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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 3:50 pm
ECOECO

We have used the non-mirrored Corinthian MODA doors throughout our house. You actually could get a mirror cut and glued onto the panel on one or both sides. It would make…

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arcadelt
Feb 23, 2018 9:10 pm
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 9:59 am
Mitchd
Mitchd
22 February

Double Glazing Advise

Double Glazing Advise

Thanks for the advice.

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Mitchd
Feb 22, 2018 6:27 pm
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 5:15 pm
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 11:32 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 11:01 am
ECOECO
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ECOECO
Feb 07, 2018 10:53 am
ECOECO
msjdw
msjdw
5 February

My double glazed windows fro China

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

Definitely an interesting thread! What was the outcome with the windows in the end?

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msjdw
Feb 05, 2018 9:58 pm
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 5:31 pm
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 12:35 pm
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 11:31 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 10:59 pm
Stacca
Stacca
10 January

Security screen door

Security screen door

Try Prowlerproof.com.au

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Stacca
Jan 10, 2018 5:45 pm
Stacca
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JB1
Dec 29, 2017 5:27 pm
NSU
NSU
17 December 2017

Windows and doors lentils size

Windows and doors lentils size

Is everyone using archbar for window opening? Instead of flat bar.

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NSU
Dec 17, 2017 10:43 am
JB1
JB1
10 December 2017

Windows and doors

Windows and doors

The reason why you may not be able to install bricks over windows with eaves is the window height. If you have eaves, you reduce the gap between windows and gutters.

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JB1
Dec 10, 2017 10:14 pm
Cazthebuilder
Cazthebuilder
5 December 2017

Window installer recommendations

Window installer recommendations

Building in north west Sydney and have a quote for windows supply only. Can anyone recommend an installer please?

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Cazthebuilder
Dec 05, 2017 4:45 pm
Altocu
Altocu
2 December 2017

Window Brand/Manufacturer recommendations

Window Brand/Manufacturer recommendations

Hi, Who did you end up going with? We're about to start building just south of Coolangatta so will be interested in your choice. Cheers, Steve

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Altocu
Dec 02, 2017 11:31 pm
James D. Willis
James D. Willis
28 November 2017

Door Installation Services

Door Installation Services

It has been more than 10 years we started living here. Until this time we haven’t done any renovation works here. Now my wife…

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James D. Willis
Nov 28, 2017 7:46 pm
dastrix
dastrix
28 November 2017

Aluminium bifold screwed or bolted...

Aluminium bifold screwed or bolted...

To a steel universal beam with top and bottom timber plates? They are 4.5m wide and 2.45m high and are double glazed so very heavy with commercial frames. Length of…

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dastrix
Nov 28, 2017 8:09 am
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Kvav27
Nov 27, 2017 4:04 pm
Bernd Strauss
Bernd Strauss
24 November 2017

Sealing a Door to Make It Soundproof (Regardless of the Dama

Sealing a Door to Make It Soundproof (Regardless of the Dama

Thank you for explaining how noise can be reduced. I understand that I can use adhesive strips along the perimeter of the door, and a door sweep at…

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Bernd Strauss
Nov 24, 2017 5:50 am
Windowfactory
Windowfactory
21 November 2017

Dutch Doors

Dutch Doors

We can produce double glazed, high performance fully glazed Dutch doors in a upvc frame. You could opt to have obscure/privacy/frosted glass on one side.

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Windowfactory
Nov 21, 2017 1:12 pm
Windowfactory
Windowfactory
21 November 2017

Alternatives to double stacker doors

Alternatives to double stacker doors

We can produce up to 7.5m stacker door, here in Sydney. All our products are upvc framed and double or triple glazed. We do not offer single glazing anymore. Our…

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Windowfactory
Nov 21, 2017 1:07 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
15 November 2017

Windows reveal

Windows reveal

Because of the extra cost (which is what you asked about).

