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Builder’s warranty and modifications.

Builder’s warranty and modifications.

You are assuming a lot, I have seen qualified builders cut braces and other structural elements they should not.

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building-expert
Feb 21, 2019 8:41 pm
building-expert
Althom
Althom
10 h

Front door replacement - Perth (sorry long post)

Front door replacement - Perth (sorry long post)

Price seems bout right. Recently had a sliding door, frame and pelmet fitted to an en-suite opening by Doors Plus. Was about that cost with no weathersealing or locks

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Althom
Feb 21, 2019 10:57 am
Althom
ECOECO
ECOECO
Yesterday

Have you imported and installed YY/AluFront/Feilong Windows?

Have you imported and installed YY/AluFront/Feilong Windows?

It's your conversation Steve, in a market I have been in for over 20 years. Your information was inaccurate, and it needed further explanation, it is on you to provide…

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ECOECO
Feb 20, 2019 7:39 pm
ECOECO
karen_0404
karen_0404
18 February

Bifold doors in Perth - Harvest Doors?

Bifold doors in Perth - Harvest Doors?

Hi all We want to install aluminium bifold doors (5m wide) to open our living area onto the alfresco, and also bifold windows in the kitchen. Has anyone used any of the…

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karen_0404
Feb 18, 2019 11:39 am
Ibrahaim_munoz
Ibrahaim_munoz
11 February

Window awnings

Window awnings

An awning is a sort of spread or a supplemental rooftop that helps control extraordinary sun introduction and warmth that happens…

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Ibrahaim_munoz
Feb 11, 2019 3:16 pm
Noobie2019
Noobie2019
5 February

My double glazed windows fro China

My double glazed windows fro China
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hey all, I am un Sydney and looking for someone to guide me to the relevant showrooms or contacts. Have about 20 windows in Sydney.

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Noobie2019
Feb 05, 2019 6:38 am
James Brown
James Brown
2 February

Cost front door replacement?

Cost front door replacement?
1, 2

Cost is depends on your choice, Which type of door you want to place in your home and interior used in your door.

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James Brown
Feb 02, 2019 7:53 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
2 February

Do bedroom door styles and closet doors need to match?

Do bedroom door styles and closet doors need to match?

They do in our house, but mostly only you and your partner see the doors inside your bedroom, so if you can live with it, spend the savings elsewhere.

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arcadelt
Feb 02, 2019 7:44 am

Good evening all Just purchased an investment…

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Count
Jan 31, 2019 9:29 pm
Aitch
Aitch
21 January

Dowell Thermaline - any good?

Dowell Thermaline - any good?

Hi Thurlo86, Moved in 4 weeks ago, windows are not too bad, an obvious upgrade from single glazed, its difficult to say too much not being in for the too long and expect…

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Aitch
Jan 21, 2019 1:33 pm
benjaminliu
benjaminliu
16 January

Window Closures

Window Closures

Thank you - this is very helpful.

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benjaminliu
Jan 16, 2019 3:58 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
16 January

Sliding door mounted into floor (no step)?

Sliding door mounted into floor (no step)?
1, 2

As this area is totally sheltered, you would not need any drainage at all. But yes, you can drain under a deck.

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ECOECO
Jan 16, 2019 1:44 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
14 January

Wood rot on window frame

Wood rot on window frame

Great news, sorry about my late reply... Ed

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ECOECO
Jan 14, 2019 11:20 am
ECOECO
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ECOECO
Jan 07, 2019 3:48 pm
ECOECO
youngone
youngone
31 December 2018

Timber or aluminium plantation shutters?

Timber or aluminium plantation shutters?

In timber shutters, it is more common because of the price and fit to the base wood which more attractive particular for the colonial type of home, although in aluminium…

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youngone
Dec 31, 2018 10:51 pm

And if you want to make friends at a cheaper cost... Offer to go halves in this... https://www.simplysheds.com.au/absco-sm ...…

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ECOECO
Dec 19, 2018 12:16 pm
ECOECO
True Blue
True Blue
12 December 2018

Double glazing

Double glazing

Double glazing can reduce noise and also help reduce your power bill but only if done correctly, click this link below to get an idea of the type of glass and space that…

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True Blue
Dec 12, 2018 11:31 am
chippy
chippy
2 December 2018

Removing Casement / Awning Windows

Removing Casement / Awning Windows

Hi Pat. Unfortunately you need to remove all the screws from the frame to remove the sash. It's a bit of a pain and is easiest with two people.

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chippy
Dec 02, 2018 12:15 pm
chippy
ECOECO
ECOECO
22 November 2018

Colonial bar on aluminium double glazed

Colonial bar on aluminium double glazed

we do it between the glass... but yes if they simply stick it on it can look very bad from the inside.

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ECOECO
Nov 22, 2018 5:40 pm
ECOECO

I like a pivot front door, but I'm biased because we have one.

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arcadelt
Nov 19, 2018 7:02 pm
gillybean
gillybean
15 November 2018

Window height in upper level -looks like stuffed up

Window height in upper level -looks like stuffed up

My personal opinion is that there’s way too much emphasis put on bedrooms having lots of natural light. Every lifestyle show on tv it seems has people going into…

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gillybean
Nov 15, 2018 4:32 pm
gillybean
arcadelt
arcadelt
15 November 2018

Adjustment screws and rollers

Adjustment screws and rollers

Contact the original manufacturer.

