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Home Living : August 19th 2008
4 HLW - HOME LIVING: WEST, Tuesday, August 19, 2008 ................................................ HOMELIVING Water wise The 100L tank is $99 and the tap allows for simple connection straight to your drip or porous irrigation systems, or can be used to fill a bucket to water the garden or wash the car. They are also great for collecting water from the shed or garage that would otherwise go to waste. Available at Bunnings Warehouse. Minitanks are smaller and more lightweight than traditional water tanks, making it easy for almost any household to store and recycle rainwater. These small and lightweight tanks come in different sizes and designs, and can store up to 200 litres of rainwater. The Minitank diverter is easily attached to your downpipe and to save extra water. Available at Bunnings Warehouse. Reducing the cost of your water bill is easy with help from the new Hydrosave Water Saving Kit which provides includes six water saving devices suitable for the bathroom, ensuite, kitchen and laundry. Ask your landlord Renters can do a lot to keep a lid on energy bills and greenhouse emissions. Heating and cooling appliances are some of the biggest energy users in the home and rental properties are often poorly insulated. Some good news is the Federal Government has announced a Landlord Insulation Rebate of up to $500 for installation of ceiling insulation in rental properties. Details at www.environment.gov.au/ rebates. If your hot water system is electric and not on a cheaper off-peak tariff then you're paying top dollar for hot showers. Installing a triple-star showerhead can save up to $100 a year but get your landlord's permission first. Older fridges use up to three times the energy of an equivalent new high-star rating model. Regardless of the age of your fridge ensure there is at least 80mm gap at the back and sides and try to locate it away from sun and the oven. Anyone can install compact fluorescent lightglobes (CFLs) and they use 80 per cent less energy and last much longer. Each CFL can save up to $10 per year on your energy bill. And always try to switch lights and appliances off when not needed. Clothes dryers also use lots of electricity and people in apartments might feel they have to use them for every load, which can add more than $100 per year to your bill. Where possible use a clothesline or an indoor clothes horse. Details supplied by Paul Myors an energy efficiency expert from EnergyAustralia. For more details call 131 535 or go to www.energy.com.au *Conditions Apply The gutter system that really works... "Easyflow....that's the go!!!" We solve problems others can't! www.easyflow.com.au 1800 897 444 Contractors Licence 61769C 2221912i hlw wk451 -- ADVERTISEMENT -- The biggest problem with guttering is incorrect fall. That is why conventional gutters pool water and overflow in heavy rain. EASYFLOW has solved the FALL problem with our AMAZING ADJUSTABLE BRACKET. SAVE WATER!! Conventional gutters can lose up to 50% of water..due to overflow. EASYFLOW will transfer ALL the water to your water tank. Don't waste a drop.....we guarantee our system to work... even in the heaviest downpour. NO MORE BLOCKED GUTTERS Raised filters prevent most blockages and most debris simply blows away. NO MORE RUST EASYFLOW GUTTERING truly is the gutter that works. That is why we give a 25YEAR 'RUST-FREE' WARRANTY AND A 10 YEAR "WORKMANSHIP WARRANTY" Ask about our Ezi-Pay. Up to 2 years to pay interest-free. No interest ever.* Easyflow system inventor CORRECT FLOW GUARANTEE! I.S.No 1 Interest rates are up... OUR PRICES ARE DOWN! NORFOLK BUFFET Bunya Oak (1630lx870hx420d) also avail. in Acacia Ironbark & Acacia Chocolate Our Price $389 InStyle Furniture 2/6-8 Wingate Rd. Mulgrave, McGraths Hill (Windsor) Phone 9679 1000 OPEN 7 DAYS 9-5pm Bring your trailer or we can arrange delivery. 2055656i hlw wk8 'WINDSOR' AUSTRALIAN HARDWOOD COFEE TABLE (1280 x 75 x 45 high) Acacia Ironbark Stain Also available in Acacia Chocolate and Bunya Oak p ce $249 (Fully assembled) http://stores.ebay.com.au/instyle-furniture-collections DISPLAY CABINET 2 door 4 shelf (980wx430dx1800 high) Bunya Oak Also available in Acacia Ironbark Our price $389 (Fully assembled) WHOLESALE Direct to the public 'BRISBANE' AUSTRALIAN HARDWOOD LOW TV UNIT (1930 x 520 x 640 high) Acacia Chocolate Stain Also available in Acacia Ironbark and Bunya Oak p e$389 (Fully assembled)
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