The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 6, 1967 · Page 28
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 28

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, April 6, 1967
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Build New Living Facilities, Enhance Home 10-Algona, (la.) Upper Des Motnei Thursday, April 6, 1967 BUILDING MATERIALS IMPROVED This already is "the year of the home owner." Building material manufacturers are pouring out a flood of new products to fit every possible decorating scheme, eliminate or minimize future upkeep, make installation easy, and meet almost any budget. A just-completed survey of building material dealers in major U. S. cities by Georgia- Pacific Corp., a national manufacturer of wood and gypsum products, indicates "there are more than 1,000 choices among exterior walls, cabinetwork and materials just for interior and totally new or vastly improved built-ins. "Most of these products al- ready are available at local dealers," the company says, "and the remainder should be generally available shortly." Emphasis this year is on factory finished materials that cut on-nite time, muss and expense. For interiors choices range all the way from exotic new hardwood walls, actually inlaid with complementary wood species, to a new vinyl-clad gypsumboard drywall with over 120 choices of permanent colors and patterns. One hardwood plywood wall looks like I RIVER VIEW HEIGHTS I ALGONA'S NEWEST ADDITION CHOICE LOTS AVAILABLE Choose from several beautiful lots. Easily accessible. This will be one of the fastest growing residential areas in Algona, So, call now! L KENNEDY ST. PARK AREA 4 5 3 6 2 7 1 8 9 Riverview Drive a / 14 15 16 17 13 18 1 Williams Street 12 19 11 20 10 "/ RIVER VIEW HEIGHTS ADDITION TO ALGONA 7 SEE DON TIETZ or KYLE KEITH 210 E. Oak St. Algona Phone 295-5577 200 W. Kennedy Algona Phone 295-3801 ^H^^^^I^^^^fc^^^^h^^^^^^^^^B^^^^fcB^^^^^^^^W^^^'i^^^^i^^^^^^^^li^^^^^^^^BB^^^B^^^^Bi^^^^^^ ANOTHER FINE NEW ALGONA HOME BUILT BY BENNIE WIBBEN \ (ill Bennie Wibben and his men enjoy building the best of new home in the Algona area - like the home of Dr. William Clegg pictured above. This stylish split-level structure is located on North Lowe Street, is a combination of modern craftmanship and durability. LET US HELP YOU WITH YOUR NEW HOME BUILDING PLANS - AVAILABLE NOW 3 CHOICE LOTS ON WEST GALL ST. Bennie B. Wibben, contractor IS. LANTRY ALGONA PHONE 295-2160 16-inch planks and can change colortone in minutes with contact tape that fits grooves between the "planks." For the exterior are sidings that range from a completely new overlaid plywood lap type, 16 feet long with no face joints and with an automatic alignment feature, to a new fir plywood grooved panel or lap siding that looks like more expensive and hard-to-find cedar. The latter has a polyurethane factory stain job that is said to resist weathering 1 for years. For closets and utility walls there are grainprinted hardboards that look like real wood, are low in cost and can be purchased with the top two-thirds perforated to hold movable shelf brackets and hangers. The idea proved a success last year. Now there is a choice of several new woodgrain finishes. The report also reveals that a "trade secret" of the fine furniture and cabinetwork industries, a dimensionally stable and easily worked fiakeboard with a vinyl factory-laminated face, will soon become available to do-it-yourselfers for built-ins and similar jobs. The same' vinyl in textured wood- grains and patterns is being factory laminated to hardboard for wall paneling, sliding cabinet doors and related uses where the thicker (usually Clinch) flakeboard is not required. For example, the report says, "factory finished hardwood plywood wall panelings such as readily available Philippine mahogany can be purchased for as little as 16 cents a square foot. Some of the more exotic hardwoods such as Rosewood can reach $2 a foot or more. But the bulk of top quality paneling can be purchased now for less than 60 cents a square foot." PLAN IDEAL KITCHEN IN EASY STAGES The Ideal way to modemixe a kitchen, most homemakeri would agree, ii to get the whole job done at one time—new cabinet!, new appliance!, new wiring, everything. But it can't alwayi