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Home Living : July 20th 2010
2 HLF - HOME LIVING: NORTH WEST, Tuesday, July 20, 2010 Girl power shines » ADVERTISING FEATUREHOMELIVING More women around the globe are showing an increasing interest in DIY projects around the house -- picking up power tools. Years ago, if you encountered two women talking about nails, chances are they were referring to the manicured kind. These days, you might well find them debating the benefits of galvanised versus stainless steel, or talking about giving their home a coat of paint. Long overlooked as remodellers and do-it-yourselfers, more women are picking up the power tools and putting them to use. While women have always played a role in remodelling choices and room design, what has changed is how women are taking on projects. They've realised home improvement projects are not rocket science, and with a few easy tools and some creative thinking, they can easily be done. That's why Sunlite Hardware Bondi Junction, which is actively involved in its community, organised a ladies night out recently to educate women on the basics of DIY projects. ''We have so many female customers who want to learn about hardware so they don't have to rely on men to do the odd job around the house,'' managing director Steven Czeiger said. Women were taught the basics as well as the latest trends in paints and home decorating trends, how to prepare a paint brush, cleaning and paint preparation, and preparing walls for painting. Sunlite Hardware has three stores, in Pitt and York streets in Sydney and 452 Oxford St Mall, Bondi Junction. Call Kathy on 9388 9944. 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 APOLLO® PATIOS Patios Pergolas Carports Decks Screened & Glass Enclosures 9679 9957 www.apollopatio.com.au Construction by Apollo Additions 166046c * conditions apply * 2270247K HLF wk51 Kitchens Bathrooms Doors Laundries Solid timber maple French Doo Crazy! $169 Shower Screens from $375 Taps from $45 30% off Custom Made Kitchens Toilets from $19 5 full ceramic Vanities from $199 4 panel solid timber maple Doors Crazy! $135 Bathroom Accessories from $15 ainless eel Sinks m $110 AusLux 24 Bridge Street, RYDALMERE - off Victoria Rd Ph 9898 1200 www.auslux.com.au OPEN 7 DAYS Mon - Fri 9.00am-5.00pm Saturday 9.30am-2.00pm Sunday 9.30am-1.00pm End of Financial Year SALE PERGOLAS DECKS OPENING ROOFS CARPORTS 1300 364 290 Vis i t our Showr oom 361 Pennant Hills Road Pennant Hills NSW 2120 CORNER OF GEORGE STREET www.pergolaland.com.au Call Us to arrange a booking with one of our experienced Design Consultants MON - FRI 8:30 - 4:30 SATURDAY 8:30 - 4:00 SUNDAY 10:30 - 4:00 The Trusted Outdoor Additions Specialist HIA MASTER BUILDERS ASSOCIATION AUSTRALIA NEWSOUTH WALES L IBERTY PROCESS STABILITY FIRST INCORPORATED 1873 Master Builders Association Builders Licence: 93536C HIA Gold Member Ask us about Hebel Homes and our full range of products Contact us at - Unit 39/276 - 278 New Line Road, Dural 2158 Hebel has a solution for your building needs An Enviro Friendly Product PowerPanel PowerFloor HebelBlocks PowerFence Ph: 1300 575 560 Fax:1300 575 590 Web site: www.guardianbuilding.com.au Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Join the move to Hebel 2168174i hln wk02 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
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