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Home Living : August 9th 2011
2 HLW - HOME LIVING: WEST, Tuesday, August 9, 2011 HOMELIVING Making the roof a hit JANITA SINGH Colour in ... Shale grey roof (top) and deep ocean. The roof is one of the largest fixed elements of a home and deciding its colour can be a challenging process. The profile and pitch of the roof, as well as the location of the house, should be considered. The roof style also affects the general impression of a home. A steep, gabled roof for example will have more aesthetic domin- ance than a skillion roof. BlueScope Steel colour consultant Janne Petrie says it is important to ensure the colour does not work against the building. ''Where the roof is a dominant feature of the home it is important to ensure the colour does not overshadow the entire aesthetic of the building, so it's best to opt for a mid-tone colour,'' she said. The second consideration is the home's surroundings. If it is in a rural area surrounded by bush or green landscape then muted tones are the best choices. For homes in a coastal environment, it's best to capture the seaside ambience. For inner city areas where heritage buildings are the norm, more traditional roof colours are required. Andifthehomeisina modern suburban area a more striking roof colour may be the best option. Once the colour has been chosen, to ensure it works effectively with the rest of the home, repeat the same colour in smaller amounts in up to three locations, such as the mailbox, garden shed or fence. By triangulating the colour, particularly at the front of the property, it will give the house a balanced feel. Details: call 1800 022 999 or visit www.colorbond.com 3AMMUT 3TREET 3MITHFIELD WWW GLIDEROL COM &/2 ! &2%% -%!352% 15/4% #!,, o -ANUFACTURERS OF RESIDENTIAL ROLLERS DOORS o 3ECTIONAL OVERHEAD DOORS o !UTOMATIC GARAGE DOOR OPERATORS 2059752i 11/01 40% 50% 60% OFF! ROLLER SHUTTERS "Don t Be Fooled!" Forget The Gimmicks Just Genuine Prices UNIT 4/17 STENNET RD, INGLEBURN 9829 1255 2047836i 22/3 shutterworld The latest technology in security shutters Heat out to 90% Cold to 90% Noise 50% SLIMLINE BOXES BUY DIRECT FROM MANUFACTURER & SAVE $$$ www.shutterworld.com.au 12 Months Interest Free Terms Free quote! Come visit our showroom! LICENSE NO 175403C Save Energy EXCLUSIVE SLIMLINE DESIGN BUILT IN WARDROBES 9725 2266 www.kingwardrobe.com.au f. 9725 2166 e. firstname.lastname@example.org Unit 4/94 Hassall St, Wetherill Park GUARANTEED TO BEAT ANY PRICE LIFE TIME GUARANTEE. Call now for a FREE measure & quote. We service all areas. Eftpos available 2055037 26/07 from $389 SYDNEY BLINDS & SCREENS 9636 1555 Showroom: 26 Stoddart Road, Prospect. (Mon--Fri & Sun) www.sydneyblinds.com.au *Discounts off R.R.P. on selected ranges only. While stocks last. Offer supercedes previous offers. FREE quotes ALL suburbs X34431 WINTER PRICES MELT! • VERTICALS • ROMANS • VENETIANS • ROLLERS • TIMBERS • PLEATEDS • PANELS • SHEER ELEGANCE Sheds for Rural -- Domestic -- Industrial Capital Steel Buildings -- South West Unit 2/14 Porrende St, Narellan Visit our Showroom -- Open 6 Days PHONE 4647 1055 "Built on Service" Lic 219016c Full Custom Designs www.csbsouthwest.com.au www.shedsafe.com.au (see who is accredited by the ASI in your area) All prices listed above include gst and 1 or 2 roller doors as applicable -- shed engineering currently reg.A. TCat.3. IL2. If higher engineering required customer needs to advise applicable wind speeds etc. BUILDER LIC NO 219016C ABN 33 626 180 749 -- delivery available - concrete prices based on a level -- accessible site . Free onsite visit available to confirm before depositing. $6400 2016717i 19/4 CHEAPEST SHEDS IN MACARTHUR Double & Carport from $5,650 5.4 x 6 x 2.4 kit $3900 -- build $700 -- slab $2200 6x6x2.4kit $4400--build $700 --slab$2375 7x7x2.4kit $5200--build $800 --slab$3200 6x9x2.4kit $5600--build $900 --slab$3560 7 x 10.5 x 2.4 kit $6500 -- build $1200 -- slab $4850 9 x 10.5 x 2.4 kit $8200 -- build $1400 -- slab $6200 ALL SHEDS FULLY CUSTOMISED TO YOUR REQUIREMENTS Barns from $7400 BUY DIRECT FROM THE MANUFACTURER AND SAVE $$$ METAL ROOFING PRODUCTS PTY LTD We service the whole Sydney Metropolitan Area 82 Glendenning Road Glendenning Ph 9675 5622 www.zammitroofing.com.au We supply • Carports & awning kits •Metal roofing • Guttering • Flashings & all roofing accessories AMMIT 2253230 5/7 NO OBLIGATION FREE MEASURE & QUOTE 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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