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24 d24 dECOECOECOECO posted:
Blinds between glass

They use them in hospital also because they can be obscured and require a key to alter that. So the public cannot adjust them, only staff.
They work fine generally, we…

25 d25 dECOECOECOECO posted:
New Construction - Double Glazing 70sqm variation cost 28k??

Hi Kurshid
I assume all the heads of windows and doors are aligned, so they will all be set at 2400 from the floor.
The cost would be proportional as you are…

27 d27 dECOECOECOECO posted:
New Construction - Double Glazing 70sqm variation cost 28k??

Hi Kurshid,
I am unable to do a quotation to compare with your prices, it takes a lot of detailed work.
In my opinion what you are being asked for is in…

28 d28 dECOECOECOECO posted:
New Construction - Double Glazing 70sqm variation cost 28k??

Hi
The upgrade to toughened may be around $20/m2. Custom toughened glass can be expensive.
All of our windows and doors have toughened glass now.

28 d28 dECOECOECOECO posted:
New Construction - Double Glazing 70sqm variation cost 28k??

Overall cost is $27400 for 30 Windows (70sqm of glass and upgraded frames)
This is on the high side for the windows as a total cost, and I am not talking…

1 month1 monthECOECOECOECO posted:
Wood rot on window frame

Really looks not too bad...
http://www.windowfixit.com/

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
sourcing aluminium sliding doors

Thank you Glenda... I look forward to following your progress.

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
sourcing aluminium sliding doors

Hi
The drawings are missing some detailed information. But the eaves are in line with the head of the door, so you are limited by that. Anything higher will behind…

sourcing aluminium sliding doors
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2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Low-E, Double Glazing, uPVC, Aluminium, U-values, SHGC

Hi Kurshid
Thermally broken frame design separates the inside and outside of an aluminium frame by using a polyamide (nylon) connector.
However, the real litmus test is the performance of windows. …

Low-E, Double Glazing, uPVC, Aluminium, U-values, SHGC
2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
My double glazed windows fro China

I agree...

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Large windows - Fixed Glass and Louvre or Awning?

Coming soon from EcoEco... awnings and casements with no visible frame... and bifold doors too...

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
New Construction - Double Glazing 70sqm variation cost 28k??

Glass thickness makes hardly any difference to Uw.
Well Known Residential Awning Window Results in WERS

Glazing
Uw
SHGC
6.6
0.66
6.6
0.64
6.5
0.61

6.4
0.47

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Large windows - Fixed Glass and Louvre or Awning?

We do have full height sashes.

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
New Construction - Double Glazing 70sqm variation cost 28k??

Yes, that is reasonable. But many suppliers, like us too, do not supply a double glazed sliding window. So an upgrade to double glazed is an upgrade to awning…

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
My double glazed windows fro China

Be careful... hardly any builders buy windows direct, and there must be a good reason for that. But if you must, PVC is only as good as the formulation and…

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2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
New Construction - Double Glazing 70sqm variation cost 28k??

If the original windows in your build were identical type i.e. awning, then IMO the quote is what I call ridiculous. But if you are moving from sliding to awning…

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
What's wrong with my windows...?????

Take a photograph of the window and give some more detail... I will help if I can.

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Any suggestions for window suppliers

Hi Anthony,
Sounds like you have had a run around.
Powdercoat is excellent 99% of the time, all it needs is a qualified powdercoating company, and quality powder. I hardly ever see…

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
What's wrong with my windows...?????

What was that Erin?

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Large windows - Fixed Glass and Louvre or Awning?

Hi S
Can you give me the specific products in WERS?
Thanks.

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Large windows - Fixed Glass and Louvre or Awning?

Why Low-E? Why not double glazed? It's your call, as long as you meet or exceed the NATHERS spec. DG does that.
Why is your window asymmetrical 1000 fixed 450…

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Large windows - Fixed Glass and Louvre or Awning?

Hi
Why Low-E? Why not double glazed?
Why is your window asymmetrical 1000 fixed 450 open... is it a design thing or maybe your choice?
Ventilation and airflow are about pressure differences more…

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Help needed with aluminium fixed window panel

Looks likely you can remove the transom and reglaze.
Ed

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
HELP!! Replacement window frame trim

Try levering off the decorative mould. Maybe you can just finish with filler.

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Old sash windows- how to paint + rot

Your windows are in poor condition. I doubt if the glass is compliant.
Can they be salvaged, probably yes, short term. But at some point you will be looking…

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

Sure, I will put something together.
Thanks
Ed

4 months4 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Sliding staker door overhanging slab

Not on, don't accept this.
Aren't the jambs (side) and head (top) also hanging out?

4 months4 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Different Fly/Security screen tracks

Not true... get another quote

7 months7 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Alternatives to double stacker doors

we can sell to Sydney but we don't have any service people there. Sorry

7 months7 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Alternatives to double stacker doors

We can do a single stacker, 6 panels @ 6+ metres wide, up to 3m high, and a great price!!!

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