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ECOECO
ECOECO
29 April

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

What's wrong with my windows...?????
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Take a photograph of the window and give some more detail... I will help if I can.

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ECOECO
Apr 29, 2018 2:50 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
17 h

Any Questions on Windows and Doors, incl. Energy & Acoustics

Any Questions on Windows and Doors, incl. Energy & Acoustics

Hi I don't get many questions these days. There is a lot of information and misinformation on the forum, I can add to information and correct misinformation, just…

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ECOECO
Jun 25, 2018 8:24 am
ECOECO
anarchi
anarchi
6 June

Yellowtail Windows - anyone any experience with these ?

Yellowtail Windows - anyone any experience with these ?

I agree with the lorikeets - look at True Local reviews, and do an ASIC search and there are numerous complaints to DFT - run away run away quickly complete S.C.A.M.

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anarchi
Jun 06, 2018 8:11 pm
sgw
sgw
6 June

My double glazed windows fro China

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

If your thinking of importing bespoke Aluminium double glazed windows and doors from China, there are things you need to know 1 There are many combinations of glass that…

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sgw
Jun 06, 2018 12:31 pm

Homeowner here trying to DIY change a door handle, and need some locksmith advice. I currently have a Passage door handle, and want to change to an Entry Lock. I've…

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tifmono
Jun 03, 2018 3:48 pm

Dormer Windows

Dormer Windows

I am looking for a plan for the timber framework, to be able to install two Dormer windows in my Attic. I will then install Aluminium framed windows.

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Clydeashton
May 27, 2018 9:11 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
25 May

Blinds between glass

Blinds between glass

They use them in hospital also because they can be obscured and require a key to alter that. So the public cannot adjust them, only staff. They work fine generally, we…

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ECOECO
May 25, 2018 3:28 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
25 May

New Construction - Double Glazing 70sqm variation cost 28k??

New Construction - Double Glazing 70sqm variation cost 28k??
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Hi Kurshid I assume all the heads of windows and doors are aligned, so they will all be set at 2400 from the floor. The cost would be proportional as you are not asking…

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ECOECO
May 25, 2018 11:08 am
ECOECO
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stevemw121
May 24, 2018 6:03 pm
stevemw121
TashPaul
TashPaul
21 May

Blinds

Blinds

I have both - white painted venetians in the bathroom, ensuite, laundry and blinds on all other windows, and panel blinds on our sliding doors. I didn't want fabric…

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TashPaul
May 21, 2018 12:26 pm
TashPaul
grinder
grinder
13 May

Roller shutters vs double glazing

Roller shutters vs double glazing

Get double glazing with LowE glass on the outside to keep the sun away. Shutters are mostly ugly feauture mainly use for security reasons but it gives you a false sense of security

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grinder
May 13, 2018 3:47 pm
grinder

We just chose the directions based on how the rooms would be used. This door we chose to stack them towards the centre of the house as we are building an outdoor…

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aphsta
May 10, 2018 6:26 pm
REG17
REG17
6 May

Bi-Fold Windows (Perth)

Bi-Fold Windows (Perth)

Wa Glass they use Jason windows for retro fit as Jason windows only install new homes

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REG17
May 06, 2018 11:09 am
Liliana
Liliana
5 May

Wood rot on window frame

Wood rot on window frame

Wow ECOECO - thanks! I've been trawling the web for days and didn't come across them. I'll give them a go. Thanks again.

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Liliana
May 05, 2018 6:09 pm
Aitch
Aitch
4 May

Dowell Thermaline - any good?

Dowell Thermaline - any good?

Have bought for my build... they are sitting on the ground so have not experienced yet. However they were best bang for buck in regards to efficiency. Thermaline…

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Aitch
May 04, 2018 8:24 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
4 May

sourcing aluminium sliding doors

sourcing aluminium sliding doors

Thank you Glenda... I look forward to following your progress.

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ECOECO
May 04, 2018 12:25 pm
ECOECO

Large windows - Fixed Glass and Louvre or Awning?

Large windows - Fixed Glass and Louvre or Awning?
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Gardenview, Bella Vista , apparently 😀 Are your plans through council?

