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Home Living : June 2nd 2009
HLF - HOME LIVING: NORTH WEST, Tuesday, June 2, 2009 3 DIY insulation Window film offers a solution for renovators wanting to inexpensively improve the value and energy-efficiency of their home. Windows without film can result in more heat and cold gain inside a room. Details: www.wfaanz.org.au Lost in the woods Naturally Better is an industry initiative to increase awareness of the environmental benefits of using wood building materials. Wood naturally stores carbon from the atmosphere even after it is used in buildings. Timber is not only a durable and stylish material, its use also helps tackle climate change. Details: www.naturallybetter.com.au Alternative ways Look to the stars Skylights can help reduce energy use and also raise the star-rating of your home. They reduce the dependence on artificial lighting by letting in natural light and, as natural light generates less heat, they also reduce the energy needed for heating or cooling. Details: www.skydome.com.au Power it up This solar lighting/power kit just needs a battery and you have a complete solar-powered lighting set-up. With a 45W output, it can run auxiliary lights in a farm shed or holiday house. The three solar panels mount on an angled frame and are portable enough to be used on a caravan or while camping. Details: www.jaycar.com.au or 1800 022 888. In hot water Switch to solar to reduce household electricity bills and support the economy. The federal solar hot- water rebate, renewable energy certificate incentives and state rebates, bring the total subsidy available to $3200-$4960. Details: EcoSmart Hot Water, www.ecosmart. com.au or call 133 326. HOMELIVING Strongest Ceiling & Wall Repairs Ceiling & wall expert Old ceilings restored 1st class work only Work further than Aust. Standards 37 years experience Call Kerry Builders Lic No R80718 0406 798 557 (anytime) *Conditions Apply 2151814i hlw wk44 RESTORE CEILINGS? CRACKED CEILINGS? CRACKED WALLS? 50% OFF* (Call now!) Call 9651 1990 Visit: www.rjbc.com.au Email: firstname.lastname@example.org QUALITY DECKS & PERGOLAS Master Builder - Gold Lic.56363c MBA Award Winning Builder Affordable Quality FREE Quote Design Service Established 15 Years FOR A FIXED PRICE
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