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ECOECO
ECOECO
17 August 2012

Double Glazing and picture windows - possible?

Double Glazing and picture windows - possible?

Thanks for your response. There are 3 other large windows in the same room, so ample cross ventilation. But wanted this particular one fixed,…

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ECOECO
Aug 17, 2012 7:57 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
17 August 2012

window sizes and strengths?

window sizes and strengths?

Hi thanks for your reply. They dont have to be opening windows as I have a sliding door right at the end of the bench. I just want 2 long windows…

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ECOECO
Aug 17, 2012 3:35 pm
ECOECO
Southies
Southies
16 August 2012

Gap at bottom of door

Gap at bottom of door

Thanks theyetti - didn't think of checking out Raven's website :roll: Just assumed that Bunnings would stock all their models. Will get DH to put in an order for the RP54 :z:

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Southies
Aug 16, 2012 12:57 pm
Southies
ECOECO
ECOECO
15 August 2012

architrave around windows?

architrave around windows?

Depends... Can you post a pic?

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ECOECO
Aug 15, 2012 8:24 pm
ECOECO
Shaezy
Shaezy
12 August 2012

Creating a bigger window

Creating a bigger window

Hi all, Can anyone please help me with the following questions regarding creating a bigger window in a 1940's fibro house? The room is used as a study and only has one of…

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Shaezy
Aug 12, 2012 6:42 pm
wendyp210
wendyp210
12 August 2012

Bi-fold vs stacker & security

Bi-fold vs stacker & security

Thanks for your input... think we're going to go with the centor ES2 product as suggested by sceen7. It's a good looking product now i just hope it serves the purpose and…

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wendyp210
Aug 12, 2012 3:17 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
6 August 2012

Fixed or Awning Windows

Fixed or Awning Windows

Thanks Ed, I think I'll try and stick with open-able windows of some variety. Silly question but how do the window winders work (I…

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ECOECO
Aug 06, 2012 3:07 pm
ECOECO
AubinGroveFan
AubinGroveFan
4 August 2012

Door handling

Door handling

Hopefully this is simple. If you are looking at a door on a plan picture yourself standing on the side of the door where the door opens away…

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AubinGroveFan
Aug 04, 2012 11:27 pm
russco32
russco32
3 August 2012

Roller Shutter blows fuse

Roller Shutter blows fuse

The shutters have been working fine for 12-14years. I found the cause. I removed the cover and found one of the slats had worked to one side and must have occasionally…

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russco32
Aug 03, 2012 5:36 pm
building-expert
building-expert
2 August 2012

Gaps between bricks and aluminium windows

Gaps between bricks and aluminium windows

Hi Heytherek Yes, your house must prevent ingress of water and dampness and the job has to look professional. If there is a display home , have a look, you are entitled…

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building-expert
Aug 02, 2012 10:08 pm
building-expert
ECOECO
ECOECO
1 August 2012

UPVC windows help

UPVC windows help
1, 2

What a load of nonsense. At 200 degrees almost every material expands hugely and start…

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ECOECO
Aug 01, 2012 2:31 pm
ECOECO
BenQld
BenQld
30 July 2012

Security Screens in Brisbane

Security Screens in Brisbane

I went with Solomons @ Cleveland. They gave me the same pricing as my builder (about 35% of list price) but HEAPS cheaper than Franklyn. When I got a quote from Franklyn…

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BenQld
Jul 30, 2012 9:58 pm
Charnley
Charnley
27 July 2012

Interior Doors

Interior Doors

Thanks guys good to know that both brands are a good choice now I just need to make a decision on style. Thanks for the pics Anon, your house looks fantastic - love your…

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Charnley
Jul 27, 2012 11:23 pm
Charnley

Ed, I would prefer to leave the windows to save costs, I've just never seen what you're suggesting being implemented before. Do you have any…

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ECOECO
Jul 22, 2012 10:54 pm
ECOECO
mgilla
mgilla
21 July 2012

Urgent! Architrave disaster - please help!

Urgent! Architrave disaster - please help!

