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Joise hu
Joise hu
2 October 2011

extrusion tooling for windows and doors profile

extrusion tooling for windows and doors profile

Hi All I am Joise from China shanghai.we are engaged in windows and doors field for over ten years.we own our conuntry's excellent Doors and Windows engineer.Happy to…

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Joise hu
Oct 02, 2011 3:03 pm
auscros1985
auscros1985
1 October 2011

Timbertone Garage Doors in NSW?

Timbertone Garage Doors in NSW?

Unfortunately all those companies entirely replace the door which is not really in our affordability bracket. We were looking for a company that simply apply a woodgrain…

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auscros1985
Oct 01, 2011 9:32 am
loretta
loretta
28 September 2011

Blinds Online

Blinds Online

indeed!

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loretta
Sep 28, 2011 3:13 pm
loretta
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rojak1
Sep 28, 2011 12:14 pm
rojak1
rojak1
28 September 2011

Advice on north facing windows in Melbourne

Advice on north facing windows in Melbourne

I agree fully on the low-E double glazed windows. I have a large west facing window at home (I know, but the house had it already when we bought it) and I have tried…

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rojak1
Sep 28, 2011 10:36 am
eyspy
eyspy
28 September 2011

Advice - replacing window with door

Advice - replacing window with door

If you are enlarging the space width wise you will have to install a lintel above the new opening. It's not hard to do, but 'HAS' to be done to support the brickwork…

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eyspy
Sep 28, 2011 9:47 am
humble
humble
27 September 2011

Blinds and Shutters - Mid Range

Blinds and Shutters - Mid Range

For shutters, try port phillip shutters.. been looking at them, and there very very competitive, and they deliver.

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humble
Sep 27, 2011 1:52 pm
Laila
Laila
26 September 2011

Cheap way to dispose of old windows and sliding doors

Cheap way to dispose of old windows and sliding doors

I was going to say Gumtree, we got about six calls in the first 10 minutes after putting up our old timber sliding doors for free. For some of our other broken windows we…

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Laila
Sep 26, 2011 2:05 pm
eyspy
eyspy
26 September 2011

New glazing in existing secondhand doors

New glazing in existing secondhand doors

Easy to do. I have done this myself to great effect. Too hard to explain how to do here, but you can work it out easy enough.

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eyspy
Sep 26, 2011 10:02 am
Shot81
Shot81
23 September 2011

PVC double glazed windows

PVC double glazed windows

Baulkham hills, Sydney

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Shot81
Sep 23, 2011 3:30 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
22 September 2011

Obscured glass issue

Obscured glass issue

No value, sorry - we chuck out our…

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ECOECO
Sep 22, 2011 6:16 pm
ECOECO
darkms23
darkms23
19 September 2011

Flyscreen in Melbourne

Flyscreen in Melbourne

Hi friend, I think this online shop can help you : www.smartcurtainsblinds.com.au . I bought blinds from there and I found there is flyscreen also. You can have a look.

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darkms23
Sep 19, 2011 8:49 pm
darkms23
darkms23
19 September 2011

Black roman blind?

Black roman blind?

Hi there, We got our roman blinds, verticals & shutters from this online shop www.smartcurtainsblinds.com.au . We're really happy with them. My sister Emily also got her…

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darkms23
Sep 19, 2011 8:36 pm
KianaRobinson
KianaRobinson
18 September 2011

Blinds? Curtains? Best for blocking heat...

Blinds? Curtains? Best for blocking heat...

Hi, I was just reading the thread and i think the idea of putting an awning to block the sun from the outside atleast to prevent the sun touching the back of the house is…

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KianaRobinson
Sep 18, 2011 11:24 pm
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jem
Sep 17, 2011 8:44 pm
CA3105
CA3105
17 September 2011

Cost for cassette window?

Cost for cassette window?

