The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 31, 1946 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 31, 1946
Page 5
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TUESDAY, DKCKMBElflU, 194C BLYTHEVILLB (AM.) DOURIEK NKWB Good Roofing Is Real Economy Proper Application Of Sound Material Gives Longer Service Extensive field studies Indicate thai maximum lire of roofing on f«rm homes and barns can be obtained by careful application and ^proper selection of materials for 7'hc pin-pose to be served, Tlie asphalt roofing industry, which last year produced 89 percent ol the roofing materials in llic United States, has loiind that proper selection of product anc 1 .strict adherence to manufacturer.'* Instructions for application eliminate practically all roofing com- plnints. The principal rules to follow, in applying a new asphalt roof or recocting an existing structure to assure trouble-free service and long life, are: 1—'Roof decks must be smooth, substantially supjwrted to Insure rlKidity during the life of the structure, made of well-seasoned lui«h;r, and dry when Ihc roofing is jy.nllcd. Space immediately be- low the room must be well veil- tllttcd, during »nd »lt«r application to prevent the possibility of buckling. Examine Old R*of cwK»lly !—-On new construction, Joose, resinous knots and excessively rc- slrioHs »iea> in (ho lumber s'louid be covered with metal patches before applying felt or rooflnz to the deck. 8—In rerooitni* over »,i >ld root, careful examination should Ua mide lo be sure the deck will provide substantial anchorage lor nills. 4' — Miimifacturcr's inslr'Jctions sliould bs followed carefully. Square-butt strip shingles, for en- ample, under ordinary conditions should bs laid five Inches to the weather and nailed with six nails. Just above and about 11-2 inches on each side of the cutouts. In areas of extreme high winds, Eqnarc-butt or hex-strip shingles should have their tabs cemented down with quick-setting lap cement. 5—Some Interlocking, metal locking mid seal down typos of shingles are especially designed to resist high winds...and will, when applied according to manufacturer's instructions over a properly prepared surface. 6—Aspliall shingles should not be applied lo a roof with a rise of less than four Inches par foot. How to Apply Roll Rooting 7—Ordinary type asphalt roll S. L. Gladish Opens Now Subdivision in Osceofa S. L. Gladtsli has'opened a subdivision north of Osccola', comprising 14 lots, and which Mas been pained" Gladlsh Addition, This division Is bordered on the East by a gravel road,, running in front of (he GladJsh home, and on the North by a bayou. C roofing should not be applied lo roofs with a pitch of less than three inches per fool. For pitches of one inch to three Indies, a wide selvedge roofing sliould bo used. Ur-'Roll roofing gives l>est results If first laid oMt flat In 12 foot strips In a warm place for several hours before It is applied. .9—Kails should not be driven slantwise in such a way thai the edge of the null head cuts Into tile roofing. Exposed nail heads on roll roofing should b= covered with plastic cement. 10—Lap cement should cover the entire lap of ihc rooming, with an extra bead extruding along the edge. Some roof failures are caused by faulty selection of materials for specific purpose. The use of asphalt roofing on roofs of too flat a pitch, lightweight materials sc- lecied for heavy duty jobs, greater .exposure of shingles than manufacturer's recommendation, or use of fewer nails, or different location of nails than recommended are practices which, the Industry warns, may result In not obtaining the full useful life of the materials. 'More House For Money' in Simple Design l)y adhering to n few principles of efficient planning, Ihc family biilldlnu a new home can get the "most house for Its money," ac- corclinu to Walter T. Anlcka, ol Ann Arbor, Mich., lending designer or niiall homes. First ainont: these i.s lo plan the home from the Inside, basing It upon Iho llviiiB requirements of the family rather than on exterior »p- peanmcc. Simple shape and de- fgn, straight intrlor wall divisions, elimination or exterior nnd Intcrllr fancy (and cosily) projections will old ereatly lu building up liability and. keeping down cost. Anlcka advocates also the elimination of dormers, with I heir Intricate., fittings iilid need for additional «mtcr.s nnd lenders. Altrnc- live rcor appearance can be attained, he declares, by use of simple cornices built of stock materials and <by covering the loot with . long-lasting asplinll shingle*, in a color scheme designed to harmonize .with tlic home nnd Us sur- niondlngs. Fe-.vcr bill larger windows , of slock sl/e, will reduce cost, nix provide wall space lor greater variety In furniture arrangement A QUESTION of WALLPAPER? You'll find (hat tiresome excursions looking for wallpaper . are quite unnecessary when VIMI see our gorgeous selection of 'quality papers. That idea in the hack of your head on redccoralioh will 'actually conic to pass if you visit our store for your wallpaper iccds. .» You'll Find Your Needs at YOUR" WALLPAPER ; . STLYE CENTER DEAL'S PAINT AND WALLPAPEk STORE 101 S. 1st. I'hone 46!l TAKE feMH™^ STEPS TO PROTECT YOUR INVESTMENT FIRE INSURANCE When you -spend money remodeling your home or building a new home . . . stoo.und ,; consider your investment. The amount of crush lied up In your home would all be toriL if it were not for insurance. So, if your Home nucds move insurance or if