The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 21, 1956 · Page 24
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; -Al06fli (la.) Upper be* Molnes Tuesday, February 21, 1956 A BEAUTIFUL, COLORFUL Custom Cooking Center CAN BE YOURS! We'll be happy to'show you how simple, practical, economical it is to install a G-E Built-in Range and make yours a dream kitchen —custom planned for you! Easy to install in new or old homes. Easy to pay for, too—because G-E Range Units can usually be included in your regular home mortgage or FHA-guaranteed residential or modernization loan and paid for over a long period. C'E Bunt-In Ranges In S Glorious Mix>or-Malch Color* and White Choom from Canary YeDaw, Tarquoiae Oreea. Petal Pink, Cadet Blue. Woodlone Brown, or Sntln White. Oven also in Satin Chrome. Surface Section in SUinlew 8K*L 'Extra WWa 21-frith* Master Oven V. 10X more usable shelf space than most standird ovens. Coofcs a complete oven meal for 24 all at one time. Beautiful"Startight Crey"por- celaln Interior. „, Fast Cooking Calrod* Surf oca Units • -A Fastest surface cooking of any range—over 20% faster than gas— with new 8-inch giant unit I The 2600- watt 8-E unit was tested In G-E laboratories against the large burner on each of four leading gas stoves. Tested in accordance with American Standard Assoc.electric range tests, the G-E unH brought 2 quarts of water to a boil over 201 faster. Also, one quart and two cups of water were tested; the G-E unit was faster every time. Gas burners were tested under Identical conditions with burner input of 12,000 B.t.u. per hour (large burner requirement / under Gas Appliance Mfrs. Assoc./' certification standards). ^ • Pushbutton Controls • Calrod® Bake Unit • Focused Heat Broiler • Removable,,Easy-to-clean' Bake and Broil Units • Automatic Oven Timer- Minute Timer * NO DOWN PAYMENT! * 3 YEARS TO PAY! NORTH IOWA SEWING MACHINE And APPLIANCE CO. Algona, Iowa Your Headquarters TO HELP YOU ... \\'PO IT Save money and do the work yourself! We have Delia and I'nrter I'OWER TOOLS and all kinds of HAND TOOLS to solve your problems. INSIST ON W'S PAINTS . . . we offer you a complete selection of home and farm paints and varnishes. Hotpoint Appliances REFRIGERATORS ELECTRIC RANGES WATER HEATERS DEHUMIDIFIERS GARBAGE DISPOSALS WASHERS & DRYERS SWARTZ (ALGONA) HARDWARE ' i .'...' "\ •"./"•,'• " , "Operation Home Improv^tfterit" . . ''•$; :.'*, 'BETTER HOMES' SPONSOR OF $25000 CONTEST If you .are thinking of remod cling, landscaping or making anj home improvements,' you will b interested to know that the Bots ford Lumber company of Algo na is cooperating as aft bfficia contest headquarters for the Bet tev Homes and Garden ma'ga zine's Home Improvement con test. Recognizing the fact tha this will be a boom year in home i improvement, the magazine is sponsoring this contest 5 with $25,- OOfc in cash prizes. Announcement \yas made of this contest in the January issue of Better Homes and Gardens. This year, 1056, has been officially proclaimed by the federal government as Home Improvement Year and the purpose -of this contest is to stimulate home improvement by recognizing and rewarding it. ' The contest is .divided into four divisions. First, the exterior outside of your hoUse or lot. Next is the interiors division .". . any improvement inside the already existing house, except 'for, the kitchen-utility area. Third is the additions division . . . any new, enclosed space attached • to the house. And next, the kitchen- utilitjf area ... either remodeled from present space, or added,, or both. An expensive, professional remodeling job is not necessary to. give you the winning entry. The prizes, rules, and judging are designed so that a small, inexpensive improvement .will have 'exactly the same chance to win a prize-as a large, costly project. The entrant chooses his own division. Then, after the final entry form is received by Better Homes and-'Gardens, the 'judges will decide just which of> the four classes in that division • it goes. These classes are based on the scope of the project itself so that all entries are in competition only with entries of equal scope. This eliminates the possibility of a small but effective improvement being matched against a large, costly project. You compete only with others in your same class, ' •» Entry blanks and further details of the $25,0(Jb contest are now available at Botsford' Lumber company, Algona. After you send in your entry blank, Better Hcmes and Gardens will send you a final entry form . . . PLUS a ( 32-page tyook, beautifully illus-^ treted''in color, containing information on landscaping, remodeling, painting, furnishing and financing home improvement. The final entry form should contain "before" and "after" snapshots and rough sketches of floor plans* Space will be- provided f in the final entry form for the snapshots and ruled paper v/ill be included so that you can easily sketch out a floor plan of jour projecj. These drawings don't have to be the work of an artist either, just a rough sketch is all that is necessary to help explain your project. Projects entered in this contest must be completed in 1956 but do not necessarily have to. be started then.' In this contest, there will be 128 qualifying winners, 32 in each of the four divisions, who will receive $100 each. From those 128 qualifying winners, 16 division winners will be chosen, four in each division. They will receive S500 each. From those 16 division winners will be chosen the three top winners of the contort $2500 to first place, $1000 to second place, and $700 to third. Entrants will