The Decatur Daily Review from Decatur, Illinois on April 6, 1924 · Page 28
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TO in m n m ^ HELP FOR THE MAN WHO WANTS TO BUILD um^^ WHAT YOU MAY WANT TO KNOW ABOUT BUILDING Questions atldre»9Fd to the P»- n*i »I11 be answered b\ Architect* Small HOUM 8er» Ice Mil- r«*u of the Lolled Btstts Inc rontrolkil tiv the Amerlc-nn Insll- i t t t * of Arcltliects and Indorsed I \ th* d e p a r t m e n t of commerce, I nlted Btates crovcrnm.iit In- cl««* s»lfaddressed. stamped en- 4 « ope for r*pi «·--»»» ar. ··IMIit M ·««· ···Irwar to ··* ·**»*. H.tv tmm ··· MlhMtvr* *w acesireel ·» that «»*r will swt ····»« l****f A-- Secure th. ballnster* to the treed* hr mean* of d o v e t a i l e d dow.lls set In glu* *·»«··*·« nl *»·«· water tlahif Are «»»y ····* ·*a*Ml«* IB. a flaa*!. ···· «la4»OT*f V -- Casement n r l m l o w s can lie nu le n r f e c t l ·» aft tlfc-lu e»p«- ol» j 1* i h c « t e of the o H- · » 1 i g l n g t \ p » M e a t icr e i r l p p l n j ? 1« of a g'ent ussistance _»«» t u r n t w ' n U o u i o f t h e o u t s w i n g I n f f t v p e g e n e t i l U cost rror« l i n n d o u b l e h u n t w i n d o w * ^ i n c « t » ncreen^ a r d t o r n «TMi n n * t · of wood to imlch t ic ' i n l ? h n o o d i \ o r k of \ « r o o m ^ Colonial Six Rooms--Gambrel Roof *rt tit ·J-- I ··«» kw*i(bt ······i ·!··· that were mrf tr* ky ·»*· ·f*rlllr»tl*mm which I mm re«lrr* «· till ««t. 1 ·· »-f k*«f* Mvlhlas; ·¥··! h*ll«- h«M I «· t* rr«l«cr V -- Employ an architect In »our clu t« a d v i s e s o u or c o n s u l t w i t h R. reputable contractor who has the r e p u t a t i o n for conserv I n g h i s c l e n t u Interest* Felect materl- · '» made by t n « m a n u f a c t u r e r s « l i o « « n a r a n t v o' t h « p ' o l u c t s · rri icd i j t l u t i \M I » ind Hie Cetrrlgat, IHt-AnsMeots' taaO Hense Isrtlci Birettu · kl« rmlmmu I hate rr»4 thai · hone* ·hovM not r««t I'M than 'b"e tfwee 4tr More thjia CAHC *me* th» \mtmf fr tke Ur. It a lot ··!· II MM ihxt nonril mr»B kat the m*M ^«« r«nl4 mt ·· " «··«·· kr 4 MM. Mow dn r«« '«»»·« to h»IM a ·! roim hua«e tf*r *«*k ai |*rj«cf N ^ -- I ' ^ i a l l l T V S i ( | T ' O \ » N i l e t i n t Is i ~ i f l u . f t i ,v l i \ ** n^e it c o n i p u n i / ' s -n bclj Ik " t i l «l I · I li i » l i n t no n i l i t I l« a J l 100 In i\ ml I IK v I " I n n s t i I t u c l l ( l i - \ e l " i f I i i , l -l I « H c i u ' i l r. ,n:d !· 1 l r t N 1 1 Cll d o 1 111 T C C O t l l l * f po i s ^ i g l lioi i i » co " I » t f l l w I! I l l l l « T | o U O S in"ll 1 ' t r 1 H t I 1 1 in c · \ C | 1 J ) ,« | r. ,, j ] n j lul I I P V r i i t (or v i 1 1 «- 2 s r - j ' c f 1 «· 111 i t » . C a i i i 11 i M i SELECTING FLOORS FOR YOUR HOME The first of a ourabrr *f article* (a ··pear la thu eo] a ma o« material* used (or floor!