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arcadelt
Nov 15, 2018 12:48 pm
Drew01
Drew01
14 November 2018

Window height in upper level -looks like stuffed up

Window height in upper level -looks like stuffed up

That's normal, we had to pay a bit extra to have our windows dropped 185mm

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Drew01
Nov 14, 2018 11:02 pm
Drew01
ECOECO
ECOECO
7 November 2018

Canterbury windows

Canterbury windows

send it to the Financial Controller

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ECOECO
Nov 07, 2018 3:05 pm
ECOECO
arcadelt
arcadelt
4 November 2018

Screening outdoor room

Screening outdoor room

Or you could use retractable screens.

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arcadelt
Nov 04, 2018 8:38 pm
Cyberminusie
Cyberminusie
2 November 2018

Insert a glass in to internal door.

Insert a glass in to internal door.

HI Guys, in this little video I wanted to show you how I have modified an internal door of my country house to allow natural light to enter inside the stairs, because soon…

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Cyberminusie
Nov 02, 2018 10:32 pm
Cyberminusie
ECOECO
ECOECO
2 November 2018

Replacement windows

Replacement windows

it's really the wall which is too narrow for your window and the plantation shutters. By being not so deep, an aluminium window may help, or you might even push the new…

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ECOECO
Nov 02, 2018 1:33 pm
ECOECO
mynameisjonas
mynameisjonas
30 October 2018

budget for plantation shutters?

budget for plantation shutters?

They are 100% worth the price. great insulation, amazing look both inside and out. So worth it.

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mynameisjonas
Oct 30, 2018 10:44 am
Mitchd
Mitchd
22 October 2018

Double Glazing Advise

Double Glazing Advise

Cheers everyone for their replies. we ended up getting pvc windows installed about 6 weeks ago. We have noticed the difference immediately the house has stayed warm…

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Mitchd
Oct 22, 2018 7:52 pm
kirashogun
kirashogun
18 October 2018

Timber double glazed windows

Timber double glazed windows

Old school huh. These days nobody uses Vic ash due to dimensional stability issues or lack there of. The standard for timber windows is western red cedar. Even though…

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kirashogun
Oct 18, 2018 12:14 am
Priyasuresh11
Priyasuresh11
5 October 2018

Roller shutter recommendations

Roller shutter recommendations

Hi, I am looking recommendations for roller shutter(electrical) to install in my home. Please help. Looking for stores in Sydney. Thanks

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Priyasuresh11
Oct 05, 2018 9:40 pm
Priyasuresh11

Friday, March 9, 2018 11:57:33 AM America/New_York Posted By Amy Benson If your driveway has an uphill…

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amanda50
Sep 21, 2018 10:08 pm
bashworth
bashworth
20 September 2018

dual climate window films

dual climate window films

Can't remember the name but it was the most reflective film that TintACar sold.

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bashworth
Sep 20, 2018 4:23 pm
bashworth

Hey I posted some images for you in another thread but figured ill add them here for you also email me if u need some help sandi@konkrethaus.com.au

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KonkretHaus
Sep 19, 2018 12:28 am
KonkretHaus
KonkretHaus
KonkretHaus
18 September 2018

Bi-Fold Windows (Perth)

Bi-Fold Windows (Perth)

Hi mate Prefer not to in a public forum, if you have any questions drop me an email sandi@konkrethaus.com.au

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KonkretHaus
Sep 18, 2018 11:59 pm
KonkretHaus

Choosing the windows and doors for…

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AnnaGEM
Sep 13, 2018 3:24 pm
AnnaGEM
stme
stme
3 September 2018

Double glazed tilt and turn windows

Double glazed tilt and turn windows

Waiting on a window schedule from builder to start to get quotes.

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stme
Sep 03, 2018 10:00 pm

I'm not a builder, but I would suggest they could be as close as the smallest stud suitable to carry the weight of the lintel and roof/second storey load above. If you…

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arcadelt
Aug 29, 2018 7:16 pm
JB1
JB1
15 August 2018

The price of energy efficiency in windows...

The price of energy efficiency in windows...

Not really sure as it wasn't individually priced, I purchased a house lot. But it was cheap for what they are.

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JB1
Aug 15, 2018 11:31 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
10 August 2018

Window compliance? Are these rules/guidelines

Window compliance? Are these rules/guidelines

Looks like shading is factored into the calculations, but not mandated in NSW.

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arcadelt
Aug 10, 2018 10:33 am
melbmum
melbmum
6 August 2018

Any Questions on Windows and Doors, incl. Energy & Acoustics

Any Questions on Windows and Doors, incl. Energy & Acoustics

Hi Ed, Thank you so much for the quick reply - yes I did think it was extremely expensive! Wow that is a big price difference. I agree with the design tips as well -…

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melbmum
Aug 06, 2018 5:43 pm
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ECOECO
Jul 31, 2018 6:04 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
31 July 2018

Double glazing whole house

Double glazing whole house

Double glaze them all, the future may require that, and you won't be saving much anyway.

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ECOECO
Jul 31, 2018 5:56 pm
ECOECO

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