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14 d14 dECOECOECOECO 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…

14 d14 dECOECOECOECO posted:
Obscured windows in bedroom

There are alternatives which would give you views and ventilation.

14 d14 dECOECOECOECO posted:
Fun quiz question

Chippy is closest and I think he knows.

15 d15 dECOECOECOECO posted:
Fun quiz question

:wink:v

21 d21 dECOECOECOECO posted:
Fun quiz question

OK - mystery object in aluminium

21 d21 dECOECOECOECO 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.

21 d21 dECOECOECOECO 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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27 d27 dECOECOECOECO 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…

1 month1 monthECOECOECOECO posted:
Energy Efficiency Advice

You will not be happy with low-e, it is not comparable to double glazing. Double glazing is a sandwich of air it works like a doona. Low-e is like a…

1 month1 monthECOECOECOECO posted:
Fun quiz question

That’s why they have 2 coffin windows, just in case a pall bearer kicks the bucket.

1 month1 monthECOECOECOECO posted:
Fun quiz question

Your turn chippy.

1 month1 monthECOECOECOECO posted:
Fun quiz question

Coffin window it is. Supposedly to get a coffin down from the first floor.

1 month1 monthECOECOECOECO posted:
Fun quiz question

Think "purpose"

1 month1 monthECOECOECOECO posted:
Fun quiz question

Here's a wider view it may help.

Fun quiz question
1 month1 monthECOECOECOECO posted:
Feature window furnishing

Check out a product called Lumisty. It is expensive but it precisely controls the view into the window. Maybe it's what you want.

1 month1 monthECOECOECOECO posted:
Fun quiz question

The first person to get the answer correct sets the new quiz question - nice if it's about building if you can...
What is this window called and why?

Fun quiz question
1 month1 monthECOECOECOECO posted:
Energy Efficiency Advice

I appreciate your point but in reality this is false economy compared to double glazed windows....
Windows are like holes in the wall, or a better analogy is holes in the…

1 month1 monthECOECOECOECO posted:
Remove a door

I doubt that, unless the fixed panel is attached to the jamb from outside the jamb.

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Remove a door

The rollers are adjustable to help with leveling the door and aligning the lock with the keeper, there's a screw in the end of the panel and level with the…

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Sales Techniques In The Replacement Window Market

The Error on the Quotation
This actually happened, I will tell you the same way it was recounted to me.
A customer and his partner are in the house with the salesman…

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2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Sales Techniques In The Replacement Window Market

The Magical Call to the Boss
If you have not been easily persuaded by the spin then there will come a time (maybe 2-3 hours into the sale) when the salesman…

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2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Remove a door

Have you lifted the rollers?

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
New build, Insulation Options

Have you considered the solar heat gain from your extensive north facing glazing?
It can be as high as 1 kW/m2 imagine that pumping into your home on a hot day.
There…

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Options instead of glass windows

The idea wont get off the ground, there are rules about natural light and weather performance which you won't be able to meet.But you could create an alfresco off each…

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2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Sales Techniques In The Replacement Window Market

Buy like there's no tomorrow – NO

There is never a reason to buy NOW, NEVER. So always take as much time as you need, ignore the timeline that they…

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Magnetite or soundout/Secondary glazing

Are you in Victoria?

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Permanent paint for window glass

got it and replied! :-D

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Permanent paint for window glass

Can you read your PM thanks

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Permanent paint for window glass

Whitehorse Council. I have supplied obscure filmed windows into Whitehorse. I'll see if I can find the letter I sent to the planning department, Maybe tomorrow.

2 months2 monthsECOECOECOECO posted:
Magnetite or soundout/Secondary glazing

That is noisy.
Your best bet would be your UPVC because it has the most glass. Whether it's V-Lam Hush or not will not make an appreciable difference so maybe you…

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