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AnnaGEM
AnnaGEM
26 October 2013

window stickers

window stickers

Definitely builders' job. How annoying!

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AnnaGEM
Oct 26, 2013 10:24 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 6:56 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 6:09 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 5:40 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 7:10 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 7:15 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 3:53 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 11:24 am
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 9:19 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 6:14 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 7:19 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 6:45 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 11:32 am
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 3:02 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 11:09 am
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 4:52 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 2:47 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 4:37 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 9:04 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 12:39 am
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jac
Sep 14, 2013 10:09 pm
dansa
dansa
13 September 2013

Double glazed windows in Sydney

Double glazed windows in Sydney

Could somebody recommend a double glazed windows supplier in Sydney? I am a DIY and I am renovating my bathroom at the moment and i want to replace the window with a…

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dansa
Sep 13, 2013 11:49 am
jamesshon
jamesshon
9 September 2013

Fly screens

Fly screens

Your points are really good but why you don't take the help of windows expert?

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jamesshon
Sep 09, 2013 2:47 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
8 September 2013

Replacing rotted door frame, how much is too much epoxy

Replacing rotted door frame, how much is too much epoxy

I pulled off my bathroom door frame to find the wall frame beam is rotton at the bottom by 10cm. Can epoxy do the job as it is not a load bearing…

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ECOECO
Sep 08, 2013 11:35 pm
ECOECO
snuck
snuck
7 September 2013

Locks keyed the same

Locks keyed the same

Depends on the lock.... because you'll be needing something with the same key profile so if you get something rather specialised then you'll need equally complicated key…

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snuck
Sep 07, 2013 3:03 pm
snuck
snuck
snuck
7 September 2013

Roller shutters vs double glazing

Roller shutters vs double glazing

We've got shutters and they are great security, great for blocking light, goodish for keeping the temperature stable. But when they are down oh boy are they down - it's…

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snuck
Sep 07, 2013 3:01 pm
snuck
manger
manger
6 September 2013

Any comment on Stock windows

Any comment on Stock windows

As I understand from the description pine , KD hardwood and Cedar

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manger
Sep 06, 2013 11:44 am
offshore
offshore
6 September 2013

NEW QLD/NSW LAW: Awning windows can't open more than 12cm???

NEW QLD/NSW LAW: Awning windows can't open more than 12cm???

Another option is to invert it into a hopper window. Opening at the top will do a better job of letting hot air escape.

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offshore
Sep 06, 2013 10:37 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
3 September 2013

New Double glazed windows. What way around.

New Double glazed windows. What way around.

Thanks ed. I might get one swapped around to see if there is any change to noise . If not it will help with the solar gain (blocking) in summer. I…

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ECOECO
Sep 03, 2013 3:27 pm
ECOECO
tomking.chen
tomking.chen
3 September 2013

Where to find cheap doors in Melbourne

Where to find cheap doors in Melbourne

I have found Bunnings are as cheap as it gets for doors. Bigger Mitre 10 stores are worth a look as they usually have a few different doors to…

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tomking.chen
Sep 03, 2013 1:36 pm
tomking.chen
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jamesshon
Sep 02, 2013 2:23 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
30 August 2013

To Ventilate or not

To Ventilate or not

Actually, probably…

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ECOECO
Aug 30, 2013 11:28 am
ECOECO
murphywei
murphywei
28 August 2013

Curtain Track Height

Curtain Track Height

I am going to install the curtain track for the windows and sliding doors. Any knows how height would be best above the window or door? All my ceiling are 31c high and…

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murphywei
Aug 28, 2013 10:47 pm
EmyN
EmyN
26 August 2013

Window to pool requirements.

Window to pool requirements.

Thanks AKB. I ended up calling the QLD government pool safety council (very official sounding!) and they told me it CAN open wider, it just needs a fixed security screen…

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EmyN
Aug 26, 2013 11:00 am
EmyN
AKB
AKB
25 August 2013

Recommend Window and Door Company Perth?

Recommend Window and Door Company Perth?

