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How lucky are we that we get to bask in these Australian summers, enjoying endless barbeques with friends and family and soaking in the great outdoors! With the design trends still favouring a blending of indoor/outdoor spaces, more and more families are looking for ways to create open-flow living spaces that work for the modern lifestyle. The one thing in Australia that we can’t seem to escape, is the bugs! As we look for ways to let the great outdoors in, often it means we let the ..

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A hidden cost many forget to consider until late in the window ordering process are things many consider to be ‘added extras’ namely the costs involved in glass that is specified for your home. There has been a recent change to BASIX legislation around improvements in energy efficiency and more specifically, controlling heat loss and gain through windows. This has meant that for many homes, double glazing or Low-E coated glass may be unavoidable in your new build. This can also impact on the ..

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With the wall and roof frames complete, episode three see's Kyal and Kara's focus turn to getting the renovation locked up! All of their gorgeous Wideline windows and doors are installed, including some of the biggest sliding doors you'll ever see! The day we've all been waiting for finally arrives and their roof goes on! With the roof installed, the boys press on with cladding the house and Kara locks in some paint colours. It's all happening and we want to see more! Check out the full  ..

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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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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 submitte ..

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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 family utilises the space. This experience often changes what you tackle first for your renovation. It’s so important to learn about where you are living before you change it. This will help you add  ..

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Wideline has had a long history on the North Coast of NSW and we’re proud to say that we’ve returned to the region, with a focus to the future. We’ve opened the doors to our new Wideline window and door showroom Port Macquarie, which is conveniently located in the Port Macquarie industrial precinct. Wideline’s range of windows and doors Wideline’s Port Macquarie showroom has an extensive range of Wideline’s window and door products on display, including our Horizon residential range of a ..

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