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How to clean window blinds?How to clean window blinds?

Hi folks, I am in need of your help. My house was constructed a few months ago. Instead of getting the usual curtains we thought of getting window blinds in order to…

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Richardcarrol
Mar 27, 2017 8:54 pm
Dani_J
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Questions about windows and doorsQuestions about windows and doors

Hi Ed, trying to get our windows sorted for our build. Energy report recommends double glazing to most of our windows (u value of 4.8). My question is will this…

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Dani_J
Mar 27, 2017 8:48 pm
ECOECO
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20 March
Laminate or double glazed Windows?Laminate or double glazed Windows?

Actually the total thickness of glass makes the biggest difference in noise attenuation. Argon, gap size and laminate are just tweaks. So double glazing is a 2 fold…

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ECOECO
Mar 20, 2017 3:20 pm
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ECOECO
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20 March
Double glazed windows.Double glazed windows.

Heaps of people have done that... some have ended in tears. In general Chinese windows are made for Chinese construction. Most are not tested for Australia, ISO standard…

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ECOECO
Mar 20, 2017 3:13 pm
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ECOECO
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20 March
Has anyone used A&L Windows?Has anyone used A&L Windows?

Removing these stickers will make your windows/doors non-compliant... be aware.

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ECOECO
Mar 20, 2017 3:02 pm
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ECOECO
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14 March
My double glazed windows fro ChinaMy double glazed windows fro China
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Hi Mark, The problem is guaranteeing that the window is tested to AS2047, and that the glass complies with AS1288, it's almost impossible without full traceability. I am…

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ECOECO
Mar 14, 2017 3:11 pm
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ZRed96
11 March
Flush Door Handle Solution for (narrow) Passage DoorFlush Door Handle Solution for (narrow) Passage Door

Hello, I have a relatively narrow passage (little more than a standard door width) with a conventional swinging timber…

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ZRed96
Mar 11, 2017 6:30 pm
Gaudi
8 March
Tinting double glazed windowsTinting double glazed windows

I would suggest contacting your window supplier to discuss with them and make sure these changes will not impact upon your warranty. Thanks…

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Gaudi
Mar 08, 2017 7:08 pm
Berek
4 March
Window Timber SurroundsWindow Timber Surrounds

The box goes in first and the window is attached to it. Usually.

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Berek
Mar 04, 2017 10:35 pm
AnnaJoh
1 March
Let's talk about front door hardwareLet's talk about front door hardware

I suggest that you should get an electronic/deadbolt locker. I think they are safer than other. I have seen some models here http://www.landmarkquality.com/doors/fe ... re-options.

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AnnaJoh
Mar 01, 2017 4:46 pm
AnnaJoh
1 March
Gap under front doorGap under front door

Door stripping are available at the market.

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AnnaJoh
Mar 01, 2017 4:27 pm

At B & R Cleaning - We offer Cheap carpet cleaning, carpet steam cleaning, office cleaning, window cleaning, house cleaning, end of lease cleaning and as well as…

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branomiskovic
Feb 28, 2017 5:25 pm
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Mikeann
14 February
Replacing Internal DoorsReplacing Internal Doors

I'm looking at getting two internal doors replaced as they are damaged. They are timber veneer hollow core doors, 720mm and 770mm wide. What I'm after is someone that…

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Mikeann
Feb 14, 2017 12:02 pm
ausdesign
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14 February
Pivot door after handover?Pivot door after handover?

The opening will most likely have a lintel over it supporting roof loads. If you keep the same overall width as the existing frame (or smaller) then there shouldn't be any issue.

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ausdesign
Feb 14, 2017 9:39 am
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arodc
27 January
Security screens – which company and why?Security screens – which company and why?

Has anyone used the Bradnams Stainless View screens?

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arodc
Jan 27, 2017 7:43 pm
nathaniel.
25 January
Dune windows?Dune windows?

bricks - boral mocha roof/gutter/downpipe - woodland grey fascia,garage,windows - dune Keep the windows dune or change to black?

