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Home Living : February 24th 2009
HLS - HOME LIVING: SOUTH, Tuesday, February 24, 2009 1 Rain in water waste HOMELIVING Plan today for tomorrow by installing a rainwater tank. That way, when the rains come, you can make the most of it by capturing run-off from the roof. Rainwater tanks save drinking water and also help protect the environment by reducing stormwater run-off. Water captured in a rainwater tank can be used for watering gardens, washing cars and for filling swimming pools, spas and ornamental ponds. A licensed plumber can also connect a tank to the internal plumbing system so rainwater can be used to flush toilets and for washing machines. Sydney Water offers customers a rebate on rainwater tanks with a capacity of 2000 litres or more. Depending on the size of the tank, when it was installed and whether it has been connected to toilets or a washing machine, homeowners may be eligible to claim up to $1500. As part of Sydney Water's Love Your Garden service, a qualified horticulturalist can give advice about suitable rainwater tanks for the home. The service costs from $33. To register for a Love Your Garden service, call 1300 307 130. To apply for a rainwater tank rebate or to find out more about Sydney Water's rebates and offers, visit www.sydneywater.com.au/garden Leaving them high and dry Created in 1945 by Australian Lance Hill, the rotary clothesline, dubbed the Hills Hoist, revolutionised suburban backyards. Today, an innovation, the Hills Portable Clothesline, is ideal for both indoor and outdoor use. It is available in two sizes, catering for both the growing family and apartment dwellers. The portable clothesline is lightweight and can be folded flat for easy storage over the provided wall mount or door bracket. Non-slip feet, a robust latching system and a balcony tether strap, ensure the clothesline's stability. The hanging spaces in both leg braces maximise the overall drying capacity and time efficiency. The line comes with Hills Smart Pegs that ensure a tight grip without harming clothes. Both clotheslines come in a durable powder-coated granite-pearl finish. The medium-sized portable 120 clothesline provides 12m of line space (1.3m high, 2.1m long and 0.7m wide). The larger portable 170 offers an extra five metres of line (1.5m high, 2.4m long and 0.8m wide). The recommended retail prices are $200 and $230, respectively, and include a three-year guarantee. The Hills Portable Clothesline is available from hardware stores. ............................................... BUILT IN WARDROBES FACTORY DIRECT PRICES BUILT IN WARDROBES FACTORY DIRECT PRICES PH: 9890 7477 PH: 9890 7477 • FREE MEASURE & QUOTE • LIFETIME GUARANTEE Made to suit your budget & needs • Style • Service • Variety • Full range • Accessories • Hinged Doors • Sliding Doors • Over 20 years exp. Sydney Wardrobe Company Pty. Ltd www.sydneywardrobe.com.au Lic: 185628C 2155608i hls wk30 minchinbury - 11 eddie road - phone 9625 4333 brookvale - 577 pittwater road - fax 9624 4322 open 7 days www.sydneylounges.com.au Aussie Made 3 seater + 2 seater start from choice of fabrics $890 Specialising in Electric Lift Recliner Chairs with FREE Arm Covers Plus Free Delivery Seniors Only Saving of $150 choice of fabrics/leather $1590 From 6 seat chaise + corner modular $2490 choice of colours Now Only $1990 less for cash We specialise in Brick veneer and clad timber frame extensions Sunrooms Quality home extensions and additions at affordable prices! Bld Lic R99697 2163460i hls wk25 Family Company Est. 15 years with over 30 years experience in the Building Trade ALL AREAS BEFORE AFTER Chesworths Home Improvements Pty Ltd 9831 5984 www.chesworths.com.au ALUMINIUM WINDOWS & SLIDING DOORS BETA - VIEW BETA - VIEW 900x900 (3'x3') $138 1200 x 1500 (4' x 5') $202 1200 x 1800 (4' x 6') $224 1200 x 2400 (4' x 8') $328 web: www.betaview.com.au - email: firstname.lastname@example.org PRICES FOR WINDOW ONLY & INCLUDE GST AVAILABLE IN BROWN, WHITE, HAWTHORN GREEN, PALE EUCALYPT, STONE BEIGE, CLEAR ANO, PRIMROSE FREE QUOTES FOR SUPPLY & INSTALL Unit 6, 9 Kurrajong Rd, St Marys 2150662i hls wk30 Ph:9623 5611 F:9623 5091 ABN 14 070 225 197 Master Lic No 408872083 Lic 84933c Security lic. no. 408925402 GLASS CUT TO SIZE OPEN SAT
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