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3 months3 monthsvakmanvakman posted:
Now It's 0.3mm Gap For Double Glazing. It beats all the rest

This is one of the reasons I decided to go overseas for my double glazed windows. As the builder indicated, he's worked on many upmarket builds, these were the most…

2 years2 yearsvakmanvakman posted:
My experience buying windows in China

I don’t appreciate you bringing me into this.
I have nothing else of interest to report on hence the focus on windows to help / inform others of my experience…

2 years2 yearsvakmanvakman posted:
My experience buying windows in China

Cool. I’m in Castle Hill.
Feel free to contact me via the private messenger and I’ll share my mobile number

2 years2 yearsvakmanvakman posted:
My experience buying windows in China

Btw, I decided to proceed back then based on feedback on this forum alone.

2 years2 yearsvakmanvakman posted:
My experience buying windows in China

Hey mate,
Let me know if you decide to go ahead with your purchase. I’ve had them installed for 1.5 years now and get nothing but praise from guests who come…

2 years2 yearsvakmanvakman posted:
My experience buying windows in China

$150k for front / back on a 900sqm isn’t exactly cheap and no and contrary to popular belief did not go with the cheapest quote. Yes, checked references and online…

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2 years2 yearsvakmanvakman posted:
My experience buying windows in China

I also remodeled the front and back yard at a total cost exceeding $150k and started back at start of October. Not sure if it’s COVID or just a general…

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2 years2 yearsvakmanvakman posted:
My experience buying windows in China

Yes, worked out to be 40% lower overall. Best to fill up an entire 40 foot shipping container for cost efficiency purposes

2 years2 yearsvakmanvakman posted:
My experience buying windows in China

Is this the company you used for cabinets? https://prodecoglobal.m.en.alibaba.com/ ... s_minisite

2 years2 yearsvakmanvakman posted:
My experience buying windows in China

I picked companies who normall supply to Australia. Eg large scale appartment and commercial buildings.
Here’s a question. In many of the tall apartment building or even hotels packed with hundreds…

2 years2 yearsvakmanvakman posted:
My experience buying windows in China

Prodeco actually and yes everything had Blum fittings. Wonderfully smooth.

2 years2 yearsvakmanvakman posted:
My experience buying windows in China

I’ve had my Chinese 4 x bathroom vanities 4 x in-wall medicine cabinets, laundry cabinets and 2 large walk in wardrobe fit outs all custom made in China and the…

2 years2 yearsvakmanvakman posted:
My experience buying windows in China

What’s the issue?
Are they fake or similar?

2 years2 yearsvakmanvakman posted:
My experience buying windows in China

Seriously, it’s been a good experience. I will say in warm weather it definitely makes a difference lowering the ambient room temp and noise.
The sliding windows I find are fairly…

2 years2 yearsvakmanvakman posted:
My experience buying windows in China

Hi all,
Superhouse updated their website with performance test results and certification.
https://www.isuperhouse.com/performance-tests
I checked some of the links and they do seem to work.

3 years3 yearsvakmanvakman posted:
My experience buying windows in China

I see. You're absolutely right.
I can't seem to upload a PDF. Do you have an email I can send it to. It's the one they shared with me some time…

3 years3 yearsvakmanvakman posted:
My experience buying windows in China

Sorry, here’s their actual website link noting all the performance results.
https://www.isuperhouse.com/performance-tests/

3 years3 yearsvakmanvakman posted:
My experience buying windows in China

Does this count?

Happy to eMail actual document if needed
Thanks

3 years3 yearsvakmanvakman posted:
My experience buying windows in China

Hi Tia,
The cabinets, laundry, vanities, etc…where all from Prodeco
https://www.prodecocabinet.com/
Skylights where from a smaller company. You may contact Dic Ma on +86-15757258605
You can find them on…

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3 years3 yearsvakmanvakman posted:
My experience buying windows in China

Hi Jen,
All the details for the supplier and logistics have been mentioned multiple times throughout this thread

3 years3 yearsvakmanvakman posted:
My experience buying windows in China

Yep, very satisfied thus far. No leaks even during the heavy Sydney flooding.
Hardware works as expected as well

3 years3 yearsvakmanvakman posted:
My experience buying windows in China

All hardware from Sobinco (Belgian company), except the stacker door which funny enough uses Australian made Doric

3 years3 yearsvakmanvakman posted:
My experience buying windows in China

We ordered them all as follows
6mm LowE Glass + 16mm Air Gap filled with Argon Gas + 6mm Glass.
Quality is exceptional, glass is flawless, with everything well packed

3 years3 yearsvakmanvakman posted:
My experience buying windows in China

I did the same thing. 24 windows and doors in total from Superhouse via Tilogistics.
Most were outwards casements with a couple of Tilt and turns, 10 x sliders, 2 x…

4 years4 yearsvakmanvakman posted:
My experience buying windows in China

Just the following:
- Internal Privacy Door Handles
- Laundry Fit-out
- Bathroom Vanities
- Bathroom Medicine Cabinets
- Large Skylights

4 years4 yearsvakmanvakman posted:
My experience buying windows in China

That’s interesting FreddyS,
If you don’t mind me asking, who did you use for freight and are you based in Sydney?

4 years4 yearsvakmanvakman posted:
My experience buying windows in China

Here are some photos....
After ordering, it took about 45 days and then another 15 days on a ship and then another 3 days to clear ports and customs.
No I didn’t…

4 years4 yearsvakmanvakman posted:
My experience buying windows in China

Hi TIA,
Yes, all good. The builder mentioned these windows where some of the best he's ever come across in terms of quality
Happy to take some photos and send them through,…

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