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ECOECO
ECOECO
1 February 2019

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

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

There can be a several reason by which you are facing this issue with window Normally by rubbing the wall sides and applying grease can solve this issues but if you still…

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ECOECO
Feb 01, 2019 10:48 am
ECOECO
dc279
dc279
Yesterday

Stacker Aliuminum Sliding Door Popping Noise

Stacker Aliuminum Sliding Door Popping Noise

I recently replace our old four panel french door aliuminum frame with normal glass, to Stacker Aliuminum Frame Sliding Door (three panel) with 10.36mm laminated glass.…

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dc279
Jan 18, 2022 10:03 am
ct123
ct123
17 January

6.38 laminated glass or retrofit double glazing

6.38 laminated glass or retrofit double glazing

I'd love to hear what you went with! I've just bought a place that has bedroom windows on a busy intersection and it can get super noisy. I've considered double glazing…

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ct123
Jan 17, 2022 4:31 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
16 January

Flyscreen door face install?

Flyscreen door face install?

Not weird. I actually wish we would have done that because when you go to close the doors, you trap all the insects sitting on the screen inside the house, which is kind…

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arcadelt
Jan 16, 2022 4:09 pm

Has anyone installed sliding doors to a metal frame wardrobe before? I've got the standard 80's double brick, metal frame door Australian house. The bedrooms have…

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Simbo2
Jan 14, 2022 3:31 pm
chippy
chippy
5 January

Internal floor tiles flush with stacker door track

Internal floor tiles flush with stacker door track

Sammy1981 You can definitely screed your whole slab. Tilers normally only screed a floor slab (asides from wet areas) if you are using rectified porcelain otherwise gluing…

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chippy
Jan 05, 2022 6:04 pm
chippy
Noname
Noname
21 December 2021

Sliding door frame to alfresco

Sliding door frame to alfresco

came standard with our builder.

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Noname
Dec 21, 2021 1:44 pm
takbd
takbd
22 November 2021

Framing Terminology

Framing Terminology

Perfect, thank you!

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takbd
Nov 22, 2021 6:49 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
16 November 2021

Blinds in Saskatoon | Roman Blinds Saskatoon| Smart Blind

Blinds in Saskatoon | Roman Blinds Saskatoon| Smart Blind

Will your installer fly out to Australia?

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arcadelt
Nov 16, 2021 8:18 pm
aubouzal
aubouzal
14 November 2021

Garage door remote

Garage door remote

Hi, I am currently having problems with my garage door opening and closing. My remotes will open but won’t close straight after. Have cleared memory codes and reset but…

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aubouzal
Nov 14, 2021 10:11 pm
alexp79
alexp79
5 November 2021

Import uPVC windows from Europe direct ??

Import uPVC windows from Europe direct ??

European uPVC windows won't comply with Australian standards and therefore are most likely to be rejected by certifier if you are talking about a new build.

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alexp79
Nov 05, 2021 11:41 am
Insan_burek
Insan_burek
5 November 2021

Importing uPVC Windows from China

Importing uPVC Windows from China

Greetings from Europe i have good offer for Pvc windows produced under EU ISO standards in Bosnia for cheep prices if there any combination for good deal you can contact me

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Insan_burek
Nov 05, 2021 3:39 am
Adric
Adric
4 November 2021

Solid Core Doors

Solid Core Doors

Hi, I was looking to replace all my bedroom doors with "CoriTech", for acoustic reasons, and I came across this post. If you installed them could you please help me with…

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Adric
Nov 04, 2021 11:08 am
pokeutopia
pokeutopia
2 November 2021

Aluminium sliding window

Aluminium sliding window

Looking to take out the entire timber window + frames and then put in a new sliding alumium window (slides horizontally). Must have flyscreen and a non-key lock that…

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pokeutopia
Nov 02, 2021 6:32 pm
Sethor
Sethor
27 October 2021

Garage door

Garage door

The Aluminium composite roller doors are expensive, I think we got quoted about 5k extra over standard colorbond type door back in 2018. In the end we could not justify…

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Sethor
Oct 27, 2021 12:22 am
dom0387
dom0387
21 October 2021

Low E glass - are you using it, pros and cons

Low E glass - are you using it, pros and cons
1, 2, 3, 4

Its also only 2-3mm thick, some provide thicker up to 5-6mm but cost almost as much as solid timber prices.