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nathaniel.
Jan 25, 2017 2:10 pm
beachsideliving
24 January
Glass bricks/rangehoodGlass bricks/rangehood

We are having a glass brick window/wall behind our bbq in our elfresco area. We want to mount a rangehood above bbq, so will have to be mounted on glass bricks. Any ideas…

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beachsideliving
Jan 24, 2017 12:49 pm

Yes, Just paint the window with nice, natural color. This will definitely serve your purpose.

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Bart755
Jan 23, 2017 4:54 am
manofaus
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22 January
Magnum 613 windowsMagnum 613 windows

Has anyone used these style of windows in their house and have any issues? Did you happen to find a the cheapest supplier? I l

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manofaus
Jan 22, 2017 11:15 pm
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sheljones
17 January
Difference Between Retractable Awnings and Normal AwningsDifference Between Retractable Awnings and Normal Awnings

Answer of this question is simple, retractable awnings are adjustable and we can adjust it according to our need but normal awnings are fixed and we can not retract it ,…

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sheljones
Jan 17, 2017 5:06 pm
AJW
17 January
Plantation Shutters and .... flyscreen?Plantation Shutters and .... flyscreen?

Don't see why there would be any difference. The shutters either normally sit inside the frame or around the frame. And regardless of window type should not interfere with…

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AJW
Jan 17, 2017 12:44 am
Wendylovespets
14 January
Tall awning windows -3 questionsTall awning windows -3 questions

Would love to see the finished product! Sounds super.

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Wendylovespets
Jan 14, 2017 11:56 am
viveka
9 January
Blinds for sliding doors?Blinds for sliding doors?
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Hi, the window blinds best service and installation all blinds service. http://www.australianwindowcovering.com ... linds.html

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viveka
Jan 09, 2017 6:31 pm

Hi guys , I have lost one of similar looking hooks for our blinds and because of missing bit blinds just dont stay up and fall down. Would appreciate if anyone can advise…

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namz
Jan 09, 2017 3:53 pm
ECOECO
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23 December 2016
Window Installation Problems no DPC!Window Installation Problems no DPC!

Hi Jonrus From the limited detail in your pics... 1 Is the window upside down? I ask because I can see what looks like drain holes above the opening sash, but I can't see…

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ECOECO
Dec 23, 2016 7:30 pm
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Nico
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21 December 2016
Media room door doesn't fitMedia room door doesn't fit

Most door places like home doors will do custom sizes for a bit extra

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Nico
Dec 21, 2016 12:35 pm
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Craigasaurus
18 December 2016
Doors Doors

Since it's upstairs I wouldn't worry too much. But a standard 820 is wheelchair accessible. Which is always a good thing to consider.

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Craigasaurus
Dec 18, 2016 10:04 am
siouxsam
8 December 2016
Inner pane of double glazing unit randomly shattersInner pane of double glazing unit randomly shatters

It is worth checking with Burbank 1. quality or workmanship issue? 2. Any applicable warranty for window frames? 3. Check if home insurance covers

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siouxsam
Dec 08, 2016 11:00 am
Windows
8 December 2016
Looking for a Wideline awning window..Looking for a Wideline awning window..

hi Rochelle, Yes, these windows are custom made. You can see them in the fourth photo on this page of Wideline's…

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Windows
Dec 08, 2016 8:47 am
JackT
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6 December 2016
online blinds storesonline blinds stores
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Yes, i am giving you a suggestion, here you can see many types of blinds, curtains, awnings and much more which you want. you may check this: retractableawningsonline.com.au

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JackT
Dec 06, 2016 3:59 pm
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JackT
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6 December 2016
Bay Window LeakingBay Window Leaking

This problem is not only with you but many people already facing this problem. This is a common problem that can be happen with any type of window but don't worry if you…

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JackT
Dec 06, 2016 3:47 pm
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anonymous-
20 November 2016
Knotwood Garage ColoursKnotwood Garage Colours

Hi all, I'm going through the External Colour selection phase of my home build and I'm finding it a bit confusing to choose the garage door colour. My builder uses b&d…

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anonymous-
Nov 20, 2016 12:52 am

We have chosen this door for our entrance. It has arrived today and I'm annoyed as the centre bit of timber in the door has screw Heads on the interior side of the…

