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gary.red
gary.red
17 August 2016

Type of windows for keeping house cool in in hot climate

Type of windows for keeping house cool in in hot climate

I want to help. I bought external roller shutters to reduce heat entering to my bedroom window. You can check this site for products details

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gary.red
Aug 17, 2016 11:44 am
dementedguppy
dementedguppy
15 August 2016

Fly Screens suitable for a Queenslander/Casement Windows

Fly Screens suitable for a Queenslander/Casement Windows

Hi all, I am new to this forum. I came across a link on whirlpool and thought I may have more luck over here :) We have just purchased an old home, it's a Queenslander…

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dementedguppy
Aug 15, 2016 1:35 pm
Liney
Liney
15 August 2016

Sliding door for ensuite

Sliding door for ensuite

Can someone in Perth please recommend a company that does sliding doors as we require one to separate the bedroom from the ensuite. Wanting a solid door to block noise and…

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Liney
Aug 15, 2016 12:10 pm
Liney
Liney
Liney
15 August 2016

Sliding door manufacturer in WA

Sliding door manufacturer in WA

Of course you choose a great idea for covering your door with slide, it will give a better look without spent lots of space.

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Liney
Aug 15, 2016 11:59 am
Liney
ECOECO
ECOECO
13 August 2016

Using old leadlight and 'colonial' windows in new build.

Using old leadlight and 'colonial' windows in new build.

The decision whether windows can be reused depends upon the standards as you say... but these are not as straightforward as it would appear.. AS1288 is easy enough, the…

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ECOECO
Aug 13, 2016 1:54 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
8 August 2016

Thickness of glass

Thickness of glass

Leaving out sound leakage through walls and ceilings, and around a window frame. Thicker glass is the most effective way of reducing noise through a window. It can be…

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ECOECO
Aug 08, 2016 10:32 am
ECOECO
Stewie D
Stewie D
7 August 2016

Replacing bubble glass and three pane Windows queries

Replacing bubble glass and three pane Windows queries

The small horizontal wooden bars ( muntins ) would be housed into the main frame ( sash ) of the window so when you remove them there would be a hole. You could just fill…

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Stewie D
Aug 07, 2016 9:36 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
2 August 2016

ECOECO

ECOECO

Thanks B, We will have the same products because we own the IP bute may modify some profiles to improve the design slightly. We are still to launch our mock curtain wall…

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ECOECO
Aug 02, 2016 12:09 pm
ECOECO
markmathie
markmathie
31 July 2016

budget for plantation shutters?

budget for plantation shutters?

Hi happy to do a free measure and quote if you want, thanks Mark.

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markmathie
Jul 31, 2016 5:06 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
29 July 2016

Bi-fold vs slider-stacker concealed? options/price

Bi-fold vs slider-stacker concealed? options/price

That is the ultimate limit on all continuous aluminium track doors, and other companies do the cavity slider (except me). Bifolds can take flyscreens, issues... very…

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ECOECO
Jul 29, 2016 2:17 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
27 July 2016

Grey glass windows

Grey glass windows

Would you recommend them then? What is the net result of using them? Is it worth paying for them more? Thanks If you want grey for other reasons -…

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ECOECO
Jul 27, 2016 3:43 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
25 July 2016

Which is better in a cyclone: louvres or sliding windows?

Which is better in a cyclone: louvres or sliding windows?

You need to see the test report from the tested window/louvre. It will tell you everything. Sounds like you need windows to at least N4. Ed

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ECOECO
Jul 25, 2016 3:13 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
25 July 2016

Aluminum Window Fitout Advice

Aluminum Window Fitout Advice

poor finish to cover wide gaps. There is also a cover plate rivetted to the head of the window indicating the window was too small or the hole too big. Ed

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ECOECO
Jul 25, 2016 3:12 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
25 July 2016

Missing glazing certificate for new build

Missing glazing certificate for new build

Not so hard. You need a building inspector who knows windows... he can sign them off. Ed

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ECOECO
Jul 25, 2016 3:04 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
25 July 2016

Rebated track for sliding doors

Rebated track for sliding doors

Yes, you can do that, depending on relative height inside and out and whether there is space for the drainage outside. You will need to order a door with extra height so…

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ECOECO
Jul 25, 2016 2:58 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
25 July 2016

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

What's wrong with my windows...?????
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I am back... ask any questions you have... I will always answer...

