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-ter ..
There are many reasons to replace your home’s windows. New windows can improve the comfort, enhance the appearance, improve the energy efficiency and increase the safety of your home. Here are some of the reasons to replace your windows: Create comfort
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When customers visit the Wideline showroom (http://www.wideline.com.au/contact), we often find there is some confusion about when fall prevention is required for windows. What’s even worse is when people are not aware of fall prevention regulations and find that their windows are restricted when ..
Though it can’t use words, your house can talk to you in other ways. If your windows are giving you signs that something’s not quite right, it might be time to replace your windows.
Here are some of the signs that your windows might need replacing:
Windows that are difficult to clean
Window condensation occurs when the warm air inside your home meets the cold glass of your windows. It’s a common problem, and one that has become more prevalent as modern building methods produce increasingly airtight homes. In older construction, where heat could escape to the outside and home ..
We often receive calls from people asking why they can’t open their windows. The reason that many upstairs windows are restricted from being able to open fully is that the National Construction Code specifies requirements for preventing risk of falls from openable windows. These requirements are ..
Are you renovating or building and planning your window placement? Optimising your window placement should be a priority when building or renovating. When it comes to window placement, here are some things that Wideline recommends you do and don’t do:
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1. Live first then plan
Make sure you spend some time living in your home before making renovation plans. It’s important that you experience what the home is like to live in. You’ll find out details like where the sun goes and what parts of the home are hot or cold. You’ll find out how your fami ..
The NSW Government has introduced transformative changes to the Building Sustainability Index (BASIX) targets to reduce the energy consumption in new homes and apartments. Improving Australia’s housing sustainability helps to ensure new developments are ready for a changing climate, affordable t ..
Do you need new windows for your renovation or build? Windows do more than simply let in light, so there are a few things to consider before selecting your windows and placing a window order. let’s walk you through the process of choosing your windows in 7 easy steps. Step 1. Measure the window ..