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ECOECO
ECOECO
1 February 2019

What's wrong with my windows...?????

What's wrong with my windows...?????
1, 2, 3

We've got your fantastic aluminium DG windows and sliding doors in our build however the house is not finished yet. We're at plaster stage. It is my understanding that…

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ECOECO
Feb 01, 2019 10:48 am
ECOECO
MClark
MClark
18 January

Tilt door (garage)

Tilt door (garage)

You might be needing Access Master Compatible Garage Door Opener :)

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MClark
Jan 18, 2020 8:45 am
MClark
Chippies_Kid
Chippies_Kid
16 January

Condensation in double glazed windows when sun hits windows

Condensation in double glazed windows when sun hits windows

Thanks Windowfactory - It's inside, and occurs in almost all of them! It isn't low-e as far as I'm aware, and the units are meant to contain a dessicant although not sure…

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Chippies_Kid
Jan 16, 2020 12:34 pm
Windowfactory
Windowfactory
15 January

Double glazing worth the $$ in Perth?

Double glazing worth the $$ in Perth?
1, 2

Yes. You are clearly thorough and have an innate sense of justice - are you annoyed at the comment or feel the comment was unfair to you or unfair in general or it is…

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Windowfactory
Jan 15, 2020 1:27 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
15 January

External window sill

External window sill

We normally refer to this as a "Z" flashing. They are custom fabricated to suit in Colorbond material. There is no reason why you balustrade needs to be continuously…

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ECOECO
Jan 15, 2020 9:57 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
15 January

Expert Information

Expert Information

Keep an open mind WHEN you get your energy report too... they are not carved in stone when it comes to window type or even U values.

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ECOECO
Jan 15, 2020 9:50 am
ECOECO
chippy
chippy
13 January

Doors, doors, doors! Recommendations please for WA!

Doors, doors, doors! Recommendations please for WA!

Those concealed sliders look shmick. My only concern would be the fixing to the wall. The doors you describe won't be light so there will be a lot of weight cantilevered…

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chippy
Jan 13, 2020 1:13 am
chippy
chippy
chippy
9 January

New Sliding door type

New Sliding door type

If it's just in a laundry I wouldn't be bothering with the barn door. Just go with a 770 sliding door in a solid to keep the noise down and a decent quality quad wheel…

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chippy
Jan 09, 2020 9:37 pm
chippy
Berek
Berek
4 December 2019

My double glazed windows fro China

My double glazed windows fro China
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hey Cheryl. I have imported myself and it is pretty easy. Gotta get yourself a good freight company to look after you. I recommend Trans International Logistics…

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Berek
Dec 04, 2019 10:26 pm
Windowfactory
Windowfactory
2 December 2019

Changing Balcony Opening Door in Pre-1974 Strata Building

Changing Balcony Opening Door in Pre-1974 Strata Building

Typically, the lot owner will be expected to draft and have approved a new by law which releases the body corporate of any responsibility in servicing any future door the…

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Windowfactory
Dec 02, 2019 3:49 pm
lached
lached
7 November 2019

Awning window & seals - any obvious issues?...

Awning window & seals - any obvious issues?...

No just in the corners. The system we use is slightly different to what you have. Where is the water pooling? It is completely normal to have water in the step down area…

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lached
Nov 07, 2019 8:08 pm
brokenstick
brokenstick
4 November 2019

A&L awning windows with very restricted opening

A&L awning windows with very restricted opening

I have the same windows with the plate and hole, I removed the plate by inserting a bent nail and pulling. Unfortunately the chains are very short, so already at their…

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brokenstick
Nov 04, 2019 11:48 am
brokenstick
cpayton
cpayton
1 November 2019

Security Screens Vs. Insect Screens

Security Screens Vs. Insect Screens

Clearshield stainless steel security screen is another option. Views are better and you'll feel continuous airflow. Plus, it's easy to clean because the surface resists…

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cpayton
Nov 01, 2019 4:46 pm
cpayton
Windowfactory
Windowfactory
29 October 2019

Double glazed windows

Double glazed windows

There might be times that you will need a and it can help if you have a good contractor that you know that can help.

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Windowfactory
Oct 29, 2019 7:06 pm
mothbox
mothbox
23 October 2019

Window Covered and Painted Without Removal - Remediation?

Window Covered and Painted Without Removal - Remediation?