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ECOECO
Jul 25, 2016 2:50 pm
ECOECO

window cleaning melbourne very support in Australian window covering easy installation AND best quality,best price very user friendly

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simonharrison
Jul 17, 2016 9:04 pm
tezzab
tezzab
13 July 2016

NEED SPECIAL DOORS - CAN ANYONE HELP

NEED SPECIAL DOORS - CAN ANYONE HELP

Not necessarily mesh, but a door with a grille, as seen commonly in offices may be an option. However, if I understand it correctly, heat rises, so that plan may not…

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tezzab
Jul 13, 2016 10:27 am
tezzab
deejay08
deejay08
12 July 2016

Double glazing as an upgrade

Double glazing as an upgrade

Omg! I paid $8600 for 4mm with 6mm argon gap and 4mm is plain toughened glass awning Windows with apparently qlon acoustic seals. U value 4.1 and shgco 0.50 I wanted the…

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deejay08
Jul 12, 2016 8:50 pm
Windowfactory
Windowfactory
12 July 2016

Assistance with acoustic (and pref. double glazed) windows

Assistance with acoustic (and pref. double glazed) windows

I trust that you will find in terms of performance vs cost that upvc will offer you the best value for money. Yes there are other colours available now including charcoal,…

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Windowfactory
Jul 12, 2016 8:28 pm
sunxiaoxuan23926
sunxiaoxuan23926
3 July 2016

Cost of corner stacker door

Cost of corner stacker door

It's very closely . We originally have sliding door on one side and a large window in the rumpus . I wanted to convert the window and sliding doors to a corner bifold…

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sunxiaoxuan23926
Jul 03, 2016 12:28 am
world2160
world2160
30 June 2016

Pls Help! Varnish timber door failure

Pls Help! Varnish timber door failure

Thanks everyone for the advice. Can anyone please recommend a painter in Sydney? What's the approx cost for this job? - sliding door: 3m X 2.5m - Window X 2: 2m X 1.5m

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world2160
Jun 30, 2016 10:28 am
Stewie D
Stewie D
27 June 2016

Large gap between window and brick veneer. Normal?

Large gap between window and brick veneer. Normal?

To me it looks like the window was fitted after the brickwork was done and they haven't fitted any storm moulds. These are strips of either aluminium or timber that are…

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Stewie D
Jun 27, 2016 8:51 am
DTRiemer
DTRiemer
25 June 2016

New patio door

New patio door

Sliding glass doors are perfect as patio doors. As you've said, that will give you a great view of your garden while you are indoors. So my suggestion is to go for it.

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DTRiemer
Jun 25, 2016 10:28 am
DTRiemer
Yu888
Yu888
23 June 2016

Repainting Door

Repainting Door

Are you going to call professionals or is it a DIY work?

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Yu888
Jun 23, 2016 9:59 pm
Yu888

You can get an approx 6m door that opens from the centre. So fixed on each end and 4 that slide and id that's not big enough you can add an additional fixed panel at an…

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Craigasaurus
Jun 23, 2016 5:19 pm

Hi we are only at gyprock stage right now but we have dune frames here is a pic of it from the outside. Wallaby fascia is actually surprisingly light as you can see in…

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flossy17
Jun 22, 2016 1:18 pm
flossy17

Hi Vmoa, The image below is almost the same as your house. You may visit http://www.aggdoors.com.au or call AGG Doors now at 1300 244 866 if…

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ChelseaS
Jun 16, 2016 4:58 pm
Evelin
Evelin
15 June 2016

