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ECOECO
ECOECO
25 July 2016

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

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

I am back... ask any questions you have... I will always answer...

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ECOECO
Jul 25, 2016 2:50 pm
ECOECO

What brand are they? Or where did you buy them from? Are they basswood? I'm thinking of getting timber shutters for our master bedroom. But not sure about putting…

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Joelleg6
Sep 16, 2017 10:24 pm
Joelleg6
ECOECO
ECOECO
12 September

Reasonably priced commercial look windows

Reasonably priced commercial look windows

Reasonable price, commercial look, high performance, don't belong in the same sentence. By…

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ECOECO
Sep 12, 2017 12:00 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
5 September

Opaque Windows?

Opaque Windows?

Make you door standard width with a sidelight on each side. I agree with JB1 on the hall window, make it match the sidelights. If this is not covered by the overloooking…

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ECOECO
Sep 05, 2017 4:43 pm
ECOECO
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Special_K
Sep 05, 2017 8:44 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
4 September

Recycled windows/glazing and Australian Standards

Recycled windows/glazing and Australian Standards

Hi Yes all windows need to be to current Australian Standards. But if your windows are in good condition, then that is a start. They then need to meet AS1288, the…

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ECOECO
Sep 04, 2017 3:13 pm
ECOECO
JB1
JB1
2 September

EcoEco Windows

EcoEco Windows

You're very welcome Ed. I told you Ed and I will disagree on uPVC! In case you're wondering, here are the energy rating for the windows.

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JB1
Sep 02, 2017 5:46 pm
cheney
cheney
30 August

My double glazed windows fro China

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

anyone want to share containers with me to buy windows from China please contact me: cheneybuild@hotmail.com

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cheney
Aug 30, 2017 2:42 pm
quasi
quasi
26 August

garage door gap need opinion

garage door gap need opinion

Possibly use a good filler to just bring the level up a bit? Bunnings has an epoxy filler that works really well. We had some big chips in our slab edges and I was using…

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quasi
Aug 26, 2017 5:50 am
arcadelt
arcadelt
25 August

Custom door design

Custom door design

Presuming you want it out of steel like the one pictured, you should approach welders or steel fabricators and then get the glass cut to size by a glazier.

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arcadelt
Aug 25, 2017 8:56 pm
novaqu
novaqu
20 August

Wooden and Iron Entrance Door - Style???

Wooden and Iron Entrance Door - Style???

Hi Joker Woodlea are very strict and I agree this is contemporary look. It's suits my house too so I might just do them as see what happens.

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novaqu
Aug 20, 2017 7:37 am
annielee
annielee
19 August

Replacing door costs (after handover)

Replacing door costs (after handover)

just found out another mistake of mine on the sliding door, its FSF, which is not what i wanted and the house is almost complete and i really want to change it to a…

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annielee
Aug 19, 2017 5:16 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
18 August

Re-staining front door

Re-staining front door

Very little if you did it yourself.

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arcadelt
Aug 18, 2017 9:29 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
18 August

Thermally Broken Windows - You don't need them!!!

Thermally Broken Windows - You don't need them!!!
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I used to supply PVC... drop in and ask me why I don't do that now.

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ECOECO
Aug 18, 2017 4:02 pm
ECOECO
Joker
Joker
12 August

Gaps in window jam

Gaps in window jam

Thanks wattocs, in a few months which will turn into a few years, you will love your new castle.

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Joker
Aug 12, 2017 1:29 pm

Flyscreens for awning windows

Flyscreens for awning windows

I was wondering if any out there can help me with fine tuning a design for fly screens for bottom opening awning windows. It seems a shame to cover up the entire window…

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lesleybushnell
Aug 12, 2017 8:42 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
11 August

Double glazed windows

Double glazed windows

Never heard of them, can't see them in WERS. Possibly a direct importer. Their pics look like PVC but they sell thermally broken... they say. Make sure they are tested.

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ECOECO
Aug 11, 2017 9:51 am
ECOECO
vladmari
vladmari
6 August

Awning Blinds for north facing windows

Awning Blinds for north facing windows

Recently I have bought from Dynamic Blinds Online, These blinds are very good, suitable for most window applications, with a huge range of colors…

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vladmari
Aug 06, 2017 11:40 am
vladmari
Berek
Berek
5 August

Temporarily covering over window

Temporarily covering over window

Thick styrofoam covered in plastic wrap. Interference fit so it's not permanent.

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Berek
Aug 05, 2017 10:05 pm
Mlestari
Mlestari
5 August

Garage Door Pricing

Garage Door Pricing

Hi, does anybody know the price different between a solid rolling garage door with a window one?

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Mlestari
Aug 05, 2017 3:20 pm
DeeGee
DeeGee
26 July

Help Curtains and Shutters

Help Curtains and Shutters

Hello all, I am looking to install custom made blinds and plantation shutters at the house we are building at Greenway in Colebee. Can anyone give me some advice on good…

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DeeGee
Jul 26, 2017 9:52 am
sabrelli
sabrelli
10 July

Polytec Bevel Edge doors - Does it cost more?

