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boschpc
boschpc
23 September 2010

Double glazed windows

Double glazed windows

Thanks everyone for your advice. As a new member - this is great! thanks again.

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boschpc
Sep 23, 2010 4:52 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
24 September 2010

windows in new weatherboard house

windows in new weatherboard house

Check out the EcoClassic EcoTech, aluminium window, it has a built in pocket to take the weatherboard... BTW louvres are often a 3rd party product and don't reflect the…

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ECOECO
Sep 24, 2010 9:16 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
25 September 2010

sliding flying screen ...cost ?

sliding flying screen ...cost ?

Hi guys, I might need some of your advise....We've got a 3 sliding door at the alfresco, and I just got a quote for the fly screen door for it ,…

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ECOECO
Sep 25, 2010 6:44 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
27 September 2010

AAW / AFW / ASW ????

AAW / AFW / ASW ????

On second thoughts, "T" may be toughened…

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ECOECO
Sep 27, 2010 2:47 pm
ECOECO
Windowfactory
Windowfactory
27 September 2010

10.38 lam vs double glazing

10.38 lam vs double glazing

Because I have never come across anyone recommending such a thick laminated glass for thermal purposes, I assume that you have a noise insulation application. 10.38mm…

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Windowfactory
Sep 27, 2010 7:21 pm
Windowfactory
Windowfactory
27 September 2010

How to sell a window?

How to sell a window?

gumtree is owned by ebay but the listings there are free. also your local paper/ periodical can have ads for unwanted building materials

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Windowfactory
Sep 27, 2010 7:30 pm
zeitgeber
zeitgeber
28 September 2010

Front Door from Freedom Catalogue - any ideas where to find?

Front Door from Freedom Catalogue - any ideas where to find?

It's a fire trap to have doors being deadlocked when you're at home. I guess there are pros and cons.

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zeitgeber
Sep 28, 2010 7:17 pm
zeitgeber
ECOECO
ECOECO
29 September 2010

Extra deep windows reveals!!

Extra deep windows reveals!!

Try anyway, no harm done.

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ECOECO
Sep 29, 2010 5:22 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
30 September 2010

What colour security grilles with pearl white windows?

What colour security grilles with pearl white windows?

I matched the frame of the security screens with the window frame colour but the grill bit in the middle I had as black so it didn't stand out…

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ECOECO
Sep 30, 2010 11:41 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
3 October 2010

Window openings

Window openings

Our fly screens snug fit /clip very neatly into the frame- just like any other window, actually much better than most. Awning windows with screens…

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ECOECO
Oct 03, 2010 11:01 am
ECOECO
OMG
OMG
3 October 2010

Who was looking for a pet door?

Who was looking for a pet door?

Thanks heaps for posting this! We had seen one of these years ago at someones house but had never seen them to buy!!! Guess what my puppy will be…

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OMG
Oct 03, 2010 11:06 am
Jazzie
Jazzie
4 October 2010

Wanting to buy Fly Wire Screens & Security Door - Melbourne?

Wanting to buy Fly Wire Screens & Security Door - Melbourne?

Wanting someone reliable to install fly wire screens for entire house & a front security door. Living in Melbourne, western suburbs ..... anyone have someone they can…

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Jazzie
Oct 04, 2010 10:17 am
Jazzie
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take2
Oct 05, 2010 5:52 pm
take2
skyfish
skyfish
5 October 2010

Bi-fold Doors and Insects - Help Please

Bi-fold Doors and Insects - Help Please

At the home expo few months ago we saw these retractable fly sceens. They are mounted in a vertical roller that live on one end of the doors, and then pretty much wind out…

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skyfish
Oct 05, 2010 9:09 pm
mcniks
mcniks
6 October 2010

Curtains for colonial style windows

Curtains for colonial style windows

My friend has similar style windows and has put up Austrian Blinds throughout her house (although she has decorated the whole place in a traditional/country style). They…

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mcniks
Oct 06, 2010 4:33 pm
MumofTwo29
MumofTwo29
7 October 2010

Replacing hinged door with sliding (cavity)

Replacing hinged door with sliding (cavity)

Hi, I just had a cavity door installed for my new ensuite. As the plaster had to be replaced with waterproof plaster in the ensuite stripping the wall was not a problem. …

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MumofTwo29
Oct 07, 2010 8:26 am
Windowfactory
Windowfactory
12 October 2010

Quote for secondary windows

Quote for secondary windows

About your door, my experience suggest that our doors would give you better results, but sure, if you are motivated by cost, a wooden door may be more appropriate for your…

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Windowfactory
Oct 12, 2010 6:46 pm
whattodo
whattodo
12 October 2010

Plain anodised doors have come with powdercoated handles????