be done that way. If you've thought of moder- nising in itagei, you need not put off acquiring new applian- cei juit because you're not ready to put in new cabinet!. There are several thing! you can do to take advantage of the work-iaving feature! of modern appliance! now and be lure the unit! will "fit" into your new kitchen later. The new refrigerator-freezers also have that built-in, iquared- off look, thanks to more efficient thin-wall insulation and greater compactness of operating parts. Unlike older models, they fit flush against the wall, so they look like they "belong." Manufacturers of automatic dishwashers have gone one step further. In addition to built-in, free - standing and portable dishwashers, they produce "convertible" models which can be used as portables now and, with the side and back panels removed, as built-ins later. When the day comes that you'll be able to add cabinets too, your friends will never be able to tell you didn't plan your kitchen remodeling ail at one time. Guard Hands, Etc. On Job 1. Before you start working at any home chore, wrap a pretty scarf around your hair to protect it from fumes and grease, and look presentable when your mother-in-law stops by. 2. Wear an outfit that you don't mind having mussed up. Blue jeans are perfect but be sure they are becofning. There are many good-looking practical home outfits available. 3. Wear cotton gloves for moving heavy articles, sawing wood and carrying pails. Rubber gloves should be worn when painting, wallpapering or refinishing furniture. Dust some powder in them before putting them on. 4. Before you paint, dig your nails into a cake of soap and apply a coat of hand lotion to keep paint from penetrating into skin cracks while you work. Paint-Tape Tricks Many decorative designs can be achieved with masking tape and paint. Try crossing strips of masking tape at intervals to produce a checkerboard pattern on a wooden tray. Faint the tray a contrasting color first. Then apply the tape and paint over it. Remove the tape as soon as the second coat sets but before the paint is completely dry to prevent paint from being partly stripped away. « * » A basement ceiling has many advantages. It acts as a fire- retardant, protecting joists and woodwork for sufficient time for possible control of a fire. It keeps dust and drafts from sifting up through floors. It improves the appearance of the cellar and therefore the value of the house. Never use anti-freeze alcohol to thin shellac. \ ML \ FIT FOR A QUEEN! Every Home We Build is Literally Fit For A Queen... Because We Build Quality Into Every Home We Construct. Why Settle For Less? WHEN YOU WANT THE BEST SEE US TIETZ Construction Co. Phone 295-5577 Algona, Iowa REMEMBER LAST SUMMER? ... IF YOU HAVE AN AIR CONDITIONED HOME, YOU PROBABLY HAVE PLEASANT MEMORIES .,, BUT, IF YOUR HOME ISN'T AIR CONDITIONED YOU PROBABLY REMEMBER THAT STICKY FEELING, THE SLEEPLESS NIGHTS, AND EVERYTHING ELSE THAT GOES WITH A TYPICAL IOWA SUMMER, NOW YOU CAN MAKE HOT SUMMERS A PLEASANT MEMORY BY INSTALLING A KELVINATOR AIR CONDITIONER/INSTALL NOW MAKE NO PAYMENTS 'TIL AUGUST - GET A FULL SUMMER'S ENJOYMENT FROM A KELVINATOR AIR CONDITIONER. KELVINATOR Custom For luxurious large-room comfort and complete flexibility of control, the Custom series provides the answer. These models, featuring the new Kelvinator wood-grain decor, have four-way air control, three-speed fan, automatic thermostat, fresh-air ventilation as well as stale air exhaust. Optional electro-magnetic filter available. The Custom series includes eight models, three with reverse cycle heating. KELVINATOR Giant Air conditioners in this series provide more cooling capacity than many central units. They are designed for cooling extra-large rooms or for multi-room cooling. They include such features as four-way air control, two- speed fan, automatic thermostat, fresh-air ventilation and stale-air exhaust. There are five models in the series including one with reverse cycle heating. COAST TO COAST STORES| Ed Wolf, Owner USE OUR E Z PAYWAY PLAN Algona, Iowa exall ORIGINAL ENDS SATURDAY! - APRIL 8 "Two lor the price of 1 - plus a penny" SHOP AND SAVE FOR 3 MORE DAYS HONSBRUCH REXALL DRUG ALGONA 14 E. STATE

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