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ECOECO
ECOECO
25 December 2008

Has anyone got Dowell double glazed windows?

Has anyone got Dowell double glazed windows?

This double glazed window is simply a single glaze window frame/runners that has not been beefed up in any way for the extra weight. This was…

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ECOECO
Dec 25, 2008 8:35 pm
ECOECO
xya
xya
1 January 2009

Removing Laundry Bifold Door

Removing Laundry Bifold Door

Hi all, We're about to move to our new apartment, but we found that the laundry room bifold door will probably need to be removed to fit the washing machine in. We…

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xya
Jan 01, 2009 1:40 am
Helyn
Helyn
1 January 2009

Choosing your blinds

Choosing your blinds

Hmmm, a UK site is not very helpful if we're in Australia :roll: :roll: Methinks your other posts got deleted for a reason :evil: Suspect this one is headed the same way :wink:

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Helyn
Jan 01, 2009 5:51 pm
Helyn
kek
kek
2 January 2009

Advice pls about blinds pls see photos

Advice pls about blinds pls see photos

We have a window that is going to have a 'split blind' (so two blinds, side by side) - not through choice, but because it's a very wide window and the manufacturer doesn't…

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kek
Jan 02, 2009 8:42 am
kek
windowexpert
windowexpert
5 January 2009

Whats going on here with our large window?

Whats going on here with our large window?

Looking at this picture it shows that in most projects windows are under budgeted for and the result is cheap, nasty and ugly. Just look at the workmanship, the rubber…

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windowexpert
Jan 05, 2009 6:05 am
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
5 January 2009

safety screens block out too much light??

safety screens block out too much light??

The screens must stop as much airflow as they do light anyway. Yep they do restrict it = but the constant ariflow makes uo for it. and…

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Yak_Chat
Jan 05, 2009 11:32 pm
Yak_Chat
chuth77
chuth77
10 January 2009

Louvres with keyed locks

Louvres with keyed locks

Yep, the should have locks if that's what is being offered by your builder!

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chuth77
Jan 10, 2009 8:39 am
popcorn-chicken
popcorn-chicken
13 January 2009

Bifold doors

Bifold doors
1, 2

My main concern with the bi-fold doors apart from the flies and bugs coming in, how well does it's mechanism last? Will it get stucked easily, or the rolling part ont eh…

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popcorn-chicken
Jan 13, 2009 5:50 pm
Blinds Online
Blinds Online
15 January 2009

How to install curtain / rods?

How to install curtain / rods?

There wont be enough room to add curtains behind the roller blinds as you mentioned. You can add them in front, if your blinds are on the architrave, you will just need…

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Blinds Online
Jan 15, 2009 2:15 pm
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suh
Jan 15, 2009 4:48 pm
suh
haywgl
haywgl
15 January 2009

DIY blind question

DIY blind question

Hi :) In our current house we have those white aliminium venetian type blinds. Now my darling children have taken it upon themselves to snap a few blades off some of them…

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haywgl
Jan 15, 2009 9:27 pm
haywgl
House-To-Be
House-To-Be
16 January 2009

2 Panel Doors

2 Panel Doors
1, 2

Zerosignal, our quote from PD in April last year was $70 for a 4 panel and $77 for the 2 panel.

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House-To-Be
Jan 16, 2009 1:44 am
Southies
Southies
17 January 2009

Shading West Facing WIndows/Bedrooms

Shading West Facing WIndows/Bedrooms
1, 2

I'm sure there is a hand crank mechanism of sorts installed on the inside. Atleast , that's how they worked years ago. Otherwise, if money is no object, they can be…

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Southies
Jan 17, 2009 9:33 am
Southies
waylow
waylow
19 January 2009

Frameless Bifold Doors and Sliding Windows - any good?

Frameless Bifold Doors and Sliding Windows - any good?

Sure will. The only thing is the Aneeta aren't frameless as such, they still need a perimeter frame around each sash. If you are going to do that you may as well just go…

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waylow
Jan 19, 2009 6:40 pm
Southies
Southies
20 January 2009

Fanligt Window Operators

Fanligt Window Operators

You need to do a bit of ringing around & if you don't find them at one place, maybe they can put you on to another supplier. Try these…

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Southies
Jan 20, 2009 5:43 pm
Southies
cazz79
cazz79
22 January 2009

anodised aluminium windows

anodised aluminium windows

some good advice there guys......thanks! I will definitely inspect them closely when they are delivered, good that its COD i guess. I might even go to the trouble of…

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cazz79
Jan 22, 2009 8:48 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
26 January 2009

Modern window selection.

Modern window selection.

Thanks... it was good to meet you guys...

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ECOECO
Jan 26, 2009 10:38 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
27 January 2009

Security Doors

Security Doors

I had more than a door built. It was I wider than normal door. Plus a large panel of teh shark security mesh to cover the full length window…

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ECOECO
Jan 27, 2009 7:20 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
27 January 2009

How wide can a double hung window be made

How wide can a double hung window be made

No - you won't be able to have a double hung that wide. You can work out from the elevations what was planned. If the elevations show the window as openable without…

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ECOECO
Jan 27, 2009 8:53 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
27 January 2009

Replacing Aluminium Window - Reusing existing sill flashing?

Replacing Aluminium Window - Reusing existing sill flashing?

If a builder needed to do that, he would use the exsiting flashing - if it's not long enough get some good quality adhesive tape and add more... So yes... Ed

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ECOECO
Jan 27, 2009 11:29 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
27 January 2009

Front Door Colour

Front Door Colour

I was unsure as to match it to the garage door or the brick colour. Thankyou for your opinion and help. I was thinking of matching it to the…

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ECOECO
Jan 27, 2009 11:31 pm
ECOECO
Bam
Bam
28 January 2009

Window tinting?