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dom0387
Oct 21, 2021 4:44 pm
philimon
philimon
20 October 2021

Garage - House Door as Cavity Slider

Garage - House Door as Cavity Slider

Maybe you need a piece of advice from a professional. I understand why you want a sliding door.

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philimon
Oct 20, 2021 5:47 am
philimon
ECOECO
ECOECO
19 October 2021

Super house windows and doors

Super house windows and doors

Thank you Bill

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ECOECO
Oct 19, 2021 10:14 am
ECOECO
JulieRousseau
JulieRousseau
18 October 2021

Replacing windows and adding new ones

Replacing windows and adding new ones

Hello everyone, We are planning to replace most/all of the windows in our new house. Since we moved here from Germany 3 years ago, I am not quite sure how to start the…

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JulieRousseau
Oct 18, 2021 7:41 pm
Noname
Noname
3 October 2021

Exterior windows - oil after varnish.

Exterior windows - oil after varnish.

Unfamiliar with the teak oil, but anything from osmo will by head and shoulders above other products on the market.

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Noname
Oct 03, 2021 10:05 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
1 October 2021

condensation inside double glazed panel

condensation inside double glazed panel

Your window supplier is correct, and so is StructuralBIMGuy. Sealing the weep holes in the sill is a major problem and a direct cause of your condensation issue, your…

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ECOECO
Oct 01, 2021 4:53 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
25 September 2021

replacing double glazed units in existing aluminium frames

replacing double glazed units in existing aluminium frames

Got you. Sorry I misunderstood. Yes it’s as you say, if you go slow and take care you should be able to do a decent job.

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ECOECO
Sep 25, 2021 8:43 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
15 September 2021

Window install

Window install

We allow10mm all round for new builds where the bricks are laid up to the window. Where the brick opening already exists, as in replacement, we allow 5mm and caulk the…

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ECOECO
Sep 15, 2021 12:06 pm
ECOECO
Tim65
Tim65
9 September 2021

Pivot Doors - your experiance?

Pivot Doors - your experiance?

Doesn’t say which , it came as a prehung in frame from suppliers

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Tim65
Sep 09, 2021 4:44 pm
Tim65
Countrybuilds
Countrybuilds
31 August 2021

Dowell Thermaline - any good?

Dowell Thermaline - any good?
1, 2

This forum has been so helpful in educating me about windows. I couldn't get much of an opinion on Thermaline when we were considering it but when I asked for double…

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Countrybuilds
Aug 31, 2021 12:43 pm
Countrybuilds
NewBuildFirstHome
NewBuildFirstHome
23 August 2021

Same door height across floors?

Same door height across floors?

Thanks for the input alexp79 😊 I think have larger windows/external doors is a great idea

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NewBuildFirstHome
Aug 23, 2021 9:50 pm
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ECOECO
Aug 17, 2021 2:53 pm
ECOECO
bad brains
bad brains
13 August 2021

Double glazing worth the $$ in Perth?

Double glazing worth the $$ in Perth?
1, 2, 3

Also, be wary with where you are installing any low-E glass. If it's a window where you want the warmth of the winter sun, you don't want to filter out the radiation.…

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bad brains
Aug 13, 2021 1:50 am
bad brains
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ECOECO
Aug 06, 2021 11:38 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
28 July 2021

Gaps in Aluminium Window/Door frames

Gaps in Aluminium Window/Door frames

The biggest reason for the seals pulling away from the corners is the fabricator stretching the seal during assembly. Ed

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ECOECO
Jul 28, 2021 11:57 am
ECOECO

These opportunities are more than real because I work in the same mode as all my friends. In the era of the pandemic, another…

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ECOECO
Jul 23, 2021 11:43 am
ECOECO
fabianda
fabianda
20 July 2021

Painting powdercoated windows. My experience

Painting powdercoated windows. My experience

Wow fabianda, 7 years between your first and second posts, your're persistent but how can I ask a question I can't wait another 7 years for a reply. Great info, well…

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fabianda
Jul 20, 2021 8:23 pm