Congrats on your soon-to-be new purchase! :) I'm assuming by cassette window you are referring to a highlite window? It will depend on whether you're increasing or…

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CA3105
Sep 17, 2011 1:10 am
bashworth
bashworth
15 September 2011

Window Tinting vs Solar Gain

Window Tinting vs Solar Gain

We have always had lots of North Facing windows shaded as in this link http://www.anewhouse.com.au/?p=1419 We have never had any glare problems without any tinting.

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bashworth
Sep 15, 2011 5:39 pm
bashworth
becost
becost
13 September 2011

Steel frame windows

Steel frame windows

Hi All, This is my inaugural post! These building forums are great - I'm learning a lot just reading through previous posts. I'm in the planning stages of my home…

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becost
Sep 13, 2011 4:35 pm
eyspy
eyspy
13 September 2011

Damage to carpet & paintwork during reno by builder

Damage to carpet & paintwork during reno by builder

Consumer affairs and your ombusman aare your first steps. Get their advice before withholding payment. State your case and follow their advice. As for the builder, if he…

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eyspy
Sep 13, 2011 1:47 pm
bashworth
bashworth
13 September 2011

Windows advice/experts

Windows advice/experts

I'd have said Ed at Eco Classic as he provides plenty of free advice on this site. You will find his contact details in this thread viewtopic.php?f=23&t=50837

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bashworth
Sep 13, 2011 12:58 pm
bashworth
Trewman
Trewman
9 September 2011

mirror or vinyl sliders

mirror or vinyl sliders
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We went vinyl sliding mirrors would be a pain to clean all the time

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Trewman
Sep 09, 2011 5:48 pm
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ECOECO
Sep 08, 2011 9:47 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
6 September 2011

I know double glazing is 'gold standard' but....

I know double glazing is 'gold standard' but....

Hi Ed you seem to be missing something Looking at my original calculations 1. For the original 10m of windows the heat loss is…

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ECOECO
Sep 06, 2011 9:25 pm
ECOECO
chrisandkate
chrisandkate
5 September 2011

Glass bricks

Glass bricks

That sound like the way mine is done. If you email me the photo I can host it for you. I'll PM the email address.

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chrisandkate
Sep 05, 2011 10:58 am
sceen7
sceen7
30 August 2011

DG glazing - have I got it right?

DG glazing - have I got it right?
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:lol: I'm just worried about the air gap between my ears :lol:

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sceen7
Aug 30, 2011 5:57 pm
CoolHandLukes
CoolHandLukes
29 August 2011

Cleaning windows

Cleaning windows

Hi BlueBlueBlue. Go to your local cleaning shop and get yourself a professional window cleaning scraper. They have a soft metal blade that wont scratch the glass. Put some…

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CoolHandLukes
Aug 29, 2011 10:45 pm
CoolHandLukes
CoolHandLukes
29 August 2011

Comfort Plus Windows in Western Australia

Comfort Plus Windows in Western Australia

Hi MumofaPrem. I totally agree with Ed. I have been window cleaning for 12 yrs now and have seen the Etec, Comfort plus glazing in many homes. It is one of the hardest…

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CoolHandLukes
Aug 29, 2011 10:37 pm
sceen7
sceen7
29 August 2011

Cavity Sliders

Cavity Sliders

Ours were delivered today (builder has sourced them without any imput from us) and I note they are the corinthian brand. So I guess its a bit late to ask...but i will…

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sceen7
Aug 29, 2011 8:34 pm
Pandora
Pandora
29 August 2011

Anyone used Arrow Curtains?

Anyone used Arrow Curtains?

Hi there, @ Keys. I would stay away. I haven't used it myself but know someone who did. If you'd like details please PM me. Regards, P

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Pandora
Aug 29, 2011 1:28 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
26 August 2011

Gap at the end of the window ledge?

Gap at the end of the window ledge?

