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Home Living : February 9th 2010
HLN - HOME LIVING: NORTH, Tuesday, February 9, 2010 7 Brush-up on family » ADVERTISING FEATUREHOMELIVING Our home is our castle and each room serves its own purpose. The kitchen, however, has always been recognised as a place for family times where rituals are born. Sadly, with our demanding lifestyles, such traditions are slowly dying. But there are few ways to put life back into our kitchen and brush up on family time -- with a splash of paint. There are endless choices available today but learn few tricks of the trade first. For a cheerful kitchen with washable surfaces, choose a paint that gives your home extra protection against future damage from everyday wear and tear, such as stains and spills. These are some top tips from painter Nick Taylor who stars in Taubmans' television advertisements: How should I prepare the surface? Ensure surfaces you are going to paint are clean, dry and free of contamination. Walls should be wiped down with sugar soap, even if they do not appear to be dirty, to ensure the paint has a clean surface to adhere to. How do I know when to choose gloss or matt paint? Gloss paint provides a harder finish that gives better wear, ideal for high-traffic areas. A matt finish is better for ceilings as it hides surface imperfections, giving a uniform flat look that reduces light reflection. Details: taubmans.com.au or for stockists, call 131 686. Servicing the North Shore OF HORNSBY 2152510K wk33 HLN 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 We are a family owned company providing clients with the personal care and assistance that you would expect. Come and visit one of Sydney's largest showrooms. 998 Victoria Road, West Ryde (cnr Station Street) www.bathroomeffect.com.au Monday to Saturday 9.00am - 5.00pm HANSA Vantis Piccolo Wall Mixer - Pin Lever was $415 NOW $260 HANSA Va Basin Mix Pin Leve WELLS 4 ST was $42 NOW $240 Weekly SPECIALS Open 6 days Licence No. 144928C Ph 9809 0852 Specialising in bathroom renovations ... Need more space? After We specialise in Ground Floor & First Floor extensions Let our experienced Design Consultant help you with your home Extension. With expert advice, we can help you through the entire process of renovating your home to suit your needs. Architectural Design Service Council preparation of Plans Estimate Service Construction Support by Reputable Building Company Full Service package from Design to Construction • • • • • Licence No 66902C Concept Council Approval Construction Before Ian Cubitt's HLN co-op 2110321K wk22 Decks Pergolas Stainless steel wire handrail Lattice Privacy Screens DIY pergola and deck kits Lic No: 170944C FREE LOCAL DELIVERY SHOWROOM OPEN 6 DAYS OUTDOOR PINE FREE DESIGN & QUOTE 5 CHILVERS ROAD THORNLEIGH www.thomsonsoutdoorpine.com.au 2136330i hln wk39 PHONE: 9980 7611 THOMSON'S built-in WARDROBES FACTORY & SHOWROOM Unit 1, 183-185 McCredie Rd, Guildford 9632 5444 Lic. No, 160400C www.waratahwardrobes.com.au 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 Frameless Shower Screens and Splashbacks Now Available hln 2257444i wk5 TIMBER KITCHEN RESTORATIONS We refinish your timber doors & benchtops, bringing them back to new for much less than the cost of a new kitchen Ph: 1300 888 245 w ww.aglrestoration.com.au free quote all areas 2122417i hlf wk33
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