Our property has a window which instead of being removed was covered and painted over - this was to save time and money by the previous owner. It looks totally fine…

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mothbox
Oct 23, 2019 11:33 am
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ECOECO
Oct 21, 2019 1:54 pm
ECOECO
Jess f
Jess f
10 October 2019

Front Entrance doors in bushfire zones

Front Entrance doors in bushfire zones

Hey guys Just wanted to let anyone know who’s looking for a balFZ external door, I found some reasonable prices through spartan doors in Newcastle, which are around…

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Jess f
Oct 10, 2019 10:50 pm
Rd9995
Rd9995
8 October 2019

Window double glazing retrofit

Window double glazing retrofit

Hi folks After some advice We have bought a heritage listed house in Sydney on a busy intersection. We want to get windows double glazed. Likely have to use existing…

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Rd9995
Oct 08, 2019 9:00 pm
darb74
darb74
6 October 2019

Sliding Door - single opening panel normally internal?

Sliding Door - single opening panel normally internal?

Thanks guys, yes it is a new estate but as it's stage#1 and most houses are completed already we hopefully shouldn't have much more dust to contend with. I think I am…

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darb74
Oct 06, 2019 7:11 pm
darb74
3203504Stephen
3203504Stephen
5 October 2019

Exterior Door damage on the bottom

Exterior Door damage on the bottom

Screw a piece of wood on bottom of door is a cheaper option

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3203504Stephen
Oct 05, 2019 11:27 pm
twotwopig
twotwopig
27 September 2019

Double door vs single door?

Double door vs single door?

For me, I would have a standard door and a moveable sidelight. So that if i ever need a bigger entrance for large items, i can unlock the sidelight to make the entrance…

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twotwopig
Sep 27, 2019 2:16 pm
LuxCo268268
LuxCo268268
24 September 2019

Home Renovation Replace windows

Home Renovation Replace windows

Hi all, I am renovating my home. Thinking to replace the old windows. Recieved one quote approximately 21,000 dollars for 25 square meters. Is that price good? any…

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LuxCo268268
Sep 24, 2019 4:43 pm
LuxCo268268
Karateka
Karateka
18 September 2019

Door Issue

Door Issue

You will find a strip outside attach it to the door so that sunlight will not enter inside. This can help you.

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Karateka
Sep 18, 2019 8:49 pm

I'm not entirely sure this question belongs in this forum, but I have a question about ventilation. Suppose I have a room like this: So the wall on the right is an…

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IsabellaBoots
Sep 18, 2019 7:31 pm
kks
kks
10 September 2019

How to replace the Omni Allure Trilock with a digital lock ?

How to replace the Omni Allure Trilock with a digital lock ?

Bit of an idea here. Depends on how handy you are with the tools. Or if you've got a favourite handy person. Love the language of carpentry!

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kks
Sep 10, 2019 9:18 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
13 August 2019

Window Sale - Getting Urgent... ***must move in September***

Window Sale - Getting Urgent... ***must move in September***

Selling is going well, but I need it even weller ;-) because we MUST MOVE factories starting September, and I do not want to take any of this stock with me... come and grab a…

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ECOECO
Aug 13, 2019 12:04 pm
ECOECO
TomS
TomS
12 August 2019

Good brand of door handle, Novas vs Nidus

Good brand of door handle, Novas vs Nidus

Anyone know if this is a good quality handle? VS Would also love to know if either spec is easier/harder to install.

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TomS
Aug 12, 2019 6:56 pm
TomS
TomS
12 August 2019

Replacing doors and painting architraves

Replacing doors and painting architraves

I am going to replace my doors, new door, hinges and handles. I am going to re-paint the door jamb, architrave. Should I do this all before the new door is hung? Also I am…

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TomS
Aug 12, 2019 6:18 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
1 August 2019

What type of windows are these?

What type of windows are these?

The frames look good where you can see the grain, the thicker paint is OK if it doesn't foul the operation of the window, otherwise, yes, sand them back, but take care…

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ECOECO
Aug 01, 2019 7:54 pm
ECOECO
ursinus
ursinus
31 July 2019

Viridian glass window makers Perth recommendation

Viridian glass window makers Perth recommendation

Hi all, we are checking into costs of efficiently made windows for proper insulation using Viridian glass for our home extension / studio plan. Anyone has recommendation…

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ursinus
Jul 31, 2019 4:41 pm
Michael C
Michael C
30 July 2019

Sill flashing and window flashing

Sill flashing and window flashing

Sorry, I meant the timber house frames that support the aluminium windows

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Michael C
Jul 30, 2019 9:32 am

Hi all, hoping to get some advice on my doors. Looking to replace all the doors with something standard just in better condition. Would it be worth doing the door jamb and…

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TomS
Jul 29, 2019 5:34 pm
batzloa
batzloa
27 July 2019

BAL 40 Entrance Door

BAL 40 Entrance Door

I was just wondering if anyone had a BAL 40 entrance door on their home, and how much it cost? Our block is rated BAL 29 and I was looking at a BAL 40 door to negate the…

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batzloa
Jul 27, 2019 8:12 pm
vhome
vhome
24 July 2019

Cavity sliding door for alfresco - worth $5k?

