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ECOECO
ECOECO
1 February 2019

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

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

There can be a several reason by which you are facing this issue with window Normally by rubbing the wall sides and applying grease can solve this issues but if you still…

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ECOECO
Feb 01, 2019 9:48 am
ECOECO
Sethor
Sethor
27 October

Garage door

Garage door

The Aluminium composite roller doors are expensive, I think we got quoted about 5k extra over standard colorbond type door back in 2018. In the end we could not justify…

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Sethor
Oct 26, 2021 11:22 pm
dom0387
dom0387
21 October

Low E glass - are you using it, pros and cons

Low E glass - are you using it, pros and cons
1, 2, 3, 4

Its also only 2-3mm thick, some provide thicker up to 5-6mm but cost almost as much as solid timber prices.

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dom0387
Oct 21, 2021 3:44 pm
philimon
philimon
20 October

Garage - House Door as Cavity Slider

Garage - House Door as Cavity Slider

Maybe you need a piece of advice from a professional. I understand why you want a sliding door.

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philimon
Oct 20, 2021 4:47 am
philimon
ECOECO
ECOECO
19 October

Super house windows and doors

Super house windows and doors

Thank you Bill

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ECOECO
Oct 19, 2021 9:14 am
ECOECO
JulieRousseau
JulieRousseau
18 October

Replacing windows and adding new ones

Replacing windows and adding new ones

Hello everyone, We are planning to replace most/all of the windows in our new house. Since we moved here from Germany 3 years ago, I am not quite sure how to start the…

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JulieRousseau
Oct 18, 2021 6:41 pm
Noname
Noname
3 October

Exterior windows - oil after varnish.

Exterior windows - oil after varnish.

Unfamiliar with the teak oil, but anything from osmo will by head and shoulders above other products on the market.

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Noname
Oct 03, 2021 9:05 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
1 October

condensation inside double glazed panel

condensation inside double glazed panel

Your window supplier is correct, and so is StructuralBIMGuy. Sealing the weep holes in the sill is a major problem and a direct cause of your condensation issue, your…

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ECOECO
Oct 01, 2021 3:53 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
25 September

replacing double glazed units in existing aluminium frames

replacing double glazed units in existing aluminium frames

Got you. Sorry I misunderstood. Yes it’s as you say, if you go slow and take care you should be able to do a decent job.

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ECOECO
Sep 25, 2021 7:43 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
15 September

Window install

Window install

We allow10mm all round for new builds where the bricks are laid up to the window. Where the brick opening already exists, as in replacement, we allow 5mm and caulk the…

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ECOECO
Sep 15, 2021 11:06 am
ECOECO
Tim65
Tim65
9 September

Pivot Doors - your experiance?

Pivot Doors - your experiance?

Doesn’t say which , it came as a prehung in frame from suppliers

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Tim65
Sep 09, 2021 3:44 pm
Tim65
Countrybuilds
Countrybuilds
31 August

Dowell Thermaline - any good?

Dowell Thermaline - any good?
1, 2

This forum has been so helpful in educating me about windows. I couldn't get much of an opinion on Thermaline when we were considering it but when I asked for double…

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Countrybuilds
Aug 31, 2021 11:43 am
Countrybuilds

Same door height across floors?

Same door height across floors?

Thanks for the input alexp79 😊 I think have larger windows/external doors is a great idea

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NewBuildFirstHome
Aug 23, 2021 8:50 pm
bad brains
bad brains
13 August

Double glazing worth the $$ in Perth?

Double glazing worth the $$ in Perth?
1, 2, 3

Also, be wary with where you are installing any low-E glass. If it's a window where you want the warmth of the winter sun, you don't want to filter out the radiation.…

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bad brains
Aug 13, 2021 12:50 am
bad brains
ECOECO
ECOECO
28 July

Gaps in Aluminium Window/Door frames

Gaps in Aluminium Window/Door frames

The biggest reason for the seals pulling away from the corners is the fabricator stretching the seal during assembly. Ed

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ECOECO
Jul 28, 2021 10:57 am
ECOECO

I have Melbourne based opportunities working from home. Would suit retiree, unemployed, student, single parent or stay at home mum. You will have a good knowledge of…

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ECOECO
Jul 23, 2021 10:43 am
ECOECO
fabianda
fabianda
20 July

Painting powdercoated windows. My experience

Painting powdercoated windows. My experience

Wow fabianda, 7 years between your first and second posts, your're persistent but how can I ask a question I can't wait another 7 years for a reply. Great info, well…

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fabianda
Jul 20, 2021 7:23 pm

We are looking at the Corinthian doors Impressions CMB in hollow core but have since seen these also come in semi solid (Balmoral PBAL 2) however they are double the…

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AshleeSiobhan
Jul 19, 2021 2:57 pm
chippy
chippy
18 July

Old house (1940's) front door non standard

Old house (1940's) front door non standard

You always fit doors to the frame anyway so a standard 2040x820 will be fine. Modern frames allow for weather strips, often older frames you need to reduce the door height…

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chippy
Jul 18, 2021 2:20 pm
chippy

You have probably been scared away by prices of “acoustic” windows or even secondary glazing . We can beat most acoustic performance and most prices and…

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ECOECO
Jul 16, 2021 3:50 pm
ECOECO

The Comparison Using WERS, (Window Energy Rating Scheme WERS.net ) we have ranked and…

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ECOECO
Jul 16, 2021 2:31 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
15 July

Removing TREND brand sliding aluminum window to clean track

Removing TREND brand sliding aluminum window to clean track

Are the rollers adjustable from the side? Is there any sign of a bow at the head or sill which is shortening the frame height? If so, this would likely be an installation…

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ECOECO
Jul 15, 2021 10:42 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
5 July

Deceuninck profiles - general thoughts?

