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ECOECO
Mar 01, 2022 4:07 pm
ECOECO
chippy
chippy
14 h

Latch too far from the frame to grab

Latch too far from the frame to grab

I'd suggest getting a carpenter to look at it. The entire door and lock fitting looks poorly carried out. It can be fixed but you seem to neither understand or appreciate…

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chippy
Feb 21, 2024 8:54 pm
chippy

hi, our painter did a good job on the external face of the house. he was originally a carpenter and when my wife mentioned rapairing the hallway doors he said that it…

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poppet
Feb 21, 2024 5:24 pm
andy8
andy8
20 February

Do I need a new garage door motor or I being scammed?

Do I need a new garage door motor or I being scammed?

My garage door has started playing up recently. Sometimes (and getting more frequent) when I press the button to open it, it wont. The motor is an ATA GD0-6V3. Red and…

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361
andy8
Feb 20, 2024 8:49 am
angelacb
angelacb
17 February

Installing sliding doors to existing metal frame wardrobe

Installing sliding doors to existing metal frame wardrobe

Hi Simbo 2 Did you manage to install the sliding wardrobes on the metal frame? I want to do the same if able. Appreciate any advice.

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angelacb
Feb 17, 2024 11:35 pm
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ECOECO
Feb 07, 2024 12:12 pm
ECOECO
Alex Jim
Alex Jim
6 February

Front Door Colour (Dulux equivalent to Caoba)

Front Door Colour (Dulux equivalent to Caoba)

To match the Caoba color of your garage door, you can consider darker shades from the Dulux range for your entrance door. Look…

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Alex Jim
Feb 06, 2024 10:19 pm
Glory
Glory
4 February

'Smart' lock options for thick entry pivot door

'Smart' lock options for thick entry pivot door

I ran into trouble finding a lock that would fit my particular door, like your situation with your pivot door. I wanted a safe lock that couldn't be messed with easily.

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Glory
Feb 04, 2024 1:01 am
Glory
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8522
michaelyoni64
Feb 01, 2024 7:34 am
stefcep
stefcep
26 January

Ensuite window on facade:is opaque glass mandatory?

Ensuite window on facade:is opaque glass mandatory?

ecoeco. tried to send a PM to you but it just sits in my outbox. Can you PM me?

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stefcep
Jan 26, 2024 2:23 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
16 January

Double glazed aluminium windows-doors- slimline?

Double glazed aluminium windows-doors- slimline?

I don't know them all, the first 2 top of your list are best known. Rylock is a good company, Stegbar is for sale.

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ECOECO
Jan 16, 2024 4:16 pm
ECOECO
vakman
vakman
16 January

Now It's 0.3mm Gap For Double Glazing. It beats all the rest

Now It's 0.3mm Gap For Double Glazing. It beats all the rest

This is one of the reasons I decided to go overseas for my double glazed windows. As the builder indicated, he's worked on many upmarket builds, these were the most well…

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vakman
Jan 16, 2024 3:55 pm
Mox80
Mox80
15 January

Is this a defect in my window frame?

Is this a defect in my window frame?

Its the flashing and is normal. Some builders cover them up others just leave them handing. You can cover it up with an aluminium bracket or ask the builder.

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Mox80
Jan 15, 2024 1:08 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
12 January

Mirror Tint on a Double Glazed Window

Mirror Tint on a Double Glazed Window

The manufacturer of the double glazed unit may reneg on the warranty, ask your builder first.

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ECOECO
Jan 12, 2024 5:23 pm
ECOECO
Suejan
Suejan
23 December 2023

How to fit mesh fly screen while shutters in place

How to fit mesh fly screen while shutters in place

Hello everyone Please advice me how can I install mesh security window or we cab say mesh flyscreen inside while the pvc plantation shutters are already installed? Is…

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Suejan
Dec 23, 2023 12:28 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
28 November 2023

Heavy windows with bent reveals

Heavy windows with bent reveals

What size are the windows, double or single glazed, can I have a pic of the full windows inside & out? If you can see packers please take a pic.

