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Home Living : July 27th 2010
HLC - HOME LIVING: CENTRAL, Tuesday, July 27, 2010 1 HOMELIVING Heat is on for style » ADVERTISING FEATURE Turn up the heat on your outdoor room with a bit of style this season. As the trend continues to grow to create a ''fifth room'' outside -- an extension of the home, rather than just an outdoor space -- Mitre 10 national category manager for outdoor living, Jacki Kersting, explains how Australians are now paying more attention to style and design as opposed to pure functionality for their outdoor rooms. ''There has been an increase in outdoor heating options over the past few years as Australians look for more stylish and diverse heaters to match their outdoor space,'' Ms Kersting said. ''New designs including the volcano patio heater and the chiminea clay heater have been introduced as more stylish alternatives, and to act as a fantastic centre-piece in any outdoor room -- especially once they are lit. ''Traditional heaters have been overtaken by the gas bottle patio heaters as they are more compact, cleaner and easier to use. The tall, thin design of these heaters has also made them popular options for use in court- yards, balconies and other small spaces as they can be easily packed up or covered at the end of the season." A few tips from Ms Kersting about selecting an outdoor heater Choose a heater that best fits your outdoor room space. If you are after constant heat, try the patio pole heaters. If it's design and style you are looking for, go for a chiminea -- they are also best for cooking; Consider what fuel/power you want to use with your heater. Gas heaters obviously require a gas cylinder, while chimineas require particular fuels like briquette or red gum, so they need a little more maintenance; and Consider the size of the area you are trying to heat. Straight pole heaters are great for small spots but chimineas are best in larger areas. Classic quality » ADVERTISING FEATURE Classic Tiles has built a reputation on customer care. Located at 183 New Canterbury Rd, Petersham, its services stretch far and wide, with an attitude that no job is too big or too small. Classic Tiles imports, supplies and installs marble, granite, ceramic and italian tiles and natural stones. Established in 1969, the company is proudly associated with the development of prestigious projects such as The Hyde, Westfield Merrylands, Sports Theatre and Bar, Star City and Ferrari Maserati showroom. Then there are projects at Fox Studios, the Foreign Affairs building (Canberra), DFS Galleria (The Rocks, Sydney), Myer Westfield (Chatswood), Westfield (Hornsby), The Paramount Apartments (William St, Sydney) and many more. Since 1988 the company has been the exclusive distributor in NSW and the ACT for Casalgrande Padana, the worldwide leading manufacturer of vitrified porcelain tiles. This partnership has allowed them to satisfy the most difficult requests, while still complying with government safety standards. It also means that such products are guaranteed for their durability and quality, while offering a wide range of colour, sizes and finishes. The continuous update of catalogues is proof of technological advancement, experience and reliability. Classic Tiles stocks products made in Portugal, Spain, France and China. Its associate company, Granitex Pty Ltd, has Italian stonemasons who customise granite, marble and tiles for splashbacks, wall cladding, slabs, benchtops, vanities and table tops. Details: 02 9560 6333, firstname.lastname@example.org, classictiles.net.au OM CE Poly vanities with ceramic tops Baths, taps, mirrors & much, much more! $19 9 $19 9 $375 AMAZING PACKAGE DEALS Kitchens Bathrooms & Doors 24 Bridge Street, Rydalmere 02 9898 1200 www.auslux.com.au 2271272K HLCwk41 ALL AREAS 9838 9090 FREE MEASURE & QUOTE Lifetime Warranty www.justforyouwardrobes.com.au DESIGNED TO SUIT YOUR BUDGET Timber Coloured panel Painted Mirrored Sliding p Hinged Built-inWardrobe SPECIALISTS JUST FOR YOU WARDROBES PTY LTD Y Lic. 185684C 2174088K wk5 Mighty Kitchens & Bathrooms 97961500 2194789i hlc wk9 MANUFACTURER DIRECT QUALITY PRODUCTS AT TRADE PRICES • 10 Year Written Warranty • Fast Professional Installation By Qualified Tradesman • Reduce Heating & Cooling Bills • Deter Burglars • Reduce Noise • Storm Protection ROLLER SHUTTERS 2/52 Alfred Rd, Chipping Norton (Opp. Mack Trucks) CALL TODAY 1300 302 822 www.maverickrollerproducts.com.au 2052578i hlc wk2 *To approved customers only. Terms, conditions, fees and charges apply. See in-store for details. Finance provided by Once Credit Pty Limited. ACN 112 319 632 t/a MyBuy. FINANCE AVAILABLE* INTEREST FREE NO DEPOSIT! APPLY NOW! FREE MEASURE & QUOTE Lic No 196633
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