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Home Renovation or Building - FAQs

Below are answers to some common questions, if you can't find the information you are looking for, please contact our team either by calling 1800 68 11 68 or through our enquiry form

Aluminium screen and Mirror Colours

Can I get aluminium framed showerscreens and mirrors in any colour?

Yes. Stegbar has a standard range of colours developed over our years of experience. We can also produce almost any custom colour, however there will be a time and cost premium for such a service.

Aluminium Window and Door Colours

Can I get aluminium windows and doors in any colour?

Yes. Stegbar has a standard range of colours developed over our years of experience. We can also produce almost any custom colour, however there will be a time and cost premium for such a service.

Display Centres

Where can I see Stegbar products?

Aside from being installed in many builders' display homes, Stegbar products can be seen at any of our national Display Centres.

Door Styles

What styles of doors does Stegbar have?

Stegbar manufactures a full range of cedar doors for internal use, external entry units, bi-folding or sliding patio doors, internal bi-fold doors and room dividers, and hinged door frames. The About windows & doorsWindow and door materials and Glass and glazing sections provide complete information regarding Stegbar window and door styles.

Engineered Timber

What is engineered timber?

This form of timber component is world recognised as providing superior stability and structural reliability, while maintaining the warmth and visual appeal of solid cedar. See our Engineered timber page for more information.

Glass Type for Showerscreens

What type of glass does Stegbar use in showerscreens?

All Stegbar showerscreens are glazed in accordance with Australian glazing standard AS 1288. You can choose between clear, toned, or textured in Grade A safety glass.

Glass Type for Windows

What type of glass will be best for my windows?

This really depends on your own personal requirements and will be influenced by what you want to see, hear, and feel, and what you want your home to look like. See our Glass & Glazing section for more information.

Installation Service for Showerscreens and Wardrobes

Will Stegbar install my new showerscreen or wardrobe?

Stegbar installs all showerscreens and wardrobes to ensure that they are working properly and installed within the requirements of the Australian standards, so that you can be sure to get a lifetime of reliability from your Stegbar showerscreen or wardrobe.

Installation Service for Windows and Doors

Does Stegbar install windows and doors?

Yes. The professional Stegbar Installation Service is your one stop shop for replacing windows and doors.

Painting Windows and Doors

How do I paint cedar windows and doors?

See timber finishing.

Replacing Windows with Doors

Can I replace a window with a door?

Yes. The professional Stegbar Installation Service is your one stop shop for replacing windows with doors.

Safety Glass

Does the glass at the bottom of a window need to be safety glass?

Stegbar offers a wide selection of glazing options including safety glass. See our Glass & Glazing section for more information. Ask your consultant about how the benefits of Smart Glass can enhance your home through the many ComfortPac™ options that are available.

Showerscreen Location

Where is the best location for my showerscreen?

This really does depend on the design of your bathroom and what your requirements are. See showerscreens.

Showerscreen Removal

Will Stegbar remove my old showerscreen?

Yes. A professional Stegbar installer will remove your existing showerscreen to replace with a new one. Any issues relating to tiling however should be discussed with the Stegbar sales consultant, to ensure that we build the showerscreen the way you want it.

Showerscreens for New Homes

When is the best time to talk to Stegbar about showerscreens for a new home?

Ideally you should talk to us prior to construction commencing, as there may be issues relating to fixing to timber frame walls and waterproofing that are easier to resolve before any building.

Spare Parts

Does Stegbar sell spare parts for all your product?

Yes. While our rollers, hinges, handles, winders and frames are designed to give you worry free reliable service, there may be an instance when you need to replace or repair a specific component.

If ever you need to replace a part, simply contact us on 1800 681 168 or send us an enquiry online

Special Sizes for Showerscreens

Does Stegbar make special size showerscreens?

Yes, we can make a showerscreen to fit almost any bathroom requirement. Using any of our showerscreen range, Stegbar can create something that is truly unique.

Special Sizes for Windows

Does Stegbar make special size windows?

Stegbar prides itself on custom made windows. Talk to your consultant to see how our quality craftsmen can make the perfect window for your home. See custom made timber.

Timber Finishing

How are Stegbar timber products finished?

Our standard finish is a clear water repellent treatment, designed to prevent ingress of water into the surface of the timber between manufacture and when the windows or doors are finally painted or stained after installation in the building. In some locations Stegbar timber windows and doors can also be supplied primed with a water based opaque acrylic primer, or even finished with a stain/lacquer. See timber finishing.

Timber Finishing Recommendations

What finish does Stegbar recommend for timber windows and doors?

See timber finishing.

Timber Type

What type of timber does Stegbar use for windows and doors?

Stegbar uses Western Red Cedar. Its natural beauty is surpassed only by its natural resilience. Western Red Cedar will not twist or warp and is resistant to insect damage. And that makes it the ideal timber for beautiful and durable windows.

Wardrobes

I have a wardrobe with one shelf and one hanging rod, can Stegbar help make it more useful?

Yes. No matter what type of wardrobe you currently have - walk-in, built-in or free-standing - Stegbar can transform the area into a useful storage space with a range of drawers, shelves, hanging areas, shoe racks, belt rail, etc. to meet your every need. See our wardrobe section.

Warranty

Are Stegbar products covered by a Warranty?

Yes. All Stegbar products are covered by a specific Warranty covering workmanship, performance and durability. See Warranty.

Window Sizes

What is the best size for windows?

This really depends on your own personal requirements, however a general rule of thumb is that the area of windows should be between 20% and 30% of the floor area for optimum lighting and ventilation conditions. See our window planning guides in Tips & Tricks for more information.

Window Styles

What styles of windows does Stegbar offer?

Stegbar manufactures all standard window styles including awning, bi-fold, casement, double hung, fixed and sliding. Our windows and doors are available in Timber and Aluminium. The About windows & doorsWindow and door materials and Glass and glazing sections provide complete information regarding Stegbar window and door styles.