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ECOECO
ECOECO
7 June 2010

Install Double Glazed glass

Install Double Glazed glass

Hi All, Can I just buy the Double Glazed glass and install it myself??? As it looks very very expensive to put the Double glazed windows by…

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ECOECO
Jun 07, 2010 6:59 am
ECOECO
atlas
atlas
8 June 2010

My double glazing experience - Ecoclassic, Miglas, Certain..

My double glazing experience - Ecoclassic, Miglas, Certain..

This forum has helped me heaps. Some knowledgeable posters on here. Eastern suburbs Melbourne. New build Gange-Design. Psuedo OB. Builder is great,…

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atlas
Jun 08, 2010 4:49 pm
HappyCamper_au
HappyCamper_au
9 June 2010

Window in place of kitchen splash back

Window in place of kitchen splash back

It's nice and would have been perfect...but it's sure out of my price range! Oh well, was better to get a quote than continually wonder. Some of the uses for switchable…

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HappyCamper_au
Jun 09, 2010 3:58 pm
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ECOECO
Jun 10, 2010 10:13 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
11 June 2010

Cost to have 2 aluminium windows painted a different colour?

Cost to have 2 aluminium windows painted a different colour?

Email/PM me, on Tuesday I will send details of a guy who can do this. Ed

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ECOECO
Jun 11, 2010 7:04 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
14 June 2010

Double Hung Windows

Double Hung Windows

Hi all I have vantage 514 double hung windows. Was wondering if it is possible to…

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ECOECO
Jun 14, 2010 9:07 am
ECOECO
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Mrs P
Jun 15, 2010 8:42 pm
loco
loco
16 June 2010

internal door handles

internal door handles

Hi all, We've recently moved into a house which has crystalline 1970's door handles right through - ewww - they atched the chandeliers but they are all down now! We have…

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loco
Jun 16, 2010 1:55 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
17 June 2010

Square set windows (no reveal?)

Square set windows (no reveal?)

Hi, We occasionally use a fixing lug where a reveal is not required and fixing through the frame is not possible. it is part of the uPVC…

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ECOECO
Jun 17, 2010 2:50 pm
ECOECO
loco
loco
17 June 2010

Double Front Doors - security screens $1800?

Double Front Doors - security screens $1800?

I've heard of single secureview / crimsafe etc being about $1000 - so you're not far off it being accurate I would think.

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loco
Jun 17, 2010 3:23 pm
Bam
Bam
17 June 2010

windows for front of house - help!

windows for front of house - help!

Yeah, you would think :roll: I couldnt master it :lol:

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Bam
Jun 17, 2010 3:37 pm
Bam
waylow
waylow
17 June 2010

Laminated Low-E Glass & Cracking

Laminated Low-E Glass & Cracking

Simple solution, hand aris or polish all edges of any low-e glass. Standard practice, if you don't it will crack under thermal stress.

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waylow
Jun 17, 2010 8:55 pm
mac64
mac64
18 June 2010

Australian Standards for windows

Australian Standards for windows

do you mean the opening that is created when the window is opened

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mac64
Jun 18, 2010 12:00 am
mac64
mac64
18 June 2010

Window pane thickness

Window pane thickness

google window safety film it's clear film and i think a bit thicker than normal

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mac64
Jun 18, 2010 10:11 am
take2
take2
18 June 2010

Locking Louver Windows

Locking Louver Windows

All our louvers came with locks, but if you can put locks on once installed you could always put on crimsafe/invisiguard on the windows would be more effective than…

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take2
Jun 18, 2010 10:24 pm
take2
kek
kek
19 June 2010

Asymmetrical stacking doors

Asymmetrical stacking doors

We love our bifolds, they really open up the space in a way that sliders just can't. But think carefully about which way you want them to open, and where you want the…

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kek
Jun 19, 2010 9:58 am
kek
Mozzie
Mozzie
21 June 2010

Slight damage to powder coated window. Will it get fixed?

Slight damage to powder coated window. Will it get fixed?

