Eureka Humboldt Standard from Eureka, California on April 12, 1962 · Page 25
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Eureka Humboldt Standard from Eureka, California · Page 25

Eureka, California
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Thursday, April 12, 1962
Page 25
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Eureta Newspapers, Inc. HOME IMPROVEMENT SECTION B-- Rvo AND THRIFTY HOME IMPROVEMENT STARTS AT Scotia Retail Yard ORDER YOUR LUMBER and BUILDING SUPPLIES When you build or remodel this year--as. literally thousands of American families will--you'll be making a long-lasting and satisfying investment. Naturally, you'll expect to get your money's worth. Don't settle for second best--insist on PALCO QUALITY lumber and top service. See us first. Our know-how and experience is yours for the asking. WHATEVER YOUR BUiLDING PLANS, GIVE US A CALL SCOTIA RETAIL YARD Scotia, California Redwood £n//Vens Paneling with redwood gives a room interior the warmth of wood yet permits a more versatile expression not always possible with other materials. Redwood also provides a diversity of tones and colors, grains and textures and has the ability to take a wide variety of different finishes. For an accent wall in a farn- iy room or den, for a bedroom, and even for bathrooms and kitchens, redwood paneling is 'inding increasing popularity .hanks to its resistance to decay and insect attacks. And, it stands up to moist conditions better than most woods. Redwood enhances indoor-outdoor living with beauty and durability and is equally suited .0 exterior siding as it is to interior paneling. Smooth - surfaced redwood can e left unfinished in those areas .hat are safe from grease, dirt and moisture. Unfinished redwood is carefree. \n occasional fine sandpaper once-over restores its fresh ap- )earance. Ranging from light pink to mahogany - tones, redwood also has wide variety of textures and Jrains. The sapwood is a light, creamy yellow. On A-grade red- vood, and other grades contain- ng sapwood, a pleasing contrast s achieved for interior paneling ry the dark tones of the heart- vood with the gold of the sap- vood. 'Hew Look' Gives "new look" in the kitchen give the homemaker a new outlook, say decorators who know reychological "lift" that comes ·om a "change" in the domestic environment. And, they point out, it needn't be a complete room overhaul to achieve that lift. According to spokesmen for the Amerock Corp., hardware manu- acturers, if a major remodeling ob is out of the question, the entire appearance of a room can )e transformed by repainting, ihanging the design of cabinet lardware, hanging new curtains and adding other decorating accessories. MAKE A FAMILY ROOM USEFUL for every one with hobby-inviting features. Here a first floor b; family room, displays lovely flowers, while the workbench on the adjacent wall can be used for Mom's flower arrangement or by Dad and the youngsters for home work. Even messy garden work can be done in this bright room, since a damp cloth clean-up on Marlite's plastic surfaced wall and ceiling panels, makes them sparkle again. Modernizing Kitcten Need Not Be Costly Modern building materials, plus the skill of today'shome improvement specialists, make it possible to revitalize a kitehcn with feu or no expensive alterations of basic room dimensions on almost any size budget, according to the Celo- te.\ Corporation. Consultation with a home improvement specialist is of prime importance in any remodeling job and may mean extra dollars saved. More and more kitchen remodeling plans are now including noise- quieting, acoustical ceiling tile. In addition to subduing normal kitch- T'"; " T r n lacket, decorative acoustical e in the famdy f,j le comp i em enls any room decor, ly window, in a For an added dash of low-cost luxury, install attractive wood- Time To Give Home 'Spring June Up' It's time to give your home a all taps. Washers in leaky faucets 'spring t'une up," advises the should be replaced and sinks, tubs Construction Research Bureau,(and toilets should be inspected rational clearing house for build- for chips, cracks and stains. ng information, which offers this :heck list home-owners can use to linpoint needed repairs: 1. Start with the attic. Be sure rents are open during warm wea- her for proper ventilation and to permit moisture to evaporate, and next time it rains check the underside of the roof for signs of leaks. 