects are turning their attention to this impressive wonder. Aluminium entry doors certainly achieve this. Single Entry doors, French entry doors, hinged doors, pivot doors, chair rails, colonial bars, translucen ..

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They may seem mundane to many and yet they can really set the tone for what to expect once you step through them. Whether bright and bold or subtle and subdued, your front door (/products/entry-door-frame) is a statement and an important one at that. After all, it’s the first thing guests see before you even open the door. Talk about your first impressions! There are various ways of making that first impression, particularly using colour. Colours are more than just visual elements, the ..

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Louvre windows are a great addition to any home, they have timeless appeal and style. Louvres (/products/louvre-windows) offer optimum natural ventilation, allowing air to flow through almost 100% of the window area. Angled blades can direct the breeze to where it is needed most, or to allow as little or as much fresh air in. Closed louvres seal tightly to keep water and wind out. One question we are often asked however is "are they lockable?" and the great news is "yes" all louvres ac ..

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Cool tips to warm your house this winter Not all of us are fortunate enough to have the warm welcoming hug of central heating or a fireplace to greet us as we come home on a cold winter day. Older homes especially suffer from inadequate insulation and poorly fitted windows and doors. Insufficient glazing, uncarpeted floors and open plan living spaces also contribute to your home feeling more like the inside of your freezer rather than the comfortable and cozy space you crave when re ..

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Congratulations on your new build! Building a home can be both exciting and a little overwhelming at the same time. We want you to have a great experience so let’s help you with answering some of the most common questions we receive when it comes to choosing windows and doors for your new build. 1. When should I discuss windows and doors with my builder? The answer to this one is an easy one – straight away! Decisions on windows and doors must be made prior to plans being submitted ..

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Customers often ask for a quick price over the phone for a new timber or aluminium windows or want to know the price difference between a few different window types. These seem like completely reasonable questions to ask however there are so many individual factors that determine the cost of a window or door that this often is a far more challenging task that would first appear. Wideline manufacture all windows and doors to order, which means that every window will vary as production process ..

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With property prices and the costs associated with selling increasing, there has never been a more appealing time to stay in your current home and tailor it to your specific needs, all while maximizing your long-term growth. Here are 5 good reasons why a renovation can be better than selling up and moving: Retain money in your asset Add up the costs of selling up and moving including stamp duty, removalist fees and agent commission, as well as the additional outlay needed to upsize ..

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Awning windows are a popular window style as they offer a range of benefits while working well with both modern and traditional architecture. Wideline awning windows are available in timber and aluminium, which allows diverse design and functionality. How awning windows operate Awning windows open outward from a top hinge. They are screened on the inside of the window. A chain winder allows you to open the window to the amount required. Wideline awning windows can be locked in an ope ..

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When renovating it’s very easy to be tempted to cut costs, but keep in mind that features that increase comfort, reduce energy bills over time and improve resale value, can be worth paying a bit more for. When looking at the cost of a renovation, budget for the long term by factoring in long-term savings and improved resale value into your renovation decisions. A little for a lot more Much of the time the expense required for a long-term gain is only minimal on top of the base outl ..

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