Window tinting?

Sharee, is the place in Thomastown "Whittlesea Curtains and Blinds?" And where are these awnings?! Im curious now...

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Bam
Jan 28, 2009 9:16 pm
Bam
ozzroo
ozzroo
2 February 2009

What front door?

What front door?

perhaps a nice corinthian federation door with wrought iron features also check out www.woodworkers.com.au they have some amazing doors. This is where we are…

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ozzroo
Feb 02, 2009 5:46 pm
Commodore
Commodore
4 February 2009

best option?

best option?

Thanks, The bifolds are so that the room can open up onto a deck and add some much needed space to a terrace house. At the moment I think we like the idea of the…

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Commodore
Feb 04, 2009 10:23 pm

They arrived... and DH has installed them! Very exciting! Just wanted to thank everyone again for their help and advice! One of the rooms all ready just waiting for…

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brissierenovators
Feb 08, 2009 12:13 pm

Thanks for the replies guys :) Hmmm I might have to re-think the roller blind. I guess I was jsut wondering whether it was 'special' enough ( :roll: ) for this window... but…

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donuts
Feb 08, 2009 10:02 pm
donuts
loco
loco
10 February 2009

Security of double glazed windows

Security of double glazed windows

I think he is talking about…

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loco
Feb 10, 2009 11:24 am
LindaS
LindaS
11 February 2009

replacing enclosed balcony windows

replacing enclosed balcony windows

Thanks for your advice Ed. I've spoken to a few window manufacturers who've put me in touch with their installers, that quote for semi commercial $8500 was from one of…

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LindaS
Feb 11, 2009 3:57 pm
wake_me
wake_me
12 February 2009

sliding windows, which layout do you prefer and why

sliding windows, which layout do you prefer and why

I prefer the sliding windows in the middle. Think about curtains or blinds. If the curtains or blinds open outwards, you don't want your sliding…

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wake_me
Feb 12, 2009 10:38 pm
wake_me
windowexpert
windowexpert
13 February 2009

bi fold door problem

bi fold door problem

Hi, I have used this hardware ( S.....a) myself and if the steel inside is not cut at 45 angles in order to reach as far as possible into the corner the hinge cant be…

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windowexpert
Feb 13, 2009 7:35 pm
lisanne
lisanne
13 February 2009

Shutters and Light

Shutters and Light

Yes I think they are called Plantation Shutters. Ok I just checked out Holland blinds and I'm not too offended by them (its weird my curtain…

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lisanne
Feb 13, 2009 8:43 pm
Casa2
Casa2
15 February 2009

Double glazing windows & high ceiling

Double glazing windows & high ceiling

To me, ComfortPlus is claytons double glazing - the double glazing you're having when you're not having double glazing. I'm sure it's intended for single glazing use. I…

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Casa2
Feb 15, 2009 9:44 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
16 February 2009

PM me for window advice and questions...

PM me for window advice and questions...

Hi Casa, Lisanne, Donuts Thanks, I really appreciate your feedback and I have enjoyed, and will continue to enjoy, helping with questions & queries. Although I visit…

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ECOECO
Feb 16, 2009 9:21 am
ECOECO
James Bond
James Bond
17 February 2009

Tilt turn UPVC windows

Tilt turn UPVC windows

Q3 again The windows can be hinged on the reveal side OR on the centre post. We do mostly the centre post as this enables the sash to fold…

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James Bond
Feb 17, 2009 5:56 pm
James Bond
sparrow
sparrow
17 February 2009

Standards for beading on double glazed windows?

Standards for beading on double glazed windows?

One more thing - I suppose he replaced the glass with the same thickness IGU (?) - he should have done, then he should have replaced the…

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sparrow
Feb 17, 2009 7:29 pm
donuts
donuts
18 February 2009

Holland/Roller Blinds

Holland/Roller Blinds

$$$$ Luxaflex $$$$ :lol: I saw one of their sunscreen rollers with a VERY subtle flower pattern on it, the flowers were made up of the little holes that make up the…

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donuts
Feb 18, 2009 9:42 pm
donuts
stonecutter1309
stonecutter1309
19 February 2009

what style of window for Neo Georgian

what style of window for Neo Georgian

And it seems that Regency from a European/English perspective is very different from what the Americans think of as Regency 8)

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stonecutter1309
Feb 19, 2009 7:15 pm
stonecutter1309
ECOECO
ECOECO
24 February 2009

Toddler proof sliding door screen

Toddler proof sliding door screen

We have round handles on our bedroom doors which our eldest one can't quiet open yet but I am worrying about when he can escape and might be…

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ECOECO
Feb 24, 2009 3:44 am
ECOECO
brittany
brittany
24 February 2009

Double storey windows (privacy screen or no habitable window

Double storey windows (privacy screen or no habitable window
1, 2

We have run into problems with this and one area where I'm not happy with NBG. They should have been able to tell me prior to council approval which windows wouldn't meet…

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brittany
Feb 24, 2009 10:30 pm
brittany
House-To-Be
House-To-Be
28 February 2009

Different colour windows?

Different colour windows?

Woodland Grey door for me :wink:

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House-To-Be
Feb 28, 2009 7:42 pm
charlie0000
charlie0000
2 March 2009

double face bricks and window sizes

double face bricks and window sizes

I don't think this should affect the size of the window, I think he may have meant the size of the brickwork in the panels between the windows/doors may vary ! He would…

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charlie0000
Mar 02, 2009 5:35 am
charlie0000
Jochicho
Jochicho
2 March 2009

Fly screens

Fly screens

we organised our own flyscreens as opposed to those of the builder. ended up being $50 dearer by organising ourselves. ours were welded joins as…

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Jochicho
Mar 02, 2009 10:35 pm

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