Hytile Hytile
Established 1965
Call 03-9725 4488 or email info@hytile.com.au

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Newsletter Autumn 2018

We continually improve our equipment because we listen to what you say. Some great ideas we’ve put into practice over recent years on the Cable Hoist include a snap-connector, a wirerope adjustment lever, and a brake for the base wheels, and our Belt Elevator has seen the installation of a guard to ensure users keep clear of cleats as they round the top end.

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Newsletter Summer 2017

Australia leads the world when it comes to cutting roof tiles safely. Used by Australian roofers for nearly 50 years, Hytile Tilecutters are the only tile-cutting method that does not produce fine silica dust particles. This fine dust is a major cause of silicosis, a debilitating lung disease that has become a big health and safety issue in many countries.

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Newsletter Autumn 2017

A key small business policy in the 2015 federal budget was the Instant Asset Write-off Scheme. It allowed businesses to immediately deduct the full value of every asset up to $20,000, instead of staggering deductions over a number of years.

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Newsletter Winter 2016

This family business has been providing rainwater solutions since 1978. Their wide range of products includes colourbond steel and polycarbonate roofing products, rainheads, sumps, access hatches, cowls, flashings, downpipes, gutters and accessories. With the addition of the Hytile range they are now a truly “one stop shop” for all your roofing needs.

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Newsletter Summer 2016

Thank you very much for your custom this past year – we appreciate it. It’s been a busy year and we hope you all get the opportunity for a bit of R & R with your families over the break.

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Newsletter Winter 2015

Hytile began in the garage of Jack Guthrie 50 years ago. Machinery to lift tiles was not common place then as it is today and Jack set about developing equipment for roof tilers that would make their job easier and stand up to the rigours of their trade. By relying on feedback from the men who would come to depend on his equipment, Jack was able to achieve his aim, and with this help Hytile has continued to improve their products over 50 years.

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Newsletter Summer 2015

As 2015 draws to a close and our 50th anniversary celebrations come to an end, we reflect on the things that have helped us not only survive all these years, but thrive, during good times and bad. The loyalty and rapport developed with valued customers like yourselves, and a great team of dedicated staff with [...]

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Newsletter Winter 2014

New home sales have been rising pretty steadily since the third quarter of 2012, encouraged by the falling interest rates and the return of confidence to the housing market.

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Newsletter Summer 2013

According to the Housing Industry Association, September 2013 saw building approvals hit their highest level in over three years. On another note, Hytile would like to thank you for your custom during this past year. We wish you and your families a Merry Christmas and a Safe, Prosperous and Happy New Year.

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Newsletter Summer 2012

Merry Christmas
From all at Hytile, thank you for your custom during this past year. We wish you and your families a Merry Christmas and a Safe, Prosperous and Happy New Year.

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Newsletter Autumn 2012

IT ALL BEGAN IN GREECE… Fired roof tiles have been found as early as the 3rd millennium BC in Lerna, Greece. Roof tiles are also documented in the Mycenaean period (1900BC – 1100BC). The earliest finds of roof tiles in archaic Greece are documented from an area around Corinth, where fired tiles began to replace [...]

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Newsletter Spring 2011

We recently had a letter from Jim Norman, a 71 year old semiretired roof tiler from Western Australia. Jim has used Hytile equipment for over 30 years and sent us this photo taken in Essex England in the 1940’s. It shows his grandfather (in the bow tie) with his labourers loading a roof.

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Newsletter September 2010

HAPPY BIRTHDAY HYTILE !!! HYTILE – 45 years old and still going strong . . . Hytile opened its doors in 1965, and quickly became known for making innovative equipment that changed the way roof tilers performed their physically demanding jobs. The development of the Hytile Cable Hoist meant it was no longer necessary for [...]

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Newsletter May 2010

HYTILE EQUIPMENT IS NOT A COST
It’s an investment which continually earns you money.
Is now the time to up-date your old Cable Hoist or Belt Elevator? You can lease a new machine for around $65 a week, and our leasing agent operates in all states. Give Cheryl or Faye a call at our Croydon office for details on 03 9725 4488.

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Newsletter December 2009

50% TAX BREAK ENDS 31st December
If you think you’ll be in the market for a new Cable Hoist or Belt Elevator any time soon, why not take advantage of the extra 50% tax deduction that is currently on offer for new equipment purchases.

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Newsletter September 2009

If you’re thinking about up-dating your old equipment, now is an excellent time to do so.Small businesses with a turnover ofless than $2 million a year can claim an extra 50% tax deduction on assets which cost over $1,000.This tax deduction is in addition to thedeductions for decline in value you can already claim for the cost of an asset you use in your business…

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Newsletter April 2009

“The best home affordability conditions in years and the boosted federal First Home Owner’s Grant have propelled the sale of new detached houses, with Victorian new home sales up by a healthy 16 per cent in the three months to January.”

