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Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
13 May 2009

Please suggest windows placement on the plan

Please suggest windows placement on the plan

Floor to Ceiling windows in the family and living room. with eaves designed to shelter them in summer. Double glazed would be best choice IMO.

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Yak_Chat
May 13, 2009 10:59 pm
Yak_Chat
tuned86
tuned86
14 May 2009

High Ceilings and high doors

High Ceilings and high doors

How about high vs higher ceilings :P 2340 doors are nice and have them on 2590 ceiling height makes them look almost "floor-ceiling" styled house without using commerical…

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tuned86
May 14, 2009 2:54 pm
tuned86
tuned86
14 May 2009

Cavity Doors after hand over how difficult?

Cavity Doors after hand over how difficult?

You could also ask for a 'large open cavity' over 2x the width of the door :) In our house, we have 1 cavity slider installed without door as I know it would be a pain to…

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tuned86
May 14, 2009 3:11 pm
Miglas Windows
Miglas Windows
15 May 2009

uPVC for Australian windows ??

uPVC for Australian windows ??
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Sorry, doesn't show up in my browser - Date and Time?

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Miglas Windows
May 15, 2009 1:58 pm
Miglas Windows

Hi All I have been thinking and thinking about what type of window coverings to use in my two bedrooms. The main window in each I am going to use the white lace type…

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fitnhealthy
May 16, 2009 4:32 pm

Anyone heard of fibreglass entry doors in Australia?

Anyone heard of fibreglass entry doors in Australia?

we were at the Sydney Home show recently and Sovereign Windows and Doors were there and they do fibreglass. They were spruiking it as the best…

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seeking solutions
May 18, 2009 5:39 pm
seeking solutions
Miglas Windows
Miglas Windows
19 May 2009

window and door colour help me pls???

window and door colour help me pls???

Dear Sveta, It's hard to just give advice as colours are chosen more to personal liking than anything else. Did you already decide what window system you use? Do you have…

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Miglas Windows
May 19, 2009 1:47 pm
Miglas Windows
ECOECO
ECOECO
20 May 2009

Bi-Fold doors

Bi-Fold doors

It's not easy to adjust bifold doors if the tiles are too high. Check with the supplier of the door about the clearance height. The door should then be packed under the…

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ECOECO
May 20, 2009 6:37 pm
ECOECO
kyton
kyton
21 May 2009

Locks on bedroom doors, yes or no?

Locks on bedroom doors, yes or no?
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The only locks we are having will be on the separate toilet doors. Every bedroom has an ensuite and both the bedroom and bathroom doors will not have locks on them. The…

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kyton
May 21, 2009 10:59 am
kyton
purpleninja
purpleninja
21 May 2009

Leaking sliding door.

Leaking sliding door.

Could the water somehow be getting into the frame at a particular section of the frame (which is not affected by the strength of the rain) and then trickling out? You…

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purpleninja
May 21, 2009 12:34 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
21 May 2009

Sliding Doors Help !

Sliding Doors Help !

Bifold doors? But they are hard/impossible to screen, not sure if that is a concern or not. Panelled doors, so you mightn't…

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ECOECO
May 21, 2009 2:59 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
21 May 2009

Apart from cost, any downside in using toughened glass?

Apart from cost, any downside in using toughened glass?

Argon should be possible soon for less than 50$ if you have the right supplier.…

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ECOECO
May 21, 2009 4:07 pm
ECOECO
Jochicho
Jochicho
22 May 2009

Hard Wired Doorbell

Hard Wired Doorbell

We got our hard wired doorbell from Bunnings. Thankfully, just before the Gyprock, I remembered that we would need a doorbell…

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Jochicho
May 22, 2009 9:31 am
gilman
gilman
22 May 2009

Window Replacement - Brisbane

Window Replacement - Brisbane

If you buy from china, 2500 included freight to your door.