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arcadelt
Nov 15, 2017 8:12 pm
ddarroch
ddarroch
12 November 2017

Awning Blinds for north facing windows

Awning Blinds for north facing windows

No eaves? Eaves should be absolutely mandatory for all houses. Particularly northern eaves, which shade windows in the summer, while letting winter sunshine through the…

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ddarroch
Nov 12, 2017 5:47 pm
JB1
JB1
7 November 2017

Replacing Hollow core with Solid core

Replacing Hollow core with Solid core

You can use longer screws so it bites into the timber frame rather than just the mdf(?) door jamb. Also use 3x ball bearing hinges so it will never require maintenance.

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JB1
Nov 07, 2017 11:01 pm
Tpbm
Tpbm
31 October 2017

Windows-Sydney

Windows-Sydney

HI Nsu, We are Sydney based windows supplier and we are happy to provide you a quotation if you can send…

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Tpbm
Oct 31, 2017 4:47 pm
Carpentacular
Carpentacular
30 October 2017

Advise on mechanism for double hung windows please

Advise on mechanism for double hung windows please

Both will out last you I guess, but the rope will need replacing one day.

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Carpentacular
Oct 30, 2017 4:24 am
Carpentacular
Carpentacular
29 October 2017

Temporarily covering over window

Temporarily covering over window

That would be most probably against code, all rooms require a minimum amount of light per sqm of floor. I don't know if your windows are bigger than code requires, even…

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Carpentacular
Oct 29, 2017 9:30 pm
Carpentacular
Carpentacular
28 October 2017

garage door gap need opinion

garage door gap need opinion

Dude is the fall towards the drain, if so I'd be some what happy and that's so easy of a fix I'd buy U section 35mil looks right from here and pot rivert or tex screw…

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Carpentacular
Oct 28, 2017 2:59 pm
kitten
kitten
26 October 2017

Advice needed on how to open this window

Advice needed on how to open this window

Thanks for the reply. I should have added to my request that I had removed the dowel when I tried to open the window but it doesn't budge. I suspect that the lock is…

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kitten
Oct 26, 2017 4:50 pm
braddy_
braddy_
26 October 2017

Crimsafe vs Invisi-gard vs Amplimesh

Crimsafe vs Invisi-gard vs Amplimesh

how did you go with this? we are looking to get a screen door for our front door.

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braddy_
Oct 26, 2017 12:07 pm

This is our build in the Monaro, which is alpine country. The house has been designed with passive principles in mind, as well as for looks, and the large windows face…

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arcadelt
Oct 22, 2017 12:17 pm
mel.mak
mel.mak
20 October 2017

Hume Doors Grey Tint Glass

Hume Doors Grey Tint Glass

Has anyone got the grey tint glass on their front doors from hume doors How much can you see inside the house? Pics would be great

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mel.mak
Oct 20, 2017 12:38 pm
clark.grangejoinery
clark.grangejoinery
19 October 2017

Soundproof windows

Soundproof windows

Hi, Soundproofing is somehow more complicated than it is thought to be as many factors involve. Glazed (glass) windows and doors are the first to be considered, but any…

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clark.grangejoinery
Oct 19, 2017 9:22 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
12 October 2017

Do I need council approval?

Do I need council approval?

I doubt it, but the window/door company doing the installation could be helpful in determining that.

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arcadelt
Oct 12, 2017 7:24 am
gaweleczek
gaweleczek
24 September 2017

Window seal gap in corners

Window seal gap in corners

So bunch of seals broke after 2 months and last week seals in all awning windows were replaced. Hopefully they will last longer now :).

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gaweleczek
Sep 25, 2017 12:11 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
12 September 2017

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 1:00 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
5 September 2017

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 5:43 pm
ECOECO
Special_K
Special_K
5 September 2017

Fly Screens on Sliding Doors

Fly Screens on Sliding Doors

Do a search for brio screens.

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Special_K
Sep 05, 2017 9:44 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
4 September 2017

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 4:13 pm
ECOECO
JB1
JB1
2 September 2017

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 6:46 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
25 August 2017

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 9:56 pm


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