Plain anodised doors have come with powdercoated handles????

Hi all, Our doors and windows have arrived for our extension, and we went with plain anodised aluminium for an industrial type of look. The doors have got powder coated…

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whattodo
Oct 12, 2010 11:56 pm
Darren Stewart
Darren Stewart
13 October 2010

Different heights for Internal door and openings - Is it Ok?

Different heights for Internal door and openings - Is it Ok?

I've seen this with door frames next to each other, where one opens out and one in, the height difference caused by the door stop thickness. It looks terrible, and should…

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Darren Stewart
Oct 13, 2010 7:53 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
14 October 2010

LOSP vs MR MDF

LOSP vs MR MDF

No squabble Arfur, I defer to Chippy…

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ECOECO
Oct 14, 2010 7:54 pm
ECOECO
theyetti
theyetti
16 October 2010

Feedback on Trend Windows &/or Stegbar

Feedback on Trend Windows &/or Stegbar

We ended up going with stegbar. They were polite & seemed to genuinely want our business, even though it was a small order. Very good…

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theyetti
Oct 16, 2010 10:52 pm
xquisite
xquisite
18 October 2010

Windows - Match the inside or the outside???

Windows - Match the inside or the outside???

I agree with Ed. I'd most likely go with white, but remember that this will make a feature of the windows from the outside so hopefully your design can handle this.

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xquisite
Oct 18, 2010 11:13 am
Nathan Peart
Nathan Peart
19 October 2010

DIY holland blinds - any thoughts??

DIY holland blinds - any thoughts??

Last 2 houses I have done that. Where are you building? I am in WA so it is double brick with steel lintels on the inside. The steel lintels are a pain but picked up a few…

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Nathan Peart
Oct 19, 2010 3:22 pm
Nathan Peart
Nathan Peart
19 October 2010

Window position in full brick - how close?

Window position in full brick - how close?

There is no reason that the window cannot be in either position. Personally I think hardup against the internal corner would be better as that would make a better finish…

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Nathan Peart
Oct 19, 2010 3:37 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
22 October 2010

Ordering Flyscreens - Don't leave it until the last minute..

Ordering Flyscreens - Don't leave it until the last minute..

Bump... flyscreen suppliers usually close early over the holiday... the queue will get longer... Ed

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ECOECO
Oct 22, 2010 8:07 am
ECOECO
Machiars
Machiars
22 October 2010

flyscreen for windows that open from bottom (awning window)

flyscreen for windows that open from bottom (awning window)

Cheers Flagstaff. Will have a look when I get home later and jump on their website.

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Machiars
Oct 22, 2010 2:54 pm
Machiars
TheWedgie
TheWedgie
22 October 2010

Roller Shutter problem...

Roller Shutter problem...

Personally I cant see anything wrong with naming companies we are having problems with or shoddy work from as long as its not libelous…

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TheWedgie
Oct 22, 2010 4:43 pm
Windowfactory
Windowfactory
22 October 2010

Window choices

Window choices

Hi, If you want to optimise energy efficiency, louvres and sliding windows would be the least appropriate choice. Basically, you would want something with low…

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Windowfactory
Oct 22, 2010 6:28 pm
Trish
Trish
24 October 2010

Stained glass windows

Stained glass windows

I had tried an old toothbrush & dishwashing detergent but it did very little - I cleaned my windows many times using different ideas (from google) trying to get the grunge…

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Trish
Oct 24, 2010 6:38 pm
Trish
barbw61
barbw61
25 October 2010

sanded doors

sanded doors

We were checking our doors over the weekend, and have noticed that the stained doors that lead outside and our front door are very rough. If you rubbed your clothes on…

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barbw61
Oct 25, 2010 3:35 pm
kyton
kyton
27 October 2010

Show Me Your Facades With TIMBER Windows/Doors/Garages!!!

