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kexkez
kexkez
27 July 2013

Forum Terms of Use

Forum Terms of Use

It seems we have a number of threads where members find it difficult to agree to disagree without starting a slanging match and being rude. Regardless of who starts this…

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kexkez
Jul 27, 2013 4:29 pm
kexkez
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 2:50 pm
ECOECO
arcadelt
arcadelt
Yesterday

garage door gap need opinion

garage door gap need opinion

They could. I can't see the other side of the garage door in photo 2, but usually there is a slight difference in height between the driveway and the garage floor to act…

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arcadelt
Aug 22, 2017 9:20 pm
novaqu
novaqu
20 August

Wooden and Iron Entrance Door - Style???

Wooden and Iron Entrance Door - Style???

Hi Joker Woodlea are very strict and I agree this is contemporary look. It's suits my house too so I might just do them as see what happens.

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novaqu
Aug 20, 2017 7:37 am
annielee
annielee
19 August

Replacing door costs (after handover)

Replacing door costs (after handover)

just found out another mistake of mine on the sliding door, its FSF, which is not what i wanted and the house is almost complete and i really want to change it to a…

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annielee
Aug 19, 2017 5:16 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
18 August

Re-staining front door

Re-staining front door

Very little if you did it yourself.

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arcadelt
Aug 18, 2017 9:29 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
18 August

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

Thermally Broken Windows - You don't need them!!!
1, 2

I used to supply PVC... drop in and ask me why I don't do that now.

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ECOECO
Aug 18, 2017 4:02 pm
ECOECO
Joker
Joker
12 August

Gaps in window jam

Gaps in window jam

Thanks wattocs, in a few months which will turn into a few years, you will love your new castle.

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Joker
Aug 12, 2017 1:29 pm

Flyscreens for awning windows

Flyscreens for awning windows

I was wondering if any out there can help me with fine tuning a design for fly screens for bottom opening awning windows. It seems a shame to cover up the entire window…

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lesleybushnell
Aug 12, 2017 8:42 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
11 August

Double glazed windows

Double glazed windows

Never heard of them, can't see them in WERS. Possibly a direct importer. Their pics look like PVC but they sell thermally broken... they say. Make sure they are tested.

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ECOECO
Aug 11, 2017 9:51 am
ECOECO
vladmari
vladmari
6 August

Awning Blinds for north facing windows

Awning Blinds for north facing windows

Recently I have bought from Dynamic Blinds Online, These blinds are very good, suitable for most window applications, with a huge range of colors…

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vladmari
Aug 06, 2017 11:40 am
vladmari
Berek
Berek
5 August

Temporarily covering over window

Temporarily covering over window

Thick styrofoam covered in plastic wrap. Interference fit so it's not permanent.

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Berek
Aug 05, 2017 10:05 pm
Mlestari
Mlestari
5 August

Garage Door Pricing

Garage Door Pricing

Hi, does anybody know the price different between a solid rolling garage door with a window one?

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Mlestari
Aug 05, 2017 3:20 pm
DeeGee
DeeGee
26 July

Help Curtains and Shutters

Help Curtains and Shutters

Hello all, I am looking to install custom made blinds and plantation shutters at the house we are building at Greenway in Colebee. Can anyone give me some advice on good…

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DeeGee
Jul 26, 2017 9:52 am
AKB
AKB
10 July

Help! Is there a DECENT Sydney timber frame window company?

Help! Is there a DECENT Sydney timber frame window company?

We aren't in Sydney we are in Perth. We went to a joiner and ordered our double glazed timber framed windows and then had the glazier fit then on site - just a thought ps…

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AKB
Jul 10, 2017 10:43 am
AKB
sabrelli
sabrelli
10 July

Polytec Bevel Edge doors - Does it cost more?

Polytec Bevel Edge doors - Does it cost more?

i went with polytec bevel edge with both drawers n cupboards..18 in total..price was quite reasonable ..all up $800

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sabrelli
Jul 10, 2017 12:39 am

Glendale _ Window to leisure

Glendale _ Window to leisure

Hi There, I also asked for same but looks like something is not right on this estimate. Extra description is 05-24 but what they are quoting on is 68.6-30.1 size kind…

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santosh22us
Jul 09, 2017 10:16 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
7 July

My double glazed windows fro China

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

Hi Not yet on the WERS site, but I have their data. The process is all that remains, the results are formally completed. Thanks Ed

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ECOECO
Jul 07, 2017 10:48 am
ECOECO
bvillemot
bvillemot
7 July

Arden homes

Arden homes

I didn't get asked. It I asked them about finger pull out handles for bottom drawers and they made out to be really exy. Anyone else get this priced or profiles?

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bvillemot
Jul 07, 2017 7:06 am
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HeathFr
Jul 06, 2017 9:09 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
6 July

energy rating for windows

energy rating for windows

Bespoke windows are permitted. Just make sure you follow AS1288 for glass.

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ECOECO
Jul 06, 2017 1:12 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
22 June

Replace Timber Windows - Heritage overlay

Replace Timber Windows - Heritage overlay

Talk to the council as these windows can be repleced with aluminium which will look at least as good, and nobody would know they are aluminium unless they tapped…

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ECOECO
Jun 22, 2017 9:59 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
20 June

Internal Glass Doors?

Internal Glass Doors?

This company will help you to replace Glass doors as you want. www.glassexpress.com.au/

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ECOECO
Jun 20, 2017 10:47 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
19 June

Questions...

Questions...

2100 tall starting at 300 v. 2400 tall on the floor... Obviously the 2400 tall window will be dearer, but whether that actually pans out in the total cost depends on the…

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ECOECO
Jun 19, 2017 10:18 am
ECOECO
Nawsome
Nawsome
16 June

High windows

High windows

that is what we are leaning towards - thanks :)

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Nawsome
Jun 16, 2017 12:43 pm
Nawsome
ECOECO
ECOECO
7 June

Double glazed windows - Uw values

Double glazed windows - Uw values

Uw Values Taking an Awning window as standard with clear glass, the Uw values are as…

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ECOECO
Jun 07, 2017 2:03 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
7 June

Basix? Have to have Viridian smartglass

Basix? Have to have Viridian smartglass

You should have a list of windows with all the details within your Basix certificate. Ask your builder or rater if you can't find it. Or pass me the contact info and I…

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ECOECO
Jun 07, 2017 10:49 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
1 June

HELP! Triple or six stacker sliding door in dining room?

HELP! Triple or six stacker sliding door in dining room?

The problem with the cassette flyscreen is the sheer area which is supported only around the perimeter. Even a gentle breeze applies a huge pressure to the flat lamina and…

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ECOECO
Jun 01, 2017 8:10 pm
ECOECO
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
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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
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


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