Window Care and Maintenance

Thursday, August 02, 2018 Paarhammer

If in doubt, use water and a soft sponge The timber floor in the living room, the glass in the shower, the family car, all these areas of our lives receive some care and maintenance on a regular basis. On the other hand, windows and doors are often neglected. The only focus may be on the cleaning of the glass, and this can be done without proper consideration to the health of the glass. With a little bit of effort, windows and doors rem ..

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Will we have to import timber?

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 Paarhammer

Is it really to the advantage of the Victorian economy to cancel the sustainable 80 year rotation of regrowth forest to harvest timber? Do we as window manufacturers have to go off-shore for all our timber? Paarhammer’s main timber is Victoria Ash coming out of the ASH sawmill in Heyfield, Gippsland. It is this very sawmill that has been in the news lately as being forced to close due to insufficient timber supply for future deman ..

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Wood: Australia's most loved material

Monday, October 24, 2016 Paarhammer

Wood continues to grow as the most loved material among Australians. In a recent survey WoodSolutions found that most Australians are likely to choose wood over other materials for various uses. Wood remains the most loved material and is unmatched on attributes relating to aesthetics and sustainability. Wood is seen as far more natural, warm, timeless, uplifting and versatile than other materials. Almost half of consumers l ..

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FSC® Friday 30th of September

Thursday, September 29, 2016 Paarhammer

Every two seconds, somewhere on Earth an area of forest the size of a football field is clear cut by illegal loggers. Products of illegal timber trade can be found everywhere, from building sites to private homes. A FSC® - Forest Stewardship Council® - logo means that you can be confident you are not contributing to the destruction of the world’s forests. FSC® ensures that the rights and needs of local people and workers have been  ..

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Choosing the Right Window - Talk

Thursday, July 07, 2016 Paarhammer

Tony Paarhammer will again be a speaker at the Adelaide Building and Home Improvement Show 15-17 July 2016. His topic is 'Choosing the Right Window - Trends, Energy Efficiency, Future' and you can hear him every day at 2pm at the Master Builders stage. When renovating or building, windows and doors are a big investment. It is important to choose wisely. There are many things to consider when choosing your windows and doors, includin ..

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Wood-Alu, the best of both worlds

Monday, May 02, 2016 Paarhammer

The energy efficient Wood-Alu range of windows and doors feature the warmth of timber on the inside, and low maintenance aluminium on the outside. Get the best of both worlds with the natural beauty and energy efficiency of timber, with no exterior painting. With all the standard features including quality design, the highest degree of craftsmanship and German hardware, Paarhammer Wood-Alu products are custom made to your spe ..

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Alfresco Areas

Friday, March 04, 2016 Paarhammer

Access to the BBQ area, trampoline or vegie patch - what better way than to have bi-fold doors that fold away to reveal a wide opening leading into the great outdoors. Perfect for entertaining, when groups of people are migrating between the rooms of your home and the alfresco area. And perfect when the doors are open on quieter days, the breeze can enter along with the gentle outside noises, and the backyard feels like an extension of  ..

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Builders Range

Tuesday, February 02, 2016 Paarhammer

A new tooling acquisition allows us to manufacture our Komfortline of domestic sized windows and doors at a reduced cost. This is a great way for builders to add value and achieve superior energy savings for home buyers. The 6-star energy rating which applies to all new builds, renovations, and additions can put pressure on builders to provide meaningful solutions to energy conservation in their buildings. For this reason Paarhammer ..

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Grand Designs Australia - 5x4 Hayes Lane

Friday, October 30, 2015 Paarhammer

A small footprint, passive design, and sustainable products were the focal point when designing this home in inner city Melbourne. With dimensions of just 5 x 4 meters the Haynes Lane Project is an impressive example of what is possible when good design meets client focus and principles. Paarhammer Windows and doors are part of this project. We invite you to watch the show about this interesting building, airing on Foxtel on the 5 No ..

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Sustainability for End Users

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 Paarhammer

Careful window selection and placement is rightly viewed as a means of reducing demand for artificial light and climate control. WERS – Window Energy Rating System - rates the energy impact of windows in housing anywhere in Australia. With up to 40% of a home’s energy for cooling or heating being lost or gained through windows, improving their thermal performance reduces energy costs and Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions. Windows a ..

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