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Home Living : May 26th 2009
HLC - HOME LIVING: CENTRAL, Tuesday, May 26, 2009 1 Home and dry HOMELIVING » ADVERTISING FEATURE Any builder will tell you standard plasterboard will not be able to handle prolonged contact with water. After a short period of time, it will start to crumble and disintegrate, and the lining paper becomes detached. Unlike the standard boards, Gyprock Aquachek plasterboard is designed for wet areas. Its resistance to water and humidity ensures walls stay in excellent condition, when used as recommended with the usual waterproofing systems. Aquachek is ideal for all walls and ceilings in bathrooms, laundry renovations and new constructions. Gyprock Aquachek can be easily fixed to the frame with screws or nails. In showers and wet areas it should be coated with a waterproof membrane before being tiled. In other areas, such as the laundry, kitchen and bathroom, the sheets may be tiled directly or simply painted. Aquachek plasterboard has unique moisture-resistant additives in the core and specially-treated face and back linerboards to act as a barrier to moisture and humidity. It also reduces the seepage of moisture through the wallboard from areas exposed to moisture. However it is not intended for total waterproofing or use in the construction of immersed or permanently-wet areas. Details: Visit www.gyprock.com.au .................................................. Steel is true to its core » ADVERTISING FEATURE When planning a renovation or extension, most homeowners or builders tend to use the same materials as the house. Home-owner and builder Glenn Harwood chose to extend with a steel frame instead of timber as it comes ready-to-install and is lightweight. This meant he could erect it himself with the help of just one other person. Mr Harwood says he thought frames made from Truecore steel had several advantages. ''The steel frames are light enough that two people can easily assemble them,'' he said. ''In the morning, the first part of the steel frame was delivered. ''We started to put it up and had it all done by early afternoon.'' In addition to providing a strong building base, Truecore steel frames offer protection from frustrating and costly termite infestation. ''Having been subject to termite attacks before on the existing timber frame, using a steel frame ensured that the new house frame would be safe,'' Mr Harwood says. He used steel frames to extend the front of the house and to add a second level, thereby creating an entirely new look for the property. Details: Visit www.truecore.com.au • 2 x Mirror doors • Wall to wall up to 2.4m wide • 1 x Single Hanging space • 1 x Draw unit (4 draws) + 3 shelving •1xShoerack • 1 x Double hanging space • 3 x mirror doors •Walltowallupto 3.6m wide Bankstown 9785 1425e Surcharge applies to Campbelltown area Wally's Wardrobe World 2098762i hls wk22 up to 2.4m wide up to 3.6m wide 2.4m high 2.4m high $570 inc GST $870 inc GST Metropolitan Built-in Wardrobes Pty Ltd FREE MEASURE & QUOTE SHOWROOM OPEN 6 DAYS Mon-Fri 8.30am - 4.30pm Sat 8.30am - 1pm T: 9763 5899, F: 9763 5877 www.metropolitanwardrobes.com.au Unit 6, 1-15 Wentworth Rd Nth, Homebush (off Bellona Ave) 15 YEARS GUARANTEED 2119421i hlc wk31 Lic. 137155c We have all sizes of vanities from mini (510mm x 220mm) to 1800mm x 460mm (single or double bowls) Vanities or custom made to meet your needs. Luxury Free-standing bath Leading brand toilets including SKEW PAN toilet HUGE CLEARANCE SALE KILLARA 684 Pacific Hwy (T Junction off Greengate Rd) 9880 2885 ASHFIELD 244-246 Parramatta Rd (Cnr Bland St) 9799 7999 ROSELANDS 1112-1120 Canterbury Rd (Cnr Stephenson St) 9750 3488 MTV Bathroom Centre Hurry Up, Till Stocks Last! Come to us before you buy - Conditions Apply Heated Towel Rail From $299 5 Star Aussie Standar Sink Mixer From $29 2214213i hln wk4 High gloss Vanity from $199 Millions of $$ stocks on the floor, come see our bargains! Display Kitchens Wanted!!! 70% of normal prices Kitcheners Kitchens has an impressive range of brand new Call 1800 826 144 now (24hrs) for more info or visit www.kitcheners.com.au HUGE DISPLAY DISCOUNT! Please supply more info Please send e-book Book free design & quote Name Phone Email Suburb Free Post: Kitcheners Kitchens PO Box 7044, Alexandria, NSW 2015 CZ70
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