1. DanRobertsB

    Windows and sliding doors: Velfac vs uPVC vs aluminium

    Hi, I'm after some replacement casement windows and sliding patio doors in a timber frame/wood clad house. White inside, rosewood (or similar RAL colour) outside. Any thoughts on what material is best, and why? Seems to be a fair it of conflicting advice (much of it from interested parties!)...
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    Window latch/lock?? What is it calledm

    Hi, I moved into a new flat that I'm renting recently and there is a window lock/latch on one of the sliding windows. I just wanted to know if anyone knew what it's called because I want one for the other sliding window as it'll help me lock them while I have the outer window open. I've...
  3. O

    Sliding door lock

    What it says- refurbing the bathroom which is tiny so sliding door is the only option (apart from a bifold, which would have similar issues) I need some means of securing the door that ideally can be released from outside (with a screwdriver or other tool in case of emergency), that doesn't...
  4. R

    Sliding wardrobe doors

    Hi folks, Long-time lurker, first-time poster. I'm building some built-in wardrobe sliding doors -- four doors at ~2200x800mm each across a 3m span floor-to-ceiling, with carpet underneath. Importantly, they're going to be wrapped in fabric so couldn't care less about paintability. I don't...
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    tilt and slide door seems to come off the hinge at the bottom... HELP

    I have a tilt/slide balcony door. The one in which you turn the handle 90 degrees, and the top of the door tilts inwards to give ventilation. Turn the handle 180 degreed and the door pulls out and slides. Earlier today the door was stiff sliding open so I pulled it a little too hard. When I...
  6. A

    Installing a wall mounted sliding mirror in bathroom

    Hello all, I hope this is the appropriate forum for this - I was hoping someone would be able to offer me some advice. I have very recently moved into a flat in which the bathroom has one smallish window above the sink, with no mirror anywhere or, really a reasonable surface to put one. The...
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    Installing a wall mounted sliding mirror in bathroom

    EDIT: I am very sorry, I did not read the rules for this forum first, please could an admin delete this post, I have reposted in "General DIY".