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Home Living : June 21st 2011
HLN - HOME LIVING: NORTH, Tuesday, June 21, 2011 1 HOMELIVING ............................................ INSIDE IDEAL IDEAS Smart buys of the season BLOOMING TIMES Cool tips for gardening LAUNDRY WISE Hints for fabric care SOLAR SAFETY Do your homework Janita Singh You can count on additions Making small changes in the house and outdoors not only adds comfort but value. Architect body Archicentre says adding a bedroom is the quickest way to increase the value of a two-bedroom humble home in a suburb. This could lift the value of the home immediately into a new price bracket with the potential to add another $50-$60,000. If you're planning on making any changes or additions to the house this season, do your homework. Careful planning before you start any home project will minimise disasters. Make notes, decide on the look. Keep a file of what you like, with photographs and clippings from newspapers and magazines to see what you want achieved. Compile a wish list with costing. You might be surprised to find you can rearrange the existing space rather than adding an expensive extension. And if in doubt, ask an expert. Hiring a designer for a renovation or just a small addition to the house could be the best thing you do. Even if you think you know what you want, the expert will help make your renovation as comfortable as possible. PERGOLAS DECKS OPENING ROOFS CARPORTS 1300 361 390 Visit our Showroom 361 Pennant Hills Road, Pennant Hills NSW 2120 www.pergolaland.com.au Call Us to arrange a booking with one of our experienced Design Consultants 1 The Trusted Outdoor Additions Specialist KITCHEN END OF FINANCIAL YEAR CLEARANCE! *For kitchens with cabinetry valued over $8,500 (ex glass splashbacks, stone benchtops & trade works). Deposit required. Can't be used in conjunction with any other offer. +$SSOH L3DG *% ZLWK ZL À HURRY, MUST END JUNE 30 OR EARLIER IF STOCK RUNS OUT! UP TO 35% OFF CUSTOM MADE KITCHENS* Kitcheners Kitchens made just for youTM ® Call 1800 826 144 for a free design and quote or visit kitcheners.com.au "Trust Kitcheners® for Australia's best custom made kitchens" Huey FREE iPAD 2 FOR 1ST 20 CUSTOMERS+
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