Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on July 16, 1972 · Page 39
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July 16, 1972

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 39

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Split Level Treatment Gives House Character, Emphasis on Outdoors By Andy Lang The Associated Press This home, .aside from being attractively S p a n i s h , has many unusual features for both living comfort and pleasure. The exterior is so designed there, is little to indicate it is actually a splft level. The main exterior features are'the three large arches, with a projecting flat roof shelf tying them together. The large slant-walled chimney with adjacent angled top window is another dominant feature created by architect Rudolph A. Maternr AS A VISITOR approaches the home, the decorative iron gates in one arch indicate the front entrance. They open into t\ . i VTcrnong t ' H4^y±aqftecr! sS*~|3 irftt+BWBte flying grid family levels Here's the Answer By Andy Lang ( Q.--Several months ago I bought an old house that had no gutters to carry off rainfall. .Recent rains made it clear to me that gutters are reeded. I have just finished putting out wood, gutters, but have put no finish on them. Can you recommend a good wood preservative? A.--There are a number of good wood preservatives on the market. You can also use either Unseed oil or paint, both of which will do a good job. However, once you select either, you must continue to use the same thing when re~- newing the coating. Linseed oil must be reapplied about twice a year. Paint--get the kind made especially for use (.1 gutters--must be reapplied r-.cn everj' two years at ler?.: preferably, once a year. No ·rod preservative will last indefinitely. If you haven't already done so, use debris traps at the points where the gutters are attached to the downspouts. n "'ie gutters should be cleaned cf leaves and other matter twice a year. *· * f: Q.--Where can I get one of those freestanding fireplaces that come with a chimney, stack and flue? I have seen them iti newspapers and magazines. A.--Many household supply dealers, large hardware stores ·and lumber yards can ,get them for you even if they don't carry them in stock. If you cannot find such a place, send me a stamped, self-ad- I WEST VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAYS I NOTICE OF RELOCATION ASSISTANCE · The West Virginia Department of Highways is planning · to award a contract for the construction of Project 1-79-] I (20) 16 in Kanawha County extending a point on the I property of W. A. and Clara Hoff on Local Service Road I 53 near Buff Lick, West Virginia to a point on the property I of Nellie and Leon Hammack above Wilford, West Virgin- · ia on Lick Branch near the Roan County line, a distance of I approximately 2.27 miles. Negotiations for the acquisition I of the properties involved are scheduled to beqin July 17 I I 1972; I The Department of Highways has a Relocation Assist- I once Program to advise the occupants in this area of their I eligibility to receive moving and replacement housing I benefits. Any occupant contemplating moving from the I project area should, to insure eligibility for moving and I replacement housing payments, notify the Dpartment of I Highways before moving. An owner-occupant must sell to I the Department of Highways to be eligible for relocation I and benefits. I Relocation brochures and listings of properties for sale I I and/or for rent available to oil persons regardless of race,'] I color, religion, sex or national origin are available at I I 1900 Washington Street East, Building 5, telephone 348- I 2831. I A relocation field office will soon be established on Pro- I ject 1-79-1 (20) 16. All relocate** will be notified of the I I location, time, office hours, telephone number and nom« I | of person or persons to contact for relocation services 1 j and benefits. I ft.JJMtt,|/WJ||* [ Wist Ifrmh PtMrtmnrt t f fa hwan I a covered porch 13' by 8' in size. ;The front door, double 3- foot-wide units, is" directly ahead and leads to a spacious, foyer. From this position, one begins to realize this is a split level, as four steps go up to the left to the living room. Decorative doors from the foyer next to the guest coat closet enter a slab-floored family room. Another advantageous access from the foyer is to. the oversized, attached two-car garage. THE FAMILY ROOM, of excellent proportions, is near the rear of the house, allownig for a handy laundry and lavatory next to the rear service entrance. Two French-type d o o r s provide access from the fami- ly room to the private terrace behind the forage. A door to the garage is also located here. A door to the stair to the basement is on the opposite wall near the kitchen steps and service entrance. THE KITCHEN, up