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ECOECO
Nov 28, 2023 2:03 pm
ECOECO
Ohbee1
Ohbee1
23 November 2023

Blinds under or over Plantation Shutters

Blinds under or over Plantation Shutters

You can put a roller blind behind the shutters. It will be much less noticeable when not in use.

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Ohbee1
Nov 23, 2023 5:37 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
4 November 2023

How to remove the security screen (A&L windows)?

How to remove the security screen (A&L windows)?

You have no photo with your post. Best I can say is to remove an A&L flyscreen don't be afraid to distort the frame almost like a trapezium. It doesn't take a lot of…

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ECOECO
Nov 04, 2023 6:55 pm
ECOECO
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ECOECO
Oct 26, 2023 6:49 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
26 October 2023

Which glass for stacker doors

Which glass for stacker doors

What do you need them to withstand? If it's normal wear and tear, then either will do, if you want resistance to ingress then laminated would be the favourite, but only…

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ECOECO
Oct 26, 2023 1:46 pm
ECOECO
building-expert
building-expert
24 October 2023

Really really bad window installation

Really really bad window installation

do not pay until you are satisfied with workmanship windows require flashing over the head archithrave and up under weatherboards

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building-expert
Oct 24, 2023 1:18 pm
building-expert
Ardo
Ardo
11 October 2023

Stacker door thresholds

Stacker door thresholds

Sure looks like the type of track that I fitted to my house. My supplier said that the underside has a tray which drains to the front. They cut vertical slots in it. So as…

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Ardo
Oct 11, 2023 7:49 pm
obi one
obi one
18 September 2023

Adhesive seals for western red cedar windows

Adhesive seals for western red cedar windows

I’m restoring all my 40yr old windows and I want to install seals around the casements. I’ve sanded back and oiled the frames with sikkens. My plan is to box up inside…

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obi one
Sep 18, 2023 8:33 pm
building-expert
building-expert
10 September 2023

Laundry door placement v split level stairs

Laundry door placement v split level stairs

Move your linen into laundry and access laundry from your present linen space

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building-expert
Sep 10, 2023 9:30 am
building-expert
MCR68
MCR68
12 August 2023

Sliding door -no roller screws

Sliding door -no roller screws

Thank you!!!

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MCR68
Aug 12, 2023 7:35 pm
Hello_world
Hello_world
6 August 2023

Sydney Window and Door Providers

Sydney Window and Door Providers

I have been looking into getting quotes for a reno I am doing shortly. I have been looking at Trend and Wideline for both windows and doors. I did enquire with Vista but…

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Hello_world
Aug 06, 2023 7:04 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
1 August 2023

Double glazed sliding door recomendations? (Melbourne)

Double glazed sliding door recomendations? (Melbourne)

I’m in a similar position except I’m after sliding 3 stacking doors. I am on a second-story apartment of which the balcony would not adequately fit any bi-fold or…

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ECOECO
Aug 01, 2023 5:04 pm
ECOECO
yesplease
yesplease
16 July 2023

Aluminium awning window seal has popped out in one corner

Aluminium awning window seal has popped out in one corner

Thanks mate, this helped a lot. Managed to get it back in.

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yesplease
Jul 16, 2023 6:02 pm
yesplease

I need to replace the worn mohair seal on my sliding window, but I can't get access to the end to slide the old one out & push the new one in. I could probably rip the old…

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Ex-Hasbeen
Jun 21, 2023 4:15 pm
homebuilder12
homebuilder12
15 June 2023

Sliding doors

Sliding doors

We are looking for sliding doors which are 5 metres tall. There are a few European options. Any manufacturers in Australia or distributors?

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homebuilder12
Jun 15, 2023 3:11 am

Thanks Chippy,I do have one that I levered out. I'll try to find a brand name on the windows then do some searching. Here is a photo where you can see how worn they are.

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alan_m
Jun 01, 2023 8:58 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
24 April 2023

Square set uPVC windows - Timber Reveal

Square set uPVC windows - Timber Reveal

Depends... Brick veneer required the window to be attached to the house frame, this is usually achieved by screwing through the timber reveal into the frame. There are…

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ECOECO
Apr 24, 2023 11:15 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
27 February 2023

Cost of window frames?

