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Home Living : October 6th 2009
8 HLN - HOME LIVING: NORTH, Tuesday, October 6, 2009 ................................................ Downlight danger » ADVERTISING FEATURE Homeowners will see a major benefit with the news that fire-resistant downlight protectors will be covered under the $1600 Home Insulation Rebate. Approved downlight enclosures prevent fire risk but will also bring a significant increase in energy efficiency. In a recent communication with Arrowform, who specialise in the manufacture of downlight protectors, the Federal Environment, Water Heritage and the Arts Department confirmed that downlight covers will be allowed (under the rebate), providing they are approved to the relevant Australian Standard. Providing an incentive to install approved downlight protectors is a positive step for the government, and will result in fewer ceiling fires caused by halogen lights. These can reach temperatures of up to 300˚C and can ignite insulation, timber and other building materials, including dust and debris that collects in the ceiling cavity. According to independent research, a ceiling without downlight protectors can see up to a 66 per cent reduction in energy efficiency, even with freshly installed insulation. This is because insulation installers typically create a gap of 500sq mm around each downlight, which is the alternative to suitable downlight protectors as allowed under the Australian Standard. Arrowform's Isolite Guard meets the highest requirement of the Australian Standard and allows the enclosed downlight to abut the insulation and any timber beams. Isolite Guards are specifically designed to prevent fires. At $16 each, these Australian-made Isolite guards are available from more than 1000 outlets. HOMELIVING Water wise The Gardena Premium SkinTech Hose is designed for effortless handling and ultimate durability. It won't kink, tie itself in knots or even get twisted. With thick UV stabilised walls and SkinTech coating, the hose will avoid physical damage and sun damage. It comes with a 25-year guarantee. Available from garden and hardware outlets. Miele has released 10 new dishwashers with a 4.5-star WELS water-efficiency rating. All can be connected to a hot water supply of up to 60˚C, reducing heat-up times. Visit miele.com.au The ergonomic premium shower/ spray gun features a modern metal/ plastic design with three modes: soft spray, mist spray and hard jet. It can be used with the Gardina hose connector stop valve that secures accessories to the outlet end of the hose. Upon disconnection of any accessory, the flow of water auto- matically stops, and there's no need to turn off at the tap. 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 For a FREE measure and quote call 9631 4828 www.instyleblindsandshutters.com.au PRE CHRISTMAS INSTALLATION GUARANTEED ON ALL PLANTATION SHUTTERS* Specialising in: Roller Blinds, Plantation Shutters, Aluminium Shutters & Blinds, Venetian Blinds, Roman Blinds, Panel Glide Blinds. QUALITY DESIGN SERV DES DESI IIG GCE GN GN *Must order before Oct 16th 2172251K HLN wk13 Restoration of... Antiques to Modern Furniture • French Polishing • Upholstery • Minor Repairs • Traditional & Modern Finishes 2137325i hlw wk15 2164799i hln wk11 Established 1994 Oven cleaning and detailing service 'we clean the unseen' The Ovenu Service Oven door, fan, light and panels are removed for a thorough professional clean Removing all traces of grease, fat and other carbon deposits All knobs, dials, door seals and glass cleaned and polished We don't just clean the oven... we return it to showroom condition... without the use of caustic chemicals Our system uses only biodegradable safe eco-friendly solutions. So call now for a free quote 1300 OVENU 1 (that's 1300 683 681) www.ovenu.com.au Ovenu the largest independently owned oven cleaning company in the world SPLIT & DUCTED AIR CONDITIONING PHONE NOW for a FREE In-Home Quote 9737 0293 Authorised Dealer Licence No 215990C BEAT THE WITH OUR SPRING SPECIALS AUTOMATION FOR ALL DOORS AVAILABLE FREE MEASURE & QUOTE 9894 1233 Automatic Opener Fr $450 2226375i hln wk11 SALES • SERVICES • PARTS • INSTALLATIONS GARAGE DOOR SALES & REPAIRS PTY LTD Unit E18/2A Victoria Avenue, CASTLE HILL OVER 25 YEARS EXPERIENCE DEAN
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