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ECOECO
ECOECO
8 January 2014

Window frame and sliding door farm installed AFTER brickwork

Window frame and sliding door farm installed AFTER brickwork

Hi guys, just a quick question. My builder surprise surprise has made a stuff up and we are a 2 window frames short for our build and the…

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ECOECO
Jan 08, 2014 3:48 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
7 January 2014

Glass Bricks R rating

Glass Bricks R rating

The Uw won't help, your problem is one of solar heat gain, and for that you need a low-E glass, I don't believe there is a low-E type of glass block. Here are some glass…

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ECOECO
Jan 07, 2014 8:43 am
ECOECO
Stewie D
Stewie D
6 January 2014

Install eaves before/after new windows?

Install eaves before/after new windows?

Probably too late but definitely replace the eaves linings before the windows go in. You'll struggle to make it look good if you have to do it after. Stewie

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Stewie D
Jan 06, 2014 9:45 am
butterbing
butterbing
6 January 2014

Huge windows - What window treatments should I get?

Huge windows - What window treatments should I get?

I know someone with a window like that lol....15 yrs on it still has no window coverings lol

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butterbing
Jan 06, 2014 2:24 am
butterbing
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AJW
Jan 03, 2014 9:31 pm
Lunich
Lunich
2 January 2014

New Windows Newcastle NSW

New Windows Newcastle NSW

I believe there is a G.James at Cardiff. Details are at gjames.com

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Lunich
Jan 02, 2014 5:21 pm
p0msd0wnunder
p0msd0wnunder
31 December 2013

Where to buy blinds in Perth?

Where to buy blinds in Perth?

Hi, As per a previous topic of mine, we are required to get curtains/ blinds fitted before our lender will release the final progress payment to our builder. To keep the…

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p0msd0wnunder
Dec 31, 2013 3:29 pm
leni
leni
29 December 2013

cedar / wooden venetian blinds

cedar / wooden venetian blinds

we have a lot of wooden venetian blinds. personally I'm not a fan. they do not block out all light, light comes through the slats as you mention. aslo they are vey heavy…

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leni
Dec 29, 2013 5:08 pm
leni
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ECOECO
Dec 27, 2013 2:51 pm
ECOECO
yvonneh
yvonneh
22 December 2013

Colour of window frames

Colour of window frames

I personally prefer black :) but it depends on what the rest of your colours are. I ended up going to Houzz and searching for 'black windows' in order to confirm I liked…

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yvonneh
Dec 22, 2013 5:06 pm
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
18 December 2013

What material for robe doors?

What material for robe doors?

Hume and some of the others are probably cheaper. Just see what you can find when you google!

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Treeseachanger
Dec 18, 2013 10:37 pm
ausdesign
ausdesign
17 December 2013

Locating Std windows in metric brick walls & prefab frames

Locating Std windows in metric brick walls & prefab frames

In the floorplan dimensioning you put in running dimensions showing the brick panels and the window openings. The prefab manuf. will make the stud openings to suit…

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ausdesign
Dec 17, 2013 10:42 am
ausdesign
ausdesign
ausdesign
11 December 2013

changing the door knob and make it lockable

changing the door knob and make it lockable

It would be an easy change over with most handles interchangeable. It may require some work on the handle hole through the door but the latch will fit to most handle…

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ausdesign
Dec 11, 2013 8:00 am
ausdesign
ECOECO
ECOECO
11 December 2013

Aluminium Bifold on kitchen servery

Aluminium Bifold on kitchen servery

EcoClassic can do this... being flush depends on exposure to rain and drainage. Ed

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ECOECO
Dec 11, 2013 7:53 am
ECOECO
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
6 December 2013

Wooden Stacker Doors - slide in on each other.

Wooden Stacker Doors - slide in on each other.
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Funny - I don't think Stegbar do these anymore ... :)

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Saint Mike
Dec 06, 2013 12:42 pm
Saint Mike
marisa@artilux
marisa@artilux
2 December 2013

Plantation Shutters & Flyscreens - Advice needed

Plantation Shutters & Flyscreens - Advice needed

What state are you in? it might be worth ringing a couple of companies and asking the question, I know my nephew had the same problem with…

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marisa@artilux
Dec 02, 2013 11:57 am
robbie55
robbie55
27 November 2013

Translucent Film

Translucent Film

I've used this before (got it from bunnings) and it was great but you need to apply it well or it will lift from the edges/corners. Clean the windows (and frame) really…

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robbie55
Nov 27, 2013 12:30 pm
robbie55
ECOECO
ECOECO
26 November 2013

Laundry and Garage back door, timber frame or aluminium?

