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ECOECO
Feb 01, 2019 9:48 am
ECOECO

Double-Glazing

Double-Glazing

Sound meter can only measure (in certain frequencies). In order to calculate actual Rw, you would need also a way to produce noise in a wide range of frequencies in a…

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alexp79
Apr 23, 2019 11:58 pm
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
EmmaK8
EmmaK8
8 April

A&L awning windows with very restricted opening

A&L awning windows with very restricted opening

Great news! This is exactly what we were hoping for. Thank you!!!

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EmmaK8
Apr 08, 2019 9:15 pm
EmmaK8
skyline131
skyline131
7 April

Where to find your polyester fiber acoustic panels?

Where to find your polyester fiber acoustic panels?

3DWallBoards, is a professional company in R&D, production and sales of polyester fiber acoustic panels and since 2011 and…

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skyline131
Apr 07, 2019 5:52 pm
skyline131
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
ECOECO
ECOECO
14 March

UPVC windows vs aluminium thermally broken

UPVC windows vs aluminium thermally broken

Website under construction, but there is a basic one... I have not sold uPVC recently for the reasons I gave earlier, I do sell aluminium... There are many aluminium…

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ECOECO
Mar 14, 2019 12:09 pm
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
karen_0404
karen_0404
18 February

Bifold doors in Perth - Harvest Doors?

Bifold doors in Perth - Harvest Doors?

Hi all We want to install aluminium bifold doors (5m wide) to open our living area onto the alfresco, and also bifold windows in the kitchen. Has anyone used any of the…

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karen_0404
Feb 18, 2019 10:39 am
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?

In timber shutters, it is more common because of the price and fit to the base wood which more attractive particular for the colonial type of home, although in aluminium…

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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
sophie123
sophie123
4 December 2018

Double glazing

Double glazing

Double glazing can reduce noise and also help reduce your power bill but only if done correctly, click this link below to get an idea of the type of glass and space that…

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sophie123
Dec 04, 2018 4:40 pm
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
Cyberminusie
Cyberminusie
2 November 2018

Insert a glass in to internal door.

Insert a glass in to internal door.

HI Guys, in this little video I wanted to show you how I have modified an internal door of my country house to allow natural light to enter inside the stairs, because soon…

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Cyberminusie
Nov 02, 2018 9:32 pm
Cyberminusie
ECOECO
ECOECO
2 November 2018

Replacement windows

Replacement windows

it's really the wall which is too narrow for your window and the plantation shutters. By being not so deep, an aluminium window may help, or you might even push the new…

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ECOECO
Nov 02, 2018 12:33 pm
ECOECO
mynameisjonas
mynameisjonas
30 October 2018

budget for plantation shutters?

budget for plantation shutters?

They are 100% worth the price. great insulation, amazing look both inside and out. So worth it.

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mynameisjonas
Oct 30, 2018 9:44 am
Mitchd
Mitchd
22 October 2018

Double Glazing Advise

Double Glazing Advise

Cheers everyone for their replies. we ended up getting pvc windows installed about 6 weeks ago. We have noticed the difference immediately the house has stayed warm…

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Mitchd
Oct 22, 2018 6:52 pm
kirashogun
kirashogun
18 October 2018

Timber double glazed windows

Timber double glazed windows

Old school huh. These days nobody uses Vic ash due to dimensional stability issues or lack there of. The standard for timber windows is western red cedar. Even though…

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kirashogun
Oct 17, 2018 11:14 pm
Priyasuresh11
Priyasuresh11
5 October 2018

Roller shutter recommendations

Roller shutter recommendations

Hi, I am looking recommendations for roller shutter(electrical) to install in my home. Please help. Looking for stores in Sydney. Thanks

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Priyasuresh11
Oct 05, 2018 8:40 pm
Priyasuresh11
bashworth
bashworth
20 September 2018

dual climate window films

dual climate window films

Can't remember the name but it was the most reflective film that TintACar sold.

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bashworth
Sep 20, 2018 3:23 pm
bashworth

Hey I posted some images for you in another thread but figured ill add them here for you also email me if u need some help sandi@konkrethaus.com.au

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KonkretHaus
Sep 18, 2018 11:28 pm
KonkretHaus

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