My double glazed jarrah timber windows are currently being made by Hensons joinery they are being delivered fully glazed - we put in sub frames at Brickies stage to…

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AKB
Aug 25, 2013 12:18 pm
AKB
builderforlife
builderforlife
23 August 2013

Is double glazing really worth the extra cost?

Is double glazing really worth the extra cost?

The extra cost also helps to take a load off the stretched resources of the planet. One day we will look at homes without double glazing the way we look at old hand mangle…

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builderforlife
Aug 23, 2013 7:19 pm
builderforlife
Empty Nest
Empty Nest
22 August 2013

Door frames for security doors

Door frames for security doors

When we bought our current house I was a bit concerned as the front door frame was only a single rebate and like you we wanted to fit security doors. When the guy came…

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Empty Nest
Aug 22, 2013 7:29 pm
ausdesign
ausdesign
22 August 2013

Planning Permission for Velux Windows?

Planning Permission for Velux Windows?

Appreciate that but if you, for example, had a neighbouring 2 storey dwelling that was visible from the windows that may be classified as overlooking. There may also be an…

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ausdesign
Aug 22, 2013 3:06 pm
ausdesign
FionaT
FionaT
21 August 2013

Exterior design ideas

Exterior design ideas

You could try the colourbond visualiser website to get some ideas,if the brick is staying the same I would go with nuetrals.

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FionaT
Aug 21, 2013 5:07 pm
cameron136
cameron136
21 August 2013

Sash window with screen that drops into wall cavity

Sash window with screen that drops into wall cavity

Hello everyone, I have a sash window with a insect screen attached to the bottom, so when you open the window the screen lifts up with it from inside the brick cavity. I…

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cameron136
Aug 21, 2013 2:33 pm
Miglas Windows
Miglas Windows
19 August 2013

Double glazing question

Double glazing question

I've been to the Home Show last Friday, paid a visit to a few windows & doors companies but got confused. So I'd thought of asking some…

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Miglas Windows
Aug 19, 2013 6:06 pm
Miglas Windows
Stewie D
Stewie D
14 August 2013

Beautiful or fanciful main gate design

Beautiful or fanciful main gate design

Without seeing your it, I'd choose a gate that matches the style of your house or at least the gate columns. Are they laser-cut steel designs ? Some of them do look pretty…

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Stewie D
Aug 14, 2013 9:38 am
56332301
56332301
12 August 2013

Experience with Rehau profiles

Experience with Rehau profiles

Windows were ill fitting with some of then having to be rectified 5 times, the manufacturer did not install argon gas as requested stating it was not needed. Manufacturer…

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56332301
Aug 12, 2013 11:17 am
tomking.chen
tomking.chen
11 August 2013

Indoor customized window

Indoor customized window

Exactly! I believe those two rooms were initially isolated with a wooden…

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tomking.chen
Aug 11, 2013 7:46 pm
tomking.chen
FionaT
FionaT
11 August 2013

Water coming in under door weatherstop

Water coming in under door weatherstop

Could you add some drainage outside of the garage,so as to reroute the flow of water away?

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FionaT
Aug 11, 2013 5:27 pm
CC101
CC101
9 August 2013

Sheer curtains under Vertical blinds

Sheer curtains under Vertical blinds

hi onebuild - have you done your sheer curtains or not yet.

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CC101
Aug 09, 2013 12:59 am
chippy
chippy
3 August 2013

Privacy lock door hardware sticking clockwise only

Privacy lock door hardware sticking clockwise only

Does the lock work normally when it's removed from the door? The fact that a second lock body did exactly the same thing makes me think it may be the installation. With…

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chippy
Aug 03, 2013 10:56 pm
chippy
hetfield_86
hetfield_86
2 August 2013

'Flame Zone' bushfire attack level (BAL) approved windows

'Flame Zone' bushfire attack level (BAL) approved windows

I believe Nilfire Australia offers both BAL FZ Windows and Doors without the need for fire shutters. Check them out www.nilfire.com.au

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hetfield_86
Aug 02, 2013 2:25 pm


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