**; aad k. technique of I.Tin*; aad flal.hloc tT th. Architect** graall Ilouie Sen Ire Bureau of tke Vnlted .States. Perhaps there Is no peimanent structure about o u r honi* that may lave more \ariety than tli* floors They n ay be made of practically any of the basic- materials, excepting metal, and they combine a glittering array of textures w i t h color* The whol* character ot a room may be determined by the material and tli* color note of the floor rioor. \eriu* Rooms. You - K i l l set d o w n d i f f e r e n t requirements for x o u r floors, depend- ng on w h a t tspe of service 3 ou w a n t For e\ample, there Is one thing- for the bath and another for the kitchen In the living quarters on v i a ask t h a t the floors h a \ e a q u i l l t j such tliat t h p y w i l l Ke In w i t h the (reiicnl note of decoration In general It ma bo said tint · f l o o r must be easv to wa,llc on It mist be smooth It m u s t bs r e s i l i - ent B u t w e occasionally o \ e r ride these particular requirements For example, th* sunroom ma b* floored w i t h rough tiles or brick. It may even m\e store, such as nlat*. for a *ur- taclns; Special quajllty of dolor and texture her* overcome th. »«nsr»l desirability of *mootlmesa and rei- llency Vo d o u n t th. least tiring floor to w a l k on Is on. that Is mad* of wood or th* product* of wood Rubber Is ·«.·«« ··· ikr « · » » , ( amount ·"·rl«««r« hr okmlnril f \ -- l h n i t c ' ,1 «. r \ on · «( c.) 1 1 i i i k m« li f xi i i d ' H O r i l i 0 1 w l i | t o p i n i o n o r t h r -\\ hoi » t.t*l of t i e lou 1 -** · i \ " I * I I \ l l o ·· 'r r l n o r l ^ T J f u r 1 r.\\ U r jr a U i · t I t to i i t mi I u 10 l h « 1 l le- I U l i r n n i n o 1 » I 1 u j d i « o n n t t * IipT H i * n in i i t-r I I T O O 1 I i" co u r n N ' i ' j ) J l c !'·- in t rim 1 t i · a i i r }l » n i m i l h ,, [ n u l l T i c - I - r « · t i l l h e n t i I · t t f l i n i ( s i n n i k. i v * «. ··'·con I n o 1 1 ,, i it f r J f » u ' J. 1 FHMI i«M N. Water St. CsTI M.ls 217] noon I m l i« 10 l s u w i I ci I t i n c l u d e s I M h d s n l l j c . M i \ e n i r i _ e * n« -i 00-u cl s L t mom clo'et on lo h | 'lo. i « illnins: i k m c i n d i i c i clo$ct 1 Mi-- n v l f i« t no J m t c l i Colon il I c l e t s * s i t - x i i i f t | \ p i o n " ! t i o n otf I o 1 'i I ' u n r d e x t e r i o r i t can s I 1-Ki.i 1 t n a jO f ot lot b it w ill IK j 01 \i on tcil 01 placed i' t h » ^ t i t i n bo e c^ttd on a sonie- u li 11 m i 11 \\ i f i o u t ig-e \** l*s q:ned (li« h ' n ^ B s h o u l d f a c e ^ ^ c ^ . cr i 01 h It cm I e r t - \ r r « f e ( l for 0 I ( i f i l i n g s \ i 10 n l l u n i c i l e r n o n \ n once* K T l » i f t * - n U c ^ t - m i i ^ T i t c h e a l l i c i ·· m c n t o i In' c u t ' d e l u i n t r ] » l u i t . s o 1 * hi lion e are ' h e O n n k U o \ c i ll " 1 i t c h t n f i r e p l a c e in l u mni, l o o n In BO c o m e t s I n a l l 1 eilruon *· I rcn li dooi 3 leicling: f i oni I n l c roo n to side pon.li I iic houn. is f n n e o i s l r n c ' l o n f \ l f i k i f i · \c\ i n lirce s'i n f c l c s i l i i v In 1 "* c u s« l i i j in c h e c k e r e d l i u ' i n ^ f i n p ' j i i f L O t L i i o r c a u I » 1 "(.it l' llLM C I J h« (.f ^L o I j u Id ll 1-4 h c i ae I n - c l n J i i ^ 1 ^ i t l n ^ j h t u b u i f i l i g h t i n g · n l m ni; i c i i l x t i l i \ * i n b u t n«)t I n c h ilinic ^ i l l U i i t i o n « «liou U i inp- b n w e n $b jOO and J S O O O I n r t i t i i n h c i l u i f e s v n o r e co? s e t * t,h the I Ij^ho^t f K i « i u o t o d v \ i u d ic t o o lovs I n o i l e r localities I I P l o w o « t f i ^ i c ci iot^i w o u l d b' 1 mpu* l l i n w u t f i c i c r t 'Hie ringe ot * l · 0 i* c ^*n lo co cr d i f f e r e n c e s n fh-» w a \ tins liov «s is L u l l t and how t h o r o u g h l j it H eq l i p p e d and nooe. PLAY I n .