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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
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

sugget to use pin wood

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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
johnsonren
johnsonren
14 October 2017

MCG Windows or Rylock Windows

MCG Windows or Rylock Windows

Hi, has anyone used MCG windows and doors for their house? The range I am looking at is semi commercial aluminum. How do you find it compare to Rylock ( I understand…

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johnsonren
Oct 14, 2017 11:36 am
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
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
annielee
annielee
19 August 2017

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 6:16 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
18 August 2017

Re-staining front door

Re-staining front door

Very little if you did it yourself.

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arcadelt
Aug 18, 2017 10:29 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
18 August 2017

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

Thermally Broken Windows - You don't need them!!!
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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 5:02 pm
ECOECO
Joker
Joker
12 August 2017

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 2:29 pm
lesleybushnell
lesleybushnell
12 August 2017

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 9:42 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
11 August 2017

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 10:51 am
ECOECO
Mlestari
Mlestari
5 August 2017

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 4:20 pm
DeeGee
DeeGee
26 July 2017

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 10:52 am
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ECOECO
Jul 17, 2017 2:22 pm
ECOECO
sabrelli
sabrelli
10 July 2017

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 1:39 am
santosh22us
santosh22us
9 July 2017

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 11:16 pm
bvillemot
bvillemot
7 July 2017

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 8:06 am
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HeathFr
Jul 06, 2017 10:09 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
6 July 2017

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 2:12 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
22 June 2017

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 10:59 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
20 June 2017

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 11:47 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
19 June 2017

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 11:18 am
ECOECO
Nawsome
Nawsome
16 June 2017

High windows

High windows

that is what we are leaning towards - thanks :)

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Nawsome
Jun 16, 2017 1:43 pm
Nawsome

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