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Aitch
Aitch
4 May

Dowell Thermaline - any good?

Dowell Thermaline - any good?

Have bought for my build... they are sitting on the ground so have not experienced yet. However they were best bang for buck in regards to efficiency. Thermaline…

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Aitch
May 04, 2018 8:24 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
29 April

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

What's wrong with my windows...?????
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Take a photograph of the window and give some more detail... I will help if I can.

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ECOECO
Apr 29, 2018 2:50 pm
ECOECO
JackT
JackT
6 December 2016

Bay Window Leaking

Bay Window Leaking

This problem is not only with you but many people already facing this problem. This is a common problem that can be happen with any type of window but don't worry if you…

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JackT
Dec 06, 2016 2:47 pm
JackT
Jason007
Jason007
19 June 2015

Stegbar

Stegbar

I think there is an office in Canley Vale, Hume Highway?

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Jason007
Jun 19, 2015 7:47 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
6 December 2013

Wooden Stacker Doors - slide in on each other.

Wooden Stacker Doors - slide in on each other.
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Funny - I don't think Stegbar do these anymore ... :)

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Saint Mike
Dec 06, 2013 11:42 am
Saint Mike
JB1
JB1
19 November 2013

Temporary Window Covering

Temporary Window Covering

Black garbage bags or cardboard

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JB1
Nov 19, 2013 12:32 pm
56332301
56332301
12 August 2013

Experience with Rehau profiles

Experience with Rehau profiles

Windows were ill fitting with some of then having to be rectified 5 times, the manufacturer did not install argon gas as requested stating it was not needed. Manufacturer…

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56332301
Aug 12, 2013 11:17 am
JB1
JB1
8 July 2013

Wooden Doors

Wooden Doors

Internal/external? Exposed to sunlight? Apart from vanish or painting it there isn't much you can do.

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JB1
Jul 08, 2013 12:41 am
Mary1
Mary1
10 November 2012

Marks in new windows

Marks in new windows

Thank you for your feedback, I have had the glazing company out to see the marks and they are claiming it's just something that happens in the factiry and will not replace…

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Mary1
Nov 10, 2012 4:21 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
7 November 2012

Sealing gaps between brick and aluminium window frames

Sealing gaps between brick and aluminium window frames

Sure... you may need a backing rod in the gap before you silicone if it's too wide, it will prevent the silicone from falling through the gap. You can buy it in Bunnings,…

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ECOECO
Nov 07, 2012 10:33 pm
ECOECO
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
28 September 2012

Awning Colour Help?

Awning Colour Help?

We can get a better idea of proportions of colour (as to the size of window in the wall) if you post a pic. :D (And yes, merino was the old name for Paperbark. CLB didn't…

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Treeseachanger
Sep 28, 2012 10:44 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
1 June 2012

Aluminium window frame with wooden external trim?

Aluminium window frame with wooden external trim?

Thanks ed... so does that mean we just go ahead and let the builder (McDonald Jones) install the aluminium windows and then we can have…

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ECOECO
Jun 01, 2012 10:36 pm
ECOECO
trina_wilson
trina_wilson
3 January 2012

Curtain Colour

Curtain Colour

try custom design curtains from sydney super shades. are you from sydney, australia? I think you can email or contact them for free @ sales@supershades.com.au. They will…

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trina_wilson
Jan 03, 2012 3:05 pm
househelp28
househelp28
30 November 2011

Lintels

Lintels

Hi guys, just wondering if anyone knows the answer to this question. If i have a sliding door with openings of between 3370mm. and 4210mm, does this require an a 6mm or…

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househelp28
Nov 30, 2011 6:22 pm
spaceman347
spaceman347
29 November 2011

Vantage SoundOUT windows?

Vantage SoundOUT windows?