We are looking at the Corinthian doors Impressions CMB in hollow core but have since seen these also come in semi solid (Balmoral PBAL 2) however they are double the…

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AshleeSiobhan
Jul 19, 2021 3:57 pm
chippy
chippy
18 July 2021

Old house (1940's) front door non standard

Old house (1940's) front door non standard

You always fit doors to the frame anyway so a standard 2040x820 will be fine. Modern frames allow for weather strips, often older frames you need to reduce the door height…

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chippy
Jul 18, 2021 3:20 pm
chippy

You have probably been scared away by prices of “acoustic” windows or even secondary glazing . We can beat most acoustic performance and most prices and…

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ECOECO
Jul 16, 2021 4:50 pm
ECOECO

The Comparison Using WERS, (Window Energy Rating Scheme WERS.net ) we have ranked and…

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ECOECO
Jul 16, 2021 3:31 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
15 July 2021

Removing TREND brand sliding aluminum window to clean track

Removing TREND brand sliding aluminum window to clean track

Are the rollers adjustable from the side? Is there any sign of a bow at the head or sill which is shortening the frame height? If so, this would likely be an installation…

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ECOECO
Jul 15, 2021 11:42 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
5 July 2021

Deceuninck profiles - general thoughts?

Deceuninck profiles - general thoughts?

I used to manufacture uPVC - my advice... go aluminium Ed

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ECOECO
Jul 05, 2021 3:24 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
21 June 2021

Customised Main Door

Customised Main Door

I think you could buy a plain door and get a skin laser cut in corten steel which you bond to the door. That will give you a relief design that will last... just let it rust.

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ECOECO
Jun 21, 2021 11:28 am
ECOECO
chiggles
chiggles
12 June 2021

Stacker doors with 2590 ceiling height

Stacker doors with 2590 ceiling height

I am in the same situation although I havent yet started my build. Is it structurally possible to have a 2370mm high stacker door with 2590mm ceiling? I am told there…

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chiggles
Jun 12, 2021 4:41 pm

We are doing an extension on our house and it is going very badly indeed. Actually going through a EDR with the QBCC (QLD) due to the many many errors and mistakes. …

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Krisb123
May 31, 2021 3:12 pm
Jo0853
Jo0853
29 May 2021

How to open restriction on windows

How to open restriction on windows

I took a photo of the piece in the window and showed the guy in Bunnings. I had to buy a drill bit set that had that shape in it

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Jo0853
May 29, 2021 8:08 am
Josh22
Josh22
27 May 2021

Cavity spiders/pocket doors - brands?

Cavity spiders/pocket doors - brands?

The guy at door plus said they didn’t sell cavity sliders? Maybe they just sell the doors that go in them?

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Josh22
May 27, 2021 10:48 am

Boss RD11 issues

Boss RD11 issues

I’m having problems with a Boss RD11 that recently played up after the roller door ballooned and came out of its rails. I since retensioned and adjusted the balance if…

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Ronnie Tuyau-Farag
May 18, 2021 10:05 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
17 May 2021

Install sliding doors to a blockwork wall

Install sliding doors to a blockwork wall

Hey bc89 Welcome to the forum Unfortunately, The builder either choose cheap windows that didn't allow for later installation or detailed the incorrect installation, hard…

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StructuralBIMGuy
May 17, 2021 11:23 am
StructuralBIMGuy
lached
lached
26 April 2021

Window wedge rubber

Window wedge rubber

You can either try and source a smaller glazing wedge or silicon your glass in position.

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lached
Apr 26, 2021 10:41 pm
Sai
Sai
15 April 2021

Upvc Windows

Upvc Windows

Sudhakar’s casement uPVC windows and Doors have a 3-chamber system with 60 mm construction depth. It is a 2 gasket…

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Sai
Apr 15, 2021 4:40 pm
Berek
Berek
11 April 2021

Shower screen for a window

Shower screen for a window

Gumtree where I live are flooded with old windows.

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Berek
Apr 11, 2021 10:39 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
7 April 2021

Obscured windows in bedroom

Obscured windows in bedroom

The standard is all that matters, you can achieve it in many ways as I said and that is pretty much the law. And you can have an opening window below 1700.

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ECOECO
Apr 07, 2021 11:30 am
ECOECO

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