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2 d2 dECOECOECOECO posted:
Awning window winder replacement

It could be that the flyscreen adaptor is the problem, not the window. Yes you can easily change the winder, I would be expecting that the footprint of the winder…

18 d18 dECOECOECOECO posted:
Brand new house with beyond horrible windows

Pay again? No retribution? Your glass has a specific performance get this app and see how much your windows are leaking, then challenge the supplier.

Brand new house with beyond horrible windows
1 month1 monthECOECOECOECO posted:
Brand new house with beyond horrible windows

Sorry, I have been trying to get to your post... I'll get back tomorrow or Saturday.
Ed

1 month1 monthECOECOECOECO posted:
Restrict Ensuite Window for Fall Prevention?

No.
You only have to restrict the opening of any window when the opening starts below 1700 finished floor height or there is a transom or other climbable surface (toilet, toilet…

Restrict Ensuite Window for Fall Prevention?
2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Pivot door vs. hinged door?

You could use an obscure glass.

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2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
What's Your Biggest Issue with Windows? Poll

I would really appreciate if if you can complete the poll about windows, if you have a story I would love to hear it.
Please share your experiences, especially if your…

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
7 Stars

A few years ago we supplied a major builder with double glazed windows because they wanted to offer that as 100%. In the 20+ display designs supplied, the builder…

7 Stars
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2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
BAL 29 uPVC windows compliance

Just remember that uPVC melts at 160 C.

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Can you use plasterboard for window jambs, reveals, sills?

Plasterboard Gyprock is very popular as a reveal liner these days. You need to provide a way of supporting it, we use a modified timber reveal or bracket. You will…

3 months3 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Certification for glazing and aluminium window/door frames

To validate the certificate, I need to confirm if it aligns with the requirements outlined in AS1288 - 2021 Section 5, clause 5.23.1 & 5.23.3, AS2047-2014 clause 8.1 & 8.2,…

3 months3 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Building Near Train Track - Additional Cost for Acoustics

Our standard double-glazed window is tested to achieve, Rw 34, and can be glazed to suit Rw 39. The price is good too...

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3 months3 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
What's wrong with my windows...?????

I'm sorry, but I don't have enough information to answer your needs.
It is unlikely that the window frame has become out of square, more likely that the rollers or glides…

3 months3 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
What's wrong with my windows...?????

Your pic is not clear enough to understand what I am looking at.
Sliding window? Not closing properly? Seems to be on a lean?
What brand window? Have you ever taken the…

4 months4 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
handles not horizantal

Very small children, small dogs and cats

4 months4 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
handles not horizantal

HI
There is a grub screw adjustment under the handle.

4 months4 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
A&L awning windows with very restricted opening

Excellent instructional video....

5 months5 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Double glazed aluminium windows-doors- slimline?

I don't know them all, the first 2 top of your list are best known. Rylock is a good company, Stegbar is for sale.

5 months5 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
My experience buying windows in China

They removed their comment and I heard no more.

5 months5 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Front door issues

The glass is compliant. The door is not. It's a builder's problem. Let me know how you go...
Ed

5 months5 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Double glazed aluminium windows-doors- slimline?

Apart from aesthetics, the only thing that matters is the performance of the window.
I have no idea of your window requirements, if they all have compliant offers, the vast difference…

5 months5 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Front door issues

How is the door supposed to keep the weather out?
How will it contribute to the energy rating, leaking air as it does?
The quality of manufacture is terrible.
I notice…

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5 months5 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
My experience buying windows in China

I apologise if you did not receive a reply to your enquiry through the website. We happen to be rebuilding our website at this time.
Please post your query here…

5 months5 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Gaps in window jabs

Sorry I missed this, simply put this is a pathetic job, and as it stands it is non-compliant... I think the worst part is not in the quality of…

5 months5 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Mirror Tint on a Double Glazed Window

The manufacturer of the double glazed unit may reneg on the warranty, ask your builder first.

7 months7 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Heavy windows with bent reveals

What size are the windows, double or single glazed, can I have a pic of the full windows inside & out? If you can see packers please take a pic.

7 months7 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Now It's 0.3mm Gap For Double Glazing. It beats all the rest

In Australia, acoustic performance is most often not stated.
We have acoustically (physically) tested our windows with DGUs and the results have been quite amazing:-
Our standard awning window 4/12/4…

7 months7 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Now It's 0.3mm Gap For Double Glazing. It beats all the rest

What you see is what I have at this time...I don't want to post something and then have to change it. This information is hot off the press... but…

7 months7 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Now It's 0.3mm Gap For Double Glazing. It beats all the rest

At this time, I believe the cost of windows containing VGUs is between $750 to $900/m2. That is the window with the VGU but not installed in the house.

7 months7 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Now It's 0.3mm Gap For Double Glazing. It beats all the rest

Website is undergoing a complete revamp, should be ready in 4 weeks.
Sorry for the inconvenience.

7 months7 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Ensuite window on facade:is opaque glass mandatory?

Not unless it comes under the overlooking rule, but being at the front, I doubt you are overlooking anyone's private space.
So no.

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