Estherville Daily News from Estherville, Iowa on May 16, 1952 · Page 22
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Estherville Daily News from Estherville, Iowa · Page 22

Estherville, Iowa
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Friday, May 16, 1952
Page 22
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(Uaiiy News photo and engraving) •VIB. AND MRS. WILIJAM O. ANDEKSOX and family are the most recent to move into a new home in the Westwood addition at 50 Westwood drive. The Andersons are the fifth family to build a home in this new addition to Estherville. Broken Lawn Area Is a Job To Mow Everj' tree, shrub or garden located in the lawn area is something to be movvod around—and usually requires the attention of hind clipper.-^ to make it look (rimmed and cared-for. It's easier on the homo owner to keep fu.ssy chores to a minimum by making a few larger l>r(l..j, rather than several small (>U('S, and to pUice those bushes and shrubs alons the outside ed{;<'>;. Hesldes. Iireaking up the place iiUu small areas makes it look .siMaller and cluttered. Even if its small, give the place aa large i\ .s-wepp as |)OssibU'. Right Way To Apply Paints The best way to apply paint d<^- prnds on the paint. The National Point. Varnish mill L.acqucr o^ociation recommends that flat paint be brushed In a aemi-circular stroke, allow- tni; the brush to leave the surface on the complete portion of the wcirk. Shellac Is applied rapidly in Ktraight back-and-forth strokes. Screens Can Cut Ventilation Ventilating louvers in attics often are screened to keep out squirrels and insects. This screening can greatly reduce the ven- I tilating efficiency of the opening. Insect screen with 16 meshes to the inch can cut the ventilating capacity of any opening by one-hall'. If you are planning attic lou- vert' or other ventilation opening.-: and intend to cover them v.-ith screens, figure on making the openings twice as big as needed, if }ou intend to use insect screen. For coarse mesh, eight to the inch, make the opening one and one-fourth the size of an unscreened vent. Quarter- inch hardware mesh. adequate against squirrels and birds, makes virtually no difference in the size of the opening. 46 Million Homes There are now 46 million dwelling units — homes and apartments — in the United States. More than 8.550.000 or 23' per cent, were built since 1940. Usthemlle, la., Dnily News Fri., May 16, 1952 9—A Only , Lindsay offers you • I'lilimiled Soft Water • When Vou Want it. • With no or fuss. • And regeneration is as easy a.s <]efrosting your refrigerator. • Just set it and forget it. Soft Water by Lindsay We also handle SLPREME and DIRO Manual and Automatic Water Softeners. All softeners on display at our store. Fred Fee — I.,. T., Salesmen Frank Rodger PLUMBING and HEATING 401Central Phone 11 Barker - Beau and Co., Inc. your headquarters for Lumber Builders' • Millwork Hardware • Janney Best Paints We invite you to discuss your building plans with us — whether it be for a new home, garage, farm or commercial con.struction. AH'e have a home plan service and blue­ prints available. Asii Aboat the F. H. A. Home Improvement Loan Plan

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