Show Me Your Facades With TIMBER Windows/Doors/Garages!!!

I have some pictures in the show me your Facade thread as well as my thread in the Finishing Touches section. We have brick / timber front doors / timber look windows and…

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kyton
Oct 27, 2010 1:07 pm
kyton
Billyboy
Billyboy
27 October 2010

Window colour and security screen colour -Gold Coast

Window colour and security screen colour -Gold Coast

Belinda, Im have been in the security screen business for about 25 years although part time for the past 13 and have a few suggestions for you. On the Gold Coast you…

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Billyboy
Oct 27, 2010 7:06 pm
nerak
nerak
28 October 2010

LUXAFLEX NEWSTYLE® Polyresin Shutters

LUXAFLEX NEWSTYLE® Polyresin Shutters

Just wondering whether anyone has had these polyresin shutters installed and how it all worked out - are you happy with them. Does anyone have any pics to share? :) :) Cheers

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nerak
Oct 28, 2010 10:43 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
28 October 2010

Bottom Door Gap

Bottom Door Gap

Good news! Good to see you recognised the need to go for a thicker drill bit. It feels quite brutal, particularly when you are using a 10mm bit…

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ECOECO
Oct 28, 2010 6:59 pm
ECOECO
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shonzilla
Oct 29, 2010 6:54 pm
shonzilla
theyetti
theyetti
30 October 2010

How to install brick under the window in an angle?

How to install brick under the window in an angle?

4. Our brickie gave us the option of using either extra mortar or bricks cut in half horizontally to fill the gap under our window sill bricks. We chose the horizontally…

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theyetti
Oct 30, 2010 8:21 am
tigerandox
tigerandox
30 October 2010

Front door/security door

Front door/security door

:: Thank you for all thos that replied, most helpful. The door is a hinged, according to the prelim contract, haven't been able to get a hold of anyone from M to confirm,…

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tigerandox
Oct 30, 2010 9:39 am
Trish
Trish
3 November 2010

Timber bay window with feature lead light help...

Timber bay window with feature lead light help...

Hughes in Oakleigh have a good selection from time to time but they are expensive (secondhand) If you want new you could just get them done plain and have the leadlight…

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Trish
Nov 03, 2010 11:15 pm
Trish
Visionarii Brad
Visionarii Brad
4 November 2010

uPVC windows and Crimsafe / Amplimesh screens

uPVC windows and Crimsafe / Amplimesh screens

Okay, no simple answer for this one as there are a couple of variables. By way of background, we are a uPVC fabricator (Deceuninck profile) and a Bradnams aluminium…

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Visionarii Brad
Nov 04, 2010 11:25 am
muresco
muresco
4 November 2010

Double Glazing costs

Double Glazing costs
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi ! We have excisting timber sliding doors . Who can quote in Melbourne on putting in upvc glass in lieu of the current standard glass ? What do you think this would cost ? :)

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muresco
Nov 04, 2010 4:56 pm
Rizzo
Rizzo
6 November 2010

Show me your FRONT DOOR...

Show me your FRONT DOOR...

I actually wanted just a solid wood door with no glass, the one which looks like it has slats across it, but the front hallway is quite big and would have been so so dark,…

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Rizzo
Nov 06, 2010 10:48 am
Windowfactory
Windowfactory
6 November 2010

Fitting secondhand upvc sliding doors missing reveal

Fitting secondhand upvc sliding doors missing reveal

Hi, Our website has a step by step guide for installation. Check out ''installation' section in the top menu. Regards, Katrina

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Windowfactory
Nov 06, 2010 11:50 am
theyetti
theyetti
6 November 2010

Anyone know where I can purchase a garage door?

Anyone know where I can purchase a garage door?

you know what, I think you're right theyetti, I think they've misplaced the decimal point....$1,700 sounds right( I hope!) ::wink::

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theyetti
Nov 06, 2010 4:39 pm
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mac64
Nov 07, 2010 1:17 pm


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