Double glazing

Double glazing

we have double glazing too, best thing in the house. It adds a comfort level you cannot have with a 3mm glass pane between you and the outside. Australia is really behind…

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Evelin
Jun 15, 2016 2:00 pm
Tim65
Tim65
11 June 2016

Burbank - huge quality problems - windows - Advice needed

Burbank - huge quality problems - windows - Advice needed

Stand your ground do not sign off on anything and ask them what their proposals are to fix To me the frames are beyond repair, I would not be accepting them I would insist…

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Tim65
Jun 11, 2016 11:34 pm
Tim65
Lorri
Lorri
10 June 2016

Door advice

Door advice

Trying to find out still, asked the builders and waiting for a reply from them. I thought it would be fairly simple to do, but it depends on what it costs, I don't want to…

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Lorri
Jun 10, 2016 6:00 pm
Lorri
Jahangir
Jahangir
5 June 2016

External front door

External front door

2.59m ceiling height

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Jahangir
Jun 05, 2016 9:18 pm
cooperplace
cooperplace
27 May 2016

pivoting windows?

pivoting windows?

thank you, they look perfect.

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cooperplace
May 27, 2016 5:33 pm
sjcb
sjcb
20 May 2016

Windows with colonial glazing stick on bars sydney

Windows with colonial glazing stick on bars sydney

Hello, building a french provincial style home in Sydney and we are struggling to find a window company to do aluminium windows with half decent looking stick on colonial…

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sjcb
May 20, 2016 9:36 pm
flossy17
flossy17
7 May 2016

Sliding door or window in master bedroom

Sliding door or window in master bedroom

Thankyou, there is enough room one the left and opposite the window walls for a bed and bedside tables

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flossy17
May 07, 2016 10:20 pm
flossy17
piscean
piscean
2 May 2016

Gap at top of bathroom window

Gap at top of bathroom window

It's done for ventilation and venting in these area.

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piscean
May 02, 2016 2:48 am
iain111
iain111
29 April 2016

Front Entrance doors in bushfire zones

Front Entrance doors in bushfire zones

Hi Our builder used http://www.taylorsdoors.com.au/ to laminate steel on a fire door. Hope that helps!

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iain111
Apr 29, 2016 1:19 pm
TomCat
TomCat
28 April 2016

Which window frame colour?

Which window frame colour?
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Most definitely! Night Sky = black :D

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TomCat
Apr 28, 2016 10:33 pm
TomCat
DonaldLMcVay
DonaldLMcVay
21 April 2016

Window insulation options

Window insulation options

Getting your window ready to combat harsh weather is of paramount importance. I understand your concern. I would like to share few methods which I employed in my house to…

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DonaldLMcVay
Apr 21, 2016 9:23 pm
Elecmuso
Elecmuso
16 April 2016

Double Glazing - Air Gaps - What's Best - Myth Vs Truth

Double Glazing - Air Gaps - What's Best - Myth Vs Truth
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Perhaps I should clarify - the 'ASHRAE study graph' as mentioned by the OP.

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Elecmuso
Apr 16, 2016 5:20 pm
bashworth
bashworth
10 April 2016

Changing Single Glazing to Low-E in existing windows

Changing Single Glazing to Low-E in existing windows

If I was changing windows I would be going to double glazing with or without Low E glass, not just Low E glass. (for more info see:

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bashworth
Apr 10, 2016 2:15 pm
bashworth
gandn
gandn
5 April 2016

Where to source a custom entry door handle?

Where to source a custom entry door handle?

No ideas where to help you find it but i like the look of your first picture. I can see that on your build. :)

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gandn
Apr 05, 2016 2:13 pm
richiey30
richiey30
1 April 2016

Where to source solid internal doors

Where to source solid internal doors

how wide was your door? Im currently in search for x2 internal solid doors (one for theatre room and one for the door from inside garage to the house) 920x2340 to see…

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richiey30
Apr 01, 2016 9:48 am


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