Tucson Daily Citizen from Tucson, Arizona on June 4, 1960 · Page 64
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Tucson Daily Citizen from Tucson, Arizona · Page 64

Tucson, Arizona
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Saturday, June 4, 1960
Page 64
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Test Upholstery For Strength Before You Buy A New Chair And Sofa Pity your favorite arm chair. K !«*!· « ruggad life. Only a aoft lots K worse. If you have small children ... or other pets . . . or if you watch TV, your upholstery takes lot* of abuoe on the warp and *e woof. If yours is a tight budget family, you can find sofas and arm chairs covered with low-priced upholstery Chat wilt outwear most other fabrics. Young married couples want furniture.that will stand up in the same house with children. They usually must watch their money, so manufacturers try to provide them with small-priced tough covers in a tightly-woven heavy fabric or in vinyl. TTie woman with a young family and just $225 for a sofa may buy more durability than the woman to whom money isn't as important. The first wants upholstery that will stay attractive under hard uae. The second is trying to create a beautiful effect. She is seeking nuances of color or richness of texture. Her sofa probably won't have to take rugged treatment, and she isn't looking for a rugged fabric. How can the shopper judge the strength of aa upholstery fabric? If swatches of different fabrics are available, hold each up to the light and stretch it diagonally. Your fingers ' a n d eyes will help you gauge the wearing qualities. Often the shopper must try to discover the strength of » fabric already on "a 1 'sofa or chair. Rub your fingertips over it to see how tightly it is woven Thickness of thread may be one strength index. The closeness of the threads definitely is. People who Ii(ce to curl their feet beneath them and cat lovers should avoid fabrics with long floated threads or nubby threads. The rough weave is not for rough use. It's smart looking but not a smart buy in home where the'furniture leads a vigorous life. A good buy for parents with .a large young family is- strong washable vinyl upholstery. It takes a considerable amount of childish use without shJr " "\ battle . fatigue. A, damp cloth generally washes it clean. BEAUTIFUL-BVT HOW WILL IT WEAR? QUICK ACTION EASY TERMS See! the New J(.itchen -Aid T)ishwasher, A Hobarf Product ttcrowt · Truitt ftcraw Coll»cliont Serving Arizona U«*l Recefve TWe * MAW OWK1 - KITCHENS 3001 E. Grant Id. M«. EA 6-1105 NEED MORTGAGE HONEY? LARGE »r SMALL CONSTRUCTION REFINANCING SOLOT REALTY CO. Realtors Phone EA 5-2665 The editorial page interprets national news for you THANK YOU FOR WAITING!!! HERE IT IS ! THE LUXURY HOME YOU DREAM ABOUT AND CAN FIND ONLY IN A CUSTOM BUILT Three bedrooms, situated on * full "acre, that over-looks the Catalinas, 2-c*r carport, cabinet kitchen with a built-in G.E. oven and range, large living room, full dining room I % tiled baths, cedar fence surrounds the landscaped patio. Carpet in the living room, dining room and large haW. Decorator tile ~tt»ru~out the other rooms of this custom built HALLMARK HOME. The price of $22.500 wiH purchase all of this and many more features that really must be seen to appreciate. You can't afford to miss this HALLMARK HOME at this* law price. Directions: Tanque Verde Rd. to Wrightstown Rd. Right on Pantano Rd. to East Pima Rd. The HALLMARK HOMES signs will welcome you to the open house, 7950 E. Pima Rd. Your HALLMARK HOME is your castle OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 1 to 4 P.M. WRU-JT1RRK WQrhrZS OF TUCSON - 5601 E. KELSO - AXtel 8-6541 Stone end Penning+on E BUILD-UP! Here's the secret of how you can avoid it! aferfect Sleeper' First mattress scientifically designed to help prevent Fatigue Build-Up! · Patented Sertaliner construction... slender ribbons of steel distribute weight perfectly, hfllp prtvtnt Fatigue BuWd-Up! · Smooth-top construction--no buttons, no bumps! · Extra l«v«|izing lay«r! · Quilted bordtrs won't br*tk down! · Superb-quality cov- ·rs, doubly durable! PAGE 66 TUCSON DAILY CITIZEN SATURDAY. JUNE 4, I960

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