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Home Living : September 27th 2011
2 HLN - HOME LIVING: NORTH, Tuesday, September 27, 2011 HOMELIVING » ADVERTISING FEATURE Reaching a con-scents-us NSW is a ''scents-itive'' state, with a survey revealing 57 per cent of us won't even eat in a smelly home. Ambi Pur, the brand known for eliminating odours around the world, released the first Australian Scentsus, revealing the power and preference of the Aussie nose. The report said 93 per cent of people in NSW are big believers in the power of scent to alter mood, 87 per cent to evoke memories and 79 per cent to represent a clean environment. Scentsus spokeswoman comedienne Fiona O'Loughlin (pictured) said the most powerful thing about our sense of smell is that we can't switch it off. ''You can close your eyes and block your ears, but it's hard not to breathe in the air around you,'' she said. ''The insights uncovered by Ambi Pur in the first Australian Scentsus prove that people in NSW are strongly influenced by smell and that they have some interesting habits and preferences when it comes to scent. ''I fully support the nationwide initiative from Ambi Pur to help Australians to breathe happy simply because smell affects our moods enormously and it's intrinsically important to people, no matter what our surroundings.'' Ambi Pur Air Effects uses innovative technology which interacts with and eliminates odour molecules in the air, at the same time, delivering a fresh mist of fine perfume. The Ambi Pur Scentsus was conducted nationally by Galaxy Research, on behalf of Ambi Pur, in August. A total of 1269 people between the ages of 25-64 were surveyed, including 257 in NSW. Details: www.facebook.com.au/ambipurANZ Key survey findings NSW people cannot rely on friends and family to say when they are on the nose, with those surveyed more likely to tell you that your pet smells bad (67 per cent) as opposed to your breath (40 per cent); Rev-heads and nurturing types dominate in NSW for two in five people, with new car smell and new baby smell triggering fond memories; Home fragrance is the new decor with two-thirds saying they noticed the odour of a room over the colour of the walls and the temperature. People preferred the smell of dirty doonas (93 per cent), dirty laundry (88 per cent) and worn-out joggers (81 per cent) to smelly feet, dirty nappies and eating in dirty restaurants, respectively. 59 per cent of those polled said fish markets were the pongiest places. While one in four believe fitness instructors have the smelliest job in the country, garbage truck drivers top the list (82 per cent) followed by seafood salespeople (48 per cent) and zoo keepers (48 per cent). SHUTTER SPECIALISTS PH: 9868 5373 ONLY hln BEAT ANY GENUINE QUOTE ALL SHUTTER REPAIRS SLIDING • BI-FOLD • HINGED • FIXED YOU THINK IT • WE MAKE IT CABINET MAKING PURPOSE-BUILT FOR YOU KITCHENS • LAUNDRIES • BEDROOMS OFFICES • SHOPS • DEVELOPMENTS ALL PLYWOOD, particle board, mdf & speciality panels, delivery, cabinetry hardware, discount paint, cut-to-size, edge-banding 1300 138 771 to nearest store email@example.com 43 Orchard Rd, BROOKVALE 9938 6333 55 Salisbury Rd, ASQUITH 9476 3800 www.australianhotwater.com.au Visit the Australian Hot Water Web site or call our office for a free quote on 9979 6811 10 Harkeith Street, MONA VALE Ph: 9979 6811 AUSTRALIAN HOT WATER Your Local Hot Water Specialist CASHBACK $300 VISA CARD* For replacing existing electric hot water system to gas. Other rewards may be applicable call our office for further details. BREAKDOWN HOT WATER REPLACEMENTS 2133512 13/9 *VISA GIFT CARD WE DO FREE QUOTES! 5/9 Packard Avenue, Castle Hill www.shuttersaustralia.com.au Call 8858-0967 6\GQH\ &HQWUDO &RDVW %OXH 0RXQWDLQV Receive $30 cash back with Stock Fabric 5DQJH RI 5ROOHU %OLQGV DQG Receive $100 cash back on our External Sunscreens, Custom made in our Castle Hill factory. Our Low Price Guarantee means that you never pay more from Shutters Australia and our Lifetime Warranty gives you extra peace of mind. Receive $100m2 cash back with our +DQG &UDIWHG &XVWRP 0DGH SMRT Plantation Shutters, and receive $30 cash back RQ RXU 5HDO 7LPEHU 9HQHWLDQ %OLQGV $100 Bonus Cash Back Ken Dawes roller blinds external sun screens external sun screens rialto shutters plantation shutters kiri timber blinds 7)$% 2!.'% /& "%$2//- $).).' 2//- ,)6).' 2//- &52.)452% 6 Coates Place, Wetherill Park 9609 7533 or 9609 7933 Check the latest designs on www.goldenwoodfurniture.com.au Visit our Factory Open 7 Days (off Newton Road) Goldenwood Furniture 2234845i 15/3 Australian Timbers Custom Made Factory direct at wholesale prices
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