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gilman
May 22, 2009 2:26 pm
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Pebble
May 22, 2009 6:14 pm
Pebble
ECOECO
ECOECO
22 May 2009

window fixing problem

window fixing problem

frame size: 45mm,68mm,128mm windows. anybody can help how to fix to double brick wall please. attached frame profile. My email

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ECOECO
May 22, 2009 7:15 pm
ECOECO
themax
themax
25 May 2009

Great idea to re use an old door

Great idea to re use an old door

Chandoo007, I have seen that gorgeous door before. Isn't it great. It would be really heavy though.

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themax
May 25, 2009 8:44 pm
themax
ECOECO
ECOECO
25 May 2009

Bifold doors after handover?

Bifold doors after handover?

What did you have before then? You didnt upgrade before? I think Ed@ecoclassic would probably be able to do something as he works in that…

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ECOECO
May 25, 2009 10:42 pm
ECOECO

Hi gilman, thanks for the reply. I think we have a slightly different idea of plantation shutters ::lol:: I should have included a picture sorry. We're looking more at this…

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D&SG
May 26, 2009 3:05 pm
D&SG
ani
ani
27 May 2009

Entrance door question

Entrance door question

The main reason I want a security door is so I can open the solid door and be able to talk to whoever's on the outside without being in any danger. I know the nice old…

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ani
May 27, 2009 12:24 am
ani
ECOECO
ECOECO
27 May 2009

Show me your high windows (High Celings)

Show me your high windows (High Celings)

our website has sizes and configurations... www.ecoclassic.com.au Hope this helps... Ed

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ECOECO
May 27, 2009 11:30 am
ECOECO
wonderland
wonderland
28 May 2009

Height of front door handle.

Height of front door handle.
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I thought I may have got it wrong, but I just double checked my contract and it was $1,416. I thought it was not too bad a…

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wonderland
May 28, 2009 6:41 pm
wonderland
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neil100
May 29, 2009 4:26 pm
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ECOECO
May 30, 2009 11:32 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
31 May 2009

Moving a brick arch

Moving a brick arch

The wall is load bearing. You will need engineering advice for both suggestions. An arch naturally bears the load where a square will need a steel lintel. Get some…

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ECOECO
May 31, 2009 7:20 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
31 May 2009

Plantation Shutters

Plantation Shutters

About $400/m2 fitted.

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ECOECO
May 31, 2009 7:41 am
ECOECO
windowexpert
windowexpert
31 May 2009

PVC or Aluminium window

PVC or Aluminium window

European Ali windows are not comparable with OZ/NZ stuff. Hardware, strength,thermal performance, appearance... not comparable. Compare apples with apples and the ali…

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windowexpert
May 31, 2009 8:09 pm

Choosing a door handle?

Choosing a door handle?

Well your right! I would not have picked that up as I am pretty bad at spelling myself.

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bobbin the builder
Jun 01, 2009 7:45 pm
Deviant
Deviant
3 June 2009

Built in robes : Sliding Vs hinged doors

Built in robes : Sliding Vs hinged doors
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We have sliding and I reeeally dont like them. They are all mirror, which is good as our room is small, and the rose colored glass, so not too…

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Deviant
Jun 03, 2009 12:29 am
Deviant
Juzzo
Juzzo
3 June 2009

A&L versus Dowell

A&L versus Dowell

Thanks Ed. We are in country SA, building with a large country builder, not PD. thanks for your reply.

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Juzzo
Jun 03, 2009 8:42 pm
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tjilpi
Jun 05, 2009 7:31 pm
shackonthehill
shackonthehill
6 June 2009

Folding glass doors

Folding glass doors

Well what a little tennis match this thread turned out to be. Keep it up you two :lol: I'm learning heaps while you two are sparring like this. No final decisions as yet.…

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shackonthehill
Jun 06, 2009 3:28 pm
shackonthehill
locus
locus
7 June 2009

Roller blinds installation

Roller blinds installation

Sunscreen rollers don't offer privacy at night when the lights are on. You can get translucents which allow light during the day & provide some…