Polytec Bevel Edge doors - Does it cost more?

i went with polytec bevel edge with both drawers n cupboards..18 in total..price was quite reasonable ..all up $800

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sabrelli
Jul 10, 2017 12:39 am

Glendale _ Window to leisure

Glendale _ Window to leisure

Hi There, I also asked for same but looks like something is not right on this estimate. Extra description is 05-24 but what they are quoting on is 68.6-30.1 size kind…

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santosh22us
Jul 09, 2017 10:16 pm
bvillemot
bvillemot
7 July

Arden homes

Arden homes

I didn't get asked. It I asked them about finger pull out handles for bottom drawers and they made out to be really exy. Anyone else get this priced or profiles?

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bvillemot
Jul 07, 2017 7:06 am
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HeathFr
Jul 06, 2017 9:09 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
6 July

energy rating for windows

energy rating for windows

Bespoke windows are permitted. Just make sure you follow AS1288 for glass.

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ECOECO
Jul 06, 2017 1:12 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
22 June

Replace Timber Windows - Heritage overlay

Replace Timber Windows - Heritage overlay

Talk to the council as these windows can be repleced with aluminium which will look at least as good, and nobody would know they are aluminium unless they tapped…

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ECOECO
Jun 22, 2017 9:59 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
20 June

Internal Glass Doors?

Internal Glass Doors?

This company will help you to replace Glass doors as you want. www.glassexpress.com.au/

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ECOECO
Jun 20, 2017 10:47 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
19 June

Questions...

Questions...

2100 tall starting at 300 v. 2400 tall on the floor... Obviously the 2400 tall window will be dearer, but whether that actually pans out in the total cost depends on the…

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ECOECO
Jun 19, 2017 10:18 am
ECOECO
Nawsome
Nawsome
16 June

High windows

High windows

that is what we are leaning towards - thanks :)

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Nawsome
Jun 16, 2017 12:43 pm
Nawsome
ECOECO
ECOECO
7 June

Double glazed windows - Uw values

Double glazed windows - Uw values

Uw Values Taking an Awning window as standard with clear glass, the Uw values are as…

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ECOECO
Jun 07, 2017 2:03 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
7 June

Basix? Have to have Viridian smartglass

Basix? Have to have Viridian smartglass

You should have a list of windows with all the details within your Basix certificate. Ask your builder or rater if you can't find it. Or pass me the contact info and I…

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ECOECO
Jun 07, 2017 10:49 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
1 June

HELP! Triple or six stacker sliding door in dining room?

HELP! Triple or six stacker sliding door in dining room?

The problem with the cassette flyscreen is the sheer area which is supported only around the perimeter. Even a gentle breeze applies a huge pressure to the flat lamina and…

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ECOECO
Jun 01, 2017 8:10 pm
ECOECO
Joker
Joker
26 May

Floor to ceiling doors (into rooms, and cupboards

Floor to ceiling doors (into rooms, and cupboards

It's the same amount of cutting, just different measurements so bigger doors fit in, only extra expense is doors, but do agree it looks classier. Sent from my Redmi 4…

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Joker
May 26, 2017 2:17 pm

Windows height from floor advice

Windows height from floor advice

We have this in three rooms at our current house and I love it. The rooms let in a lot more natural light and the space has a nicer feel to it. You are slightly…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
May 22, 2017 6:12 am
Waldorf_Grange_Build

Timber frame double glazing questions

Timber frame double glazing questions

Whilst I can't help with exact details (as we are going through a volume builder and didn't have a choice) I can say that it has cost approx $10,000 to double glaze our…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
May 22, 2017 6:01 am
Waldorf_Grange_Build
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janjanboy24
May 19, 2017 10:48 am

If you want big picture windows, especially in the Southern Highlands where it can get cold, you'll want double or triple glazing, and if the frames are aluminium, they…

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arcadelt
May 18, 2017 9:52 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
17 May

Dated Coloured Glass - Cheap Update Ideas

Dated Coloured Glass - Cheap Update Ideas

Welcome. You can paint glass with any outdoor paint. Ed

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ECOECO
May 17, 2017 9:40 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
10 May

windows flashing how to do it properly ?

windows flashing how to do it properly ?

Hi In Australia the windows and construction methods are different. The Dupont video is about US windows and construction. How the seal is achieved depends on the windows…

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ECOECO
May 10, 2017 12:02 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
10 May

Aluminium Window Selection

Aluminium Window Selection

Dear Sir Glad to learn you're on the market of…

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ECOECO
May 10, 2017 10:30 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
28 April

Window Tinting to reduce heat loss - ANY GOOD ??!!

Window Tinting to reduce heat loss - ANY GOOD ??!!

It honestly will have no efefct, some will say that the low-E films will help... they might, but you won't notice it. Double glazing is your only alternative, secondary…

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ECOECO
Apr 28, 2017 11:56 am
ECOECO
vandy
vandy
27 April

Sliding door mounted into floor (no step)?

Sliding door mounted into floor (no step)?

Thanks ECOECO. I wouldn't have thought about the alignment but I will make sure that it is done.

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vandy
Apr 27, 2017 3:20 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
27 April

Installing a door in solid brick vault...?

Installing a door in solid brick vault...?

Sure, try one of those places that offers you 3 quotes. Welcome

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ECOECO
Apr 27, 2017 12:11 pm
ECOECO
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ECOECO
Apr 26, 2017 1:24 pm
ECOECO


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