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Windows height from floor advice

Windows height from floor advice

We have this in three rooms at our current house and I love it. The rooms let in a lot more natural light and the space has a nicer feel to it. You are slightly…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
May 22, 2017 7:12 am
Waldorf_Grange_Build

Timber frame double glazing questions

Timber frame double glazing questions

Whilst I can't help with exact details (as we are going through a volume builder and didn't have a choice) I can say that it has cost approx $10,000 to double glaze our…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
May 22, 2017 7:01 am
Waldorf_Grange_Build
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janjanboy24
May 19, 2017 11:48 am

If you want big picture windows, especially in the Southern Highlands where it can get cold, you'll want double or triple glazing, and if the frames are aluminium, they…

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arcadelt
May 18, 2017 10:52 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
17 May 2017

Dated Coloured Glass - Cheap Update Ideas

Dated Coloured Glass - Cheap Update Ideas

Welcome. You can paint glass with any outdoor paint. Ed

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ECOECO
May 17, 2017 10:40 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
10 May 2017

Aluminium Window Selection

Aluminium Window Selection

Dear Sir Glad to learn you're on the market of…

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ECOECO
May 10, 2017 11:30 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
28 April 2017

Window Tinting to reduce heat loss - ANY GOOD ??!!

Window Tinting to reduce heat loss - ANY GOOD ??!!

It honestly will have no efefct, some will say that the low-E films will help... they might, but you won't notice it. Double glazing is your only alternative, secondary…

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ECOECO
Apr 28, 2017 12:56 pm
ECOECO
vandy
vandy
27 April 2017

Sliding door mounted into floor (no step)?

Sliding door mounted into floor (no step)?

Thanks ECOECO. I wouldn't have thought about the alignment but I will make sure that it is done.

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vandy
Apr 27, 2017 4:20 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
27 April 2017

Installing a door in solid brick vault...?

Installing a door in solid brick vault...?

Sure, try one of those places that offers you 3 quotes. Welcome

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ECOECO
Apr 27, 2017 1:11 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
26 April 2017

Comfort Plus Glass & The Cleaning Of

Comfort Plus Glass & The Cleaning Of

Do not accept that... not fit for purpose.

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ECOECO
Apr 26, 2017 2:24 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
26 April 2017

Victoria -Awning Window with Gas Struts for kitchen servery.

Victoria -Awning Window with Gas Struts for kitchen servery.

We built one years ago for Simonds... Hi This outfit can supply the struts and hardware. You need an awning window fitted with a handle, we used a sliding door "D"…

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ECOECO
Apr 26, 2017 2:20 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
26 April 2017

Questions about windows and doors

Questions about windows and doors

Dear Sir Glad to learn you're on the market of…

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ECOECO
Apr 26, 2017 2:12 pm
ECOECO
aloenyx
aloenyx
24 April 2017

awning vs sliding window price difference?

awning vs sliding window price difference?

Was 2 8k to upgrade to awning and double glazed windows for me..about 10 windows total. Laundry door change from normal to sliding was free. Maybe ask for breakdown?

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aloenyx
Apr 24, 2017 5:00 pm
aloenyx
Berek
Berek
13 April 2017

Water coming in wet area window vents - help!!!

Water coming in wet area window vents - help!!!

I remember my parents 60's house used to have windows with mesh strips across the top. They had little metal awnings just covering the mesh part of the window. Wouldn't be…

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Berek
Apr 13, 2017 9:52 pm
eug2000
eug2000
9 April 2017

Replacing mortice lock in pre-cut aluminium door

Replacing mortice lock in pre-cut aluminium door

Hi This is lean from ZD Aluminum, Chinese Aluminum Profile Supplier,With good quality and good price , May i know are you in need of Aluminum Profile for window and…

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eug2000
Apr 09, 2017 9:55 pm
CD12JD
CD12JD
31 March 2017

VELUX roof window

VELUX roof window

Hi im looking for someone who can install a velux roof window or something similar in Denham Court.... We have recently built and because of the small blocks and double…

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CD12JD
Mar 31, 2017 9:44 pm
Joker
Joker
29 March 2017

Flush Door Handle Solution for (narrow) Passage Door

Flush Door Handle Solution for (narrow) Passage Door

Try hafele, will find by Google, worth ringing them. Sent from my Redmi 4 using Tapatalk

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Joker
Mar 29, 2017 1:14 pm
SilentBoB
SilentBoB
29 March 2017

Fibreglass vs Solidor

Fibreglass vs Solidor

Hi, Was just wondering if people had any feedback on fibreglass doors. Builder wants us to sign off on a variation to change our external access door on the garage from a…

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SilentBoB
Mar 29, 2017 12:29 pm
SilentBoB
ECOECO
ECOECO
20 March 2017

Laminate or double glazed Windows?

Laminate or double glazed Windows?

Actually the total thickness of glass makes the biggest difference in noise attenuation. Argon, gap size and laminate are just tweaks. So double glazing is a 2 fold…

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ECOECO
Mar 20, 2017 3:20 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
20 March 2017

Double glazed windows.

Double glazed windows.

Hi This is lean from ZD Aluminum, Chinese Aluminum Profile Supplier,With good quality and good price , May i know are you in need of Aluminum Profile for window and…

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ECOECO
Mar 20, 2017 3:13 pm
ECOECO
Gaudi
Gaudi
8 March 2017

Tinting double glazed windows

Tinting double glazed windows

I would suggest contacting your window supplier to discuss with them and make sure these changes will not impact upon your warranty. Thanks…

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Gaudi
Mar 08, 2017 7:08 pm
Berek
Berek
4 March 2017

Window Timber Surrounds

Window Timber Surrounds

The box goes in first and the window is attached to it. Usually.

