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ECOECO
ECOECO
8 August 2010

Bi-fold Doors - Help Please

Bi-fold Doors - Help Please

We can make double glazed aluminium or PVC. Also try Dowell, Trend, Stegbar. If you want timber, try…

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ECOECO
Aug 08, 2010 1:06 pm
ECOECO
take2
take2
8 August 2010

blinds on double sliding doors?

blinds on double sliding doors?

Your other option is panel glides which one of my friends has on her sliding door. They're basically like big vertical blinds that slide across in…

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take2
Aug 08, 2010 10:56 pm
take2
jrsantos
jrsantos
9 August 2010

Bi-part sliding doors and flywire

Bi-part sliding doors and flywire

I did a search and found this thread, which is exactly my problem, is there a solution for this as I want my security door outside and not inside the sliding door. Jon

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jrsantos
Aug 09, 2010 8:27 pm
n&n02
n&n02
11 August 2010

Changing Our Painted Entry Door to Stained Timber

Changing Our Painted Entry Door to Stained Timber
1, 2

I love your facade Southies and your front door was my inspiration to choose Jasper as well!! I love my front door (even though it still has only…

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n&n02
Aug 11, 2010 9:10 pm
B STAR
B STAR
13 August 2010

Door Wood

Door Wood

use the two pack type. Its the same product that they use on car bodies, when filling dents. Bunning have one in a green tin.

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B STAR
Aug 13, 2010 10:57 am
Trinity
Trinity
13 August 2010

gaps in rubber window seals

gaps in rubber window seals

Ed, that was the first thing I checked! They have applied the sealant to the front of the rubber, but I can definitely see two oblong slit drainholes in front of the…

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Trinity
Aug 13, 2010 2:26 pm
neil_se
neil_se
13 August 2010

should I get factory window tinting or aftermarket tinting?

should I get factory window tinting or aftermarket tinting?

Ah right, I must not have been searching very hard. I can't find more detailed specs but the ones on the brochure don't really compare to an aftermarket film SOLAR…

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neil_se
Aug 13, 2010 9:29 pm
Nathan SteelFab
Nathan SteelFab
16 August 2010

Which material for custom doors under stairs?

Which material for custom doors under stairs?

I think just get a door (cheap plain one) and cut it back, cover the cut with something. Fill in the gaps, sand back and paint. May want to ask a chippie.

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Nathan SteelFab
Aug 16, 2010 11:17 am
Nathan SteelFab
ECOECO
ECOECO
19 August 2010

Large WIndows

Large WIndows

We were recently faced with manufacturing a 2400H by 5000W fixed window. The rest of the house was double glazed but to solve this…

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ECOECO
Aug 19, 2010 9:04 pm
ECOECO
sabby32
sabby32
20 August 2010

Question for Ed pls

Question for Ed pls

thanks for your reply, I have sent you an email via hotmail! Sabby

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sabby32
Aug 20, 2010 11:30 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
22 August 2010

Help picking window size

Help picking window size

The common widths, which are also brick opening sizes are 600mm and 850mm, commonly in heights 2100 and 1800. …

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ECOECO
Aug 22, 2010 11:46 am
ECOECO
just Erin
just Erin
23 August 2010

Show me your pivot door installed

Show me your pivot door installed

The size of our entry is larger than our minor bedrooms, so it looked really silly to have a standard sized door. I think it was worth every cent to upgrade it

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just Erin
Aug 23, 2010 10:37 am
just Erin
dan_walls
dan_walls
23 August 2010

Looking for 2400h x 3600w Stacker door in FSSS ?

Looking for 2400h x 3600w Stacker door in FSSS ?

Hi, I'm looking for an aluminium stacker door in FSSS configuration with 920mm panels (3600 wide). Does anyone know some good suppliers? I'm in Brisbane, QLD. Thanks.

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dan_walls
Aug 23, 2010 10:24 pm
dymonite69
dymonite69
25 August 2010

Kristal Bond Glass Coating?

Kristal Bond Glass Coating?

I am interested to know what the assumptions are here. …

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dymonite69
Aug 25, 2010 11:10 pm
dymonite69
Windowfactory
Windowfactory
26 August 2010

VEKA profile for double glazed windows/door

VEKA profile for double glazed windows/door

Hi, When comparing profiles it can be useful to ask where the profile is actually made - the company may very well be German, but do they extrude in China, in Turkey, in…

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Windowfactory
Aug 26, 2010 2:06 pm
lilfeggle
lilfeggle
26 August 2010

Timber sliders in alfresco

Timber sliders in alfresco

where abouts are you? Have they quoted you on Western Red Cedar timber?

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lilfeggle
Aug 26, 2010 7:15 pm
lilfeggle
Windowfactory
Windowfactory
26 August 2010

Anyone have privacy tinting on their windows/doors?

Anyone have privacy tinting on their windows/doors?

If you are in NSW, The NSW State Government introduced State Environmental Planning Policy (Exempt and Complying Codes) in 2008. The policy provides exempt and complying…

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Windowfactory
Aug 26, 2010 11:56 pm
donnam
donnam
29 August 2010

Would you make this a cavity sliding door?

Would you make this a cavity sliding door?

Hi Thanks everyone for the responses. Looks like we will go the sliding door. It's not ideal but I think it makes the most sense. The upside is that you wont look…

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donnam
Aug 29, 2010 9:26 pm
Windowfactory
Windowfactory
30 August 2010

Windows for enclosed balcony - sydney

Windows for enclosed balcony - sydney

Hi Fulthy, Consider double glazed upvc windows and doors - they perform very well in acoustic and energy efficiency applications - if these are a concern.