Thanks Miloolimm, There hasn't been any mention of plastic clips or plugs. I'll get back onto them and see what they say. Good to hear that you got some decent results…

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spaceman347
Nov 29, 2011 11:40 am
jimmyreno
jimmyreno
15 February 2011

Not enough height for a standard door

Not enough height for a standard door

In Australia I occasionally find a door that opens outwards but its certainly not common. Interestingly enough in Sweden most external doors…

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jimmyreno
Feb 15, 2011 10:22 am
EdwinaMcG
EdwinaMcG
1 February 2011

Need advice on honeycomb / cellular blinds

Need advice on honeycomb / cellular blinds

Answer to 1-3 in one go - The light filtering are very robust & can even be scrunched up and will sit back into place. The block out fabric isn't as soft & will show…

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EdwinaMcG
Feb 01, 2011 12:20 pm
garden lover
garden lover
11 December 2010

Request for curtain and/or pelmet advice for family room

Request for curtain and/or pelmet advice for family room

If you go a smaller pelmet and maybe a more neutral colour they shouldnt dominate. And if your still worried, why not go a really fancy curtain rod instead?

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garden lover
Dec 11, 2010 6:49 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
30 June 2009

Windows with Argon instead of air - should i say anything?!

Windows with Argon instead of air - should i say anything?!

Yes the gap is most important... argon is a definite benefit, but it does not take the place of good…

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ECOECO
Jun 30, 2009 11:36 pm
ECOECO
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BuildingACT
Mar 22, 2009 10:11 pm
BuildingACT
BuildingACT
16 December 2008

New "hidden" stand-alone screen system from Centor

New "hidden" stand-alone screen system from Centor

Hi guys In case anyone is interested, I came across an article in a home magazine the other day about a new screening system from Centor Architectural which (i think!)…

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BuildingACT
Dec 16, 2008 10:37 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
14 December 2008

2400mm x 1500mm wide opening - can i fit a sliding door?

2400mm x 1500mm wide opening - can i fit a sliding door?

Maybe you can only have the cassette on one side. Centor make the bifold hardware (rollers, hinges) and they make a bifold screen system. Not sure about French door. …

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ECOECO
Dec 14, 2008 3:17 pm
ECOECO
BuildingACT
BuildingACT
14 December 2008

No fly screen...Paarhammer the solution?

No fly screen...Paarhammer the solution?
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Hi, if you would go for Paarhammer how many % of your building budget would go into joinery ?? 10% is quite average if you are looking at a…

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BuildingACT
Dec 14, 2008 9:50 am
BuildingACT
BuildingACT
23 November 2008

Any heard of/used Windoor? + O/S timber window supplier?

Any heard of/used Windoor? + O/S timber window supplier?

Thanks windowexpert...and yes, I've requested a quote from Paarhammer so I'll see how that looks. I've also asked for quotes from Windoor in Mona Vale and Duce in…

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BuildingACT
Nov 23, 2008 12:22 pm
BuildingACT
BuildingACT
2 November 2008

Silicone joints - what type of glass can I use?

Silicone joints - what type of glass can I use?

Thanks guys! Once we decide on a window/door supplier, I think we'll need to sit down and discuss all the options...if we can maintain the double glazing without having…

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BuildingACT
Nov 02, 2008 9:29 pm
BuildingACT
BuildingACT
31 October 2008

Timber framed dbl glazed quote & possible heart attack!

Timber framed dbl glazed quote & possible heart attack!

Hey guys, thanks for the replies! And yep, it has to be timber :wink: we know the maintenance is much more than aluminium or pvc, but timber is pretty fundamental for…

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BuildingACT
Oct 31, 2008 7:10 am
BuildingACT
BuildingACT
20 September 2008

Best double glazed glass option for privacy and efficiency

Best double glazed glass option for privacy and efficiency

Wow...! Thanks for all the replies...who knew windows would be such a complicated subject! I knew that standard timber frames aren't designed to handle the size/weight…

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BuildingACT
Sep 20, 2008 4:53 pm
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BuildingACT
Aug 01, 2008 1:27 pm

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