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Cazthebuilder
May 01, 2018 7:45 pm
Ssshygirl
Ssshygirl
30 April

PIVOT DOOR

PIVOT DOOR

Thank you arcadelt,i didn think it should be making such a noise,i will be going back to the guy i bought it from and will be asking him to fix it.

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Ssshygirl
Apr 30, 2018 2:46 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
29 April

Any suggestions for window suppliers

Any suggestions for window suppliers

Hi Anthony, Sounds like you have had a run around. Powdercoat is excellent 99% of the time, all it needs is a qualified powdercoating company, and quality powder. I…

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ECOECO
Apr 29, 2018 2:23 pm
ECOECO
Gaudi
Gaudi
22 April

Has anyone used A&L Windows?

Has anyone used A&L Windows?

Hi Cheyuthie Mine were bought within buider’s contract in 2015. 3 panel doors. 1 of these is fixed. Builder has 20-30% markup I’m guessing, so even if I dug out…

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Gaudi
Apr 22, 2018 12:25 pm
Gaudi
Gaudi
14 April

Window covering advice for large stacker doors

Window covering advice for large stacker doors

I like curtains. But for a few reasons I ended up installing Roman blinds - 3 panels as blockout for early morning sun and to help to keep heat in in winter. Tinting…

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Gaudi
Apr 14, 2018 7:20 pm
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ECOECO
Apr 11, 2018 5:06 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
11 April

HELP!! Replacement window frame trim

HELP!! Replacement window frame trim

Try levering off the decorative mould. Maybe you can just finish with filler.

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ECOECO
Apr 11, 2018 4:57 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
11 April

Old sash windows- how to paint + rot

Old sash windows- how to paint + rot

Your windows are in poor condition. I doubt if the glass is compliant. Can they be salvaged, probably yes, short term. But at some point you will be looking at…

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ECOECO
Apr 11, 2018 2:55 pm
ECOECO

My theatre room came with no door and it how i liked it at the time. But now it seems silly even if the room is sound proofed, u have to have a door... so i went with…

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BL35ED
Apr 02, 2018 6:11 pm
pandibabi
pandibabi
1 April

Laminex Door costs - rough guide help needed!

Laminex Door costs - rough guide help needed!

oh that sucks, I'm onto my 3rd post contract variation and I keep chopping and changing based on the prices they give me, so keep bugging them

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pandibabi
Apr 01, 2018 2:29 pm
pandibabi

Hi All, I am looking to install Aluminium Bi-Fold Windows in the kitchen overlooking the alfresco. We’ve got a few quotes from Jason Windows, Avanti Glass & Aluminium…

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sofiachang
Mar 25, 2018 10:28 am
sofiachang
sofiachang
24 March

Bifold windows in Perth ??

Bifold windows in Perth ??

Hi All, We’re looking to install Aluminium Bi-Fold Windows in the kitchen overlooking the alfresco. We’ve got a few quotes from Jason Windows, Avanti Glass &…

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sofiachang
Mar 24, 2018 4:32 pm
RjMaan
RjMaan
16 March

Weird problem with door.

Weird problem with door.

Actually, it happens with the old door and they stuck due to pressure to wall above them. I think you should replace them or you should dig a bit land below them but it…

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RjMaan
Mar 16, 2018 2:24 am
Dani_J
Dani_J
12 March

Block out films

Block out films

Thanks Drew. Will definitely check him out :)

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Dani_J
Mar 12, 2018 8:00 pm

Rebate for sliding doors - help!

Rebate for sliding doors - help!

We asked for this too (I can't remember exactly what the builder said as it was more the 2yrs ago now) but I think it was something to do with drainage/ water not coming…

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Corinda dream 2016
Mar 12, 2018 6:46 am
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
8 March

Opinions & Reviews Wanted - Window Tinting (after) New Home

Opinions & Reviews Wanted - Window Tinting (after) New Home

We used in Qld - but they are in various locations I believe. The franchise we used was very good. They might give you an idea on price regardless of whether they are…

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Saint Mike
Mar 08, 2018 9:06 am
Saint Mike
alexp79
alexp79
7 March

Double Glazing Advise

Double Glazing Advise

I guess a lot depends on the quality of double glazed windows, too. I have seen some thick (10 mm) single glazed windows which perform better than some of the average…

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alexp79
Mar 07, 2018 5:48 pm

Ask Homeone to move this thread to the correct forum (Windows and Doors). That is where the professionals hang out.