Yeah my site supervisor also gave me the 'window service' spin. Told me they clean all the tracks and get all the paint off the inside of the window frame... Absolute…

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Mozzie
Jun 21, 2010 10:24 am
Mozzie
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
21 June 2010

Western Red Cedar - maintaining

Western Red Cedar - maintaining

Painting the outside will get rid of your maintenance problems. The inside will not be a major problem if you keep them in the natural timber appearance. I still used an…

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Dukekamaya
Jun 21, 2010 6:16 pm
Dukekamaya
ring09
ring09
22 June 2010

Plantation Shutters Melbourne

Plantation Shutters Melbourne

Check out instyleblindsandshutters.com.au and another tiptopblinds.com.au and intoblinds.com.au, you can email them your plans and they will send you back a quote, seem to…

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ring09
Jun 22, 2010 8:46 pm
ring09
IkonInteriors
IkonInteriors
23 June 2010

Recommendations for (reasonably priced) roller blinds

Recommendations for (reasonably priced) roller blinds

www.iseekblinds.com.au - I have them in my own house, and have put them in for my clients. Send them an email and get some fabric samples to compare which you like best…

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IkonInteriors
Jun 23, 2010 6:55 pm
IkonInteriors

We often get asked for tilt & turn windows, which we supply in PVC, they look neat and are very flexible in operation. They have one drawback, being European in origin,…

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ECOECO
Jun 24, 2010 2:25 pm
ECOECO
RedIsotope
RedIsotope
29 June 2010

Curtains in Perth

Curtains in Perth

No one? :lol: Oh well.... :(

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RedIsotope
Jun 29, 2010 6:48 pm
royalblue
royalblue
30 June 2010

Insulation, Carpets & House Paint

Insulation, Carpets & House Paint

Re: carpets and underlay. There is no universal 'best'. You need to consider all your requirements before choosing what is best FOR YOU. With regard to environmental…

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royalblue
Jun 30, 2010 11:22 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
1 July 2010

Double Glazed Windows

Double Glazed Windows

I think secondary glazing (with real windows) or replacement double glazed windows will be about the same price. I think replacement will add more value to your…

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ECOECO
Jul 01, 2010 3:56 pm
ECOECO
Trinia
Trinia
3 July 2010

window and benchtop not level...what would you do??

window and benchtop not level...what would you do??

If it is the window- you can either custom fit a new sill over the existing sill to match the kitchen line or pull out and replace the window. My sympathy. That mismatch…

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Trinia
Jul 03, 2010 11:01 pm
Trinia
kb46
kb46
4 July 2010

well priced entry doors?

well priced entry doors?

Our builder recommended Crown doors as being good quality "properly solid" doors that he thought were good value for money. They have a website where you can see all the…

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kb46
Jul 04, 2010 10:09 pm
barkly
barkly
6 July 2010

Some advice if you are thinking of replacing windows...

Some advice if you are thinking of replacing windows...

Ed, Thanks for your advice above - I fitted two of your windows over the weekend and they fitted perfectly - at 5mm less than the original windows they were actually a…

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barkly
Jul 06, 2010 11:16 am
ausdesign
ausdesign
8 July 2010

Old 40's style home alloy window replacement

Old 40's style home alloy window replacement

It would be normal for the brickwork to be supported across the width of the opening by a lintel. This can usually be seen from the exterior. It would not be normal for…

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ausdesign
Jul 08, 2010 11:21 am
ausdesign
Deemaree
Deemaree
8 July 2010

Is this gate too expensive ?

Is this gate too expensive ?

We have just received our invoice for our 35m of dog proof fencing complete with a 1800mm wide x 1200mm high gate (admittedly the fence is wire...)For 6 round treated pine…

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Deemaree
Jul 08, 2010 4:18 pm
Deemaree
shavey
shavey
8 July 2010

Media room vs Family/dining vs open plan

Media room vs Family/dining vs open plan

I'm actually just waiting on some quotes for the soundproofing options. Might just go for another level of plasterboard if it's too much extra. The floors throughout the…

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shavey
Jul 08, 2010 11:45 pm
Suze
Suze
9 July 2010

Permit requiring opaque windows

Permit requiring opaque windows

Thank you everyone for the suggestions. The removable film sounds great . Hope they don't check too carefully. I'd imagine many will be trying some crafty ways to overcome…

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Suze
Jul 09, 2010 11:17 am
sweetime
sweetime
9 July 2010

can I shave off bottom of hollow core door

can I shave off bottom of hollow core door

or take some off the top and some off the bottom - but this will require that you rehang the door (and after recent experiences, i can advice it can be hellish! - let's…

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sweetime
Jul 09, 2010 3:03 pm
Tumbarumba
Tumbarumba
10 July 2010

DG or Laminated Doors?