Laundry and Garage back door, timber frame or aluminium?

About 50% of people choose timber because it's cheaper. Suitability of aluminium for a garage door depends on the wall construction. Ed

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ECOECO
Nov 26, 2013 7:27 am
ECOECO
JB1
JB1
19 November 2013

Temporary Window Covering

Temporary Window Covering

Black garbage bags or cardboard

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JB1
Nov 19, 2013 1:32 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
17 November 2013

tradie needed for alfresco

tradie needed for alfresco

Hi You need to add some details like size and door types (if any). Ed

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ECOECO
Nov 17, 2013 5:30 pm
ECOECO
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Babycakes
Nov 16, 2013 9:36 am
Babycakes
energywindowfashions
energywindowfashions
12 November 2013

Online Blinds and Shutter Companies

Online Blinds and Shutter Companies

I haven't really dealt with online stores for blinds and shutters, as I'm worried that everyone will say they're great and then I'll receive them and they won't be all…

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energywindowfashions
Nov 12, 2013 11:21 am
MummaDJ
MummaDJ
4 November 2013

Plantation Shutters - PVC or Hardwood/Brasswood?

Plantation Shutters - PVC or Hardwood/Brasswood?

Hi there. I am just looking at PVC shutters vs Timber shutters. Any feedback on the shutters you went with?

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MummaDJ
Nov 04, 2013 9:26 pm
oncewerefurriers
oncewerefurriers
30 October 2013

Door Lintel for Double Brick Opening

Door Lintel for Double Brick Opening

You would need a 150x90 8mm T-lintel with at least 3 courses of brick above.

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oncewerefurriers
Oct 30, 2013 10:57 pm
Liliana
Liliana
28 October 2013

Quantum microclear exterior on Western red cedar door

Quantum microclear exterior on Western red cedar door

I've had a look around the net but can't find any reviews of Quantum products which were recommended by our building designer. I'm trying to decide whether to use the…

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Liliana
Oct 28, 2013 3:45 pm
AnnaGEM
AnnaGEM
26 October 2013

window stickers

window stickers

Definitely builders' job. How annoying!

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AnnaGEM
Oct 26, 2013 11:24 am
AnnaGEM
ECOECO
ECOECO
23 October 2013

Someone help me! asbestos Scare!

Someone help me! asbestos Scare!

Post a pic, or send it to me and I will post it. No expert but have seen it many times. Ed

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ECOECO
Oct 23, 2013 7:56 am
ECOECO
Homefinder
Homefinder
19 October 2013

Slide door robe

Slide door robe

Any recommended trade person to change hinge door of bedroom robe into sliding with or without glass?? Eastern Melbourne job

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Homefinder
Oct 19, 2013 7:09 pm
Homefinder
ECOECO
ECOECO
14 October 2013

Largest Standard Window Sizes

Largest Standard Window Sizes

Thanks All. I should have been more clear that I don't need it be to a single pane of glass. (good to know the price though!) I'm more than happy…

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ECOECO
Oct 14, 2013 6:40 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
12 October 2013

Double glazed aluminium windows/doors leaking inside house

Double glazed aluminium windows/doors leaking inside house

We built a new ecoply and rendered Koolwall clad house in 2007 and had N3 double glazed aluminium windows/doors with 12mm gap and argon gas,…

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ECOECO
Oct 12, 2013 8:10 pm
ECOECO
Agape
Agape
11 October 2013

Internal Grey Door Colour - Ladyice's thread

Internal Grey Door Colour - Ladyice's thread

You are very welcomed ... Her house is absolutely stunning

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Agape
Oct 11, 2013 8:15 pm
Serenity_Now
Serenity_Now
7 October 2013

Double Glazed Windows - Obscure Glass Panes

Double Glazed Windows - Obscure Glass Panes

Hi, I have invested in double glazed glass for all my windows and for the overlooking and bathroom windows I have requested for obscured glass options (cathedral glazing…

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Serenity_Now
Oct 07, 2013 4:53 pm
salfern
salfern
7 October 2013

Security stacker door crimsafe? Invisi-guard?

