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comment Should I choose PVC or aluminium window frames in a hot, humid climate?
Thanks for your comment. Is the cost difference between PVC and aluminium significant where you are? I don't think that would be an issue here, but is PVC cheaper where you are, and if so by how much? Also, is having a thermal break in the aluminium standard practice, and how much does it add to the cost? Kurt also mentioned the possibility of a thermal break.
Jun
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comment Should I choose PVC or aluminium window frames in a hot, humid climate?
Is it possible to have a hybrid type setup, by say coating the aluminium with something? Alternatively, the WP article on anodized aluminium says "Anodized coatings have a much lower thermal conductivity and coefficient of linear expansion than aluminium."
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Jun
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comment Should I choose PVC or aluminium window frames in a hot, humid climate?
How big an issue is the greater conductivity of aluminium vs the lesser conductivity of PVC in practice? Does it make a big difference if the window frame is exposed to direct sunlight?
Jun
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comment Should I choose PVC or aluminium window frames in a hot, humid climate?
Thanks for the helpful reply, Kurt.
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comment The best kind of tiles for using on floor and walls
@Aaron My bad. I didn't explicitly ask a question. I've now edited my post to ask it explicitly. if it is too vague, please say so, and feel free to suggest a better formulation.
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Apr
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comment Should I paint wood in a roof that is not directly exposed to the outside?
Hi decker, thanks for the feedback.
Apr
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comment Should I paint wood in a roof that is not directly exposed to the outside?
Ah. No, this room is kept completely closed at all times, and an AC is run in there. Bombay is very hot and humid, and I have a computer setup in there.
Apr
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comment Should I paint wood in a roof that is not directly exposed to the outside?
Thanks for the feedback. Not sure what you mean by the last point "if this is an indoor/outdoor room".
Apr
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comment How can I repair a leaking water tank?
Hi ppumkin. I'm sorry I never thanked you for the nice and super-detailed answer, but the problem got taken care of by someone else, and I never ended up using any of the information I got from answers to this question.
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