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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 5:07 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 10:31 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 3:26 pm
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Pebble
May 22, 2009 7:14 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 8:15 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 9:44 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 11:42 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 4:05 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 1:24 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 12:30 pm
ECOECO
wonderland
wonderland
28 May 2009

Height of front door handle.

Height of front door handle.
1, 2

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 7:41 pm
wonderland
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neil100
May 29, 2009 5:26 pm
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ECOECO
May 31, 2009 12:32 am
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 8:20 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
31 May 2009

Plantation Shutters

Plantation Shutters

About $400/m2 fitted.

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ECOECO
May 31, 2009 8:41 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 9:09 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 8:45 pm
Deviant
Deviant
3 June 2009

Built in robes : Sliding Vs hinged doors

Built in robes : Sliding Vs hinged doors
1, 2

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 1:29 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 9:42 pm
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tjilpi
Jun 05, 2009 8:31 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 4:28 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 3:08 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 11:06 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 10:29 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 9:55 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 3:31 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 4:33 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 9:08 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 9:48 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 2:20 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 1:32 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 8:33 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 6:01 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 12:37 pm
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 5:23 pm
ECOECO
rowan
rowan
16 June 2009

Upstairs windows - Regulations - Do I need restrictors

Upstairs windows - Regulations - Do I need restrictors

Hi Builder is trying to tell us we need restrictions on the wind out windows upstairs - mainly because I think they stuffed up and we have windows that wind out about…

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rowan
Jun 16, 2009 9:52 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
18 June 2009

Wrong window sizes

Wrong window sizes

I would not know... I am always accountable. If we make an error on a take-off we admit that and do the…

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ECOECO
Jun 18, 2009 4:02 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
19 June 2009

Windows for Sound Control

Windows for Sound Control

Ok, thanks Ed. One of the drawbacks I can see with installing a secondary window is how do you clean the existing window. When I…

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ECOECO
Jun 19, 2009 2:18 pm
ECOECO
donuts
donuts
19 June 2009

Holland Blinds

Holland Blinds

In any case I personally would be waiting to see what the house is like to live in (and see what the surrounding houses end up being like?) before investing in permanent…

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donuts
Jun 19, 2009 6:50 pm
donuts
janelle007
janelle007
22 June 2009

Security doors

Security doors
1, 2

Hi there, I'm knew to the forum, i was reading through the thread and thought i'd comment. The Security doors your looking at are probably Crimsafe Stainless Steel…

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janelle007
Jun 22, 2009 2:59 pm
janelle007
StuRat
StuRat
22 June 2009

Timber and uPVC windows made in Europe

Timber and uPVC windows made in Europe

Most popular is tilt and turn, which allows users to open the window into ventilation position and leave it as no rain will get in or noone will…

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StuRat
Jun 22, 2009 6:42 pm
Judie
Judie
22 June 2009

Where to Buy Curtains. Found Some! Thanks for the help :-)

Where to Buy Curtains. Found Some! Thanks for the help :-)

The Ikea curtains I was looking at weren't so good in real life. Add that they had a blue stripe with the black, grey and white and they got crossed off my list pretty…

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Judie
Jun 23, 2009 12:24 am
Judie
erinleigh
erinleigh
25 June 2009

Ebay Door - Advice PLEASE!!

Ebay Door - Advice PLEASE!!

check the width of your doorway and make sure it's the same. It looks like the plain version of the corithian door we put as our laundry…

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erinleigh
Jun 25, 2009 1:03 am
erinleigh

Hi Ed That was quick, thanks for that. I guess we'll just have to wait until someone moves in to see how much we can actually see. I find it…

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ECOECO
Jun 26, 2009 6:16 pm
ECOECO
JohnAndTarin
JohnAndTarin
28 June 2009

Window covering for 3080x2400 sliding doors...help!

Window covering for 3080x2400 sliding doors...help!

We have all ways had verticals on sliding doors but we have the same dilemma we have decided not to do any thing ATM. We have friends that have the honey comb blinds on…

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JohnAndTarin
Jun 28, 2009 11:43 am
JohnAndTarin
dymonite69
dymonite69
29 June 2009

Windows - more than just good for looking or looking good

Windows - more than just good for looking or looking good

In most designs, the size and location of windows are usually dictated either by their appearance from the outside or the views obtained from the inside. However,…

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dymonite69
Jun 29, 2009 2:13 am
dymonite69
kexkez
kexkez
29 June 2009

Cheaper versions of this entrance door

Cheaper versions of this entrance door

I'll try and get a nicer pic this week with the handle on it.

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kexkez
Jun 29, 2009 9:40 pm
kexkez


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