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Home Living : June 21st 2011
6 HLF - HOME LIVING: NORTH WEST, Tuesday, June 21, 2011 Handle the design » ADVERTISING FEATUREHOMELIVING THEY may be small, but cabinetry handles can make or break a kitchen. Here are some points to consider. Do you like the look? Naturally, your first consideration when choosing handles and knobs for your kitchen is whether or not you'll like how they look. If possible, take a sample home before you make any decisions. Will they suit your kitchen? It makes no sense to choose an ornate handle for a contemporary, minimalist kitchen -- or vice versa. For pointers on what makes a perfect match, flick through magazines and visit showrooms to see what handles and cabinetry styles have been paired together. Are they functional? Do your chosen handles do their job, and do it well? Or are they too small and fiddly to operate easily? The only way to find out is to get hands-on. So, if possible, try to visit a showroom where the handles are mounted on doors, allowing you to give them a test run. Are they timeless? If you want your kitchen to go the distance, take extra care when selecting handles -- the wrong choice now could seriously date your kitchen. If you want to choose a timeless handle, opt for something simple. Are they a suitable size? When your handles are installed, will they allow your cabinet doors to open and close unimpeded? This is particularly important on corner cabinets where the doors are bi- folding: choose a handle that's too big or long and you may not be able to open the door without causing damage to the finish. Don't be afraid to splurge If you've spent $30,000 on a new kitchen, don't short-change the end result by choosing inexpensive handles that could potentially make the rest of the room look cheap and nasty. Quality handles can also go a long way towards making a less expensive kitchen look more polished. ALL AREAS 9838 9090 FREE MEASURE & QUOTE Lifetime Warranty www.justforyouwardrobes.com.au DESIGNED TO SUIT YOUR BUDGET Timber Coloured panel Painted Mirrored Sliding Hinged Built-inWardrobe SPECIALISTS JUST FOR YOU WARDROBES PTY. LTD Lic. 185684C 2032708K wk41 SPLIT & DUCTED AIR CONDITIONING Authorised Dealer Licence No 215990C WINTER REWARDS SAVEUP TO$600 ON DAIKIN DUCTED SYSTEMS SAVEUPTO$300 ON DAIKIN SPLIT SYSTEMS PHONE NOW for a FREE In-Home Quote 9737 0293 2030589I 3/5 glassrooms | conservatories | garden rooms ground & 1st floor extensions BUILDER OF QUALITY EXTENSIONS Designed and built for your lifestyle. Call for an obligation free in-home consultation. Showroom: 152 Russell Street, Emu Plains firstname.lastname@example.org www.classichomeimprovements.com.au Create an improvement that will allow your home to breathe fresh living space 2080015i 19/4 MULTI-HIA AWARD WINNERS LICENCE NO: 66902C 1300 721 150 ON SALE NOW Call Judy 24/7: 0412 224 698 • 25 years experience • Call for your free consultation WEEDOO BLINDS & SHUTTERS y p y y ver 30 years experience in the building trade. Chesworths Call us for a quote 9831 5984 or visit our website www.chesworths.com.au We offer High Quality Home Extensions and Additions to suit your budget. Thinking of Extending Your Home? Home Improvements Pty Ltd Bld Lic R99697 2160427i 12/4 We offer a range of Gable and Flat Awnings and Carports, Conservatories and Sunrooms, designed to suit your needs and your budget. FREE QUOTES Phone 9627 1922 Interest Free terms - conditions apply Awning with Gable (6000x3000) $4340 Screen Enclosure with Glass Wall (6000x3000) $7000 Unit 1, 58-60 Melbourne Road (Cnr Brisbane Rd) Riverstone www.adams-newdawn.com Bld Lic No 178737c Improve the value of your home 2051882i hlf wk17
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