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Home Living : December 6th 2011
2 HLF - HOME LIVING: NORTH WEST, Tuesday, December 6, 2011 fu1959 LIGHTS SWITCH ON TO SAFETY FAIR Trading has warned con- sumers to make sure Christmas lights, decorations and electri- cal products meet Australian safety standards. And when decorating, be careful not to overloaded elec- trical circuits that can result in fire. QUICK CHECKLIST Indoor lighting and power chords are not waterproof so they should not be used outdoors Synthetic Christmas trees can be highly flammable so only custom-made lights and decor- ations should be used Use extra-low-voltage lights, particularly for outdoor displays Never use illegal alterations to fixed wiring to connect lights or other equipment Only use lights and trans- formers designed for outdoor use and outdoor displays Never overload power boards by connecting an excessive num- ber of lights. DECORATIONS DECKED OUT IN STYLE CHRISTMAS IN THE GREAT OUTDOORS Look to the natural surroundings when decorating. JUST like the interior, outdoor areas can be utilised and trans- formed to reflect your person- ality. A deck is the ideal place for hosting guests this Christmas and makes handling the fes- tivities much easier. Comfortable seating, the right decorations, lighting and shade help make the occasion special. And a simply decorated Chri- stmas tree will give your deck some real holiday spirit. Al- ternatively, add a pot planted with a variety of pine and decorate. Large floor cushions with outdoor rugs and mats will provide added comfort and ex- tra seating. For decks without shade, tie a large piece of canvas over the top or get a temporary sail. Deck umbrellas add comfort and colour. Bring the fan out and set up a drink station with a large con- tainer filled with ice. Decorate with candles and burn incense sticks and oils. And to keep mozzies at bay, get some citronella lamps and cand- les. Add paper lanterns or lights and have insect repellent handy. If your deck is near a swimming pool or spa, decorat- ing options are endless. Metropolitan Built-in Wardrobes Pty Ltd FREE MEASURE & QUOTE SHOWROOM OPEN 6 DAYS Mon- Fri 8.00am - 4.00pm Sat 8.00am - 12.30pm T: 9763 5899, F: 9763 5877 www.metropolitanwardrobes.com.au Unit 6, 1-15 Wentworth Rd Nth, Homebush (off Bellona Ave) 15 YEARS GUARANTEED 2141582i hln wk39 Lic. 137155c FREE 'IN HOME' CONSULTATION 1300 137 198 www.ccbd.com.au W Curtains W Romans W Sunscreens W Pelmets W Swags W Shutters W All Blinds W Bedspreads LATEST DESIGNS IN CURTAINS & BLINDS by Design CREATIVE CURTAINS 2188211i 11/1 TWINLITE AWNINGS (Aust) Pty Ltd Lic No 150568C 2185166_30/8 *8mm Lexan Twinwall Polycarbonate Double-Sided UV Protected Panels are directly imported from Germany SPRING INTO SUMMER LIVING CURVED, DOMES, GABLE, FLAT, RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL THE BEST PROTECTION IN ANY WEATHER 10 YEAR MANUFACTURE WARRANTY FREE MEASURE & QUOTE FACTORY PRICES Showroom & Factory: Unit 1/10 Hornsby St, Hornsby www.twinliteawnings.com.au firstname.lastname@example.org PHONE: 9482 7000 4577 7474 www.arcticair.com.au TRADE IN your old air conditioner! $200 cash back for split systems & $400 cash back for ducted systems Upon purchase of a new air conditioning system! 2250432 8/11 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 Chairs & Lounges Permanent Exhibition Showroom & Warehouse 10/1 Vuko Place Warriewood NSW 2102 Phone: 02 9913 1133 Castle Hill Home Hub Centre Cnr Hudson & Victoria Ave Castle Hill NSW 2154 Phone: 02 9634 8855 www.niceinteriors.com.au 3CANDINAVIAN DESIGNED RECLINER CHAIRS From only $1399 2149241 2/8 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
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