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McBadness
Mar 02, 2018 11:17 am
arcadelt
arcadelt
27 February

Mirrored Internal Doors

Mirrored Internal Doors

I bought them from the local hardware store, which is an authorised supplier; however, I also picked up a few on eBay for less. $285 and $185 respectively. With a sliding…

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arcadelt
Feb 27, 2018 7:31 am
mellissa
mellissa
26 February

DIY window replacement

DIY window replacement

Does replacing windows by myself cost more than pro installation? This article…

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mellissa
Feb 26, 2018 4:05 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
25 February

Retrofit laminated glass

Retrofit laminated glass

I believe that you can get different width rubbers to accommodate different glass thickness in the same frame, so ask your window manufacturer to see what is on offer. An…

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arcadelt
Feb 25, 2018 11:33 am
firsthome8
firsthome8
23 February

Antique walnut front door stain

Antique walnut front door stain

Does anyone have an antique walnut stain on their front door?

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firsthome8
Feb 23, 2018 8:59 am
arcadelt
arcadelt
16 February

External Shading and low-e or film coating

External Shading and low-e or film coating

As I understand it, Low-e only has an effect on allowing or reducing transmission of solar heat, so if the window is already shaded, the only affect might be to hold…

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arcadelt
Feb 16, 2018 4:15 pm
Rachael13
Rachael13
14 February

Why Crimsafe the stackers, with large glass windows bare ?

Why Crimsafe the stackers, with large glass windows bare ?

You're welcome Gmohitg, We were broken in when we lived in Brighton, so it doesn't matter the area that you live in, everyone is susceptible. Monitoring by security…

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Rachael13
Feb 14, 2018 9:36 am
Rachael13
smithfamily
smithfamily
12 February

Front Security Screen Door - Transparency

Front Security Screen Door - Transparency

Hi all, Does anyone know of a decent front security screen door that is secure and not fully transparent? As in, you can see outside when inside but not inside when…

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smithfamily
Feb 12, 2018 10:32 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
7 February

Sliding staker door overhanging slab

Sliding staker door overhanging slab

Not on, don't accept this. Aren't the jambs (side) and head (top) also hanging out?

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ECOECO
Feb 07, 2018 10:01 am
ECOECO
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ECOECO
Feb 07, 2018 9:53 am
ECOECO
arcadelt
arcadelt
5 February

Aluminium v Basswood Plantation Shutters

Aluminium v Basswood Plantation Shutters

Try yourself. Put a piece of aluminium and timber outside in the sun or cold and see which conducts, rather than insulates, the temperature. I think you'll find metal is a…

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arcadelt
Feb 05, 2018 4:31 pm
VincentL
VincentL
1 February

URGENT - AFFINITY WINDOWS. BLACK OR ANODIC DARK GREY

URGENT - AFFINITY WINDOWS. BLACK OR ANODIC DARK GREY

Anyone with pictures of their Affinity black or anodic dark grey windows to share? Just wanna see how they actually look like in real life. Our prestart samples were so…

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VincentL
Feb 01, 2018 4:51 am
vegemite1
vegemite1
18 January

Carinya doors and windows vs Jasons windows in Perth

Carinya doors and windows vs Jasons windows in Perth

Whilst the above it partially correct, Carinya Windows and doors are a superior product then compared to Jason's as they have been taken from a commercial market design…

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vegemite1
Jan 18, 2018 11:35 am
Miglas Windows
Miglas Windows
17 January

Timber-looking Aluminum Windows ?

Timber-looking Aluminum Windows ?

Hello gmohitg, Are you interested in these purely from an Aesthetic point of view? There are several suppliers that can now offer a "timber-look" powdercoat option from a…

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Miglas Windows
Jan 17, 2018 10:31 am
Miglas Windows

Were getting ready to build in 6 months time and since our block is quite small and narrow (450 sqm 12 metres wide) we'll be going with a two storey house. All the blocks…

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DR-JEKL
Jan 14, 2018 9:59 pm
Stacca
Stacca
10 January

Security screen door

Security screen door

Try Prowlerproof.com.au

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Stacca
Jan 10, 2018 4:45 pm
Stacca

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