** St l t, J Ins h j t c t i Is cou rolled \t\ t h e \ r r c t I C T I I I n « t l t u U o f \ r c h t t c t ^ a n d Ins t h e e n t ' o i ^ c n e n l | b i i k k i s i i r i . i « , i n o m^c I n ( l ' ) t ( . i m i t l t d i ^ s s c d r n \ Iciie ^ ^ , - «,,,, , , , ,, l l l e e i H - o i s c i i e m - « l n i l C " ) " -- \ i f l l t c c u bnnll cC lh« D t p a i t m c n t of i"o i me cc i I l o " s « s c i \ k e J i rca i lion « Bu Id ltd S atel ^ o \ e m » ^ ·-·· i f i. « ^ . « . f i = * - I n c i l h a n o n p i o f t ^ e i x i c i . n i d li f u t n '-lun^ o f depend ible «-iu at modt.t ccs s a; iis p i i p o i e t i e t r \ r j n n c t e and l h o u s e p ai «ei \ i t, 1 c r i n f o i m i t i o u ct h e b l u e p r i n t s a r d «=( - - u f i cition« Tdclre^s t ie Home Bt ikling- ] duor of t i l s mpci i h e L n i t e d S t i t c s b u r p in m a n In r ^ an I i f o i n a Hot depa. t i n e u to m = \ \ e i licnie HOTT-RAY-HILL HARDWARE CO. BUILDERS' HARDWARE AND TOOLS 321 N. Main. I'hone Main ZSit Plumbing For the New Home! liefer* jou complete your Building Plan* consult us on our Plumbing Work. The right kind of Work and Fixtures mean much to our home. Keep our Number Main 1948 On )our Emergencv List. SCOTT \ , THE PLUMBER GEO. B. CHEYNE Plumbing and Heating Engineer 327 EAST MAIN STKEET PHONE MAIN 1*48 hardly a wood product, but It Is compounded from th« sap of wood It combine* wearing qualities with flexibility, and makes an excellent floor especially so for rooms where there Is a great deal of cortlnuous stand- Ing, or t a l k i n g Jlke In the k i t c h e n It can be uied elsewhere * _, HOT* Llaeleam I* C*ed. Another wood product used In such places as this where resilience is the' prime necessity Is cork Cork Is picssed and baked Irto tiles of \arlous forms, M h l c h tray be cemented dowm gl\ Ing a most beautiful floor This floor, by the nay, can be used am where In the build- ing It has been used ·zteniUely In large buildings, but only to a moderate degree In residences. It might w i s e l y be used to a much greater extent Totk Is used more commonly to flooring In the form of linoleum, Linoleum Is granulated cork which is mixed w i t h other materials 1n lln- «eed o i l 1 he o i l oxidizes and produces a cement to hold the cork fibre In place The irnt thu* formed 1s reinforced w i t h a backing of burlap Thl* material Is mad* In various t h i c k n e s s and grades for uses of ^ e r v different kinds For example. there Is one grade known a* 'bat- tleship- linoleum made after th* specification* of th* United Stale* Navy department Inls grade «f linoleum 1* made In light, tnedlui* and heavy weights It Is suitable for us* » her*, traffic I* \ cry hearr--·»' such places u* In th* corridor! of apartment building*, or hotel* For floors In d u e l l i n g * lighter weight linoleum i* c n t i r c l s satisfactory Some ot nils I* printed «"4 some 1* Inlaid that a to lay. 