have from now until December 31, 1956 to enter this contest. Anyone desiring more information concerning this contest can stop at'the Botsford Lumber company. COLOR MAGIC OF PAINT TURNS KITCHEN TRICKS Color in your kitchen is as important as spice is to food. In fact, say color experts, the paint you choose for this room may even influence your family relations. You can key your working hours to more pleasant moods with stimulating or relaxing colors; lessen physical fatigue with tones and finishes that reflect or absorb light. Washable paints—durable e- nrtigh for kitchen use—are now available in velvety mat finishes. But, since these tend to absorb light, rather' than reflect it, you'll probably do better to stick to glossy paints if your kitchen is on the dark side. Remember, too, that light colors reflect and diffuse light, and that no tone equals a pure white on the ceiling for reflection value. Color Is |h« Key. White used next to any color will intensify that polor by raising its key; black acts to the contrary, modifying the intensity of colors next to it. You can iuse both black and white, there- The:JBuilt-In" , . "•' fj* J '^^ ' ;'/•'' ''"' • - '- • ' • •' / ' * ' . • f '- " * '' • ' • Y Housewives everywhere marvel -at ihis siunning possibly needed. Above is ihe Diana-Siyle Kil- »tj..!u ;- /-.Ki««» vi4rth.« •• '4bi,i^t. =n«-, e »v,« chen, designed and manufactured br Youngstown Built-in Cabinet Kitchen, .Vrhich allows the Kitchens . = Fut j h er details may be obtained at cook of the house all the shelf and drawer space Beecher I^ane Appliances. . •••••• ore, as harmonizers; black particularly for strength and ac- ; cents. , v Watch out for pure colors on arge areas—especially red, yel-~ ow and the warmer tones, since hey, tend to advance into a oom. .Generally, rooms done in warmA colors seem smaller—in ool colors, larger. Pale colors require good light o be appreciated—but too strong ints tend to kill them. Many oastel tints look faded and dir*. ty on a wall. Particularly in the kitchen, a tint should have a definite color value. If a color seems too pale after you have applied it, you can increase its color value by- painting a small area .or trim in a complementary colors are "arrangements of opposites—green is the complementary of red; orange of blue; yellow of purple. • The Brighter the Better. Don't be afraid of colon More {dtche'n color, schemes, are bad because they are dull than because they have-too much color. The right accessories as well f as the "right trim can , correct a faulty scheme—so if youtare uncertain of tfie success of your chosen scheme, "leav,e. the .decision of trim and accessories until ceiling, walls and flopts are done. - • , .;-; . ';'' \ If you are at'a lqss'for/4 color scheme, consult your, p&int'. ; dealer 1 or the nearest, steel-kitchen '•Mow do they do if on an everyday income?"- No, the girls aren't talking about the',Jones' home ... or thehvcar . . . or the way they entertain. j They're just making the same mistake so many people make—believing that a Timken Gas or Oil Burner is a luxury, simply because it is such a fine burner with such a fine j-ecord of performance behind it. It's easy to set them straight! » First fact is that a Timken costs so little.more than an ordinary burner that you'd scarcely give it a second thought. Second fact is that the day it's installed, it starts saving fuel. And Timken owners will tell you it doesn't take long for such savings to return the small difference in first cost, Add to this economy Tjmken's greater quietness, dependability and longer life and you get an answer that's clear as day: You'd save money, even if Timken cost twice as much. , Get the exact figures and all the facts from your Timken Dealer today. He'll bfe glad to help you. • Algona Dealer for Timken Gas & Oil Burners FREE ESTIMATES GLADLY GIVEN FOR ALL PLUMBING OR HEATING WORK 9tttt* Funk Plumbing & Heating South Dodge St. Phone 83 erirfgs, wall ebverings &$A \cabilMilqtj|;i(d ^?py^olOg|ti|l stl^'/iA I y Mi .toes. y «M pfestiesmodels^iii(]!«&,*^ nei tops; sftd plastic moaeis pi actual kitchen units to show ybu .-<,.;,,*»*,'..*•. -....rifc.. More and more t p6op!e Ore • buying carpet the time payment Wayl f Bigelow SIBONEY ' "• ""','• •• Sculptured Broadloom Siboney Royale is a truly nlagnificent all-wool Wilton that'adds three-dimensional beauty to'your home. Its sculptured beauty is matched, by its easy-to-care-for qualr ity just part of wpndrpus Siboney Royale! v . Your home will mean more with Siboney Royale on the floor: And you can -buy it on our Time Payment Plan. Room Size RUGS i • " f • n * /..JO * ( . • Wall-to-WalV;i CARPET Laid by Our SKILLED' CRAFTSMEN!: IStOglNNIVEBSARY -•1956 From Blueprint To The Final Finishing Touch! Wo take pride in offering D complete planning and building sen-vice at Wegner Construction Co a service which has as its recommendation the completion of many of the most distinctive homes in this area. Wu take pride, too, in the fact that a "Wegner-built" home is sound and modern in every detail. • * Our complete building and remodeling service' is at your beck and call , '. . we are here to give you helpful information in the planning phase, and to render you estimates on any job you'contemplate. Our future lies in the future of our community we pledge our efforts to aiding the growth of our community . . . and to lending our part in its future development. f 1^ A "*• * New Homes Remodeling Ready-Made Steps V^gg^ Septic Tanks Wegner Construction Co, 1014 North Main Telephone 486 AJgpna, Jowa

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