Cavity sliding door for alfresco - worth $5k?

yes that's right... in our case it's addnl $5k

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vhome
Jul 24, 2019 11:08 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
19 July 2019

Dimensions for a replacement window

Dimensions for a replacement window

You're welcome I have no interest in your requirement, but, your risks are Breakage on delivery Incorrect…

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ECOECO
Jul 19, 2019 1:08 pm
ECOECO
RECO
RECO
15 July 2019

Has anyone have 2.4m entrance door?

Has anyone have 2.4m entrance door?

Can u tell me what is your render color and door color as well ? Thanks

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RECO
Jul 15, 2019 2:59 am
JB1
JB1
10 July 2019

Window pricing

Window pricing

I am purchasing Aluminium Windows and doors from China for my own house renovation. The price is much lower than Local. Just wonder anyone wanna join me, we can purchase…

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JB1
Jul 10, 2019 11:29 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
7 July 2019

Timber bi-fold doors.

Timber bi-fold doors.

It was once mentioned on the "Weekend Woodies" (renovators and builders advice show previously on ABC Sydney 702) that people rarely open bi-fold doors, so you are…

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arcadelt
Jul 07, 2019 5:01 pm

Surfmist vs white window with white plantation shutters

Surfmist vs white window with white plantation shutters

I've been looking at various Blinds and Shutter providers for a while now, and have surfmist windows just installed in the build. We are planning on getting white…

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Harrington Terrrace
Jul 06, 2019 2:48 pm
Harrington Terrrace
ECOECO
ECOECO
18 June 2019

Door handle height

Door handle height

looks weird, no such thing as standard height, except to swimming pools.

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ECOECO
Jun 18, 2019 4:04 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
18 June 2019

Remove & replace aluminium windows in double brick wall

Remove & replace aluminium windows in double brick wall

WA is a different market, where frames are installed with brick ties and bricked around during construction. Added to that, the render is a major complication. Get…

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ECOECO
Jun 18, 2019 3:46 pm
ECOECO
D and C House
D and C House
16 June 2019

Viridian SmartGlass

Viridian SmartGlass

Thank you so much for that. Will keep reading up on it all but that's been a massive help, really appreciate you taking the time to go through it in so much detail.

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D and C House
Jun 16, 2019 11:43 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
4 June 2019

Broken Glass Pane In Double Glazed Window

Broken Glass Pane In Double Glazed Window

The whole double glazed unit is sealed and your glazier would have brought one with him and removed the old one and installed the new one. Nothing else would work, it is standard.

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ECOECO
Jun 04, 2019 7:19 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
4 June 2019

Double glazing

Double glazing

Hi Sorry I don't recommend in Sydney, I am not up to date with the Sydney market. Thanks Ed

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ECOECO
Jun 04, 2019 7:13 pm
ECOECO
jaymak
jaymak
1 June 2019

Bifold doors in Perth - Harvest Doors?

Bifold doors in Perth - Harvest Doors?

Hi Karen, may I ask how much you got quoted from those places? We're hoping through the same exercise now, thanks!

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jaymak
Jun 01, 2019 2:40 am
jaymak

Hi We sell all over Australia. But we cannot provide service support outside Victoria, only spare parts. We no longer provide EcoTherm because our standard non-broken…

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ECOECO
May 21, 2019 4:16 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
15 May 2019

WERS Air Infiltration

WERS Air Infiltration

Welcome. The casement was not separately tested, so it defaults to 5 and yet it uses the same profiles and seals.. The awning tested at 0.15, I have no idea why they…

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ECOECO
May 15, 2019 11:24 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
6 May 2019

Tinting ComfortHush - a 6.5mm laminated glass

Tinting ComfortHush - a 6.5mm laminated glass

The tint is all that's needed, but best to check with the manufacturer for warranty issues or you could ask these guys for advice, they're my locals, but they've helped me…

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ECOECO
May 06, 2019 2:04 pm
ECOECO
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ECOECO
May 03, 2019 1:40 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
26 April 2019

Double-Glazing

Double-Glazing

Our windows are all laboratory tested... our standard double glazed window achieves Rw 35 and this can be upgraded to Rw 39. These have been placed in projects with…

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ECOECO
Apr 26, 2019 11:58 am
ECOECO

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