Cost of window frames?

That's a very high price, but I have no idea what your products are.

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ECOECO
Feb 27, 2023 2:09 pm
ECOECO
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
17 February 2023

Window coverings-want the view, but not glaring sun

Window coverings-want the view, but not glaring sun

The problem with images these days you have to check to see if they are FAKE What part of WA are you from? (humour)

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StructuralBIMGuy
Feb 17, 2023 12:39 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
ponzutwo
ponzutwo
16 February 2023

bi-fold flyscreens

bi-fold flyscreens

i cant recall the name of it, but theres also a screen that sits in a seperate track and is retractable - it colapses on itself and is perfect for even corners

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ponzutwo
Feb 16, 2023 8:37 am
Greg0626
Greg0626
12 February 2023

Put flyscreen back on

Put flyscreen back on

Thanks. All good now. I put it back following your instruction. 😀

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Greg0626
Feb 12, 2023 11:22 am

Thanks for the response and suggestion. The other side isn’t fixed. It’s comes out as well (you can see the dirt markings as to how far the window can be pushed…

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homely14
Jan 20, 2023 12:34 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
18 January 2023

Double storey windows (privacy screen or no habitable window

Double storey windows (privacy screen or no habitable window
1, 2

As the rules go, the overlooking provisions cover a radius of 9 metres from the window, so it would be the adjacent neighbour who needs to make the call. If they do, the…

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ECOECO
Jan 18, 2023 12:06 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
17 January 2023

Deceuninck profiles - general thoughts?

Deceuninck profiles - general thoughts?

I'm in Melbourne, yes I experienced those issues. I think your supplier would need to accommodate the expansion all around the frame.

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ECOECO
Jan 17, 2023 11:15 am
ECOECO

Yes, there are many smart locks that can replace it. You just need paint the door that behind the Omni plate

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SmartLockInstallation
Jan 04, 2023 11:33 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
16 December 2022

Sliding Window Frame Leaking into Sill

Sliding Window Frame Leaking into Sill

If you pour water in the sill does it come inside?

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ECOECO
Dec 16, 2022 11:08 am
ECOECO
gr8m8k8
gr8m8k8
6 December 2022

Removal of Jason Sliding Door Bolt Lock

Removal of Jason Sliding Door Bolt Lock

This video shows how to replace the snibs which can be purchased directly from Jason Windows spare parts shop https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YtOqsnGuJG8 If they are…

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gr8m8k8
Dec 06, 2022 6:21 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
28 November 2022

Window Price Lists

Window Price Lists

If you want a quote, just ask... no obligation.

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ECOECO
Nov 28, 2022 2:30 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
28 November 2022

Flashing windows

Flashing windows

I assume your windows don't have reveals? If the sarking still has the window & door opening covered, you can cut the openings leaving flaps to seal it against the…

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ECOECO
Nov 28, 2022 11:20 am
ECOECO
as5540088
as5540088
22 November 2022

gaps in rubber window seals

gaps in rubber window seals

Thanks so much.

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as5540088
Nov 22, 2022 10:53 am
chippy
chippy
2 November 2022

Replacing internal door with external door

Replacing internal door with external door

Depends what sort of frame it is. The majority of metal frames will fit a 40mm door. If it's a timber frame then it may not fit. It's easy enough to measure the door rebate.

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chippy
Nov 02, 2022 8:09 pm
chippy

Alexp79, Thank you for the interest. The European pivot hardware, particularly the German and Italian gear, is very expensive. The pivot hardware I'm talking about is…

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Pivotal Howard
Nov 01, 2022 3:39 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
31 October 2022

Exterior window frame gaos

Exterior window frame gaos

Well they should not, this is your cause of your leaks. If you are not familiar with what you are looking at, find someone who is because this is not an easy fix.

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ECOECO
Oct 31, 2022 11:08 am
ECOECO

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