'th* fgure* KO clear through th* material. Ot course, there Is a great drffer. ence In the price ot these two grade 1 *. and a \anlr greater difference/ !· thei wearing qualities "As Specified" You may depend upon your new borne being built absolutely accord* ing to specifications if the contract is given to me. And, not only that, you are assured of the very highest type of workmanship. Over 200 satisfied home owners in Decatur are living in homes built by me* An estimate on any plan given without obligation HARRY H. WATSON Contractor and Builder 777 West Gushing Phope Main 3623 I I ! li III II1 II19 III II ill In II i I 1 1 n nil n in m h | h giiy-lin III i I, in ill Hi ,| lib h 1 «l il I iiMI h i, I, |, || u | ,{, HIM ,' I ji'U i |i I I" i 'II i li I r 'I i' ' "I WEIR (Steel) FURNACES FEMUSONNDW.OO. N V*«r* In 5*«^ I or*tl«n E. Eldorado HDl For. S N O J E, i « m a l l home* · i Th* P aim for nlshed bv ti\q B n t e a i of t h « A-clutect.* *nmU IToin* ge v c* Bti-enu ot the t,nlt«*d Sta c* I n c A n organlzat on nndf up nt the r«pre««iH«.tt\e TUTC- t i s i r p t J t r c i i t e c M from Uadlnc «rcni- t e c t u r A l oTI^e* t h r o u g h o u t the i Beautify Your Home and Grounds for Spring GMcntt va»M «T rmrico. dtsigns, benches, unu, teK fenwrk*v fovntaiBs, bird baths, flower boxes mny e4htr bnutlful md ornamental adamantine etui ·«·«· ptrWiicU. PrifM art sarprbinclr reasonable for these decor- atlTo artidM, DBPLAT ON EXHIBIT AT OUR OFFICE. YOUK INSPECTION 18 INVITED. Gnbe Concrete Products Co. Office and Factory SI2-MO E. North St^ Decalur. Phone Fain Jew 1769 "The Best Looking Home v in Your Neighborhood" TT isn't so much a matter of design, but of appearance. X If the paints and stains are fresh-looking and rich in color--if they harmonize well--your home will be the best-looking one in your neighborhood. And you can get this result by using Lowe Brothers High Standard Liquid Paint. It's fine paint, finely made for long satisfaction and true economy. It goes on smoothly and evenly. Its rich, even colors retain their onginal freshness of color. And it surely does withstand the wear of long weathering. That's why it's so economical. HIGH STAHDARD LIQUID PAINT Our paint department contains everything you need for any kind of painting and decorating--and we think our long experience will be of help in advising you about your painting needs. Come in and see us. CHARLES PEASE 155 West Main Street NEW SCHUDEL BLDG. Paints Oils FEMUSONNIW.OO. M Yeafi In 8»ni« Locitloa 658 E. Eldorado STAR (Cait) Furnaces FERGUSON HDW. CO. 658 E. Eldorado 21 Y*sn !· Sam* Location You Specify Quality --when you specify our Lumber and Millwork for your new home -- the sort of quality that provides the elements of endurance, low upkeep expense, and lasting satisfaction. And not only do you get Quality in Lumber and Millwork from us, but you get a full measure of it in the service we give. ASK YOUR CONTRACTOR Decatur Lumber Mfg. Co. r'ffi i iir B f i j ITUIH lama m ram ir f i q m n P jj ft n n vu m iiwi n a la mi ii i. ft TI I 7 H T SPAPFRf SP4PFR1

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