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Craigasaurus
Nov 14, 2016 8:58 pm

Hi I'm currently planning a renovation for the bathroom and I'm looking to replace a glass brick window with one that opens at the top. So does anyone know of a…

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Booo
Nov 01, 2016 3:35 pm
mynameisjonas
26 October 2016
Replacing brick wall with Bi-fold patio doorReplacing brick wall with Bi-fold patio door

I use these guys for my windows, they can do custom ones... wouldnt go Stegbar. Insanely expensive. http://windowwarehouse.com.au/

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mynameisjonas
Oct 26, 2016 10:49 pm
IncredibleBulk
21 October 2016
Window and sliding door replacement - Supplying own glassWindow and sliding door replacement - Supplying own glass

So I managed to finally convince someone to quote.... 5k to replace the sliding doors and two large windows. 3.7k without the glass I've discussed with some connections I…

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IncredibleBulk
Oct 21, 2016 10:26 pm
novaqu
20 October 2016
DOUBLE PIVOT DOORS? Can it be done? HELP!!!DOUBLE PIVOT DOORS? Can it be done? HELP!!!

I have a massive entrance to fill. Is it possible to install double joinery doors on a pivot system? http://www.humedoors.com.au/products/en ... 201200#339 Preferably…

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novaqu
Oct 20, 2016 5:24 pm
ECOECO
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20 October 2016
pivot windows that can be cleaned from the insidepivot windows that can be cleaned from the inside

Very few casement windows have that feature. I can't name one. But Tilt and turn do the same thing, except flyscreens become a problem. Ed

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ECOECO
Oct 20, 2016 9:36 am
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ECOECO
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5 October 2016
Replacing glassReplacing glass

No problem, yes just use silicon. Sorry don't know where to get the edging, try Clark Rubber? Ed

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ECOECO
Oct 05, 2016 11:57 am
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liman
29 September 2016
Door installerDoor installer

you have to find good installer and also fix a door suitable to your theater room entry according to meaurement

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liman
Sep 29, 2016 2:55 pm
bashworth
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26 September 2016
PLEASE HELP!!! PLEASE HELP!!!

Well if the specification says Boutique tell the builder, in writing, that is what the contract requires them to provide, and they need to cancel the existing order and…

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bashworth
Sep 26, 2016 8:40 pm
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marisa@artilux
22 September 2016
A&L Boutique Sliding Doors - security doors?A&L Boutique Sliding Doors - security doors?

Hi, sorry to bother you but just wondering how you went with this. I use these guys for my doors http://www.godoors.com.au they can do custom ones. I guess you could try…

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marisa@artilux
Sep 22, 2016 2:27 pm
marisa@artilux
22 September 2016
Pivot doors and flyscreen/security screen doorsPivot doors and flyscreen/security screen doors
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Pivot doors are gorgeous but screening them is a bit of a nightmare. Is there room to build our and enclose a retractable or pleated fly screen that won't interfere with…

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marisa@artilux
Sep 22, 2016 2:03 pm
Paulconstruction
18 September 2016
Wanting to use YY windows CHINAWanting to use YY windows CHINA

I am in Arizona USA and wanting to use Shanghai YY windows. I can use all the advise I can get. Looking to use here lareg sliding glass patio doors. 32'x10'

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Paulconstruction
Sep 18, 2016 7:41 am
Robert_Bruce
16 September 2016
Old Dowell windows plastic snap in beadingOld Dowell windows plastic snap in beading

Just commenting - the fix is still working well - no more rattling windows & no water ingress.

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Robert_Bruce
Sep 16, 2016 7:52 am
Searching4 knowledge
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10 September 2016
Double glazed windows.Double glazed windows.

We are in the process of designing a house (owner build) and would like to use double glazing. We have looked at and had a quote for windows designed here and built in…

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Searching4 knowledge
Sep 10, 2016 5:05 pm
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ECOECO
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8 September 2016
10.38mm Secondary glazing frames for noise reduction10.38mm Secondary glazing frames for noise reduction

Alspec will sell you aluminium profile and materials. Any glass merchant can source your glass. Sydney Head…

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ECOECO
Sep 08, 2016 11:30 am
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