Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on June 4, 1973 · Page 22
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Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 22

Galesburg, Illinois
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Monday, June 4, 1973
Page 22
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Jisbyra RffljftefcMqjj,Ga IgjbufQ, J J I. , Monday,Jane 4, ) 973 Expert Offers Advice on Painting House or Garage By DOftTHEA M. BftOOKS • -NW'YORK - It's thftt 'tfme of year again: pic- r.lcs, ptfbls and painting. ,If youf house of garage demands painting before you cah drfjBy the pool and picnics this SuWfrter, you'll be interested in the following Do's and fcon'tfon painting from Sapo- tin Paints, Inc., a 91-year-old firm that specializes in a wide Variety of paints for the home. jr-KNOW YOUR DEALER. This ii*the most important bit 4f advice on paint purchases liiteeji reliable dealer — not in inexperienced clerk — can ppiofyGnormous help in choosing the., right product for the Job. him what you are going to paint, the present fconditlon of the surface and the type of finish coat and £olor you want. | —Read Jt. Do, carefully, ?ead and re-read the label on fiie can thoroughly before you it- lake brush in hand. Reputable manufacturers have taken a lot of time, money and research to help you get the right results based on these important label instruction. —QUALITY, Buy a quality paint. Only the wealthy can afford cheap paint which will require a re-paint job within a short time. When it comes •to paint you are going to apply yourself, the amount you save by economizing could mean no savings at all on the job. The difference in cost could be $2 to $4 per gallon with the results obtained worth much more in the appearance of the finished job and its lasting qualities. —Professionals. Obtain ; at least two bids if you are going to have the job done professionally. Make sure identical details are included in written estimates. Don't leave any­ thing to chance. If shutters have to be taken off, specify who will do it, how much will be charged. What about cleanup? No detail is too small, or you will find additional time and labor charges tacked on. Require evidence that a contractor is fully covered by compensation and insurance. PREPARATION, Make sure that you, or your painter, observe the manufacturer's instructions for proper surface preparation. This is more important than the painting itself. —Tools. Use proper tools for a good job. On a do-it-yourself job, it doesn't pay to skimp on equipment, and that includes a sturdy, well-constructed ladder. And be sure you use that ladder properly. Anchor it firmly, angling it sufficiently for safety, and don't over-extend your reach. The Don'ts: —Dori't deal with an unknown contractor without checking references with several satisfied customers. Beware of long-term guarantees. DON'T PAINT outdoors if the weather is unreasonably cool. Generally, it should be above 55 degrees for a good paint job. Avoid, also, painting on any surface that is hot from direct exposure to the sun. —Don't think one type of point formulation is like another. There are many new peints on the market. Don't apply the new type latex paints with a pure bristle brush, for example. Select one with nylon or other synthetic bristle. Don't attempt to brush out or roll on a paint too thinly even though your eye tells you it is covering. You may be surprised when it dries. Don't mix' varying types of paints together or add oils or thinners unless you know for sure the combination will turn out right. DON'T BUY custom mixed colors on different days. Pur­ chase mows than enough at one time (allowing leftovers for touch-up) and avoid variations that are inevitable with different batches. It is a good idea to "fix"* separate gallons in one or more five-gallon con- loinors. This means mixing them all together so a single uniform color results. Again in 73, the mosfnome money! COMPARE price, Quality, fhwnclno and conarruo- tiort and Vboll MfM, W« still.offtf tfw BEST VALUE £OR THE LEAST DOLLARS! IMMEDUTEXOW COSt FINANCING! And convenient k># monthly payments. Use your home plan or on* of ovn. Well build MM noma of your choice) on your lot and foundation. Our expert carpenters do all the exterior framing work... youcMtiMfiniiMtiKtnic^hugtitavingi! •Men coupon today and learn how yeu tan save siOHra on your new home. i WRITE FOR New rate COLOR CATALOG • TO PRESIDENT HOMES ! iS9SAA%9l- MP 1 *- MM 65429 I (612) 688*0791 { Gentlemen: PletM tend me Information on how I can bo Id a PrteJdent Home and lave money. We would like to bain our new home by__L_ It,- 12 Addrese. Town_ Zip- .State. THE EISENHOWER" 3 Fl^lowrtalot • Uan get a lot £ Local Hepreeanlallve: JOHN REID Box 333, Rock Island, 111. 