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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
ECOECO
ECOECO
21 May

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

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

Me... Sure you can touch things and get an appreciation of the conductivity of the material. A coin in a room which has a comfortable temperature will be cold to touch. A…

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ECOECO
May 21, 2017 1:48 pm
ECOECO
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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

Blinds for sliding doors?

Blinds for sliding doors?
1, 2

Here are some factors to choose for sliding doors. For more info go through this link :

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sheljones
May 04, 2017 1:34 pm
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
ECOECO
ECOECO
26 April

Victoria -Awning Window with Gas Struts for kitchen servery.

Victoria -Awning Window with Gas Struts for kitchen servery.

We built one years ago for Simonds... Hi This outfit can supply the struts and hardware. You need an awning window fitted with a handle, we used a sliding door "D"…

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ECOECO
Apr 26, 2017 1:20 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
26 April

Questions about windows and doors

Questions about windows and doors

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

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ECOECO
Apr 26, 2017 1:12 pm
ECOECO
aloenyx
aloenyx
24 April

awning vs sliding window price difference?

awning vs sliding window price difference?

Was 2 8k to upgrade to awning and double glazed windows for me..about 10 windows total. Laundry door change from normal to sliding was free. Maybe ask for breakdown?

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aloenyx
Apr 24, 2017 4:00 pm
aloenyx
grinder
grinder
15 April

Timber or aluminium plantation shutters?

Timber or aluminium plantation shutters?

Best to define what type of shutters you talking about internal or external shutters. if internals I prefer timber or PVC or UNPVC if Extrnal I prefer aluminiu because its…

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grinder
Apr 15, 2017 11:12 pm
grinder
Berek
Berek
13 April

Water coming in wet area window vents - help!!!

Water coming in wet area window vents - help!!!

I remember my parents 60's house used to have windows with mesh strips across the top. They had little metal awnings just covering the mesh part of the window. Wouldn't be…

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Berek
Apr 13, 2017 8:52 pm
eug2000
eug2000
9 April

Replacing mortice lock in pre-cut aluminium door

Replacing mortice lock in pre-cut aluminium door

Hi This is lean from ZD Aluminum, Chinese Aluminum Profile Supplier,With good quality and good price , May i know are you in need of Aluminum Profile for window and…

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eug2000
Apr 09, 2017 8:55 pm
cw1
cw1
5 April

Crimsafe vs Invisi-gard vs Amplimesh

Crimsafe vs Invisi-gard vs Amplimesh

We are investigating security screens and doors and from what we've read, Crimsafe, invisi-Gard seem to be the two most highly…

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cw1
Apr 05, 2017 9:52 am
CD12JD
CD12JD
31 March

VELUX roof window

VELUX roof window

Hi im looking for someone who can install a velux roof window or something similar in Denham Court.... We have recently built and because of the small blocks and double…

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CD12JD
Mar 31, 2017 8:44 pm
Joker
Joker
29 March

Flush Door Handle Solution for (narrow) Passage Door

Flush Door Handle Solution for (narrow) Passage Door

Try hafele, will find by Google, worth ringing them. Sent from my Redmi 4 using Tapatalk

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Joker
Mar 29, 2017 12:14 pm
SilentBoB
SilentBoB
29 March

Fibreglass vs Solidor

Fibreglass vs Solidor

Hi, Was just wondering if people had any feedback on fibreglass doors. Builder wants us to sign off on a variation to change our external access door on the garage from a…

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SilentBoB
Mar 29, 2017 11:29 am
SilentBoB
ECOECO
ECOECO
20 March

Laminate or double glazed Windows?

Laminate or double glazed Windows?

Actually the total thickness of glass makes the biggest difference in noise attenuation. Argon, gap size and laminate are just tweaks. So double glazing is a 2 fold…

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ECOECO
Mar 20, 2017 2:20 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
20 March

Double glazed windows.

Double glazed windows.

Hi This is lean from ZD Aluminum, Chinese Aluminum Profile Supplier,With good quality and good price , May i know are you in need of Aluminum Profile for window and…

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ECOECO
Mar 20, 2017 2:13 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
20 March

Has anyone used A&L Windows?

Has anyone used A&L Windows?

Removing these stickers will make your windows/doors non-compliant... be aware.

