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ECOECO
Feb 01, 2019 9:48 am
ECOECO
mothbox
mothbox
Yesterday

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 10:33 am
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ECOECO
Oct 21, 2019 12:54 pm
ECOECO
alaric
alaric
11 October

Home Renovation Replace windows

Home Renovation Replace windows

It needs to know your window size drawings,but I think it don't need so much.

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alaric
Oct 11, 2019 12:15 pm
Jess f
Jess f
10 October

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 9:50 pm
ddarroch
ddarroch
8 October

Double glazing worth the $$ in Perth?

Double glazing worth the $$ in Perth?

It's not just the glass though, Australian houses leak like sieves, & are poorly insulated. Double brick seems about the most stupid way to build, & it's all over…

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ddarroch
Oct 08, 2019 9:33 pm
Rd9995
Rd9995
8 October

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 8:00 pm
darb74
darb74
6 October

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 6:11 pm
darb74
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3203504Stephen
Oct 05, 2019 10:28 pm

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 10:27 pm
darb74
darb74
3 October

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

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

Howdy ecoeco, I think what they have done (among other things!) is incorrectly installed a bottom sash frame seal, that you can from external shot (2nd pic above). This…

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darb74
Oct 03, 2019 7:18 pm
darb74
ECOECO
ECOECO
3 October

Expert Information

Expert Information

Hi I used to refute every piece of false information about windows, double glazing, low-E, SHGC etc in the forum. You will find an answer to almost everything somewhere…

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ECOECO
Oct 03, 2019 11:13 am
ECOECO
twotwopig
twotwopig
27 September

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 1:16 pm
Karateka
Karateka
18 September

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 7:49 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 6:31 pm
kks
kks
10 September

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 8:18 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
13 August

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 11:04 am
ECOECO
TomS
TomS
12 August

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 5:56 pm
TomS
TomS
12 August

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 5:18 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
1 August

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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1980
ECOECO
Aug 01, 2019 6:54 pm
ECOECO
ursinus
ursinus
31 July

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 3:41 pm
Michael C
Michael C
30 July

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 8:32 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 4:34 pm
batzloa
batzloa
27 July

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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817
batzloa
Jul 27, 2019 7:12 pm
vhome
vhome
24 July

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 10:08 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
19 July

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 12:08 pm
ECOECO
RECO
RECO
15 July

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 1:59 am
JB1
JB1
10 July

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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1977
JB1
Jul 10, 2019 10:29 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
7 July

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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677
arcadelt
Jul 07, 2019 4:01 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 1:48 pm
Harrington Terrrace
ECOECO
ECOECO
18 June

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 3:04 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
18 June

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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800
ECOECO
Jun 18, 2019 2:46 pm
ECOECO

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 10:43 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
4 June

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 6:19 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
4 June

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 6:13 pm
ECOECO
jaymak
jaymak
1 June

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 1:40 am
jaymak
Tezaus
Tezaus
30 May

A&L awning windows with very restricted opening

A&L awning windows with very restricted opening

Hi Emma Were you able to find the restricted screw? I've just moved into my new build with A&L awning windows recessed into bricks so no breeze whatsoever 😫 A&L…

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Tezaus
May 30, 2019 10:00 pm

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 3:16 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
15 May

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 10:24 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
6 May

Tinting ComfortHush - a 6.5mm laminated glass

Tinting ComfortHush - a 6.5mm laminated glass

My "attempt" was an answer, sorry it was not the answer you wanted. :-?

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ECOECO
May 06, 2019 1:04 pm
ECOECO

Security Screens Vs. Insect Screens

Security Screens Vs. Insect Screens

There is also another brand called panther that does the same screens as crimsafe. If you can afford them I would get them done now. One less thing to do later.

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Craigasaurus
May 04, 2019 7:36 pm
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ECOECO
May 03, 2019 12:40 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
26 April

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 10:58 am
ECOECO
Melbournevic
Melbournevic
18 April

Do bedroom door styles and closet doors need to match?

Do bedroom door styles and closet doors need to match?

Thanks. Yes we are doing the same as what you did in your new house. 4 panel doors for all bedrooms, WIR and ensuite doors. Then just flat doors for robe and linen…

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Melbournevic
Apr 18, 2019 9:58 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
11 April

Cost of Electric Windows

Cost of Electric Windows

You can have a manually operated window combined with a detachable extended handle. This goes for louvre or awning. Electric is likely to add $600+ per window.

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ECOECO
Apr 11, 2019 2:19 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
11 April

Faux muntins for my windows

Faux muntins for my windows

Timber would do the job. Or just buy a length of aluminium flat profile from Alspec

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900
ECOECO
Apr 11, 2019 1:39 pm
ECOECO
arcadelt
arcadelt
24 March

what height windows and doors for a 3 meter ceiling?

what height windows and doors for a 3 meter ceiling?

Everyone always posts the floor plan. Do you have elevation schematics that will give us a better idea of what the designer is proposing?

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arcadelt
Mar 24, 2019 3:20 pm
darb74
darb74
22 March

Bradnams Awning windows restricted opennings.

Bradnams Awning windows restricted opennings.

Are they 'Essential' or 'Signature' series windows? Also what is your glazing for these windows? 8cm sounds ridiculous for the max opening. One potential easy fix is to…

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darb74
Mar 22, 2019 11:52 am
darb74
ECOECO
ECOECO
20 March

Energy Compliance - NOT

Energy Compliance - NOT

Hmmm... so little interest!!! The point of what I am saying is that you may have a house that from the outset is non-compliant, and that could be costly in future when…

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ECOECO
Mar 20, 2019 11:27 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
20 March

Hole left open at windows bottom

Hole left open at windows bottom

This is an easy one... all windows are type tested to meet AS2047... this covers water resistance and wind resistance. Your windows will have been tested this way, and…

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ECOECO
Mar 20, 2019 11:21 am
ECOECO

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