55mm is still greater than the gap, it's a 17mm overlap. Simply pack behind it with wood or plaster packers and complete as normal. Just make…

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mgilla
Jul 21, 2012 1:41 pm

The very common 4-horizontal pane door here, painted in Deep Ocean, a Colorbond colour to match the gutters and fascia. Apologies for the poor photo! This was just after…

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Eager
Jul 19, 2012 9:10 pm
Eager
theanonyuser
theanonyuser
17 July 2012

Recommend a Vic builder who installs efficient windows

Recommend a Vic builder who installs efficient windows

My builder let me choose my windows....it was a custom build so I chose just about everything :)

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theanonyuser
Jul 17, 2012 8:59 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
15 July 2012

Windows opening direction

Windows opening direction

Yes, you are right, that is cross flow ventilation. I would choose the longest route for air through a room. Ed

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ECOECO
Jul 16, 2012 12:33 am
ECOECO
carmania
carmania
15 July 2012

Cost of Large fixed pane of glass 2500mm x 2500mm x 12mm

Cost of Large fixed pane of glass 2500mm x 2500mm x 12mm

Hi delatite13, I am looking at doing a home extension and was after a "rough" price to work out my budget. Ed, Yes, a typo on my part thanks for picking it up, I…

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carmania
Jul 15, 2012 2:04 am
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ECOECO
Jul 14, 2012 1:50 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
12 July 2012

Which Way does the Low/E sheet go in a double glazed unit

Which Way does the Low/E sheet go in a double glazed unit

Hi The surface position on which the low-E glass will be placed is dependent on the climate. Ideally for warm climates where summer heat reduction is a priority, the…

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ECOECO
Jul 13, 2012 12:43 am
ECOECO
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sharni
Jul 12, 2012 6:46 pm
PHL
PHL
11 July 2012

Windows type for flow through ventilation

Windows type for flow through ventilation

Sure tilt and turn windows come in any version. uPVC, timber, timber-aluminium,…

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PHL
Jul 11, 2012 11:04 pm
David Fisher
David Fisher
11 July 2012

uPVC windows - Eurotech

uPVC windows - Eurotech

Has anyone dealt with Eurotech windows before? Looking for comments on their uPVC profile workmanship and installation…

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David Fisher
Jul 11, 2012 12:34 pm
Ritchie
Ritchie
11 July 2012

Basswood Plantation Shutters

Basswood Plantation Shutters

If anyone is looking for plantation shutters, I have some for sale (brand new) in viewtopic.php?f=45&t=57956 Thank you (Thought of putting a post here as I would get…

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Ritchie
Jul 11, 2012 11:06 am
susiebunt
susiebunt
10 July 2012

BLINDS Help - I need interest free!!

BLINDS Help - I need interest free!!

Does anyone know any blind companies that offer interest free terms in Sydney (macarthur)? Thanks

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susiebunt
Jul 10, 2012 10:10 pm
Reno_girl
Reno_girl
9 July 2012

Please help in identifying this door

Please help in identifying this door

Thanks Paul I rang two glazier's and found they range between $1700 to $2240 each. I think I will need to look at other doors as this is more than my budget allows. :(

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Reno_girl
Jul 09, 2012 11:26 am
sohnaeo
sohnaeo
8 July 2012

Garage Door colour and front door stain

Garage Door colour and front door stain

Any one having steel-line western red cedar door with Jarrah stain front door? If anyone have please post the photo?

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sohnaeo
Jul 08, 2012 10:35 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
3 July 2012

Stacker door configuration

Stacker door configuration

Hi all, I'm starting to renovate my house and have just bought a new 3 panel stacker door (SSF) from a guy who didn't end up using his door after…

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ECOECO
Jul 04, 2012 12:30 am
ECOECO
Starter82
Starter82
3 July 2012

Window Tinting Pricing and installation

Window Tinting Pricing and installation

Hi All, I have recently had some hardwood floors laid and I am looking to ensure they don't cook in the Perth afternoon sun. Direct sunlight hits the floors for about one…

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Starter82
Jul 04, 2012 12:05 am
Inspiration30
Inspiration30
2 July 2012

Anyone use hume savoy xs28 door??

Anyone use hume savoy xs28 door??

Anyone use hume savoy xs28 door?? pictures??

