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Home Living : August 2nd 2011
HLW - HOME LIVING: WEST, Tuesday, August 2, 2011 3 Host a clean pool party Pool owners should start planning their pool parties now. NOW is the perfect time to start dreaming of warmer days. And if you're the proud owner of a swimming pool, you have more reasons to celebrate. Swimming pool owners should start getting ready for the ultimate pool party season now. With hot sunny days and good times in mind, Zodiac, which specialises in pool technology and equipment supplies, has some great pool care tips to keep your pool sparkling clean and make the fun times even more of a splash. Before guests arrive and after they leave, there are a number of handy hints to make a difference to your day. What to do before guests arrive: Give the pool a good clean with a vacuum or automatic pool cleaner. When removing the cleaner make sure not to roll the hose and store it out of direct sunlight; Check the skimmer basket and the pump's lint pot, and remove leaves and debris. Fill the pool so the water level is just over halfway up the mouth of the skimmer box as splashing and evaporation will quickly lower the water level; Test the pool water and ensure chlorine levels and pH levels are correct; Add a PQ Clear Tab to the skimmer basket, which will ensure the water is crystal clear and ready to be enjoyed. What to do while the pool is used: Make sure you run the pool filter continuously while guests are swimming in the pool. This will keep your pool as safe and healthy as possible. What to do after guests leave: Give the pool another good clean using your pool vacuum or automatic pool cleaner; If water levels are low, fill the pool to just over halfway up the mouth of the skimmer basket; After hours of fun, your pool may be a little cloudy. This is due to a depletion of chlorine in the water, and is easily fixed by stocking the pool with chlorine and running the filter for 24 hours. Add a clarifier to the pool water, which will help remove oil and scum marks, clear cloudy water and improve the filter's efficiency. Details: Call Zodiac on 1800 688 552, or visit www.zodiac.com.au. Everything you need to know to buy or renovate WHAT'S ON Janita Singh THE Sydney Home Buyer & Property Investor Show will present the most comprehensive array of products, services and impartial education for home buyers and property investors at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, from August 5 to 7. A new feature is the interactive touch- screen Development Map. Visitors will be able to access selected development information, such as the release of new apartments, house and land packages and commercial real estate, and email the information direct to their email addresses. Details: www.homebuyershow.com.au/ home/sydney. THE Home Reno Expo at the Australian Technology Park from September 24 to 25 is the place to go for solutions to your renovation queries, as well as the latest concepts, ideas and products for home and renovation projects. The expo will also include a sustainability centre where visitors to the event can get eco- advice on their building project if they choose. Details: Call: 0451 827 452; firstname.lastname@example.org HOMELIVING Y Windows fitted Y Ceilings insulated and lined Y Walls insulated and lined Y Full height GLASS a speciality Enclose your Al-Fresco *Licensed Builder & Electrician Lic No 4729C DAIME PTY LTD Home Improvements CONTACT 4730 2539 0418 262 166 UPGRADE Your Existing Screened Enclosure ENCLOSE YOUR EXISTING PATIO AREA 2170741i 26/04 BUILT IN WARDROBES 9725 2266 www.kingwardrobe.com.au f. 9725 2166 e. email@example.com Unit 4/94 Hassall St, Wetherill Park GUARANTEED TO BEAT ANY PRICE LIFE TIME GUARANTEE. Call now for a FREE measure & quote. We service all areas. Eftpos available 2055037 26/07 from $389 www.waratahwardrobes.com.au FACTORY & SHOWROOM Unit 1, 183-185 McCredie Rd, Guildford 9632 5444 Lic. No. 160400C 2128218i 12/4 built-in WARDROBES & KITCHENS N Free Measure & Quote N Custom Design Built-in Wardrobes & renovation of existing wardrobes N Sliding Mirror doors in a variety of colour frames N Hinged or sliding Federation Doors N Kitchen Design & installation Showroom & Factory: Fax: 77 Larra St, Yennora 9632 1399 Specialising in Shopfront & Domestic Roller Shutters SAVE $$$ - FACTORY DIRECT PRICES Master Lic:408646770 Roller Shutters Shopfront Shutters Stainless Steel Doors Automatic Garage Doors FREE MEASURE & QUOTES Call 9632 1111 www.burwoodshutters.com.au 5% OFF YOUR LOWEST GENUINE PRICE Window Shutters Safety Doors Window Grilles Automatic Gates 2061737i hlw wk15 BUILT IN WARDROBES FACTORY DIRECT PRICES BUILT IN WARDROBES FACTORY DIRECT PRICES PH: 9890 7477 PH: 9890 7477 • FREE MEASURE & QUOTE • LIFETIME GUARANTEE Made to suit your budget & needs • Style • Service • Variety • Full range • Accessories • Hinged Doors • Sliding Doors • Over 20 years exp. Sydney Wardrobe Company Pty. Ltd www.sydneywardrobe.com.au Lic: 185628C 2152887i hlw wk40
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