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Selwyn Times: July 05, 2016

2 12 ADVICE for

2 12 ADVICE for maintaining your home LINCOLN SECTIONS Natural waterways, attractive reserves, tennis court, UFB, some with water views. Sections from 605m 2 to 777m 2 and start at just $197,000. Secure one of our titled sections today or select a section available in Spring and pay later. Builders terms also available. as most New Zealanders’ homes are their biggest investments it’s important to protect them. Good maintenance will: • Keep your home safe and secure • Keep you and your family healthy • Save you money by allowing you to fix problems before they get bigger • Protect your financial investment WHAT’S THE BEST WAY TO APPROACH MAINTENANCE? Carry out regular preventative maintenance to prevent some problems from occurring. MAINTAINING YOUR HOME Plan ahead for major maintenance tasks. Be prepared for emergencies – know where and how the water, gas and power supplies turn off. DIY OR PROFESSIONAL? You need to be realistic about your limits. it is better to hire a tradesperson and get the job done properly than to make costly mistakes. By law, some jobs need to be done by a professional, such as gas, plumbing, drainage and some electrical work. Major maintenance matters. MOISTURE damp homes are unhealthy and harder to heat. Combat persistent damp in your home by: • insulating (under the floor, in the ceiling and walls). • Ventilating (including extractor fans in bathrooms and kitchens, opening windows, using a dehumidifier or forced ventilation system and keeping vents clear). • Heating (aim to keep the indoor temperature at a minimum of 16C). • Replacing unflued gas heaters with electric or flued gas heaters. Sales Office open Wednesdays 10.30 - 2.30 & Sundays 12.30 - 4.30 or call for an appointment anytime. Call or email Mike Hobbs 027 570 7674, broadfieldestates@xtra.co.nz | www.liffeysprings.co

13 9 Maltby Drive, Rolleston Offers over $629,000 Luxurious, stylish & sunny You can feel the quality of this wonderfully designed home from the moment you step inside. With high stud ceilings to enhance the sense of spaciousness of this already well proportioned home, it features open plan living, with a kitchen that is the focal point and an entertainer’s dream, together with a separate formal lounge. We are sure you will appreciate the 4 great sized double bedrooms with the master bedroom boasting a beautiful double tiled shower in the ensuite and there’s also a handy separate laundry to keep the washing hidden away! The private outdoor living is accessed with ease through ranch sliders leading from both the dining and living area, giving you fabulous options to entertain either indoors or outside on the deck of this sun soaked home. We love this one and we know you will too! View: Sunday 1.15pm - 1.45pm Ray White Rolleston Shop 10, Rolleston Square, Rolleston Phone: 347 9988 www.rwrolleston.co.nz/RLL22391 Town & Lifestyle Real Estate Ltd Licensed (REAA 2008) Sarah Booth 027 527 8258 Brendan ‘Big Red’ Shefford 027 224 4733