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ECOECO
Mar 20, 2017 2:02 pm
ECOECO
Gaudi
Gaudi
8 March

Tinting double glazed windows

Tinting double glazed windows

I would suggest contacting your window supplier to discuss with them and make sure these changes will not impact upon your warranty. Thanks…

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Gaudi
Mar 08, 2017 6:08 pm
Berek
Berek
4 March

Window Timber Surrounds

Window Timber Surrounds

The box goes in first and the window is attached to it. Usually.

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Berek
Mar 04, 2017 9:35 pm

At B & R Cleaning - We offer Cheap carpet cleaning, carpet steam cleaning, office cleaning, window cleaning, house cleaning, end of lease cleaning and as well as…

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branomiskovic
Feb 28, 2017 4:25 pm
branomiskovic
scubabe
scubabe
24 February

Let's talk about front door hardware

Let's talk about front door hardware

I suggest that you should get an electronic/deadbolt locker. I think they are safer than other. I have seen some models here http://www.landmarkquality.com/doors/fe ... re-options.

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scubabe
Feb 24, 2017 10:14 am
scubabe
Mikeann
Mikeann
14 February

Replacing Internal Doors

Replacing Internal Doors

I'm looking at getting two internal doors replaced as they are damaged. They are timber veneer hollow core doors, 720mm and 770mm wide. What I'm after is someone that…

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Mikeann
Feb 14, 2017 11:02 am
ausdesign
ausdesign
14 February

Pivot door after handover?

Pivot door after handover?

The opening will most likely have a lintel over it supporting roof loads. If you keep the same overall width as the existing frame (or smaller) then there shouldn't be any issue.

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ausdesign
Feb 14, 2017 8:39 am
ausdesign
arodc
arodc
27 January

Security screens – which company and why?

Security screens – which company and why?

Has anyone used the Bradnams Stainless View screens?

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arodc
Jan 27, 2017 6:43 pm
nathaniel.
nathaniel.
25 January

Dune windows?

Dune windows?

bricks - boral mocha roof/gutter/downpipe - woodland grey fascia,garage,windows - dune Keep the windows dune or change to black?

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nathaniel.
Jan 25, 2017 1:10 pm
beachsideliving
beachsideliving
24 January

Glass bricks/rangehood

Glass bricks/rangehood

We are having a glass brick window/wall behind our bbq in our elfresco area. We want to mount a rangehood above bbq, so will have to be mounted on glass bricks. Any ideas…

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beachsideliving
Jan 24, 2017 11:49 am

Yes, Just paint the window with nice, natural color. This will definitely serve your purpose.

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Bart755
Jan 23, 2017 3:54 am
manofaus
manofaus
22 January

Magnum 613 windows

Magnum 613 windows

Has anyone used these style of windows in their house and have any issues? Did you happen to find a the cheapest supplier? I l

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manofaus
Jan 22, 2017 10:15 pm
manofaus
sheljones
sheljones
17 January

Difference Between Retractable Awnings and Normal Awnings

Difference Between Retractable Awnings and Normal Awnings

A is the shading system that is self-supporting and can provide shade when you want it and retracts when shade is not required

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sheljones
Jan 17, 2017 4:06 pm
AJW
AJW
17 January

Plantation Shutters and .... flyscreen?

Plantation Shutters and .... flyscreen?

Don't see why there would be any difference. The shutters either normally sit inside the frame or around the frame. And regardless of window type should not interfere with…

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AJW
Jan 16, 2017 11:44 pm
Wendylovespets
Wendylovespets
14 January

Tall awning windows -3 questions

Tall awning windows -3 questions

Would love to see the finished product! Sounds super.

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Wendylovespets
Jan 14, 2017 10:56 am

Hi guys , I have lost one of similar looking hooks for our blinds and because of missing bit blinds just dont stay up and fall down. Would appreciate if anyone can advise…

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namz
Jan 09, 2017 2:53 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
23 December 2016

Window Installation Problems no DPC!

Window Installation Problems no DPC!

Hi Jonrus From the limited detail in your pics... 1 Is the window upside down? I ask because I can see what looks like drain holes above the opening sash, but I can't see…

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ECOECO
Dec 23, 2016 6:30 pm
ECOECO
Nico
Nico
21 December 2016

Media room door doesn't fit

Media room door doesn't fit

Most door places like home doors will do custom sizes for a bit extra

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Nico
Dec 21, 2016 11:35 am
Nico
Craigasaurus
Craigasaurus
18 December 2016

Doors

Doors

Since it's upstairs I wouldn't worry too much. But a standard 820 is wheelchair accessible. Which is always a good thing to consider.

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Craigasaurus
Dec 18, 2016 9:04 am


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