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Home Living : March 20th 2012
MB HLC - HOME LIVING: CENTRAL, Tuesday, March 20, 2012 1 CHALLENGES OF CABINETS CONTEMPORARY OR CLASSIC? Janita Singh Kitchen cabinets come in many designs and materials. BE CLEVER There are several clever ways to give your kitchen cabinets an updated look. Resurfacing: This involves removing the old surface and applying laminate veneers or a panel of your choice on existing cabinets. Refinishing One of the more affordable options, it involves repainting or re- staining cabinets, making it less expensive than replacing them. Strip the cabinet of its old finish by sanding or using a paint stripper. Then sand the cabinet, which helps remove minor imperfections. Finally, apply paint or stain. Refacing: This involves replacing the cabinet doors and drawer fronts with new ones. Elbow grease: Sometimes giving your old cabinets a good clean and replacing doors and handles is all it takes. KITCHENS EVERY homeowner putting together a new kitchen or remodelling their old one will be faced with the chal- lenge of choosing cabinets. With so many choices, where do you start? Kitchen cabinets come in many designs and ma- terials. But in general they fall in two categories -- con- temporary and classic. Remember to pick cabi- nets to complement the rest of the kitchen design. Work within your budget: Smaller budgets may mean choosing tried- and-true practical solutions over more expensive styles. Do measurements: It's important to get these right first time to avoid costly last-minute alterations. Deciding on a design: Your lifestyle will be an important factor. Big famil- ies will need lots of storage space. Factors like style, size and finish will need to be decided on. Finishing factor: Don't forget, kitchen cabi- nets are used many times a day and should operate smoothly. Look in maga- zines and shop around in specialised kitchen stores. Choose something that will suit your lifestyle. Seen any great ideas? Tell us at firstname.lastname@example.org FITNESS FACTOR Natural light, fresh air and noise control are features we look for when buying homes. Fitness conscious professionals go for home gyms, spas and lap pools. KEEP IT BRIGHT Painting old cabinets in bright colours, changing handles and adding bright new accessories are the best ways to renovate a kitchen on a tight budget. LEATHER CRAZE Leather is making its way to modern bedrooms of today. Leather beds and headboards in different designs and colours add class to any bedroom. MANUFACTURER DIRECT QUALITY PRODUCTS AT TRADE PRICES 2/52 Alfred Rd, Chipping Norton (opp Mack Trucks) CALL TODAY 1300 302 822 www.maverickrollerproducts.com.au ROLLER SHUTTERS L Domestic Roller Shutters L Shopfront Roller Shutters L Pergola Roller Shutters L Heavy Duty Extruded Shutters L 10 Year Written Warranty L Fast Professional Installation by Qualified Tradesman L Reduce Heating & Cooling Bills L Deter Burglars L Reduce Noise L Storm Protection FREE MEASURE & QUOTE Lic No 196633C WE SERVICE MOST BRANDS OF SHUTTERS 2123814i 17/5 • 2 x Mirror doors • Wall to wall up to 2.4m wide • 1 x Single Hanging space • 1 x Draw unit (4 draws) + 3 shelving •1xShoerack • 1 x Double hanging space • 3 x mirror doors •Walltowallupto 3.6m wide Bankstown 9786 0395e Surcharge applies to Campbelltown area Wally's Wardrobe World 2173633i hlc wk49 up to 2.4m wide up to 3.6m wide 2.4m high 2.4m high $570 inc GST $870 inc GST FREE* HOLIDAY 218 6973 24 /1 Spend over $1000 at Instyle Furniture and receive an Australian Getaway Holiday *Free Accommodation for two people from a choice of Hotels and Resorts across Australia. See in store for details. TAKE HOME LAY BY AVAILABLE 'ROSWELL' AUSTRALIAN HARDWOOD COFFEE TABLE (1280 x 750 x 450 high) Acacia Ironbark Stain Also available in Acacia Chocolate and Bunya Oak price $249 (Fully assembled) WHOLESALE Direct to the public BUDAFEST BUFFET 1350mm x 800mm x 420mm. Our Price $399 'BRISBANE' AUSTRALIAN HARDWOOD LOW TV UNIT (1930 x 520 x 640 high) Acacia Chocolate Stain Also available in Acacia Ironbark and Bunya Oak 0 price $389 (Fully assembled) InStyle Furniture Cnr Campbelltown & Harbord Rds CAMPBELLTOWN (next door to Sizzler & Clarke Rubber) Ph 4626 6000 6-8 Wingate Rd. MULGRAVE/MCGRATHS HILL (Windsor) Ph 9679 1000 1/1 Reliance Drive TUGGERAH Ph 4353 1000 OPEN 7 DAYS 9-5pm Bring your trailer or we can arrange delivery. OVER 250 DIFFERENT STYLES TO CHOOSE FROM http//stores.ebay.com.au/instyle-furniture-collections .com.au
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