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Home Living : March 31st 2009
6 HLN - HOME LIVING: NORTH, Tuesday, March 31, 2009 Check those fire alarms HOMELIVING One in five Australians take down or remove the battery of their smoke alarm when it is accidentally triggered by cooking, according to research released in a Duracell National Fire Safety report. Of those who remove the smoke alarm or battery when accidentally triggered, nearly one third don't replace it immediately, while 7 per cent forget to replace the smoke alarm or battery altogether. In accordance with the end of daylight saving residents should change both their clocks and their smoke alarm batteries on Sunday, April 5. Smoke alarms provide a vital early warning sign should there be a fire in the home. However they are only able to do so if they are working. There were more than 13,000 residential fires in Australia in 2008 and Australian Fire Services want to see this figure significantly reduced in 2009. NSW Fire Brigades Commissioner Greg Mullins says the risks for household fires were higher in winter months. ''If you're asleep at the time of the fire, the smoke, which is full of toxic gases, may numb your senses and put you into a deeper sleep,'' he said. ''The high- pitched sound of a smoke alarm is designed to wake you and other family members before the smoke kills you. ''Working smoke alarms and a plan to escape are crucial in giving households an important early warning and safe escape from home fires this winter. ''These simple measures often make the difference between life and death in a fire situation.'' Details: Visit www.changeyourbattery.com.au Restoration of... Antiques to Modern Furniture • French Polishing • Upholstery • Minor Repairs • Traditional & Modern Finishes 2117932i hln wk40 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 2150752i hln 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 1300 72 71 09 DECKS PERGOLAS BATHROOMS KITCHENS www.djbuilding.com.au FOR ALL YOUR & renovations additions Lic No: 135 759C 2187659i hln wk8 Dealer Licence No 187520C Authorised 2282858i nst wk34 PHONE NOW For a FREE in Home Quote HOT SUMMER SAVINGS 9737 0293 • SAVE UP TO $600 ON DAIKIN DUCTED SYSTEMS • SAVE UP TO $300 ON DAIKIN MULTI SPLIT SYSTEMS • SAVE UP TO $200 ON DAIKIN SPLIT SYSTEMS Also an extensive range of quality... Sunscreen Blinds Venetians Canvas Awnings (refurbishing Service also available) Verticals D.I.Y. Service Motorisation and more www.ashingtonblinds.com.au Ycall elsewhere? Call Ashington Blinds for no specials . . . Just top quality blinds at the right price. Phone 9482 8011 for a free in-home consultation or to make an appointment to visit our factory 10/36 Leighton Place Hornsby 2206889i hln wk39 KITCHENS&BATHROOMS Look no further... come to Creative House SHOWROOM: Cnr Hudson Avenue & Salisbury Road Castle Hill Call 9899 6466 www.creativehouse.com.au HOURS: Tue to Fri 10am-4pm - Sat 10am-3pm 2111996i hlf wk33 Don't Relocate -- Renovate!! We can renovate your Kitchen, Bathroom & Laundry Comprehensive range -- innovative designs CALL TODAY! built-in WARDROBES Lifetime Warranty Free Measure & Quote Custom Design Built-in Wardrobes Renovation of existing Wardrobes Sliding Mirror doors in a variety of colour frames Hinged or sliding Federation Doors FACTORY & SHOWROOM Unit 1, 183-185 McCredie Rd, Guildford 9632 5444 Lic. No, 160400C www.waratahwardrobes.com.au 2171955i hlnc wk32 GARAGE DOOR SALES & REPAIRS PTY LTD New Showroom: Unit E18/2A Victoria Avenue, CASTLE HILL OVER 25 YEARS EXPERIENCE FOR A FREE MEASURE & QUOTE CALL 9894 1233 Automatic Opener Fr $450 2226233i hln wk36 AUTOMATION FOR ALL DOORS AVAILABLE AUTHORISED DISTRIBUTOR DEAN Bathroom & Kitchen Renovations Painting New dwellings Home Extensions & alterations First floor addition Patios, decks & pergolas Complete architectural design service Finance available to approved applicants WE CATER FOR ALL YOUR HOME IMPROVEMENT NEEDS Suite 1 72A, Great North Road, Five Dock 8753 0856 PTY LTD HOME RENOVATION SPECIALISTS A.B.N. 66 132 232 529 Lic. 208460c 2265872i hln wk38
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