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Home Living : April 6th 2010
2 HLW - HOME LIVING: WEST, Tuesday, April 6, 2010 Smart ways » ADVERTISING FEATUREHOMELIVING With weather changes, experts are urging homeowners to protect their roof gutters against heavy rain. Blocked or clogged gutters can cause over- flowing of water into internal roof areas. Rain Harvesting managing director Gareth Horton said blocked gutters can prevent water flowing into downpipes and when this happens rainwater redirects on to the house fascia, ceiling areas, inner walls and window frames. ''With significant overflow, rainwater can soak into fascia boards and other structures which can eventually rot and may require costly repairs,'' he said. ''Simple measures to protect critical areas where rainwater can enter will minimise damage caused by severe storms and cyclones." Mr Horton said rain heads could help prevent debris from entering downpipes, helping to eliminate blockages in gutters. Products like Leaf Eater and Leaf Beater rain heads could easily be installed on downpipes and incorporate screens that deflect leaves and debris. In addition to fitting rain heads to downpipes to improve water flow, Mr Horton said installing a gutter mesh would prevent leaves and debris from building up in gutters, allowing rain to flow freely to downpipes and away from the critical roof area. Manufactured from rust-resistant aluminium and steel, the mesh is attached to the outside edge of the gutter and secured to the roof. The system creates a self-shedding platform from which leaves and debris can blow free, rather than collecting in gutters and blocking drains. Mr Horton said a gutter mesh system could also protect buildings and extend the lifespan of roof gutters by preventing corrosion and rusting. ''By planning ahead, residents can reduce the likelihood of sustaining storm damage to their home and even improve the longevity of its structures," Mr Horton said. Details: rainharvesting.com.au 40% 50% 60% OFF! ROLLER SHUTTERS "Don't Be Fooled!" Forget The Gimmicks Just Genuine Prices UNIT 4/17 STENNET RD, INGLEBURN 9829 1255 2021344i hlw wk38 shutterworld The latest technology in security shutters Heat out to 90% Cold to 90% Noise 50% SLIMLINE BOXES BUY DIRECT FROM MANUFACTURER & SAVE $$$ www.shutterworld.com.au 12 Months Interest Free Terms Free quote! Come visit our showroom! LICENSE NO 175403C Save on Heating EXCLUSIVE SLIMLINE DESIGN 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 2150682i hlw 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 Sheds of all sizes Domestic-Commercial-Rural-Industrial Sheds-Barns-Garages-Awnings Call now for your free onsite obligation free inspection Sheds made easy D.I.Y. kit sheds or licensed builders available Ph: 9836 3546 www.ezysheds.com.au email@example.com 2021531i hlw wk41 QUALITY -- All bluescope-Lysaght product -- 15 year written warranty • Engineer designed and certified SERVICE -- We do the lot -- supply install, concrete and council plans FREE no obligation on site TRUST -- 15 years succ ully trading i industry -- Full job under contract or kit only PRICE -- with the buyin wer of one of Australia's st ng grou behind us we guarantee t hat South West supply, inst concrete and council plans, te visit cessfull in the industry r one ng power t li ' larges to undercut any written quote tha bring us. on ggups you b ll job under o t buyi 2161422i hlw wk31 Double & Carport from $5,800 BARNS from $7,400 BUILT IN WARDROBES FACTORY DIRECT PRICES BUILT IN WARDROBES FACTORY DIRECT PRICES PH: 9890 7477 PH: 9890 7477 • FREE MEASURE & QUOTE • LIFETIME GUARANTEE Made to suit your budget & needs • Style • Service • Variety • Full range • Accessories • Hinged Doors • Sliding Doors • Over 20 years exp. Sydney Wardrobe Company Pty. Ltd www.sydneywardrobe.com.au Lic: 185628C 2152887i hlw wk40 LIFETIME GUARANTEE 5 Bond Crescent, WETHERILL PARK PH: 9756 0235 FAX: 9757 3473 email: firstname.lastname@example.org shes 2254379i hls wk41 Excellence in Service, Design & Quality Call now for a free measure and quote Service ALL Areas FROM $399 *Conditions apply We will BEAT any written quote. s apply EPTPOS available BUY DIRECT FROM THE MANUFACTURER AND SAVE $$$ METAL ROO PRODUCTS PTY LTD We service the whole Sydney Metropolitan Area Ph 9675 5622 www.zammitroofing.com.au We supply • Carports & awning •Metal roofing • Guttering • Flashings & all roofing accessorie AMMIT 2103876i hlw wk1 NO OBLIGATION FREE MEASURE & QUOTE
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