Deceuninck profiles - general thoughts?

I used to manufacture uPVC - my advice... go aluminium Ed

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ECOECO
Jul 05, 2021 2:24 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
21 June

Customised Main Door

Customised Main Door

I think you could buy a plain door and get a skin laser cut in corten steel which you bond to the door. That will give you a relief design that will last... just let it rust.

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ECOECO
Jun 21, 2021 10:28 am
ECOECO
chiggles
chiggles
12 June

Stacker doors with 2590 ceiling height

Stacker doors with 2590 ceiling height

I am in the same situation although I havent yet started my build. Is it structurally possible to have a 2370mm high stacker door with 2590mm ceiling? I am told there…

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chiggles
Jun 12, 2021 3:41 pm

We are doing an extension on our house and it is going very badly indeed. Actually going through a EDR with the QBCC (QLD) due to the many many errors and mistakes. …

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Krisb123
May 31, 2021 2:12 pm
Jo0853
Jo0853
29 May

How to open restriction on windows

How to open restriction on windows

I took a photo of the piece in the window and showed the guy in Bunnings. I had to buy a drill bit set that had that shape in it

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Jo0853
May 29, 2021 7:08 am
Josh22
Josh22
27 May

Cavity spiders/pocket doors - brands?

Cavity spiders/pocket doors - brands?

The guy at door plus said they didn’t sell cavity sliders? Maybe they just sell the doors that go in them?

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Josh22
May 27, 2021 9:48 am

Boss RD11 issues

Boss RD11 issues

I’m having problems with a Boss RD11 that recently played up after the roller door ballooned and came out of its rails. I since retensioned and adjusted the balance if…

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Ronnie Tuyau-Farag
May 18, 2021 9:05 pm

Install sliding doors to a blockwork wall

Install sliding doors to a blockwork wall

Hey bc89 Welcome to the forum Unfortunately, The builder either choose cheap windows that didn't allow for later installation or detailed the incorrect installation, hard…

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StructuralBIMGuy
May 17, 2021 10:23 am
StructuralBIMGuy

6.38 laminated glass or retrofit double glazing

6.38 laminated glass or retrofit double glazing

Thank you! Yes, we used to have magnetite retrofit in a previous property right on the highway. It made tfe boise virtually disappear. Unfortunately we can’t do it…

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Basilbrush 123
Apr 27, 2021 11:25 pm
lached
lached
26 April

Window wedge rubber

Window wedge rubber

You can either try and source a smaller glazing wedge or silicon your glass in position.

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lached
Apr 26, 2021 9:41 pm
Sai
Sai
15 April

Upvc Windows

Upvc Windows

Sudhakar’s casement uPVC windows and Doors have a 3-chamber system with 60 mm construction depth. It is a 2 gasket…

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Sai
Apr 15, 2021 3:40 pm
Berek
Berek
11 April

Shower screen for a window

Shower screen for a window

Gumtree where I live are flooded with old windows.

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Berek
Apr 11, 2021 9:39 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
7 April

Obscured windows in bedroom

Obscured windows in bedroom

The standard is all that matters, you can achieve it in many ways as I said and that is pretty much the law. And you can have an opening window below 1700.

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ECOECO
Apr 07, 2021 10:30 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
31 March

Sliding Flyscreen Door Options

Sliding Flyscreen Door Options

You want stainless steel mesh instead of fibre glass in a flyscreen door - not a barrier door or a security door. - that's the cheap option.

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ECOECO
Mar 31, 2021 3:54 pm
ECOECO

Hi Those are not flyscreen clips, it's a flyscreen finger pull repurposed. It looks UGLY. This is what you need. They come in 2 depths, you may need the deeper one. Cut…

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ECOECO
Mar 31, 2021 3:14 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
12 March

Feature window furnishing

Feature window furnishing

Check out a product called Lumisty. It is expensive but it precisely controls the view into the window. Maybe it's what you want.

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ECOECO
Mar 12, 2021 1:45 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
9 March

Remove a door

Remove a door

I doubt that, unless the fixed panel is attached to the jamb from outside the jamb.

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ECOECO
Mar 09, 2021 4:06 pm
ECOECO
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ECOECO
Feb 26, 2021 9:16 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
26 February

Permanent paint for window glass

Permanent paint for window glass

got it and replied! :-D

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ECOECO
Feb 26, 2021 9:14 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
17 February

Double glazed or laminate windows?

Double glazed or laminate windows?

I used to supply PVC windows and they too have their disadvantages as well which I have mentioned before.

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ECOECO
Feb 17, 2021 11:23 am
ECOECO

You can have any height window, but below 1700m from finished floor level needs to be obscure. Like this

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ECOECO
Feb 05, 2021 4:14 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
19 January

Best Soundproof Entry Door with glass panels (Perth)?

Best Soundproof Entry Door with glass panels (Perth)?

Easy solution, replace the door with a double glazed one.

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ECOECO
Jan 19, 2021 2:01 pm
ECOECO
luxiliu
luxiliu
18 January

Options on garage timber door opens externally to backyard

Options on garage timber door opens externally to backyard

Hi, I'm after an external side door of the garage. It opens externally to the backyard. I cannot decide among https://www.bunnings.com.au/hume-doors- ... r_p2010116

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luxiliu
Jan 18, 2021 1:43 pm
doro
doro
16 January

Cracking sliding doors couple of times

Cracking sliding doors couple of times

Yes I will try to speak to the manager who is the owner. But if I get no where, who else I can go?

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doro
Jan 16, 2021 1:00 am
Latms
Latms
13 January

Large Floor to ceiling windows in staircase privacy?

Large Floor to ceiling windows in staircase privacy?

Did you find a solution? we are on the same search...

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Latms
Jan 13, 2021 4:09 pm

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