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1 d1 dECOECOECOECO posted:
Painting Aluminium Window Frames

Fabianda has a great post on this in the "Windows & Doors" forum.
viewtopic.php?f=23&t=72852

6 d6 dECOECOECOECO posted:
Super house windows and doors

If you get a Superhouse quote send me the same information and I will price it.... Better design, better performance, with full aftersales backup, let us see how we go…

8 d8 dECOECOECOECO posted:
Gaps in Aluminium Window/Door frames

The biggest reason for the seals pulling away from the corners is the fabricator stretching the seal during assembly.
Ed

13 d13 dECOECOECOECO posted:
Melbourne Based Opportunities Working from Home

UNAVAILABLE
I have Melbourne based opportunities working from home.
Would suit retiree, unemployed, student, single parent or stay at home mum. You will have a good knowledge of social media and…

Melbourne Based Opportunities Working from Home
16 d16 dECOECOECOECO posted:
Painting powdercoated windows. My experience

Wow fabianda, 7 years between your first and second posts, your're persistent but how can I ask a question I can't wait another 7 years for a reply.
Great info, well…

18 d18 dECOECOECOECO posted:
Old house (1940's) front door non standard

There would be enough tolerance in 2040x820 to customise to fit your opening.
Before 1966 Australia did not have millimeters and we used the Imperial system invented in England, so a…

20 d20 dECOECOECOECO posted:
Are You Lost in Acoustics? You Can't Hear for the NOISE?

You have probably been scared away by prices of “acoustic” windows or even secondary glazing
.
We can beat most acoustic performance and most prices and that is real aluminium double…

Are You Lost in Acoustics? You Can't Hear for the NOISE?
20 d20 dECOECOECOECO posted:
EcoTech (non-Thermal Break) Compared to TB and uPVC

The Comparison
Using WERS, (Window Energy Rating Scheme WERS.net ) we have ranked and compared the performance and price of some major brand double glazed windows against 'EcoEco' double glazed windows.…

EcoTech (non-Thermal Break) Compared to TB and uPVC
20 d20 dECOECOECOECO posted:
Taking your builder to VCAT

If you are articulate and understand the issue you will be fine. No lawyer needed.

20 d20 dECOECOECOECO posted:
VCAT question - Do you need to go through a lawyer?

No, you don't need a lawyer. It's pretty informal. Either side can have a lawyer, but even if they win you don't pay his costs.

21 d21 dECOECOECOECO posted:
Removing TREND brand sliding aluminum window to clean track

Are the rollers adjustable from the side?
Is there any sign of a bow at the head or sill which is shortening the frame height? If so, this would likely be…

1 month1 monthECOECOECOECO posted:
Deceuninck profiles - general thoughts?

I used to manufacture uPVC - my advice... go aluminium
Ed

1 month1 monthECOECOECOECO posted:
Gaps in Aluminium Window/Door frames

You're welcome!!!

1 month1 monthECOECOECOECO posted:
Gaps in Aluminium Window/Door frames

Simple yes, but messy if you have never done it before. There are trades that can do this for you - try Facebook marketplace. Use the same silicone to cover…

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1 month1 monthECOECOECOECO posted:
Gaps in Aluminium Window/Door frames

Caulk the glass in with silicone. The aluminium also needs to be filled at the gaps. The rubber seals have been stretched when the window was assembled and they…

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2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Customised Main Door

I think you could buy a plain door and get a skin laser cut in corten steel which you bond to the door. That will give you a relief design…

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Help! Glazing options for new build - lots of windows

Don't mess around with tinting you will be disappointed. Don't think of using Low-E, again you will be disappointed because it won't stop enough solar heat gain and you will…

3 months3 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Steel Frames

My steel framed home is on a high hill facing the weather, it's been standing for 25 years without any movement and without any leaks.
I would build in steel again.…

4 months4 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Obscured windows in bedroom

The standard is all that matters, you can achieve it in many ways as I said and that is pretty much the law. And you can have an opening window…

4 months4 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Obscured windows in bedroom

There are alternatives which would give you views and ventilation.

4 months4 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Fun quiz question

Chippy is closest and I think he knows.

4 months4 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Fun quiz question

:wink:v

4 months4 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Fun quiz question

OK - mystery object in aluminium

4 months4 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Sliding Flyscreen Door Options

You want stainless steel mesh instead of fibre glass in a flyscreen door - not a barrier door or a security door. - that's the cheap option.

4 months4 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Window flyscreen clip replacement

Hi
Those are not flyscreen clips, it's a flyscreen finger pull repurposed. It looks UGLY.
This is what you need. They come in 2 depths, you may need the deeper one. Bunnings!!!
Cut…

Window flyscreen clip replacement
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4 months4 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Energy Efficiency Advice

"About U values, yes these look good for low-e but as I say it’s only a reflector of radiant heat whereas double glazing really slows heat conduction. Add to this…

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