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ECOECO
Feb 01, 2019 9:48 am
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

Hi everyone, I have searched through youtube.. google... and threads in this forum and i'm struggling to find any decent information on this topic. Any help will be…

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Minty1985
Jun 15, 2019 11:21 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
6 June

Door Issue

Door Issue

To be fair... and I think yours is 2340? They could have had the doors rebated rather than the mushroom stop. I think new doors are in order, maybe they didn't seal the…

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ECOECO
Jun 06, 2019 10:05 am
ECOECO
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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ECOECO
Apr 11, 2019 1:39 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
11 April

Exterior Door damage on the bottom

Exterior Door damage on the bottom

It's delaminating, probably was not painte/sealed on the underside. These doors are low cost, just get another.

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ECOECO
Apr 11, 2019 1:02 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
meowys
meowys
12 March

Tilt door (garage)

Tilt door (garage)

Hi All, We are looking at a tilt garage door system with a flush finish (as per photo below). I am interested to hear from any members who have a tilt garage door…

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meowys
Mar 12, 2019 12:12 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
12 March

Best Soundproof Entry Door with glass panels (Perth)?

Best Soundproof Entry Door with glass panels (Perth)?

I am happy to be in Melbourne, though my daughter, son-in-law and their 6 children do live in Lesmurdie. :-)

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ECOECO
Mar 12, 2019 10:59 am
ECOECO
justme15
justme15
6 March

Energy Report re: Glazing section

Energy Report re: Glazing section

Thanks heaps EcoEco and Alex. Hopefully I can come and check out your goods ECOECO. But it all depends on whether I can build :)

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justme15
Mar 06, 2019 1:52 pm
karen_0404
karen_0404
4 March

Front door replacement - Perth (sorry long post)

Front door replacement - Perth (sorry long post)

I went all out and got a door with 3 vertical glass panels, because our entrance hallway was quite dark. The new door literally made a day and night…

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karen_0404
Mar 04, 2019 3:25 pm
building-expert
building-expert
21 February

Builder’s warranty and modifications.

Builder’s warranty and modifications.

You are assuming a lot, I have seen qualified builders cut braces and other structural elements they should not.

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building-expert
Feb 21, 2019 7:41 pm
building-expert
Noobie2019
Noobie2019
5 February

My double glazed windows fro China

My double glazed windows fro China
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hey all, I am un Sydney and looking for someone to guide me to the relevant showrooms or contacts. Have about 20 windows in Sydney.

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Noobie2019
Feb 05, 2019 5:38 am
James Brown
James Brown
2 February

Cost front door replacement?

Cost front door replacement?
1, 2

Cost is depends on your choice, Which type of door you want to place in your home and interior used in your door.

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James Brown
Feb 02, 2019 6:53 pm

Good evening all Just purchased an investment…

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Count
Jan 31, 2019 8:29 pm
Aitch
Aitch
21 January

Dowell Thermaline - any good?

Dowell Thermaline - any good?

Hi Thurlo86, Moved in 4 weeks ago, windows are not too bad, an obvious upgrade from single glazed, its difficult to say too much not being in for the too long and expect…

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Aitch
Jan 21, 2019 12:33 pm
benjaminliu
benjaminliu
16 January

Window Closures

Window Closures

Thank you - this is very helpful.

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benjaminliu
Jan 16, 2019 2:58 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
16 January

Sliding door mounted into floor (no step)?

Sliding door mounted into floor (no step)?
1, 2

As this area is totally sheltered, you would not need any drainage at all. But yes, you can drain under a deck.

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ECOECO
Jan 16, 2019 12:44 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
14 January

Wood rot on window frame

Wood rot on window frame

Great news, sorry about my late reply... Ed

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ECOECO
Jan 14, 2019 10:20 am
ECOECO
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ECOECO
Jan 11, 2019 12:22 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
7 January

Exploding Toughened Glass, Stegbar Window

Exploding Toughened Glass, Stegbar Window

Go for it.. get a letter from the glazier

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ECOECO
Jan 07, 2019 2:48 pm
ECOECO
youngone
youngone
31 December 2018

Timber or aluminium plantation shutters?

Timber or aluminium plantation shutters?

Plantation shutters is energy and efficiency of room and office window.Great choice of shutters your home.safety for kids room. I purchased in…

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youngone
Dec 31, 2018 9:51 pm

And if you want to make friends at a cheaper cost... Offer to go halves in this... https://www.simplysheds.com.au/absco-sm ...…

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ECOECO
Dec 19, 2018 11:16 am
ECOECO
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ECOECO
Dec 17, 2018 3:48 pm
ECOECO
chippy
chippy
2 December 2018

Removing Casement / Awning Windows

Removing Casement / Awning Windows

Hi Pat. Unfortunately you need to remove all the screws from the frame to remove the sash. It's a bit of a pain and is easiest with two people.

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chippy
Dec 02, 2018 11:15 am
chippy
ECOECO
ECOECO
22 November 2018

Colonial bar on aluminium double glazed

Colonial bar on aluminium double glazed

we do it between the glass... but yes if they simply stick it on it can look very bad from the inside.

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ECOECO
Nov 22, 2018 4:40 pm
ECOECO
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ECOECO
Nov 22, 2018 4:39 pm
ECOECO

I like a pivot front door, but I'm biased because we have one.

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arcadelt
Nov 19, 2018 6:02 pm
gillybean
gillybean
15 November 2018

Window height in upper level -looks like stuffed up

Window height in upper level -looks like stuffed up

My personal opinion is that there’s way too much emphasis put on bedrooms having lots of natural light. Every lifestyle show on tv it seems has people going into…

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gillybean
Nov 15, 2018 3:32 pm
gillybean
arcadelt
arcadelt
15 November 2018

Adjustment screws and rollers

Adjustment screws and rollers

Contact the original manufacturer.

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arcadelt
Nov 15, 2018 11:48 am
Drew01
Drew01
14 November 2018

Window height in upper level -looks like stuffed up

Window height in upper level -looks like stuffed up

That's normal, we had to pay a bit extra to have our windows dropped 185mm

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Drew01
Nov 14, 2018 10:02 pm
Drew01
ECOECO
ECOECO
7 November 2018

Canterbury windows

Canterbury windows

send it to the Financial Controller

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ECOECO
Nov 07, 2018 2:05 pm
ECOECO
arcadelt
arcadelt
4 November 2018

Screening outdoor room

Screening outdoor room

Or you could use retractable screens.

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arcadelt
Nov 04, 2018 7:38 pm

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