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Advantages of Lift-slide Sliding Doors

Advantages of Lift-slide Sliding Doors

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

With the weather warming up in the southern states, we look forward to outdoor entertaining. Alfresco dining is especially popular in the summer months and to delineate the space between indoors and outdoors, wide opening doors are on the wish-list for many homeowners. Great outdoor spaces that are visible through glass give the feeling of increased living space. Sophisticated lift-slide sliding doors are the perfect fit. How Lift-slide sliding doors work Lift-slide sliding doors lift up first – as the name implies - before you slide them wide open. This feature allows the doors to seal perfectly when closed, providing
Pivot Entrance Doors - or not?

Pivot Entrance Doors - or not?

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Wide entrance doors seem to become all the rage. Why? They look impressive and are also practical as you can move large things in and out of the home. Are they working well? Often you may have a wide entrance door but a pivot hinge is used, hence the actual walk through space is not wider than a standard hinged door. Also traditional door jambs and butt hinges struggle with larger – especially wider – doors. Meet the Paarhammer entrance door Featuring hinging which carry up to 200kg easily, you can now have a wide door which opens really wide.
Easy Window Installation by Owner Builders

Easy Window Installation by Owner Builders

Monday, March 16, 2020

Decades into retirement, this couple decided to make their lifelong dream a reality and started to build their new home as owner-builders. One partner was a chemical engineer during his working life and had never built anything before. His wife was a medical practitioner, again with no building experience. But the love of creating something with their own hands that was beautiful, and most importantly sustainable, made them take the plunge. In 2013 a house block in a rural town came up for sale with a wonderful view. A steep location but a suitable house site had been cut into
Doors for Outdoor Living Spaces

Doors for Outdoor Living Spaces

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

With temperatures rising, our thoughts turn to outdoor areas and BBQs. Great outdoor spaces visible through glass seemingly increase your living space. Learn 3 ways to combine your indoor and outdoor living spaces. Sliding doors – this is the most popular openable glazed door for several reasons: They can be made very large. In the lift-slide technology, Paarhammer can make sliding door giants up to 3m high by 3m wide for the actual slider or 2.1m high by up to 5m wide or anything in-between, up to 400kg. They are space saving. As the door/s slide over a fixed glazed

Entrance Door Video

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Paarhammer custom design and make entrance doors for clients who want to express their individual style and enhance their unique home. Choose from Timber Entrance Doors or Aluminium Entrance Doors which combine high architectural value with low maintenance. The latest in adjustable hardware ensures high security and sound protection. Entrance doors are available only as a package with framing, threshold and locking system to ensure their energy efficiency and air tightness. See this latest video and get inspired to increase the street appeal of your home or business. Information on Timber Entrance Doors Information on Aluminium Clad Entrance Doors
New barrier-free door threshold

New barrier-free door threshold

Monday, February 04, 2019

External hinged doors with a level threshold that stop drafts would be the ideal in many situations. No door draft stoppers - or fabric door snakes - just a perfect level seal to keep out drafts, noise and water. This is now possible with the new patented barrier-free magnetic threshold by Alumat-Frey GmbH, Germany. How does the barrier free door threshold work? When the door is closed, 2 double seals with silicone contact in the threshold are automatically attracted to the 2 magnetic strips at the bottom of the door. The seals come up from the level threshold, meet the

Bi-fold Doors to open up your house

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Bi-fold doors in a variety of configurations and up to 10 metre wide can open up your home for perfect summer entertaining. No bending down or stretching up to open or close shoot-bolts, all you do is turn a handle on every second door for easy operation. Watch this video to see how. For more information please see: Architectural Timber Range - Bi-fold Doors link

Sliding Doors for Entertaining

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Paarhammer sliding doors are available in a variety of configurations, ranges and sizes including corner sliders, stacker sliders and giant sliders. View this video to get ideas for your own build and imagine how your indoor outdoor summer entertaining could be.  For more information on the variety of sliding doors (and other doors) please see: Architectural Timber Range Komfort+ Timber Range Wood-Alu Range
Komfortline

Komfortline

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Increased energy costs, an increased awareness of our environment, the costs of home building or renovating, and the need to reduce these costs where possible are all common factors facing builders and home owners. Now there is a cost effective way to get the results you want without the price tag.  Komfortline by Paarhammer, is the perfect solution for conscientious builders looking for energy efficient products and ways to value add for their clients, and home owners looking for budget friendly windows and doors. Sanded, primed and paint ready, the range comprises of double glazed European style tilt turn windows, fixed

Indoor / Outdoor Living: Bi-fold Doors

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Alfresco living is much in demand for entertaining. The trend towards building homes with an abundance of natural light and a seamless connection between interior and exterior spaces is growing. Open up your house with either sliding doors, French doors or bi-fold doors. What are the advantages of each and which one should you chose? Let’s look at bi-fold doors Imagine an opening of up to 10 meters wide or up to 2.8 meters high, removing the barrier between indoors and outdoors to create one large entertainment area where friends can mingle with a glass of wine and nibbles, have
Keep flies outside

Keep flies outside

Thursday, November 16, 2017

In joking, the Australian salute or greeting is a wave of a hand in front of ones face. Why? Flies of course! They serve an important role in our eco system but are annoying and we generally don’t want them in the house. As Paarhammer windows open to the inside, we often get asked “what about a flyscreen?” The answer is easy - the flyscreen is fitted to the outside of the window or door. Depending on the product range, Paarhammer removable flyscreens are either made with a timber frame in the same colour as the outside of the window
Uncover the Secrets of lift-slide Sliding Doors

Uncover the Secrets of lift-slide Sliding Doors

Monday, August 08, 2016

For making an architectural statement, or for opening the home to entertaining areas, nothing beats the versatility and style of Paarhammer Lift-Slide Sliding Doors. In addition to a double layer of seals, they feature retractable carriages as part of the German hardware, which allow the door to be sealed airtight to increase energy efficiency and stops drafts. This function also allows the door to be stopped in any open position. Lift-slide sliding doors have a number of carriages recessed into the bottom of the sliding door panel as part of the technologically advanced hardware. These carriages lift up the door