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locus
Jun 07, 2009 2:08 pm
locus
Annietom
Annietom
7 June 2009

Entrance Handle Price

Entrance Handle Price

you know I see them on ebay all the time for less than $120. People buy them and then change their mind for one reason or another. Save the extra few hundred! Spend it…

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Annietom
Jun 07, 2009 10:06 pm
Annietom
amalner
amalner
9 June 2009

Windows Roller Shutters

Windows Roller Shutters

Thanks Helyn, Can anyone please recommend installer based on pricing and quality? Thanks again. Regards, Amalner.

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amalner
Jun 09, 2009 9:29 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
10 June 2009

Anyone changed the opening config on Bifolds post installati

Anyone changed the opening config on Bifolds post installati

Hi The configuration of bifold doors depends upon the construction of the door and the hardware. Some doors with 4 panels can't be configured with 1 of these as a…

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ECOECO
Jun 10, 2009 8:55 am
ECOECO
francesca
francesca
10 June 2009

Discount entry doors?

Discount entry doors?

Hi everyone, Wondering if anyone knows of any auctions other than graysonline or discount suppliers/factory outlets for front entry doors? I am new to the building game,…

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francesca
Jun 10, 2009 2:31 pm
Kristi
Kristi
10 June 2009

Plantation Shutters on Rollers??

Plantation Shutters on Rollers??

I just went to curtain wonderland to get a quote for our whole house.. $24000!!!! :shock: I can get that down to approx $12000 buying online and installing myself (through i…

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Kristi
Jun 10, 2009 3:33 pm
Kristi
Casa2
Casa2
11 June 2009

Annoying question for ed.

Annoying question for ed.

Hi Casa2, This is in an established house that we want to renovate. It's not a new build or anything like that. Nice to…

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Casa2
Jun 11, 2009 8:08 pm
fik
fik
11 June 2009

Wooden venetians or Double Roller Blinds?

Wooden venetians or Double Roller Blinds?

Guess it is personal preference, but they both seem to look good and I cant decide. It's helpful to hear what others have put in kids bedrooms - thanks - will just have…

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fik
Jun 11, 2009 8:48 pm
Bam
Bam
12 June 2009

Stacker doors/open corner

Stacker doors/open corner

Ooooohhhh! I understand! :D Good thing I clarified, who knows what I would have ended up with :lol: Thanks Ed :D

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Bam
Jun 12, 2009 1:20 pm
Bam
T&V
T&V
13 June 2009

Standards for Ali Window manufactured frames?

Standards for Ali Window manufactured frames?

Hi Ed, with age comes tollerance - in my hayday i'd have come out swinging, but i like my site to run smoothly & my buildings (& windows) soundly built (with this little…

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T&V
Jun 13, 2009 12:32 am
Macy
Macy
13 June 2009

Huge Doors and Windows

Huge Doors and Windows

North-facing, north-facing, north-facing (that's in the southern hemisphere, reverse in the northern hemisphere). I saw my first…

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Macy
Jun 13, 2009 7:33 pm
will0305
will0305
14 June 2009

are security screens worth it if they don't meet a standards

are security screens worth it if they don't meet a standards

I was going to get them along with the house, but am now thinking of waiting until I can afford the real security screens eg that mesh type stuff.

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will0305
Jun 14, 2009 5:01 pm
Visionarii Brad
Visionarii Brad
16 June 2009

PVC or timber windows

PVC or timber windows

Credit where it's due. I personally have never heard a bad story about Stegbar, their product or their service. Even as industry rivals, we rate them pretty well. Good on…

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Visionarii Brad
Jun 16, 2009 11:37 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
16 June 2009

Standard Window Sizes?

Standard Window Sizes?

Great advice all round. Just adding to keep in mind the use of low-lites. Doesn't add any real cost to the extra mullion but saves you a…

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ECOECO
Jun 16, 2009 4:23 pm
ECOECO


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