2. In the kitchen, appliances ihould be examined to make sure cords haven't frayed, refrigerator doors close properly, ovens ictually heat to the temperatures ndicate;! ;nd freezing units de- rost pro!':'fly. . Too many extension cords 5. Floors should be checked. In rooms where traffic is heaviest it may be advisable to install a dur- checked to be :an he a hazard. If lights dim vhen you turn on an appliance, * an electrician check the entire wiring system for safety. Be sure switches and outlets work. Check Water 4. Check the water pressure by timing on all faucets in the sink, avatory and bathtub and then lushing the toilet. The water flow should remain adequate at they hang straight. Weather stripping also should be inspected and a n y cracks between frames and the wall should be calked. 7. Heating equipment should be overhauled during the late spring or summer months to assure proper operation next fall. 8. Broken, missing or curled shingles in the roof should be replaced. 0. Exterior surfaces should be inspected. If paint on wood is blistered or peeled, a professional painter should be called in to determine whether the cause was moisture entering behind walls or poor quality paint. grain hard-board paneling. In cherry and walnut wood grain finishes and several color tones, these hard-board panelings are scuff-proof. cleanahle and easily applied directly over old walls with furring strips or adhesive. Here are a few lips from Celo- tex to consider when you're planning a new kitchen: --Relate the size of the kitchen to its functions: are an eating area, a laundry area or a sewing corner needed? --Check to see if moving a wall r windows will add more room and greater efficiency. --Plan for plenty of storage. This is probably the major corn- able and easy-to-maintain flooring pi a j n t against out-dated kitchens. material such as solid vinyl, which comes in rich and luxurious styles that add elegance and beauty to any room in the house. 6. Doors and windows should be With thoughtful pre-planning, making the best possible use of modern building materials and consultation with a modernization expert, your new kitchen can be tailored exactly to both budget and needs. Convert Door Info Play Table To convert an old door into a children's play table, mount it on smoothly sanded 2x4's and cover the lop with a plywood or building board sheet. Then adhere colorful asphalt tiles to provide a durable finish that can be easily cleaned. Children will enjoy a random color theme. Remodeling? Why not use real WOOD products? Add value to your home. No other material enriches the beauty of your home like natural wood. Arid you'll be surprised at the low price, of REAL WOOD PRODUCTS RELY ON SIMPSON Timber Company General Office--Arcata, Calif. PLAINTS LOCATED AT Arcata, Klamath, Korbel and Eureka "Say, listen to this. It says here the Do-It-Yourselfers should follow the CONTRACTORS to the GEORGE C. J A C 0 B S COMPANY WHERE THEY CAN BE SURE OF THE RIGHT MATERIALS TO USE IN ALL HOME IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS. Sounds logical. Doesn't it?" And that is a wise decision for all Do-It-Yourselfers . . . Because to meet the high standards of current building codes, Contractors Have to know the best material and WHERE TO GET THEM. Materials are not their only concern. ECONOMY is a deciding factor in today's highly competitive bidding. The Contraclor knows that George C. Jacobs Company is dependable in their service year after year, being the oldest continuous operating Building Supply House in Northern California; giving immediate delivery on top Brand Items that spells more in economy, in the longevity of materials, the initial cost of cut-rate prices "off-brand" materials could offer. George C. Jacobs Company gives FREE consultant Service on How-To-Do- It; plans; and the best materials now available to be used in any project. ... and that is not all! We furnish the money in a one package HOME IMPROVEMENT $ LOAN up to ....... O C C\ C\ \J+J\J\J Requiring NO DOWN PAYMENT AND GIVE YOU UP TO 5 YEARSTO PAY HOME IMPROVEMENT IS NOT AN EXPENSE It's an investment, a saving account en- hancing the value of your property to il's full value on today's rising market. Remember George C. Jacobs' HOME IMPROVEMENT LOANS covers all labor and material costs including plumbing; electrical, built-in appliances; excavation or WHAT IS NEEDED TO DO YOUR JOB. GEORGE C. JACOBS COMPANY 60 W. Fourth St., Eureka Northcrest Crescent City

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