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Windowfactory
Aug 30, 2010 2:15 pm
Windowfactory
Windowfactory
30 August 2010

stacking doors

stacking doors

There are lots of second hand building products on online auctions, but that's a long shot because of the sizing requirements. With Stacker Doors of this size its…

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Windowfactory
Aug 30, 2010 2:27 pm
Windowfactory
Windowfactory
30 August 2010

Veka

Veka

Hi Maggieh, We have not used Veka at our double glazing facility in Sydney, but we have had good experience with Kommerling as profile. It will be helpful for you to…

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Windowfactory
Aug 30, 2010 3:08 pm
bailey_boy
bailey_boy
1 September 2010

Sheer curtain Under Roman blinds???

Sheer curtain Under Roman blinds???

Thanks WindowFactory & Lisanne, Its reassuring to know there are others out there that may be after something different...the staff in the curtains stores I visited…

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bailey_boy
Sep 01, 2010 1:46 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
5 September 2010

3 panel sliding door bottom track

3 panel sliding door bottom track

Hi there, I have a 3 panel sliding glass door out on my undercover patio area, where the doors won't slide due to rust and extensive damage on…

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ECOECO
Sep 05, 2010 2:24 pm
ECOECO

Judging by the imprint on the door the type of hinges you're after are a 'Non-Mortise Hinge' they look like this…

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TheOK
Sep 09, 2010 10:47 am
TheOK
theyetti
theyetti
10 September 2010

trouble locking/unlocking sliding aluminium windows

trouble locking/unlocking sliding aluminium windows

If they're standard A&L window lock maybe give them a call. Our vent locks had me stumped until I figured out you have to use the key to wind the locking pin up or down.

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theyetti
Sep 10, 2010 10:46 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
10 September 2010

-29 BAL Windows

-29 BAL Windows

Under the current legislation - which will undoubtably be revised in the next BCA - flyscreens to both fixed & openable. With doors - 6mm…

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ECOECO
Sep 10, 2010 5:14 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
14 September 2010

How much does it cost to install toughened glass?

How much does it cost to install toughened glass?

In a place we might end up buying, in the entrance hall, there is an old 70s style window (a tallish window, not very wide), and it's got…

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ECOECO
Sep 14, 2010 2:30 pm
ECOECO
bless_you
bless_you
15 September 2010

Refurbishing Aluminium

Refurbishing Aluminium

karcher will do this job id say! any sort of high pressure cleaner

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bless_you
Sep 15, 2010 9:31 pm
garden lover
garden lover
17 September 2010

FRONT ENTRY DOORS!!!?? HELP??

FRONT ENTRY DOORS!!!?? HELP??

We didnt have a pivot door for our large single door. Just used a very very strong door hinges to hold a solid jarrah door approx. 8ft tall, and I cant remember the exact width.

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garden lover
Sep 17, 2010 11:49 am
Dean - MFD
Dean - MFD
17 September 2010

ALUMINIUM FLY WIRE SCREENS - MELBOURNE

ALUMINIUM FLY WIRE SCREENS - MELBOURNE

There are heaps and heaps of providers - just go to Google and search for melbourne flyscreens. Best of luck Dean

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Dean - MFD
Sep 17, 2010 2:48 pm
Dean - MFD
Dean - MFD
Dean - MFD
17 September 2010

fly wire screens on windows & french doors - or alternatives

fly wire screens on windows & french doors - or alternatives

Hi Ceebs, It actually depends on your intention - do you want to keep the bugs out ... or intruders. If it is simply about keeping insects and bugs out, then you have…

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Dean - MFD
Sep 17, 2010 3:11 pm
Dean - MFD

Here's a thread about it, if I'm understanding correctly what you are after. viewtopic.php?f=6&t=36208 This is a pic from the above thread.…

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joles
Sep 17, 2010 6:35 pm
joles
BIG BILKO
BIG BILKO
19 September 2010

Blinds getting hot?

Blinds getting hot?

Blinds should not be a fire risk as you will find the fabric will be fire rated. With the 3 free blinds you can move the chains to the outside of the blind by simply…

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BIG BILKO
Sep 19, 2010 9:43 am

Hi Renee&Jarred, I thought I'd move this thread to the Windows and Doors forum as you might get a bit more of a response here! I have had my plantations for about 3…

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Stormy
Sep 19, 2010 10:00 am
Stormy
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bellabelinda
Sep 19, 2010 11:30 pm
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ESB
Sep 20, 2010 10:37 pm
ESB
bendo
bendo
21 September 2010

Need help for what windows to put on a 5m wall

Need help for what windows to put on a 5m wall

Thank you for your advice, i will try the hand trick. Its so hard to imagine what it will look like cos we have such a little house at the moment and never had to consider…

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bendo
Sep 21, 2010 3:43 pm
grace_slick
grace_slick
21 September 2010

Ensuite / Bedroom Doorway Has No Architraves

Ensuite / Bedroom Doorway Has No Architraves

Cool, yeah, I very much agree it does look quite strange, not only not having architraves / door jams, etc, but because the "hole" (doorway) goes right up to the ceiling,…

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grace_slick
Sep 21, 2010 8:41 pm
grace_slick
ECOECO
ECOECO
22 September 2010

Window performance - Laminated Comfort Plus vs Double Glazed

Window performance - Laminated Comfort Plus vs Double Glazed
1, 2, 3

With 15mm air gap it should work fine... At what cost, may I ask? Ed

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ECOECO
Sep 22, 2010 3:26 pm
ECOECO
fredinver
fredinver
22 September 2010

What do you need for cavity sliding doors?

What do you need for cavity sliding doors?

Cavity sliders normally require an area that it twice as wide as the door plus an allowance for the cavity frame rear stop timber. Width wise they fit standard wall widths…

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fredinver
Sep 22, 2010 7:56 pm
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


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