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Inspiration30
Jul 02, 2012 10:56 pm
taththi
taththi
2 July 2012

double-hung vs awning; solar-passive vs practicality

double-hung vs awning; solar-passive vs practicality

There need be no compromise with tight-sealed homes - you need to ventilate with a heat-recovery system! We're aiming for exactly that with our new home. We plan to use a…

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taththi
Jul 02, 2012 10:11 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
29 June 2012

Safety strip with logo on glass

Safety strip with logo on glass
1, 2

Take extra care... you should not use a blade on a toughened glass panel, like this door, because toughened glass carries "fines" embedded in the surface, which can be…

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ECOECO
Jun 29, 2012 3:37 pm
ECOECO
kexkez
kexkez
24 June 2012

Sliding Door for Master Bed Room

Sliding Door for Master Bed Room

Slider bolts like Ed suggested are easy for a homeowner to put in themselves after hand over. We put some in on our 2 large sliders at our last house. They could be…

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kexkez
Jun 24, 2012 10:11 am
kexkez
PS4314
PS4314
23 June 2012

Bumps in window seal

Bumps in window seal

Thanks Ed. We're meeting the SS on Tuesday morning so will point it out then. Hopefully it's as simple as you say.

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PS4314
Jun 23, 2012 4:40 pm
AussieMark
AussieMark
22 June 2012

Double glazed thermally broken aluminium windows Perth

Double glazed thermally broken aluminium windows Perth

Hi Troy, I have not done that much shopping around but have been to Casver in Malaga and seen the products they offer and am pretty impressed. The prices are very…

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AussieMark
Jun 22, 2012 12:22 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
21 June 2012

What kind of Glazing Bar is this?

What kind of Glazing Bar is this?

All the aluminium window suppliers (except us...) have them, ask if you can buy them or have someone install them. Ed

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ECOECO
Jun 21, 2012 5:30 pm
ECOECO
Liliana
Liliana
21 June 2012

KDHW doors and windows left unstained

KDHW doors and windows left unstained

Hi everyone, Thanks for taking the trouble to reply. It isn't the builder's fault as the designer specified unprimed windows and doors. The problem as I see it is that…

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Liliana
Jun 21, 2012 9:27 am
amgsl55
amgsl55
20 June 2012

Is my door frame adequate

Is my door frame adequate

frame is fixed but I dont know what they did

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amgsl55
Jun 20, 2012 8:31 pm
hagues
hagues
19 June 2012

sealed windows appear to have vent holes

sealed windows appear to have vent holes

Holes located on the sub-sill of the window are for drainage.

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hagues
Jun 19, 2012 8:12 pm
delatite13
delatite13
19 June 2012

Problem with window supplier

Problem with window supplier

Unless your building permit was issued back then when your plans were drawn up, and if you do not yet have a building permit you will have to comply with 6 Star rating.

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delatite13
Jun 19, 2012 12:12 pm
delatite13
snufl
snufl
19 June 2012

Aluminium windows and salt spray

Aluminium windows and salt spray

Ed A big thank you for that extra information. It is wonderful to be able to come to this forum and get information from someone so experienced in the field.

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snufl
Jun 19, 2012 7:59 am
Natalie_Moore
Natalie_Moore
15 June 2012

Budget Handles

Budget Handles

They seem to have a good returns policy, which is promising.

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Natalie_Moore
Jun 15, 2012 2:36 pm
PHL
PHL
14 June 2012

Recessed door strike

Recessed door strike

An update; managed to get an extended strike plate from Sydney Woodworkers (I think they are also in Qld). They have it for various configurations, including mortice locks,…

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PHL
Jun 15, 2012 12:15 am
ausdesign
ausdesign
14 June 2012

Help with interpreting DA plans to create a window schedule

Help with interpreting DA plans to create a window schedule

At a minimum, the floor plan should nominate window coding sizes which should meet your DA requirement.

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ausdesign
Jun 14, 2012 5:14 pm
ausdesign
brom
brom
13 June 2012

Is there a 'Show me your Front Door' thread on here?

Is there a 'Show me your Front Door' thread on here?

Can anyone point me in the right direction if there is, and if there's not, show me your front door!!

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brom
Jun 13, 2012 5:31 pm

My front door is being installed today and I need to rush out and buy handles and locks. I love this look with a long pull handle and the lock underneath (only having a…

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brom
Jun 13, 2012 9:55 am

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