Security stacker door crimsafe? Invisi-guard?
1, 2

I have just had security screens installed on all the windows of my home. However these screens have replaced the old flyscreens, and have been riveted in place from the…

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salfern
Oct 07, 2013 12:24 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
1 October 2013

eco classic

eco classic

Hi Slim Please send me your details. For the record:- A bifold window is no different to a standard window they can be transported for a long way if secured correctly…

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ECOECO
Oct 01, 2013 10:19 pm
ECOECO
bgrill
bgrill
30 September 2013

Rollerdoor supplier/installer SA?

Rollerdoor supplier/installer SA?

Hi JT - saw from another post you are in Adelaide? Not sure about down there but the B&D website has an accredited dealer locator. They are better than your fly by night…

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bgrill
Sep 30, 2013 7:14 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
30 September 2013

Converting winding windows to sliding windows

Converting winding windows to sliding windows

Hi everyone, I want to convert our current winding windows to sliding windows. Currently our windows are attached to the chain and open and…

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ECOECO
Sep 30, 2013 8:19 am
ECOECO
aza0
aza0
27 September 2013

Aircraft noise + custom windows

Aircraft noise + custom windows

If you can find these in Australia It would be worth considering, They wouldn't come cheap though. http://www.halo-uk.com/index.php?option ... Itemid=299 I have had no…

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aza0
Sep 27, 2013 7:45 pm
poetic_slave
poetic_slave
27 September 2013

Fly screens recommendations - Sth East Melbourne

Fly screens recommendations - Sth East Melbourne

I'm looking at putting some flyscreens in also but I'm in the northern suburbs, in Fawkner. Anyone know of good installers out that way?

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poetic_slave
Sep 27, 2013 12:32 pm
poetic_slave
ECOECO
ECOECO
26 September 2013

Efficacy of secondary Double Glazing to existing windows?

Efficacy of secondary Double Glazing to existing windows?

Hi Ed, I remember you mentioned that you normal aluminium windows are $250/m^2 and thermally broken ones are $400/m^2. At that moment I thought…

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ECOECO
Sep 26, 2013 4:02 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
25 September 2013

high windows too high to open

high windows too high to open

Thanks Homeangels, the electric winders are very expensive but the manual ones on that website look interesting. I will contact them and see if…

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ECOECO
Sep 25, 2013 12:09 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
19 September 2013

Windows design suggestion

Windows design suggestion

Aluminium window frames are cost effective and low mainenance, but they actually reduce the energy efficiency of glass. Aluminium is a…

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ECOECO
Sep 19, 2013 5:52 pm
ECOECO
ChrisVernon
ChrisVernon
18 September 2013

Window painting and restoration

Window painting and restoration

Hi all, If there is anyone who is interested in getting their aluminium windows painted or restored, feel free to send me a message :)

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ChrisVernon
Sep 18, 2013 3:47 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
17 September 2013

Buying Ecoclassic windows and doors from Bunnings

Buying Ecoclassic windows and doors from Bunnings

TNT are a renowned carrier, but in this case they have failed you and me, they failed to move the products out of Melbourne, and they lost a pallet of products. Apologies. Ed

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ECOECO
Sep 17, 2013 5:37 pm
ECOECO
dedot
dedot
16 September 2013

Problem with Double-hung Windows and Crimsafe

Problem with Double-hung Windows and Crimsafe

I have that problem in my current house at the moment. After years of looking at the dirt outside, I decided to unscrew the security grill, cleaned the window and screwed…

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dedot
Sep 16, 2013 10:04 pm
tonyattheponds
tonyattheponds
16 September 2013

Retro Fit Windows

Retro Fit Windows

Whats the best and nicest way of retro fitting standard builders windows (sliding and awning windows) for; 1. Insulation 2. Noise I don't particularly like a secondary…

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tonyattheponds
Sep 16, 2013 1:39 am

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