61201 (309) 7II-7ISI OBIOH SHUT HE-CUT HOMES... OUR ONLY BUSINESS GE has afreezer to fit your needs, your budget. In The Crate Freezer SALE! CHEST FREEZERS '* tit 6 15 20 25 Cubic Cubic Cubic Cubic Suggested List Price Ft $189,95 Ft 249.95 Ft, 299,95 Ft 349,95 HINES & McCLINTOCK FN THE CRATE PRICE $159.95 $219.95 $249.95 $289.95 UPRIGHT FREEZERS J 10 Cubic 12 Cubic 15 Cubic Ft Ft Ft $199.95 229*95 279.95 $169.95 $199.95 $229*95 WE Will, PEUVER FOR A SMALL CHARGE Hines & McClintock 138 E. MAIN ST. - Phone 342.7714 Yard Storage Unit Stows Garden Gear Along Fence Gardening can be a real drag if tools and supplies are scattered throughout the house, basement, or garage and have to be ferreted out for each use. One wety-organized, easy to build solution is a storage fence, designed to reduce the running around and increase the joy in gardening. Named the StoW-It-All, it does just that. On your neighbor's side it looks like a handsome fence, but on your side, in three-foot modules, it holds a mower, spreader, shovels, rakes, bags of fertilizer and peat moss, chemicals, small toots and other supplies. MODULES can be added to store deck furniture, large barbecues, fireplace wood, and skis or camping equipment. The storage fence requires little more skill than is needed to build a regular fence, as it involves only the addition of sidewalls, roof and doors. Tools needed are a hammer, handsaw, square and carpenter's l|evel. The fence forming the back wall has a horizontal pattern of lx8-inch boards slightly spaced on 4x4-inch western wood posts. Sidewalls and doors are of the same boards, but if wind-driven rain is a problem tongue - and - groove boards or bevel siding can be used. THE ROOF, made of boards topped with roll roofing, is angled slightly downward from back to front to allow drainage through an interior downspout. The unit sets on a perimeter base of preservative- treated 4x6s, Pallets of 1x4s set on the Divider Adds Charm, Utility To Any Room A free-standing buffet server and room divider combination added in a living or family room lends decorative dimen* sion as well as usefulness. A clear-finished sliding-door buffet, or one four to five feet long built of western pine boards, may be suspended between side panels of paired, slightly spaced 2xl0-inch Douglas fir planks. Planks are sealed or lightly stained to retain natural wood tone and the cabinet Is painted to complement room furnishings. A frame of lx3-inch pine or fir ties the side panels together at the ceiling. 4x6s over a gravel bed provide a dry floor. Shelves, hooks and closed,cabinets are added for storage, and shallow shelves can be added to the inside door frames. Working p\ans for the Stow- It-All fence are available for 10 cents in coin from Western Wood Products Assn., Dept. 538P, Yeon Bldg., Portland, Ore. 97204. Deluxe Shallow Well Jet Pump, Captive Air™ Tank 74 88 Reg. $89.99 Regular $61.99 *^U Power Bonus motor has power in excess of HP-rating to hold pressure at 30/50 pounds. Lexan impeller and diffuser .For wells to 20-ft. deep. Captive Air tank is designed to keep air and water completely separated. Tank can't become waterlogged; helps add to the efficiency of the water system. $72.99 36 Gal. —$60 STORE HOURS: Monday and Fr'day 9 A.M. to 9 P.M. Tues., Wed., Thurs., Sat. 9 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. 467 East Main Street Galcsburg, Illinois Sears, Roebuck and Co. PLAN FOR k LENNOX Residential and commercial ducted aystern*. electric, gas, oil. C'onverilon*. Electronic air cleaners, humidifier* Heat oumpi, air conditioning. Complete TOTAL COMFOH'Iaviterna or aflfl-on unit* bv fiicturv- i;ain*ii r/ewi Prompt wrvict .11 uih'/ft. F'fre estimates ' WHKKE lO CALL' Ring Sheet Metal & Healing 213 Urcv« bi„ Knuxvill*. IU. Phone 281-4213 LENNOX HEATING SYSTEMS m mm mm ms sm TOMORROW 7 TALK To One of Our Friendly Home Loan Officers at Fidelity Federal CONVENTIONAL HOME LOANS ARE AVAILABLE Only 5%-10%-20% Cash Down Payment May Be Needed. Here's What A Fidelity Federal Home Loan Gives You • Rent-Like Payments to Fit Your Budget • Monthly Payment Includes Principal, Interest, Taxes, and Insurance # Loan Terms 20 or 25 Years # Minimum Loan Closing Costs The %>r\$\\ex Futures Since Turn of the Century' Before » SAVINGS AND W ^e^ MAIN AND CHERRY STREETS

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