Most windows have an offset reveal and the transom (the part you are talking about), finishes without connecting to the reveal. Ours does connect. Post a pic... to check. Ed

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ECOECO
Aug 26, 2011 6:11 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
ECOECO
25 August 2011

Replacing aluminium windows with new ones

Replacing aluminium windows with new ones

Roughly $3,000 - $3,500 each - full replacement, double glazed. Ed

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ECOECO
Aug 25, 2011 5:51 pm
ECOECO
rounablinds
rounablinds
25 August 2011

FUSION 20 PLANTATION SHUTTERS

FUSION 20 PLANTATION SHUTTERS

Hi There, we are the authorised retailer of Fusion 20 Shutters and have complete confidence in our product. We have never had problems with cracking or chipping or heat…

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rounablinds
Aug 25, 2011 3:32 pm
Pulpo
Pulpo
25 August 2011

Glass thickness

Glass thickness

Because I'm a tight ar@e and don't want to buy the standards. Can anyone tell me spans of glass for toughen double glazed units in a vertical position? So say 3mm can…

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Pulpo
Aug 25, 2011 11:07 am
newhouseplease
newhouseplease
24 August 2011

Upgrade or fix old windows? Safety issues

Upgrade or fix old windows? Safety issues

So realistically I would need; safety film, locks or screens if intended to open the windows more than a little bit. Thanks for your help. Will need to make a decision I…

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newhouseplease
Aug 24, 2011 5:25 pm
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newey
Aug 24, 2011 10:11 am
newhouseplease
newhouseplease
23 August 2011

Wide aluminium stackers - is it possible/practical??

Wide aluminium stackers - is it possible/practical??

hi everybody, thanks very much for your help. I have managed to locate someone to make my sliding stacker - it's going to be the AWS commercial slidemaster 704 which can…

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newhouseplease
Aug 23, 2011 11:02 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
21 August 2011

Motorised awning window actuators?

Motorised awning window actuators?

Hi, Looking at retro-fitting electric winders to existing awning windows at the top of a raked ceiling... I know they can do it to new windows…

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ECOECO
Aug 21, 2011 8:33 pm
ECOECO
Stop Noise
Stop Noise
19 August 2011

Magnetic window panels

Magnetic window panels

There are 2 other companies called Soundblock and Soundbarrier that do retrofit windows in Sydney

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Stop Noise
Aug 19, 2011 12:31 pm
DragonzBreath
DragonzBreath
16 August 2011

Is this a tradey's answer to a stuff up?

Is this a tradey's answer to a stuff up?

With some key words from the above post and a quick google search... I have more…

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DragonzBreath
Aug 17, 2011 12:28 am
aza0
aza0
13 August 2011

Double glazing timber front door.

Double glazing timber front door.

Thankyou very much. Bunnings was only for an example anyway.

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aza0
Aug 13, 2011 2:07 pm

What about doing it yourself ? Give it a go.............Frost &…

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Southies
Aug 12, 2011 6:32 pm
Southies
chrismarie
chrismarie
11 August 2011

Window Coverings

Window Coverings
1, 2

and i thank you very much chris

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chrismarie
Aug 11, 2011 11:14 pm
rocketship
rocketship
11 August 2011

Is the handle placement right?

Is the handle placement right?

I agree looks good both ways.. beautiful door and handle... also loving your floor tiles... Well Done!

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rocketship
Aug 11, 2011 7:50 am
alt0160
alt0160
5 August 2011

What to use for servery bench under bi-fold kitchen window?

What to use for servery bench under bi-fold kitchen window?

Thanks for the ideas guys. I'm probably going to go with some kind of stone or marble bench - the essa stone looks interesting, I'll definitely…

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alt0160
Aug 05, 2011 7:11 pm
windowexpert
windowexpert
1 August 2011

Security - double glazing versus old windows?

Security - double glazing versus old windows?

We use 8.38 laminated glass on the outer pane where security is an issue. Also we add more locking points. Also we use inside glazing beads only. Not sure whether the…

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windowexpert
Aug 01, 2011 7:35 pm
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Bernard
Aug 01, 2011 5:16 pm
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suh
Jul 31, 2011 11:58 pm
suh
tintin
tintin
31 July 2011

Solatube double storey

Solatube double storey

hi - just wondering if anyone has installed solatube in first flr of a double storey house? please share experiences as to how difficult the install was?

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tintin
Jul 31, 2011 10:10 pm

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