just four steps for easy serving to the family room, is compact yet .has a small breakfast area. A corner sink enhances the design while corner windows add drama. The dining room and living room are directly in line. The presence of the open-railed stair, plus a turned-pole separator, makes .the visual separation of the two rooms. Arches at the upper level and beamed ceiling add to the Spanish influence. The living room has a log burning fire- place adjoining the large window. U P S T A I R S , a balcony formed by the arches and railing is actually the connecting bedroom hall. Three bedrooms and two baths run front to reai- on this fourth level, with tire master bedroom to the rear with' its private bath. The two front bedrooms have access to a delightful sun deck. Bedroom two also has an outdoor narrow front balcony which adds that last dramatic, Spanish touch to this attractive home. Polio Victim Spends 15 Years in Iron Lung ADELAIDE, Australi -W- A polio patient who died recently at the age of 4? spent the last 15 years of his life with an iron lung and chest respirator. During his time in the hospital--believed to be a record--he wrote a book describing the experience. STUDY PLAN COUPON You can get a study plan for The House of the Week by sending this coupon and 50"cents to House Plans, Sunday Gazette-Mail,-Box 2993, Charleston, W. Va. 25330. The plan snows each floor. It is scaled % inch per foot. It includes R guide on "How to Get Your House Built." You can take this study plan to your bank and to your builder to get rough cost of construction estimates. Also available is Andy Lang's new handbook, "Practical Home Repairs," for $1. Enclosed is 50 cents. Please send me a copy of the study plan for the House of the Week L-59. Rock On-rlf You're So Reclined NAME CTTY STATE STREET (HP) dressed envelope and I will advise you further. * * « Q.--We have a forced-wa'-m- mair system in'our house. The air system in our houfe. T''e propelled by a blower through ducts to registers in each room. We would like to install central, air-conditioning. Can the same ducts be used for the cool air? A.--In many cases, yes. In some, it would not be practical. Nobody can tell you except a heating engineer who makes a personal inspection.' * · · Q.-I have taken off the old varnish from a bedroom bureau in order to refinish it. But there are'three or four places where dark stain marks still remain. Even sanding 1 won't take them off, as the marks seem to go very deep. Ho;v can I get them off? A-.--You'll have to bleach the entire area where the marks are. Use a commercial bleach, being careful to follow the -container's instructions about washing off the residue. Use a clear sealer, sand it very lightly with a fine grade of sandpaper, then go ahead with the new finish. (For either o/ A n d y Lang's booklets, "Wood Finishing in the Home," or "Paint Your House Inside and Out," send 30 cents and a long, stamped, selj-ad- dressed envelope to Know- How, P.O. Box 477, Huntington, N.Y, 11743. Be sure to specify which booklet you want.) ROCK OAT--it's so relaxing in this reclining lounger. And so simple to build with the full-size ·pattern available by mail from the address below. So build that chair, then lay back, relax and rock nr. By Steve EHingson You'll find the rocking reel;- ner shown here to have top comfort at the lowest possible cost. It's as comforting to a person's whole body as a good square'meal is. to one's lum- my. The contour of this double lounge just fits the contours of your body. Consequently, all muscles are supported evenly. And, with the feet elevated there is no strain on the heart. So you see, in addition to being most comfortable, it's also a very healthy piece of furniture. It's made of plywood and fitted with two standard-size furniture pads which are availaLE FROM Y fall comes, it's our guess you will want to take it indoors. It's that comfortable. Building the rocker (pictured here with actresses Maria O'Brien and Linda Peck) is no trick at all when you use the full-size pattern. All you need do is trace the pattern parts on wood, then saw them out and finally put them together. After that, give it a coat of paint, apply the pads, and you're ready for the most relaxing piece of furniture ever invented--and that's a promise. To obtain the full-size pattern number 451 for building the rocking recliner, send $1,000 (add 25 cents per pattern for air-mail delivery) by currency, check or money order to: REAL ESTATE LOANS TO QUALIFIED BORROWERS UP TO $15,000 1st or 2nd MORTGAGE EQUAL HOUSING LENDER SAVE SUPPLY'S MID SUMMER Kitchen Special! H? BRING IN YOUR MEASUREMENTS FORFRIE ESTIMATES 129"x72' COMPLETE KITCHEN! AS SHOWN $ 329. JINCLUDES-CABINETS, TOP, SINK BOWL AND FAUCET. "ELECTRIC RANGE REFRIGERATOR SEE W. 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