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13 years13 yearsDuckyQuackQuackDuckyQuackQuack posted:
Local double-glazing supplier

I think someone else is running it now - not 100% sure but thats what ive been told.

13 years13 yearsDuckyQuackQuackDuckyQuackQuack posted:
Local double-glazing supplier

1. I know the business owners
2. Ask them :D
That is why standard sizes and steep mark…

13 years13 yearsDuckyQuackQuackDuckyQuackQuack posted:
Local double-glazing supplier

Eco import the total window from China .
This is the main reason for the extra 30% on non std sizes :wink:
With the…

13 years13 yearsDuckyQuackQuackDuckyQuackQuack posted:
Another Double Glazing question - existing house

Because of the extreme climate i would us uPVC and maybe triple glazed in the most extreme conditions that occur in the world.
Aust has a mild climate in…

13 years13 yearsDuckyQuackQuackDuckyQuackQuack posted:
Another Double Glazing question - existing house

We are not all ultra rich and require the ultimate of everything.
Most people dont have the money to spend on items that for an Australian climate are not needed.…

13 years13 yearsDuckyQuackQuackDuckyQuackQuack posted:
Double glazed windows query

Ian Curtis of Joy Division

13 years13 yearsDuckyQuackQuackDuckyQuackQuack posted:
Double glazed windows query

Southern Star provide aluminium windows
(not thermally broken or uPVC)
3, 4 and 5 Clear float refers to the type of glass - basic clear glass
the middle number refers to the air…

14 years14 yearsDuckyQuackQuackDuckyQuackQuack posted:
comfort plus glass

Peter
Single glazed low -e coatings (like comfortplus and many others) reflects a portion of the radiation and another portion is absorbed and convected away (% depends on the Solar Heat…

14 years14 yearsDuckyQuackQuackDuckyQuackQuack posted:
comfort plus glass

I hope you are all using double glazed with comfort plus.
Double glazed windows with clear glass is a better option than single with comfort plus -…

14 years14 yearsDuckyQuackQuackDuckyQuackQuack posted:
Window Frames

Window construction
My timber window experience is based on running a timber window business (not now) for about 5 years.
Used both meranti and cedar hence the comments
Limited experience with pine…

14 years14 yearsDuckyQuackQuackDuckyQuackQuack posted:
3000 POSTS

I've got 100 now :oops:
I feel so inadequate compared to you both :cry:
Its amazing the…

14 years14 yearsDuckyQuackQuackDuckyQuackQuack posted:
5 Star Energy Ratings

Phoenix
Using First Rate
The house energy rating measures the energy efficiency of a house by allocating a point score for various design features (such as building fabric, window design, insulation, orientation…

14 years14 yearsDuckyQuackQuackDuckyQuackQuack posted:
How high will interest rates go?

Latest advice from the "experts" on interest rates
Unlikely to be an increase in December but expect 2-3 further increases in 2008 (and one of the increases may be 0.5%…

14 years14 yearsDuckyQuackQuackDuckyQuackQuack posted:
THURSDAY NIGHTS

the down side is two of the kids tried to copy one of the stunts - put a lego train on a track and turned it on to crash into…

14 years14 yearsDuckyQuackQuackDuckyQuackQuack posted:
THURSDAY NIGHTS

Rod
The Fist of Zen is one of the most humorous shows going around (for those who never grow up!)
And can you post when the bourbon sausages are next available.
I work…

14 years14 yearsDuckyQuackQuackDuckyQuackQuack posted:
Window Frames

cost would be the main difference between meranti and KD
I have not had much experience with KD Hardwood in real situations so would be reluctant to comment further
cheers
DQQ

14 years14 yearsDuckyQuackQuackDuckyQuackQuack posted:
Window Frames

Yak
I have never heard of anyone using Paulownia.
sorry
DQQ

14 years14 yearsDuckyQuackQuackDuckyQuackQuack posted:
Window Frames

Guym
In answer to your questions
What are the pros and cons of Meranti compared to WRC?
Roughly what is the saving as a percentage?
I am not a timber expert but here goes:
Meranti
• It…

14 years14 yearsDuckyQuackQuackDuckyQuackQuack posted:
Window Frames

Western Red Cedar - a very soft timber and at a premium to say Meranti
Hard wood good option
stay away from the pine
If you intend to prime and paint…

14 years14 yearsDuckyQuackQuackDuckyQuackQuack posted:
Shading West Facing WIndows/Bedrooms

House is finished so double glazing is out of the equation now. But two bedrooms with one window each of approximately 1.5m x 1.2m. Both have eco thermal cedar blinds…

14 years14 yearsDuckyQuackQuackDuckyQuackQuack posted:
Shading West Facing WIndows/Bedrooms

External blind will do a good job
If you put in some double glazed windows with Low E glass (wont cost a great deal extra) then you wont have to worry…

14 years14 yearsDuckyQuackQuackDuckyQuackQuack posted:
Cost vs use.

Rod
Dont get so sensitive mate.
We all agree each to their own
And are saying some of us think its a waste of money and explaining why
Of course…

14 years14 yearsDuckyQuackQuackDuckyQuackQuack posted:
Cost vs use.

I have 3 or 4 friends who have one.
Hardly ever use it. I watched a movie for 10 minutes once but hey id rather sit out side and talk.
One…

14 years14 yearsDuckyQuackQuackDuckyQuackQuack posted:
Happy Birthday Michelle....

Happy Birthday M
I will have a couple of bourbons to celebrate :P
All the best
DQQ

14 years14 yearsDuckyQuackQuackDuckyQuackQuack posted:
How high will interest rates go?

At least 2 to 3 more increases next year.
Not back to the good old days of 17%
Should be fun :roll:
DQQ

14 years14 yearsDuckyQuackQuackDuckyQuackQuack posted:
SIngle Glazed tilt and open ??

kristofw
Tilt and turn single glazed - I have never seen and agree with the other why would you go that way.
Double glazed with a Low E glass in…

14 years14 yearsDuckyQuackQuackDuckyQuackQuack posted:
What annoys Me

Matt
that last reply totally lost me (but thats not difficult)
You appear to be taking this rather personally
This is an open forum is it not?
A view was expressed and then debated…

14 years14 yearsDuckyQuackQuackDuckyQuackQuack posted:
What annoys Me

Michelle
Well said
dQQ

14 years14 yearsDuckyQuackQuackDuckyQuackQuack posted:
What annoys Me

Stig
While I dont agree with some of your comments I certainly respect you right to air them. I also thought this was a fairly tolerant forum

14 years14 yearsDuckyQuackQuackDuckyQuackQuack posted:
What annoys Me

Matt
Dont know if this sort of response adds to the discussion
And if I was judged on my spelling I would still be stacking shelfs :wink:
DQQ

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