Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California on May 6, 1965 · Page 19
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Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California · Page 19

Redlands, California
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Thursday, May 6, 1965
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Carpet Glossary BR0ADL005I is a designation of carpet width. It does not describe any special quality, style or construction. Tlie tei-m refers to any carpet made in seamless width of 6 feet and over. PDLE YARNS, sometimes called "face yams," are the tufts of yarn seen on the surface of the carpet. BACKING YARNS are the materials that foi-m the carpet back or foundation, to which pile yarns are anchored. A second backing fabric may be laminated to the primary backing, and the backing may be coated with latex. PLY is a layer of thickness of yarns used in carpet. If the pile yarn is described as "3-ply," it means that each tuft is made of 3 strands of yarn spun together. Ply affects texture; it does not necessarily improve quality. WILTON, AXMINSTEB and VELVET are types of looms on which woven carpet is made. Carpet woven on these looms is also described by these terms, such as "a Wilton carpet," "a velvet carpet," or "an Axminster." TUFTING is a construction process in which pile yarns are attached to a pre-consti-ucted backing by wide multiple-needled machines. This process is used for the majority of carpet produced today. KNITTING Is another construction process In which carpet pile yarns and backing are interlocked on multiple-needled knitting machines. Function comes first Family rooms quieter with carpeted floors The house with a room set aside for a "family room" merits some special decoratmg attention. This is one area in which function must be the determining factor in decor. Special activities and equipment—such as home movie projectors or stereo sets—must be planned for with adequate storage space and easy access. Fur- nisliings for other activities — such as tables for games and comfortable seating areas — should be included. All areas of the room whould be well lighted. Practical Planning Above all, the furnishings diould be practical and geared to plenty of activity—the family room is no place for fragile pieces or delicate treasures! Fortunately, today's home furnishings Include a wide variety of furniture fabrics and accessories keyed to family room requirements. Special soil-resistant finishes on upholstery fabrics, easy-upkeep wall treatments and non-scuff furniture finishes all fit into this category. Styling of furniture and carpets has also been broadened so that homemakers can achieve the right degree of informality in family rooms in a number of ways. It's no longer necessary to limit decorating to a strictly "rustic" style, although this decorative style is frequently chosen for family rooms. Furnishings with a Spanish flair and styling with a "sophis­ ticated country" look offer two examples of decorative possibilities for the family room. Both styles are seen in furniture which is sturdy, but not bulky, and casual but flexible enough to team with a variety of decorating chemes. New carpets and rugs have also been styled along these lines—and a carpet or rug is an essential item in family rooms. Noise is always a factor in rooms geared to activity, and a carpet or rug performs the major function of sharply reducing airbom noises and virtually elimmating impact noises. Whether home movies, a teenage record session, a children's party or television are on the agenda, a carpet or rug in the family room provides the right acoustical control. Comfort Underfoot The carpeted floor also sets the pace in comfort, another essential feature of any well-designed family room, and can be the basis for a bright, cheerful color cheme. The wear and tear imposed on a family room presents no problem for a wisely-chosen carpet or rug. A dense, well-constructed quality is recommended for ma.ximum wear, and color and te.xture should be chosen with an eye to practicality. It's best to select a sturdy texture, such as tight loops or twists, rather than the soft plushes. Fine Carpeting Deserves Fine Care ...HOOVER'S ready to it The new HOOVER Converh'ble cleaner with its exclusiva "triple action" cleaning gets the dirt out of carpets quickly and easily. Only the Hoover lifts the carpet off the floor and holds it on a cushion of .air, while the smooth ogitator bars top the carpet gently, to bring the deeply embedded grit to the surface. Ones on top this grif can be swept up with lint, thread and hair, then suction takes everything Into the throw-away bag. AVAILABLE AT . . . BURROUGHS i4pp/fances Sirvlns Redlandt for Over 35 Years 117 East State Downtown Redlands Dial 793-5485 Hedhnds My Facts Thursday, May 6, 1965 -19 ru A room-size rug with a carefree, shaggy texture, made of nylon, is the choice for this family room. Furnishings are "country casual"; decor is planned for practicality and activity, including space for home movies, music, other recreation in a quiet, attractive setting. Is it carpet or is it tile? It's really both — 12 -inch squares of carpet bonded to a plastic base with edges designed for interlocking. The squares can be installed without adhesive in any number of designs, such as this parquet pattern chosen for a handsome dining Padding boosts carpet benefits Once a carpet or nig selection is