DG or Laminated Doors?

We live in Tumbarumba, NSW on the western side of the Kosciusko range. It is a cool climate but with sunny days pretty well all year round. Not as cold as Ballarat in…

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Tumbarumba
Jul 10, 2010 2:53 pm
LeighM
LeighM
11 July 2010

Double Glazing Options

Double Glazing Options

Hi, We are trying to sort out our window options at the moment and it is doing our head in how many options we have. We are going an Aluminium awning windows for most in…

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LeighM
Jul 11, 2010 9:33 pm
kid81
kid81
12 July 2010

Door Handle - Change knob to lever (with lock?)

Door Handle - Change knob to lever (with lock?)

hmmm, makes it hard. need to find out the size of the cutouts. most are fairly standard but can't be sure without knowing exactly what it is. you might need to post a…

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kid81
Jul 12, 2010 2:26 pm
sweetime
sweetime
13 July 2010

Double glazing - VERY important?

Double glazing - VERY important?
1 ... 5, 6, 7

And here I was thinking that the reason people closed curtains was to stop people seeing into rooms...clearly I missed an important lesson somewhere! A huge round of…

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sweetime
Jul 13, 2010 9:53 am
beckandbubs
beckandbubs
13 July 2010

retro-fitting sliding cavity door

retro-fitting sliding cavity door

Thanks very much barkly! I'll have to read through those instructions in more detail when we start to fit one... they don't make much sense to me right now. We have raked…

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beckandbubs
Jul 13, 2010 5:03 pm
locus
locus
13 July 2010

Ready to hang blinds & window dimensions

Ready to hang blinds & window dimensions

We've been looking at ready to hang blinds as a more cost effective option for dressing the windows throughout our home. The window dimensions specified on our plans seem…

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locus
Jul 13, 2010 9:33 pm
locus
sweetime
sweetime
14 July 2010

??? Type of window coverings..

??? Type of window coverings..

Interestingly I'm looking at right track for curtains - but I'm in Carrum Downs (there's a store there, too). Did anyone get curtains through right track, or just blinds?

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sweetime
Jul 14, 2010 4:55 pm
kristofw
kristofw
14 July 2010

replacement upvc windows

replacement upvc windows

Chris - Yes, it does seem a good way to go-trouble is we are living here- wouldn't want to be left without windows in winter!! I suppose we could…

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kristofw
Jul 14, 2010 7:05 pm
kristofw
inthewoods
inthewoods
15 July 2010

Cost to widen a window opening for a bifold door?

Cost to widen a window opening for a bifold door?

Just reviving this old thread since we want to do the same thing. Chocoholic, would love to know if this job has been done and whether you can recommend anyone. We have…

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inthewoods
Jul 15, 2010 8:51 am
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dave-
Jul 17, 2010 5:33 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
18 July 2010

Fixing Spring loaded Windows

Fixing Spring loaded Windows

On the bottom of the sash there is a screw which attaches the bottom of the spring to the sash via a lug on the actual bottom of the spring. The…

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ECOECO
Jul 18, 2010 8:18 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
20 July 2010

Retro fit alloy windows into double brick rendered

Retro fit alloy windows into double brick rendered

thanks again. So would this be the only form of flashing required? siliconed frame onto the render? I am struggling with a design for flashing…

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ECOECO
Jul 20, 2010 6:28 pm
ECOECO
take2
take2
20 July 2010

double sliding doors for 2400 x 3000 opening?

double sliding doors for 2400 x 3000 opening?

We have 2400h x 3600w stacker doors, we had to get an engineered beam put in to support the wieght of the doors, they are heavier than the 2100h stacter doors we have. …

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take2
Jul 20, 2010 8:49 pm
take2
Ken Millard
Ken Millard
21 July 2010

Does 'crimsafe' type screen block airflow?

Does 'crimsafe' type screen block airflow?

Pleased to be of help. All of our listed Crimsafe Licensees are fully qualified and will do a good job - Wynstan have a number of stores across Sydney and are very…

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Ken Millard
Jul 21, 2010 9:22 am


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