The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 6, 1967 · Page 36
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 36

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, April 6, 1967
Page 36
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Build New Living Facilities, Enhance Home Thursday, April 6, 1967 Algona, (la.) Upper Det Mein«t—9 >********< ***** New Long-Term Building Guarantees Add Peace-of-Mind A homcov.-ncr who undertakes a home improvement project today can assure his own satisfaction with the job by specifying building materials that carry long-term, manufacturer-backed guarantees and warranties. The trend toward longer and more comprehensive guarantees for building products is part of the growing practice throughout American industry to assure customers longer service, lower maintenance and greater satisfaction from the products they buy. Factory guarantees and warranties are now available in many categories of building products, including ceilings, doors, plumbing, fireplaces, floor coverings, insulating glass, heating systems, insulation, kitchen appliances, wall paneling, paint, roofing, exterior siding, wallboard, windows and many others. The significance of these guarantees to the homeowner is illustrated by the fact that he can now obtain asphalt roof shingles for either a new home or for re-roofing that will last the life of the mortgage on the house. Heavyweight asphalt shingles — those weighing 290 pounds or more for each 100 square feet of roof — carry a written guarantee, bond or warranty from the manufacturer covering the home owner against defects in' materials up to 25 years. The new long-term guarantees available with heavyweight asphalt shingles mean the homeowner is less concerned with roof repairs, maintenance or replacement. They are also a good sales point when selling a house. The longer roofing guarantees were made possible by the trend toward heavier weights of asphalt shingles. The National Bureau of Standards says the heavier the shingle, the longer its life expectancy. In actual use, heavyweight shingles can be expected to last twice as long as standard weight shingles. There are 23 manufacturers producing heavyweight asphalt shingles today, as against only five three years ago. Since heavyweights are thicker, they have a more pronounced shadowline when applied to a roof. Their extra weight also makes possible deeper textures. And, like other asphalt shingles, heavyweights are available in a wide variety of colors. Opaque mineral granules, which are colored by a ceramic process and embedded in the asphalt, also lengthen the life of the shingles and increase their fire resistance. The labor cost for installation of heavyweight shingles is approximately the same as for standard weight shingles. Dust Causes Problems In Ottosen Area OTTOSEN - The dust storm Thursday made extra work for every homemaker and it also necessitated extra cleaning in the church. Armed with buckets, brooms and rags, Mrs. W. G. Cooper, Mrs. Essie Cooper, Mrs. Albert Thorsen, Naomi Struthers and Mrs. Ralph Richards, were busy cleaning the Presbyterian church from 9a.m. until 2 p.m. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Hellickson and Mrs. Hannah Hellickson of near Hardy enjoyed a trip from Friday until Tuesday over Easter. At Dayton, Ohio, they visited Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hellickson and family, at South Bend, Ind., Mr. and Mrs. Walter E. Johnson and family, and at Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Eikedhl, Mr. and Mrs. Arne Ei- kedhl and Mr. and Mrs. Mort Toftedal Mrs. Merle Holt of Humboldt formerly of Ottosen, celebrated a birthday Friday. She was honored at a coffee at the home of Mrs. Loran Daniel. Guests were former neighbors and friends. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lovig and Terri of Ardmore, Okla. and Arthur Lovig of Fairbanks, Alaska were Wednesday visitors at the Howard Hellicksons. Tim, three year old son of Arthur Petersen, was taken to Lutheran Hospital Sunday night where he is a medical patient. Legion members from this area went to Des Moines Saturday to participate in the American Legion Bowling Tournament. Those attending were Hank and Jake Thilges, Floyd Palmer, Luke Olson, Russell Jensen and Elden Meyer. Mr. and Mrs. Percy Watnem entertained at a card party Tuesday night. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Hofius, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Bauer, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Kemna, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Wehrspann and Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Lee of Bode. Mr. and Mrs. Dean Banwart are parents of a six pound, five oz., daughter, Pamela Kay, born March 28 at Palo Alto County Hospital, Emmetsburg. They now have two daughters and a son. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Laurel Worster and Mr. and Mrs. Banwart. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Struthers and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Cooper visited Mrs. Struthers' parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Hanson at Humboldt, Friday night to help them observe their 41st wedding anniveisary. The Licht family enjoyed a reunion Sunday at Vincent. Attending from here were Mrs. Martin Meyer and Elden, Mr. and Mrs. Victor Meyer and family. Henry Meyer, Michelle and Karen of Mazon, 111., came tospendthe weekend at the Martin Meyers and to attend the reunion. They came by train to Des Moines where Victor Meyer met them. Elden Meyer took them to Radcliffe Sunday night where they i ******* visited Mr. and Mrs. Don Bjelland. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Gress, Allison and Bruce of Ames spent the weekend at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fahey Gress. Mr. and Mrs. Duane Jolliffe of Humboldt spent the weekend at the Laurel Worster home. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Claude of Clarion and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Whipple and family of Britt were Sunday dinner guests at the Tom Bennett home. 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SolUed has a built-in cushion of vinyl fo.ini that makes it soft as a cloud ... warm as a kitten ... quiets fjnnly clatter too. It's tmbossed to help hide tied marks arid iiusk uneven doors. Best of all. Softred goes right o.f'i jci.-i (-.••-•sc-nt floors, quickly and easily like a slipcover! Overs::o .'.'.i.'.'- > -6'. 9 . 12 -give you a truly seamless door., • as carc-frci' •• : • -is scrublree as a floor can be. HIIIJI HUM) Origm.ll See all the Softred patterns at our showrooms today! EVERYTHING FOR THE HOME FURNITURE - FLOOR COVERINGS not only beautiful . ,,but quiet beautiful! T.M. LUR SPANISH TILE DESIGN Your eyes will icll you these arc individual tiles hnnd set by a dedicated Spanish Artisan. Don't bclicNc them. This is sheet vinyl, perfect for your farnil> room, k lichen, dining rinim.yiiiiic room, for any room in your house. 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