made, the next logical step is padding. Padding, also called "cushion" or "underlay," is vital to the satisfactory installation of wall- to-wall carpeting. Pads should also be used under large rugs. The primary function of padding is to serve as a "shock absorber" under carpeting. By helping to absorb the pressure of traffic, padding prolongs carpet life; it also adds greatly to comfort underfoot. Carpet paddmgs are made of a variety of materials, including felted hair, combinations of hair and jute, rubber and rubberized hair. The felted paddings are made in various weights based on thf! RUG & CARPET. CLEANERS ESTABLISHED IN 1940 SERVING REDLANDS FOR 24 YEARS WALL-TO-WALL CARPET FURNITURE CLEANING - ORIENTAL RUG ALL SIZE RUGS & CARPETS CLEANED "Your Hom« or Our Plant" Mothproofing REDLAKDS RUG & UPHOLSTERY CLEANERS Licensed & Insured OPEN MON. THRU FRI. FOR FREE ESTIMATES FREE PICK-UP & DELIVERY FRED H. BRUMS OWNER Call Bus. 793-5965 Res. 793-5160 y 1420 W. REDLANDS BLVD. REDLANDS (FORMERLY OLD HWY. 99) Collect ideas for color plans Some people seem to be bom with an eye for color—but even if you're not so fortunate, you don't have to learn by the expensive "try-and-miss" method. When planning color schemes for your home, make a collection of color samples. Paint chips, fabric swatches.and carpet samples should be included. Take your color collection along when you shop for car pets and rugs. Although you may make your final selection at home, through the "at home shoppmg" services offered by reliable retailers across the country, your samples will aid you in making an initial choice of preferred colors. As a further guide in corabta' ing colors successfully, take a look at patterned carpets. These patterns have been designed by skUled artists who know which colors work host together, and they can be a big step in building color schemes for your home. The 60-Inch wheel tire of the Lunar Mobile Laboratory will be covered with tufted nylon carpeting, chosen for its flexibility and adaptability to varying lunar temperatures. number of ounces per square yard. They range from 32 ounces to 86 ounces. Normally, a 40-ounce pad is satisfactory for home use. Thicker paddmg will, of course, offer more comfort and luxury. The rubber padding comes in a variety of thicknesses, measured in inches or fractions of an inch. A suitable thickness for normal home use is one-quarter or three-eighths inch. A number of good rubber pad­ dings today have a surface of burlap or scrim fabric molded to one side. These paddings are laid with the fabric side up, permitting a taut, even carpet installation. Installed Padding In a waU-to-waU installation, padding is installed along with the carpet. For a large rug, padding should be- cut to fit about an inch less in length and width, so that the rug slightly overlaps- the pad. A proper selection of padding can be made only when the carpet is chosen. Carpet buyers should avoid the mistake of trying to compensate for a skimpy carpet with a thick padding, or choosing a flimsy padding that is inadequate for proper carpet support and comfort. Carpet to go, to of all places — moon Carpet is turning up in the most unlikely places! Most unlikely of all — the moon. The wheel-tires for the Lunar Mobile Laboratory to be used by our astronauts will be covered with tufted nylon carpeting. \Vhy? Accordmg to the Research and Development program for the lunar expedition, carpet best met the requirements for a flexible, wear-resistant material adaptable foi" ap^ plication to the wire mesh wheels. WALL fo WALL Savings for CARPET TIME '65 Reg. 7.95 97 SQ. YD. INSTALLED 100% Filament Nylon De«p Hi-Le Pile Dbl. Juts Back. Many Colon. Also 100% Nylon deep cut Pile, excellent for bedroom and baths. 12 colors. Reg. 8.95 SQ. YD. INSTALLED 501 DuPont Cent. Fll. Nylon 3 different patterns to select from. 36 colors 12' and 15' goods. Dbl. Jute Back. Never packs down. Reg. 10.95 100% Acrylic Pile Denss Velvety Textur* Reg. 9.95 7 97 SQ. YD. INSTALLED Extra Htavy 501 DuPont space dyed. Beautiful twead colors to sa- leet from. AIss deep scroll pattern In solid decorator colors. Dbl. Juta Back. NYLON-WOOL-ACRILAN HERCULON-CAPROLAN By Such Famous Names as Bigslow — Barwick — World Haightstown—Beatte—Mages EASY TERMS UP TO 36 MONTHS TO PAY • FAST SERVICE Reg. 10.95 SQ. YD. INSTALLED 100% Wool Tweed Beautiful Colors Used in Hotels and Commercial BIdgs. Extra tightly woven. Reg. 10.95 8" SQ. YD. INSTALLED HERCULON' Selection of 2 patterns. 20 different colors. Will positively not stain. ALL PRICES INCLUDE SO-oz. Waffle Pad. Cuaran- teed Workmanship. Tackless strip metal. COMPLETE SELECTION Brought to Your Home FREE ESTIMATES Carpet cleaning mada eosyl New Electric Up-Brush Brushes fha pila upward, removes deep dirt and eliminates matting. Ko wet carpet, no handwork. Priea quoted includes Hoil Cleaner lo clean 300 sq. ft. of corpet plus usa of Electric Up-Bruth. Reg. 11.95 SQ. YD. INSTALLED Acrilan Pile By Chemstrand Extra deep cut pile. 2 different patterns. 20 different colors. HEADQUARTERS FOR OZiTE Indoor-Outdoor Carpet-See Us-5.50 Sq. Yd. Armstrong Linoleum Kentile for Lowest Possible Prices Deluxe Custom Madt DRAPERIES Guaranteed Fabric and Workmanship On* only, for limited tima. Natural nubby taxturc, heavy linen look. Satin back. 1 SAVE NOW —REG. 3.00 YD. Valley Carpet & Drapery Co. 35US Yucalpi Blvd. - 7!7-01(i - Next to Mode-O-Day

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