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Newsletter December 2008

From all at Hytile we would like to thank you for your custom this past year. We wish you and your families a very Merry Christmas and a safe, prosperous and Happy New Year

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Newsletter September 2008

Make wash-outs a thing of the past by protecting your pointing from rain with Hytile Ridge Covers. Does your bedding and pointing take forever to dry with the heavy winter frosts? Protect your fresh work from sun-down to sun-up with a Hytile Ridge Cover. Available in 7 metre lengths at a great low price.

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Newsletter May 2008

Now in its third year of operation, Hytile Hallam continues to expand, providing equipment, repairs and supplies to our customers in the south-east and Mornington Peninsula areas of Melbourne.

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Newsletter August 2007

After a two year period of research and development, production has now commenced on our new model Belt Elevator. Hytile’s new BEND model Belt Elevator has an adjustable bend in the top section. It can be factory fitted between 4ft and 12ft from the top end of the elevator (as the purchaser requires).

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Newsletter December 2007

We area very pleased to introduce our new South Australian agent – Acryloc Building Products.
Acryloc Building Products is part of the Bramalco/ Modern Group, an Australian owned and operated company that have been manufacturing exterior use waterbased coatings for almost twenty years.

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Newsletter April 2007

GET GREAT VALUE FOR YOUR MONEY!
All Hytile equipment is designed and built to go the distance. Back in 2004 we offered a $2,000 discount on a new Hoist to the person who sent in a photo of the oldest machine still in operation.

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Newsletter December 2006

As 2006 draws to a close Hytile would like to thank you for your custom this past year. We wish you and your families a very Merry Christmas and a safe, prosperous and Happy New Year.

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Newsletter September 2006

Old, unreliable equipment costs you time and money.
If yours is worn out and letting you down it might be time to contact Hytile’s knowledgeable, friendly staff to see about up-dating it. Our latest model hoists are our best yet, and we can help you with all of your roof tiling requirements.

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Newsletter March 2006

A new Hytile outlet at Hallam in Melbourne’s south-east opened just prior to Christmas. Located just 30 seconds from the Hallam Hotel, it is easily accessible – 2 minutes from the South Gippsland and Monash freeways.

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Newsletter December 2005

From all of us at Hytile, we would like to thank you for your custom and wish you and your families a Merry Christmas and a safe, prosperous and Happy New Year.
As 2005 draws to a close and our 40th anniversary celebrations come to an end, we reflect on the things that have helped us not only survive all these years, but thrive, during good times and bad.

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Newsletter September 2005

HANKYOU In our April Newsletter we sought feedback from our customers on the products and services that we supply. This feedback is vital – it helps us to focus on what is important to you, our customer. We would like to thank all of you who took the time to complete our questionnaire.

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Newsletter April 2005

Essendon defeated St. Kilda in the 69th VFL Premiership. Light Fingers won the Melbourne Cup. Margaret Court won the Australian and U.S. Opens and Wimbledon. Roy Emerson won the Australian Golf Open. Sir Robert Menzies was the Australian Prime Minister.

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Newsletter December 2004

It doesn’t seem that long ago we were all getting ready to usher in a new millenium and wondering what havoc the YK2 bug would wreak. The introduction of the GST followed later that year and we all busied ourselves ensuring our businesses complied with the new way of doing things.

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Newsletter September 2004

The Housing Industry Association reports that building approvals continue to provide evidence of a ‘soft landing’ for residential construction in 2004/2005.

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Newsletter April 2004

Harley Dale, Senior Economist for the Housing Industry Association, says “The HIA is forecasting only a modest pull-back in housing starts in 2003/4 and 2004/5, in other words a soft landing for the new housing sector.”

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Newsletter May 2003

In spite of our global concerns the Australian building industry is continuing on in a healthy state. At this stage, last year’s pace looks set to carry on for some time. Interest rates remain historically low, and confidence in the market place is high.

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Newsletter December 2003

HYTILE’S “RAPID RETURN” The new Ultra-light, “V” Shape, Folding Cable Hoist Yet another addition to our range of Cable Hoists & Belt Elevators is the new “Rapid Return” model. Taking advantage of new technology and re-designing the sections, has resulted in a machine that is far superior in speed and ease of use than anything else on the market.

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Newsletter October 2003

According to the Housing Industry ssociation’s consulting economist Geoff Bills “A combination of factors, including a strong economy, rising consumer confidence, low interest rates, low unemployment and increased migration ill ensure new housing numbers pick up later this year and in early 2004 after a decline over the past six months.”

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Newsletter September 2002

Hytile sales in all states continue to indicate that the tapering back ofthe first home owner’s grant is having little effect on the pace of building commencements.

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