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

Estherville, Iowa
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Friday, May 16, 1952
Page 16
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Treating Two House Diseases All houses are subject to two major diseases—depreciation and iil )SoIe8Cence. A complete euro iVLS not been developed for either jf them. But there are such good lomedies available that you can ki'.'P a house well ahead of their worst complications. There's nothing to get panicky about. The seriousness of either of those afflictions is sometimes .1 matter of opinion. Fine old bouses have survived both troubles for many generations. Yet (KcasionaJly you'll find fairly re- lontly-built homes in advanced stages of discrepitude. v V r OBPRECIATION is the easiest i.r the two to treat. The best med- irine for it is a mixture of paint, nails, elbow grease and generous (iosea of general upkeep know- how. Obsolescence on the other hand, calls for real thought. Sometimes caretui remodeling jroes far toward combating obso- li'scence. If you feel that your house is getting out of date be- i-.Tuae of its general design, competent architectural guidance may be able to remedy thut. * * * IN SKLFXTIXG new equip ment for a house—a new heating [iiant, new garage doors, new kit- rhen and laundry appliances and liuilt-ina—you have to beware of j,-ridgets and novelties on every hind Passing fancies are exactly nbat that term says. ^aince major equipment is ex- jiictpd to give efficient service !ur many years, select it on -J h.iai." of past performance and i.iiy it from a reputable dealer. * * * Tins C'ONSEKVATISM dots not freeze out new invention.-* and new developments, which may be combinations or adapta- riuris of known and tested compo- iientc. Great advances have been i!i:idc in recent years in ht-atin? .•(> stems, for example. But even ladiant coil heat in homes is more than 20 years old —a toni- 1" tent tu>t. And manufaclurers with a reputation at .stake spend yeais ex- rimenUntr and testing new pro!;.4 >.t« beloit- plucing Inem on the .•iiarl-'-t, "lou can Miniubt aluavr* bank • n repulatinn.'- Kxtherville, Iowa, Daily »ws Fri., May 16, 1952 5—A STORM SASH OR SCREENS Lloyd Johnson 11 N. 6th Phone 298 HOME OWNERS SALE REG. 104.50 Gas Water Heater 94.50 REG. 41.95 VVindovv Fan, 16-in. 38.95 REG. 8< Galv. Screen Wire, St|. Ft. 61'i< REG. 21.95 Flat-Rimsteel Sink 19.8« ASK ABOUT CONVENIENT TERMS THICK-TAB SHINGLES 10% OFF Reductd Aiphait Rooflna Shinal«f. 6uilf-up on pot«d surface for oddad prot*ct'ion agaimt waar. Ceramic gronulai rotoin color. AvailabI* in 11 colors. CAST IRON BATH OUTFIT $20 OFF Add modern beoufy ond comfort to your both- room, enjoy importon* lovingi o» 'his low toW price—tee theto top- quality fixh/res at Wordt. Otrffif in<l<KJei pOfceloio enameled catf iror. tvb and lova»ory, vitreovs china clotel with wKtie enameled hardwood »eOt ond oil Vitlaigt. KITCHEN CABINETS 10% OFF Bwy »w>w ond MTve beovtifvl wood K,?ch«« CobineH. OKXC of * poitel cc4e>»i, w*-,!* or notvfol bWch Pf«tr«<«. bv«tf k>r p«'«»cf fn. 3 /eofj *o pof CUSTOM -BUitT Coyrrfec »o<>.-!:% Off WAtL TKI- Vcf*', of •o*ci t . ( Q'ff

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