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

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

I was expecting you to say that your window opens and closes now. Let me know. Our plastic guides may fit.

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ECOECO
Jan 18, 2019 11:54 am
ECOECO
benjaminliu
benjaminliu
16 January

Window Closures

Window Closures

Thank you - this is very helpful.

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benjaminliu
Jan 16, 2019 3:58 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
16 January

Sliding door mounted into floor (no step)?

Sliding door mounted into floor (no step)?
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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 1:44 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 11:20 am
ECOECO
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ECOECO
Jan 07, 2019 3:48 pm
ECOECO
youngone
youngone
31 December 2018

Timber or aluminium plantation shutters?

Timber or aluminium plantation shutters?

Here is a good description of advantages of several types of plantation shutters. It is a shutter company site. I have no affiliation with them at all

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youngone
Dec 31, 2018 10:51 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 12:16 pm
ECOECO
True Blue
True Blue
12 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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True Blue
Dec 12, 2018 11:31 am
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 12:15 pm
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 5:40 pm
ECOECO
WayneOne
WayneOne
20 November 2018

Have you imported and installed YY/AluFront/Feilong Windows?

Have you imported and installed YY/AluFront/Feilong Windows?

Dear all, We are currently doing a new build in Perth with a boutique builder and would like to know more about the risks/rewards with importing and installing overseas…

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WayneOne
Nov 20, 2018 1:00 pm

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

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arcadelt
Nov 19, 2018 7:02 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 4:32 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 12:48 pm
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 11:02 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 3:05 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 8:38 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 10:32 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 1:33 pm
ECOECO
Isaac4230
Isaac4230
30 October 2018

My double glazed windows fro China

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

Yes, AS2047 and AS2188 for the glazing. Full disclosure, my family business is aluminium window & door manufacturing in China, 25 years in the business. We manufacture…

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Isaac4230
Oct 30, 2018 1:58 pm
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 10:44 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 7:52 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 18, 2018 12:14 am
gaweleczek
gaweleczek
11 October 2018

Dowell Thermaline - any good?

Dowell Thermaline - any good?

Sorry to hear that. Hopefully it will all work out in the end.

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gaweleczek
Oct 11, 2018 9:48 am
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 9:40 pm
Priyasuresh11

Friday, March 9, 2018 11:57:33 AM America/New_York Posted By Amy Benson If your driveway has an uphill…

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amanda50
Sep 21, 2018 10:08 pm
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 4:23 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 19, 2018 12:28 am
KonkretHaus
KonkretHaus
KonkretHaus
18 September 2018

Bi-Fold Windows (Perth)

Bi-Fold Windows (Perth)

Hi mate Prefer not to in a public forum, if you have any questions drop me an email sandi@konkrethaus.com.au

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KonkretHaus
Sep 18, 2018 11:59 pm
KonkretHaus

Choosing the windows and doors for…

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AnnaGEM
Sep 13, 2018 3:24 pm
AnnaGEM
garfield
garfield
6 September 2018

Window awnings

Window awnings

Thanks for the reply. Unfortunately I am located in Port Stephens NSW.

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garfield
Sep 06, 2018 10:50 pm
stme
stme
3 September 2018

Double glazed tilt and turn windows

Double glazed tilt and turn windows

Waiting on a window schedule from builder to start to get quotes.

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stme
Sep 03, 2018 10:00 pm

I'm not a builder, but I would suggest they could be as close as the smallest stud suitable to carry the weight of the lintel and roof/second storey load above. If you…

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arcadelt
Aug 29, 2018 7:16 pm
JB1
JB1
15 August 2018

The price of energy efficiency in windows...

The price of energy efficiency in windows...

Not really sure as it wasn't individually priced, I purchased a house lot. But it was cheap for what they are.

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JB1
Aug 15, 2018 11:31 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
10 August 2018

Window compliance? Are these rules/guidelines

Window compliance? Are these rules/guidelines

Looks like shading is factored into the calculations, but not mandated in NSW.

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arcadelt
Aug 10, 2018 10:33 am
melbmum
melbmum
6 August 2018

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

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

Hi Ed, Thank you so much for the quick reply - yes I did think it was extremely expensive! Wow that is a big price difference. I agree with the design tips as well -…

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melbmum
Aug 06, 2018 5:43 pm
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ECOECO
Jul 31, 2018 6:04 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
31 July 2018

Double glazing whole house

Double glazing whole house

Double glaze them all, the future may require that, and you won't be saving much anyway.

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ECOECO
Jul 31, 2018 5:56 pm
ECOECO

Personally my suggestion to you is that you should go with the black color.

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bestspecials
Jul 27, 2018 1:26 pm
bestspecials

Industry Standard on Installation of Windows and Doors Australia Source: AWA…

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AnnaGEM
Jul 27, 2018 11:24 am
AnnaGEM
Jennifer1978
Jennifer1978
25 July 2018

Front entrance door - help!

Front entrance door - help!

Yep, I'm trying not to stress too much about it. The door is $250 from Bunnings, so thinking we'll just buy a new one after handover & stain it ourselves. Just hate…

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Jennifer1978
Jul 25, 2018 11:19 am
Ourhomebythehill
Ourhomebythehill
23 July 2018

Security Screens?

Security Screens?

Hi there, I'm wondering what your opinions are on crimsafe or the like? Can you recommend a brand? A company? We are in the Logan area.

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Ourhomebythehill
Jul 23, 2018 2:24 pm
Gaudi
Gaudi
22 July 2018

Window covering advice for large stacker doors

Window covering advice for large stacker doors

We actually had a super large alfresco sliding door area. The standard or max width for roller blinds is about 2800mm usually. I did get quotes from other companies for my…

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Gaudi
Jul 22, 2018 10:20 pm

for my doors i got steel frames from and i am very satisfied with them

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AnnaGEM
Jul 20, 2018 12:56 pm
AnnaGEM

If you are renovating your home and need some timber windows or doors to complete the look that you are going for GEM Windows and Doors has an amazing deal! The windows…

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AnnaGEM
Jul 19, 2018 2:57 pm
AnnaGEM

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