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Berek
Mar 04, 2017 10:35 pm
scubabe
scubabe
24 February 2017

Let's talk about front door hardware

Let's talk about front door hardware

I suggest that you should get an electronic/deadbolt locker. I think they are safer than other. I have seen some models here http://www.landmarkquality.com/doors/fe ... re-options.

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scubabe
Feb 24, 2017 11:14 am
scubabe
jasonwg
jasonwg
22 February 2017

Aluminium v timber windows

Aluminium v timber windows

I went timber to the front of my home to match the front pivot door & frame and balcony stackers (all stained the same) and it was just over $500 per window. I'm hoping…

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jasonwg
Feb 22, 2017 6:07 pm
jasonwg
Mikeann
Mikeann
14 February 2017

Replacing Internal Doors

Replacing Internal Doors

I'm looking at getting two internal doors replaced as they are damaged. They are timber veneer hollow core doors, 720mm and 770mm wide. What I'm after is someone that…

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Mikeann
Feb 14, 2017 12:02 pm
ausdesign
ausdesign
14 February 2017

Pivot door after handover?

Pivot door after handover?

The opening will most likely have a lintel over it supporting roof loads. If you keep the same overall width as the existing frame (or smaller) then there shouldn't be any issue.

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ausdesign
Feb 14, 2017 9:39 am
ausdesign
arodc
arodc
27 January 2017

Security screens – which company and why?

Security screens – which company and why?

Has anyone used the Bradnams Stainless View screens?

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arodc
Jan 27, 2017 7:43 pm
nathaniel.
nathaniel.
25 January 2017

Dune windows?

Dune windows?

bricks - boral mocha roof/gutter/downpipe - woodland grey fascia,garage,windows - dune Keep the windows dune or change to black?

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nathaniel.
Jan 25, 2017 2:10 pm
beachsideliving
beachsideliving
24 January 2017

Glass bricks/rangehood

Glass bricks/rangehood

We are having a glass brick window/wall behind our bbq in our elfresco area. We want to mount a rangehood above bbq, so will have to be mounted on glass bricks. Any ideas…

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beachsideliving
Jan 24, 2017 12:49 pm

Yes, Just paint the window with nice, natural color. This will definitely serve your purpose.

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Bart755
Jan 23, 2017 4:54 am
manofaus
manofaus
22 January 2017

Magnum 613 windows

Magnum 613 windows

Has anyone used these style of windows in their house and have any issues? Did you happen to find a the cheapest supplier? I l

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manofaus
Jan 22, 2017 11:15 pm
manofaus
AJW
AJW
17 January 2017

Plantation Shutters and .... flyscreen?

Plantation Shutters and .... flyscreen?

Don't see why there would be any difference. The shutters either normally sit inside the frame or around the frame. And regardless of window type should not interfere with…

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AJW
Jan 17, 2017 12:44 am
Wendylovespets
Wendylovespets
14 January 2017

Tall awning windows -3 questions

Tall awning windows -3 questions

Would love to see the finished product! Sounds super.

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Wendylovespets
Jan 14, 2017 11:56 am

Hi guys , I have lost one of similar looking hooks for our blinds and because of missing bit blinds just dont stay up and fall down. Would appreciate if anyone can advise…

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namz
Jan 09, 2017 3:53 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
23 December 2016

Window Installation Problems no DPC!

Window Installation Problems no DPC!

Hi Jonrus From the limited detail in your pics... 1 Is the window upside down? I ask because I can see what looks like drain holes above the opening sash, but I can't see…

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ECOECO
Dec 23, 2016 7:30 pm
ECOECO
Nico
Nico
21 December 2016

Media room door doesn't fit

Media room door doesn't fit

Most door places like home doors will do custom sizes for a bit extra

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Nico
Dec 21, 2016 12:35 pm
Nico
Craigasaurus
Craigasaurus
18 December 2016

Doors

Doors

Since it's upstairs I wouldn't worry too much. But a standard 820 is wheelchair accessible. Which is always a good thing to consider.

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Craigasaurus
Dec 18, 2016 10:04 am
siouxsam
siouxsam
8 December 2016

Inner pane of double glazing unit randomly shatters

Inner pane of double glazing unit randomly shatters

It is worth checking with Burbank 1. quality or workmanship issue? 2. Any applicable warranty for window frames? 3. Check if home insurance covers

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siouxsam
Dec 08, 2016 11:00 am
JackT
JackT
6 December 2016

online blinds stores

online blinds stores
1, 2

Yes, i am giving you a suggestion, here you can see many types of blinds, curtains, awnings and much more which you want. you may check this: retractableawningsonline.com.au

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JackT
Dec 06, 2016 3:59 pm
JackT
JackT
JackT
6 December 2016

Looking for a Wideline awning window..

Looking for a Wideline awning window..

hi Rochelle, Yes, these windows are custom made. You can see them in the fourth photo on this page of Wideline's…

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JackT
Dec 06, 2016 3:51 pm
JackT
JackT
JackT
6 December 2016

Bay Window Leaking

Bay Window Leaking

This problem is not only with you but many people already facing this problem. This is a common problem that can be happen with any type of window but don't worry if you…

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JackT
Dec 06, 2016 3:47 pm
JackT
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

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