Estherville Daily News from Estherville, Iowa on May 16, 1952 · Page 11
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Estherville Daily News from Estherville, Iowa · Page 11

Estherville, Iowa
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Friday, May 16, 1952
Page 11
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THE FAIRFAX is designed for a couple and has only onp bedroom, small and economical to build. There is a closet in the living room which can be used for storing a roll-away bed. Entranac to the living' room is through a vestibule and all rooms open into a small hall. The kitchen and bathroom plumbing, with the laUQdiy below. Is grouped tot ccoaomical inatmlla- tlon with plumbing' pipes all in one wall. There Is a closet in the troat vestibule, & closet in the kitchen mad twin wardrobe closets in the bedroom with storage above hanging space. The storage closet has a built-in cabinet and there is a linen cabinet in the bathrcom. Thp exterior has siding and asphalt shingle roof. The entrance has lattice work supporting a flat roof over the front ' stoop. Dimensions arc 28 feet by 24 feet. Floor area is 672 square feet. Cubage totals 13.104 cubic feet. For farther information about THE FAIRFAX, write the Small House Planning Bnnsau. 8t Cloud, Minn. GOLDBJr SUN MILU.NG COMPANY is coni- pleting its new warehouse just east of its plant. The warehouse will hold up to 50 carloads of finished grain products and is connected with (Daily News photo and engraving' the main plant by a conveyer system to facili- Utc traffic. The new warehouse was begun last summer. Paneling a Room Can Add To Warmth An easy way to refinlsh and at the same time insulate a room fn an old house—no matter bow Keep Your Garden Within Bound? Bite off wtaAt 3rou can chew In the way of (ardenlnc aeUvity as you become certain you onn Itandle it witheut exiiauatian or without it becoming a bore or a nuisance. If you're determined to have • garden, plan originally for a comparatively small garden area. lAter. if you want more, you can atwnys convert lawn into (mrdaa. That's a lot easier than converting garden Into la'wn. Rope in Concrete Gives Him; Pattern An «asy waj- to get a flagstoB* effect in concrete walks and terraces is to lay pieces of heav)' rope in the concrete surfaeo In the pattern desired until the concrete sets. Various subdued or bright colon can be worked into tbe aurfaces *separat««l by the ropes as the concrete is trow«t«d. Wlien the rope is rcmoi-ed tlic impressions l^ft a.rc nUed teith contrasting colored pointing re- menu Children's Colors Children of school age prefer blue over red. according to the National Paint. Varnish and Lacquer Association. Yellow runs third in their favor and (green Is preferred over white. Lajing fiie Attic Floor 'When :a}*ing an attic floor, saw the boards so the ends overlap only half the thickness of a loist allowing support for nailing the end of the next board. Stagger the ends of floor boards so that too many of them will not end on the same Joist. JViBt Roller Owe A lamb's wool paint roller can be restored to flufflnesa when it beootaee matted woridng it «ry«r wltlt f eoarte pocket comb. Keep a roHer not in use wrapped in paper or foil to keep it clean. The metal parts of a roller, especially the bearings, should al- wajs be car«>ful!y cleaned. £stbrrvilk, la-, DaUy NVwrs FrL, May 16. 1952 14—A Ko and cagrartngl MR AN» MB& JAMES MOWUSOJf (utd f«»Uy mBw4 into tW. now home tn Hapko^ aAimon lart faU. Tfc. afdMS la Ifa llapUcr«»rt drlw and i» one of »*%«'ral homes buflt OUlag IBOl in this addtiion. iDtti!) .N'r »9 unJ rngravtivifi s, AStr OBOTUe tMoUr iiv «e tB thM new baaw butt to «tM Hmm •ddttioB. «ac «( «be MMW* r<rw«( mrtwlivuiow a ^iMr4 for boQMf tMUkUnc Ui E«liker>-lUe Tfc< »jarrM u eX lTti> ••««JUo badly the plaster may be cracked —^Is to apply a reflective vapor barrier, furring strips and pine paneling. If there are no holes in the walls a thorough coating of aluminum paint can be applied to the walls. Or paper the room with metal foil. Locate studs—usually spaced 16 inches on centers—by tapping for solid sounds. Securely nail thin furring strips horiiontally around the room to provide nailing bases for vertical pine boards. Tongue and groove lumber, with or without decorative edges ca.i then be nailed to the furring. Thin trimming strips can frame windows and form a new baseboard. Quarter-round molding or cornice strips can trim th« wall and ceiling joints. ^0^ lirrttlMinl BUILDING THE BERXH.\RD has a plan chown here that L« the most economical to construct. A simple r^- anglc without projections and a gable roof without dormers. Elxtprlar finish is wide sidinir. asphalt shiogies. A wide cave overhangs in front, "rbere arc also a flower box. shutten and lattice at the front door. The Bcrobard has two bedrooms, a bath, living room, kitchen -with ample ^ace for dining and a fuQ basement Storage specs consists of twin wardrobe ^yp< doeets in each bedroom, linen cabinet in haU and coat closets at each entrance. In the kitchen both the sink and range are on the front w«n and the refrtgetator at the aide door This icares table ^acr on the inside wall. OwraU dnnenstoaa are S2 feet by 3S feet Total area L« S32 squarr feet, cubag* IM34. Your Birildiiwi Problems Are OUR Problems Just camt in and well b« gbd to discOH jov bnikting problems witli yoa ... to gi\-« you poiatrrs whkh may be hrlpfol In drjagning a home suited to yoar needs. J. H. McKay 6i Son Coal and Lumber 1119 Central Phone 697

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