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anonymous-
anonymous-
20 November 2016

Knotwood Garage Colours

Knotwood Garage Colours

Hi all, I'm going through the External Colour selection phase of my home build and I'm finding it a bit confusing to choose the garage door colour. My builder uses b&d…

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anonymous-
Nov 20, 2016 12:52 am

We have chosen this door for our entrance. It has arrived today and I'm annoyed as the centre bit of timber in the door has screw Heads on the interior side of the…

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Craigasaurus
Nov 14, 2016 8:58 pm

Hi I'm currently planning a renovation for the bathroom and I'm looking to replace a glass brick window with one that opens at the top. So does anyone know of a…

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Booo
Nov 01, 2016 3:35 pm
mynameisjonas
mynameisjonas
26 October 2016

Replacing brick wall with Bi-fold patio door

Replacing brick wall with Bi-fold patio door

I use these guys for my windows, they can do custom ones... wouldnt go Stegbar. Insanely expensive. http://windowwarehouse.com.au/

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mynameisjonas
Oct 26, 2016 10:49 pm
IncredibleBulk
IncredibleBulk
21 October 2016

Window and sliding door replacement - Supplying own glass

Window and sliding door replacement - Supplying own glass

So I managed to finally convince someone to quote.... 5k to replace the sliding doors and two large windows. 3.7k without the glass I've discussed with some connections I…

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IncredibleBulk
Oct 21, 2016 10:26 pm
ralmin
ralmin
21 October 2016

Reading plans....window sizes

Reading plans....window sizes

This is one of the very few cases where Australians use measurements in the forgotten metric unit "decimetres" which means tenths of a metre, rather than "centimetres"…

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ralmin
Oct 21, 2016 9:04 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
20 October 2016

pivot windows that can be cleaned from the inside

pivot windows that can be cleaned from the inside

Very few casement windows have that feature. I can't name one. But Tilt and turn do the same thing, except flyscreens become a problem. Ed

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ECOECO
Oct 20, 2016 9:36 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
5 October 2016

Replacing glass

Replacing glass

No problem, yes just use silicon. Sorry don't know where to get the edging, try Clark Rubber? Ed

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ECOECO
Oct 05, 2016 11:57 am
ECOECO
liman
liman
29 September 2016

Door installer

Door installer

you have to find good installer and also fix a door suitable to your theater room entry according to meaurement

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liman
Sep 29, 2016 2:55 pm
bashworth
bashworth
26 September 2016

PLEASE HELP!!!

PLEASE HELP!!!

Well if the specification says Boutique tell the builder, in writing, that is what the contract requires them to provide, and they need to cancel the existing order and…

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bashworth
Sep 26, 2016 8:40 pm
bashworth
marisa@artilux
marisa@artilux
22 September 2016

A&L Boutique Sliding Doors - security doors?

A&L Boutique Sliding Doors - security doors?

Hi, sorry to bother you but just wondering how you went with this. I use these guys for my doors http://www.godoors.com.au they can do custom ones. I guess you could try…

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marisa@artilux
Sep 22, 2016 2:27 pm
marisa@artilux
marisa@artilux
22 September 2016

Pivot doors and flyscreen/security screen doors

Pivot doors and flyscreen/security screen doors
1, 2

Pivot doors are gorgeous but screening them is a bit of a nightmare. Is there room to build our and enclose a retractable or pleated fly screen that won't interfere with…

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marisa@artilux
Sep 22, 2016 2:03 pm
Paulconstruction
Paulconstruction
18 September 2016

Wanting to use YY windows CHINA

Wanting to use YY windows CHINA

I am in Arizona USA and wanting to use Shanghai YY windows. I can use all the advise I can get. Looking to use here lareg sliding glass patio doors. 32'x10'

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Paulconstruction
Sep 18, 2016 7:41 am
Robert_Bruce
Robert_Bruce
16 September 2016

Old Dowell windows plastic snap in beading

Old Dowell windows plastic snap in beading

Just commenting - the fix is still working well - no more rattling windows & no water ingress.

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Robert_Bruce
Sep 16, 2016 7:52 am
chippy
chippy
12 September 2016

Gap under front door

Gap under front door

Door stripping are available at the market.

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chippy
Sep 13, 2016 12:07 am
chippy
ECOECO
ECOECO
8 September 2016

10.38mm Secondary glazing frames for noise reduction

10.38mm Secondary glazing frames for noise reduction

Alspec will sell you aluminium profile and materials. Any glass merchant can source your glass. Sydney Head…

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ECOECO
Sep 08, 2016 11:30 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
8 September 2016

window flashings

window flashings

It is difficult for the window supplier because the builder is his customer. But the facts are what they are... they have stuffed up. Tell them if they don't rectify it,…

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ECOECO
Sep 08, 2016 11:21 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
7 September 2016

Windows leaking

Windows leaking

Probably is not the window leaking. Water gets into the wall and the first place it finds to appear is where the opportunity presents. That said, can you post a pic of the…

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ECOECO
Sep 07, 2016 1:58 pm
ECOECO
canbuild
canbuild
3 September 2016

Front door help!

Front door help!

For new house is it mandatory to have door deals?

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canbuild
Sep 03, 2016 11:38 am
Jwalker86
Jwalker86
30 August 2016

Tiler Recommendation Brisbane - Difficult Tiles

Tiler Recommendation Brisbane - Difficult Tiles

Hi Team, Can anyone recommend a good tiler in Brisbane that has top notch work? 100 x 100 White Cushion Edge Tiles for Walls x 3 Diamond Shaped Tile for Floor in a…

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Jwalker86
Aug 30, 2016 3:59 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
30 August 2016

The Price You Pay for Windows

The Price You Pay for Windows

Another... "EcoEco price is by far better than the competitors", Ross... Again happy to show any visitor our quotation

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ECOECO
Aug 30, 2016 3:05 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
30 August 2016

Price of Windows and Doors

Price of Windows and Doors

does seem silly... aws is an expensive supplier...

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ECOECO
Aug 30, 2016 3:01 pm
ECOECO

Aluminium Blinds is a timeless classic when it comes to custom window treatment options. It is relatively simple in design and pretty affordable. It looks very efficient…

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honkytonkie
Aug 28, 2016 12:55 pm
honkytonkie
ECOECO
ECOECO
17 August 2016

Suppliers of Double Glazing

Suppliers of Double Glazing

There would be heaps of suppliers of double glazed units. All the major glass suppliers, plus the major window suppliers. There is no discernible difference between any,…

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ECOECO
Aug 17, 2016 6:12 pm
ECOECO
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 12:44 pm
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 2:35 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 1:10 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 12:59 pm
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 2:54 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 11:32 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 10:36 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 1:09 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 6:06 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 3:17 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 4:43 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 4:13 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 4:12 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 4:04 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 3:58 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 10:04 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 11:27 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 9:50 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 9:28 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 1:28 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 11:28 am


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