The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 21, 1956 · Page 19
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 19

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 21, 1956
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Jlomesi SPECIAL FEATURE SECTION Tuesday, February 2f, 1956 Whatever Your Needs In .Electrical Planning and Electrical Installations— \ Look to PRATT ELECTRIC We Can Serve You in Anything ELECTRICAL Pratt Electric — betides offering one of the most complete, reliable and expert electrical contracting services in no^th Iowa — maintains at all times an extensive stock of electrical items — featuring , HOME FIXTURES Here, for you to see and inspect and choose, are the latest and most up-to-date in electrical fixtures. Added to your home, or as part of a modern!-ration or remodeling A project, these new fixtures can make a world of difference. * Make PRATT ELECTRIC your electrical headquarters — and your one-stop for fixtures. Wiring and • Repair Work If it's anything in the electrical field . , . Pratt Electric can handle itl See us or call us for estimates on your job -~ we can handle itl ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR Residential and Commercial 314 f State PH9N1 179 Alflpno, HONE IMPROVEMENT' EIGHT ALGONA FIRMS . .-• •" J f : • ;i " ; • ' . i ••'.-• '•'•-'. 'rf^J • * Join In Concerted jCjjmpaign To Help Home-Owners Improve Property To Have Big' i,' •- *^ Magic In Modern Bathrooms ' / - c££222?Qt, Chamber of Commence of the U& HOME IMPROVEMENT! '500LOAN Costs $15.97 Monthly* Home Show During Spring A city-wide campaign to serVe ,all families, with a desire to bring their homes up-to-date is being launched this week by 37 Algona business .firms, including building contractors, lumber yai'ds, paint and supply stores, plumbing firms, painting con- tract.ors, appliance firms, lending, institutions,, and all others in the field 'of home modernization. . The campaign, being I;eld nationally, is • called 'Operation Home Improvement' and is being sponsored by the; Algona Chamber of Commerce along with the participating firms. A home improvement committee, headed by G. D. Donovan, chairman, and Tdm McGraw, assistant chairman, has prepared special plans for . the campaign, which will go on for six months. • Home Show .Planned In connection with the program,.^a. special 'Home Show' ts being scheduled to take place in April, and to be held on a scale much like similar shows ijeld in metropolitan centers. ''• The purpose of 'Operation Home Improvement 1 is to demonstrate to home-owners what can. be done ,ir» bringing a home, • i -'-- il -'- J r inHo\vri' or.qn the .farm, standards and to provide com- plete information on the dealers, contractors and lenders that are eager to be of service to home-tfwners in achieving their own improvement projects. The seal shown here will be used by the local firms to identify themselves as participating in Home Improvement year activities, and all have plentiful information of value to homeowners. Algona firms participating in 'Operation Home Improvement' are as follows: Boisford .Lumber Company Ready-Mix Concrete & Lumber Co. ' F. S. Norton & Son Kelly Lumber Co. Richardson Decorators Mergen & Webster Reliable Decorators Algona Floor Service Bud Robinson, Contractor v Algona Block & Tile Co. Norlh Central Public 'Service Co. , Algona Swarlz Hardware Bgecher Lane Appliances Coasi-to-Coast Store Cowan Building Supply .Davis Paint Store Gamble Store Hall-Strahorn Hardware Kohlhaas Hardware Norlh Iowa Sewing Machine & Appliance Bowman Builders Prait Electric Construction Co. Funk Plumbing 8c Heating Rapid Thermogas Co. Muckey Plumbing & Healing Home Federal Savings it Loan ,\ Association Algona Plumbing 8t Heating ' P.-"R. Irons Healing^-•&• Plumbing Sigsbee Plumbing & Healing Bennie Wibben, Contractor Elead M. Wegner, Contractor • Miller Lumber Co. Albert Hagg, Painter Donovan Cabinet Shop Algona Electric Co. Thomas Skelgas Bjuslrom's Furniture Co. Foster Furniture Modernizing, Exterior Of An Old House FHA TITLE I LOAN [/ No down payment required [) No mortgage papers, legal fees [/ Up to 36 months to repay 1^> Present mortgage no obstacle *. - -A Can Be Brought To Your Home With ' FLOOR CARPET and DRAPERIES >W for 3 **9r, $15. 37.c 9| HOME FEDERAL SAVINGS & LOAN ASS'N, 1917 Algonq Iowa And Bjustrom's Is Headquarters For Carpet and Draperies BJUSTROM'S FUHNITUHE has one of the largest stocks of floor carpet and drapery materials in all north Iowa! AND HERE ARE THE SERVICES WE RENDER: • Al our store we will show you scores of patterns in both carpet and in drapery materials. • We will then come to your home with samples for checking and will take all accurate measurements right from your rooms. • We lay carpet wall-to- wall, or make up into roomsize rugs — and we lay complete with padding, etc. • We offer a complete drapery service — preparing lined or unlined drapes, and install with all hardware, valances to match, etc. Exterior modernization is expressed here in the simplest terms—an old farm dwelling, much the worse for wear and obsolescence, takes a trim, attractive look with new siding of asbestos cement shingles. Break- ing the lines of- the roof with tiny dormers, permitted the addition of second-story windows and bettor utilization of living area. A more modern entrance gives the final'touch. ' LET US DO YOUR You Can Have New Carpet & New Draperies —And Pay For Them on Our Easy Monthly Terms! WORK All Types of Residential and Commercial Electrical Work and Contracting • EXPERT REPAIR SERVICE - AIL TYPES • HOME AND INDUSTRIAL WIRING • INSTALLATION - FIXTURES & OUTLETS FREE ESTIMATES A LGONA Phone 452tLtOTRlC CO- :HAROLP (so ROTH: READ THE WANT ADS—IT PAYS

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