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Home Living : June 29th 2010
2 HLN - HOME LIVING: NORTH, Tuesday, June 29, 2010 Strength on inside » ADVERTISING FEATUREHOMELIVING While stunning architectural and landscaping design won the day for the Australian Garden at this year's Chelsea Flower Show, strength and beauty was on the inside as far as Boral was concerned. Providing the core structure for the gold-medal-winning garden was a key contribution for Boral Masonry. ''While you can't actually see our products, they are an intrinsic part of the whole structure,'' said Boral masonry retail manager, Victoria, Andy Nyberg. The 2010 Trailfinders Australian Garden presented by Flemings Nurseries, featuring an indoor-outdoor area set amid a lush tropical garden, added a unique element to the Chelsea Flower Show in London recently. The Boral products used in the display included more than 1000 concrete blocks in various sizes and about 600 render bricks. These materials were used for the construction of all walls, steps, water features, a lap pool and bar area. Mr Nyberg said these particular materials were chosen for their flexibility and strength. ''The walls in the Australian display had to be structural in order to support roofing, therefore the blocks were reinforced with steel and core-filled with concrete. ''This should be standard practice for all concrete block walls over a metre in height. Consultation by a qualified engineer should be sought," he said. ''The blocks are an affordable and durable building material for outdoor living projects such as retaining walls, seats, steps, around water features and pools, and the increasingly popular outdoor kitchens and barbecues. ''Well designed outdoor living areas have become entrenched in Australian homes. These are proper building projects; they are indoor-outdoor areas that people can live in and use. Australian Garden designer Scott Wynd said creating a gold medal design at the Chelsea Flower Show was a team effort. Details: 1300 134 002 PLANTATION SHUTTERS Plantation Shutters www.sarmax.com.au email: email@example.com Just a few reasons to call Sarmax NOW for your free quote Privacy Noise reduction Ventilation Light control Insulation Low maintenance Cedar or aluminium Basswood Custom made High quality Local family business Save $ - buy direct from the importer Your team that thinks outside the square Call us today 0428 178 997 2039454im 17/1 Wk34 Metropolitan Built-in Wardrobes Pty Ltd FREE MEASURE & QUOTE SHOWROOM OPEN 6 DAYS Mon- Fri 8.00am - 4.00pm Sat 8.00am - 12.30pm T: 9763 5899, F: 9763 5877 www.metropolitanwardrobes.com.au Unit 6, 1-15 Wentworth Rd Nth, Homebush (off Bellona Ave) 15 YEARS GUARANTEED 2141582i hln wk39 Lic. 137155c Sails • External Blinds • Clear PVC Blinds Retractable Systems • Folding Arm Awnings Wind-rated Umbrellas • Factory Showroom www.creativecanvas.com.au Unit 33, 5 Ponderosa Pde., Warriewood Sail & Awning Lic# 140327C CUSTOM DESIGN AWNINGS *Discounts off R.R.P. on selected ranges only. Offer supercedes previous offers. % off * SYDNEY BLINDS & SCREENS 9636 1555 Showroom: 26 Stoddart Road, Prospect. (Mon--Fri & Sun) www.sydneyblinds.com.au FREE quotes ALL suburbs X31546 60 Up to STOCKTAKE END OF FINANCIAL YEAR OUT THEY GO! WE'D RATHER SELL THEM THAN COUNT THEM! VERTICAL BLINDS TIMBER BLINDS ROLLER BLINDS ROMAN BLINDS PANEL GLIDES MICRO BLINDS SALE! Unique Teak 724 Pittwater Rd, BROOKVALE Ph: 9905 9055 800 Parramatta Rd, LEICHHARDT Ph: 9560 3780 www.uniqueteak.com.au 2182952i hln wk52 STOCKTAKE SALE 25%OFF ALL FLOOR STOCK AUSTRALIA'S LARGEST AND HIGHEST QUALITY RANGE OF TEAK FURNITURE Awnings Blinds Shutters 8/101 Darley St, Mona Vale ABSOL Awning Blind & Shutter Solutions www.absol.com.au 9999 6060 WE LISTEN WE ACT WE CARE - Expert trained consultants - Qualified experienced tradesmen - Local family owned business - FREE in home advice & quote 50% o SALE! Sunscreen Blinds Limited colours and designs Only while stock lasts! FREE 'IN HOME' CONSULTATION 1300 137 198 www.ccbd.com.au Curtains Romans Sunscreens Pelmets Swags Shutters All Blinds Bedspreads LATEST DESIGNS IN CURTAINS & BLINDS by Design CREATIVE CURTAINS awnings shutters blinds curtains Ph 9938 4377 Showroom / Factory - 1/9 Powells Rd Brookvale 2100 www.supershades.com.au firstname.lastname@example.org 10% off Normandy timber shutters + FREE Installation* 20% off our New Shanxi range of Roller + Roman blinds* WARM UP YOUR WINTER *Terms and conditions apply. Offer on select ranges only - details instore. 2197362m 29/6 HLN01
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