it's going uninsured at this time—sec us at your cnrtu'bL convenience. THE General Insurance Agency F . W . W H I T N E H 1st. National Hank Hltlg. Phone 2(U! It is our wish fhdf the tie* year ahead will bring good health, happiness and prosperity to BlyrheViHe arid all its good people. It is our resolution to continue giving you the type of service you ask for. Service that Will bring yott back again and again to our store when in need of things electric. WALPOLE ELECTRIC 110 So. Second St. Phone 3371 A Household Institution For Over 25 Years House-Hunters Given Warning Magazine Urges Buyers Be on Alert to Avoid Many Trick Schemes Things me lookhiR up on (lie onshiB front—fni- ihc gyj) nnd tin- swindler, (lie crooked ronslviiclor, mid (he repair racketeer. *'or the naUou's liovisc-liHnloi'R Uic )>icl\ii'c Is not so brlfilil, wiirns Ilcttcvs Homes A: Ciimtcns iiinKiizliw, Uiilld- I«S boniiils limy tnkc your money anil lenvc you litsh nnd clry. Better Business Bureaus unit law entoiceiiiunt iiKCiicle.s bee you to "Investigate before you Invest." II you would find u home without losing your shlrl. here lire sonu; rules lo lollow: ( I>ii| only will) nn established, i'C|iiilable coiitrocloi 1 01 other ««eu- cy you ciin check roiutlly with .someone you know or lU a JmiiK. Don't rely on apparent I'eslwuL- nblllty and * slneorlty. The most swccesstul swindlers ave Uie sniootU- csl. They would lie In )nll ir they were not. ' Don't, mnke Inr^c cnsh deposits on building ninlcrlnls, prerubricnl- ed houses, ' or hiilldhn; contracts. Courts In sonic states I HIVE hold thai money tints lulvunced becomes ro|ierty of the contractor, nbso- ilcly nnd uuconditlonnlly. If n own payment Is Insisted upon lior to dcllvcfv of nmterlnl or ommenccmeHt of construction, ))»l ' in escrow, lo be paid when sllp- lnled conrtltlons imvc been met. I>0ji't rely on vcitinl s|)pciflc(itions >r promises. Put tliein In \vrllhiK md In cbiitracl. Conlracts sliolild tnte c'ciirly work lo bo [lone, ma- crliils to be usett, entire urojccl ost, how pnymcnls .slmii |>3 made. Study contracts carefully, Throw ml any provisions you don't want. Got adequate leunl advice before von sign n contract, not ntlor. Don't, be deceived by a house with an attractive exterior, nn Imposing front door, n scir.blnnco nt insulation. Have nn architect, or other disinterested and ((iiuliflud third party examine 11 for hidden dcfccls In construction. Don't buy iv lot siun unseen, or before you make sure promised ttn- wrvcmcnts arc Installed or definitely assured nnd that building permits cftn be obtained. Spray of DDT Solution Aids House Cleaning The fall cleaniiiK Period, when disarray rules throughout thu house. Is n good lime lo .spray thoroughly with n DDT . r i% solution, according to entomologist's. A solution with n stnlnlcss oil base Is recommended, since It will lenvc no visible residue on Walls, curtains, shades, polished furniture, or fixtures. ,A. single treatment., ol bedstead nd<|,.mattress will usually eliminate bedbugs. Roaches may be controlled by occnslonnl treatments of base bonrrts, floors, nnd wnlt.s in the pantry n nd under kitchen sinks. Screens, light fixtures nnd ceilings should bo sprayed nt three week Intervals for fly and mosquito extermination. British Officer Confirms Jew's Flogging Sentence JERUSALEM. Den. 31. IUP>— The British Army command today confirmed Ihc sentencing of a .Jewish youth lo 12 lashes will, „ cane En another case pnrallcllne the one which prompted the revenue ll u ,'- Kli'B of four British soldiers yi". lenlay. Gen. Sir Evelyn linrkcr, rj-'tlsli coimniindcr In I'nlcsllnc, nnuoiinccil he conlirmntion of a mlliuiry ronrt's verdict that Aaron Cohen 17 >c lashed for carrying pam i: ii|,.i winbs last month. Three muni us mprjsonment to which Cohen nl'-ii IHS been sentenced wos sus]>end>-d or more spacious livlrii,' Careful plannin s or" these u nd atlicr home features, based on the amlly's needs, ivm cut considerably tlic cast and result In "more for the money." GO AHEAD! The grcch light has been given by our shop to all work (hat might case the critical housing sitnadnn. We know thai by <!o- )ri(c Ihls we will help make i home liveable for someone a'ul provide » vacancy somewhere else. 'PETE' WE'RE CUTTING H you've hulldinii a now home or lewirlni! thu house you're living in— a\U ou us fov im estimate. We're ijlvlng lunisc- \vlriiii; n No. I priority and KUai'antir complete .sullsfuc- tlou on. nil work done, This next lime you Iwvu work to Iv done, cull on us! SEE OUR DISPLAY OF ATTRACTIVE FIXTURES , CHARLIE'S ELECTRIC 116 No. First St. SHOP Phone 2993 IT'S TIME TO REDECORATE! Start the Now Year RIGHT Nnlionally mlvorLiiititl pninl.'t, varnishes inul wallpapers from Mulilxird Hardware. You'll find Iliac by UKIU^ utrr (|inilil.v iiKM'' you're making a sound itivc.slmcnl in the beauty of your borne. Don't iti'lay another day—come ritfbu down atu! make your .selection fur rcdccora- tion. SEE OUR NEW WALLpAPiR DEPARTMENT! ' J/orJwnrc * f/ccfrfcn/ Supplies f ifl ' 213 MV\TN STRtET Pk—JOtl DLYTKCVILL'E, ARKANSAS /..-^^ ^•iSsri * HARDWARE COMPANY S«(/s • Morncss • Farm Supp/i'es EACLE STAMPS urprise your Family and Friends..... THE 109 N. First 1'himo See how easy it is to apply Trims Ready-Pasted Wallpaper "^^with-- . out paste," tools or cutting board. , Then do it yourself! You'll be proud , of a decorating job well done. T ' ' PLANTER'S HARDWARE CO., Inc. \ W 126 W. Main Phon.a 515-' -~-~——

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