The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 21, 1956 · Page 47
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 47

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 21, 1956
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"Qperaffon Wome Improvement '56 Is The Year To fix" Big Home Show Planned Here During Spring Air Conditioning Is Growing Fast Your air conditioner may soon be as common a factor in everyday living as your refrigerator. In 1940, only 11,450 room air conditioners were manufactured. In 1953 more than one million according to studies by. Electrical Merchandising magazine. Within n few years Jhe non-air conditioned house will be a thing of the past. Aside" from the value to your house, air-cooled living may also make as profound changes, in day-to-day living habits as the advent of television. As central air-conditioning and unit room air-conditioners come into widespread use during the hot summer months, families are likely to stay at home more often where it is cool than flocking to the lakes ,for relief. A number of Algona firms can supply complete details on air- conditioning, 'and 5 such an installation can be financed under FHA terms. Twenty-five million persons subscribe 23 billion dollars to the live Liberty Loans during the First \Vorld Wart- . ' YOUR HOME pLumemc PERFECT * expert installation * skilled repairs .* modern fixtures SIGS Plumbing & Heating 208 East, State 'Phone 1070 There's Right Paint For Every Job Be sure to use the right ,paints for each specific paint job.- Always choose the best quality paints, they'll give longef service, be easier to paint over next time, and cover many extra square feet per'gallon. For exterior painting there u-e many specific paint- products that do the job more, quickly and efficiently. EXTEftlOR HOUSE PAINTS— for all frame finishes. STUCCO AND CONCRETE PAINTS — for stucco, concrete and brick — they weatherproof and beautify. SASH AND TRIM COLORS— weather resisting and non-lading. PORCH AND DECK PAINTS —an exterior paint to withstand weather and wear; for porches* steps and patios. SHINGLE STAINS—a protective stain in roof colors for shingles, shakes and rough lumber. Other paints for outdoor use are white paints so designed to withstand fumes, smoke and mildew; utility paints that double as stain or paint—especially good for rough lumber and red lead for metal surfaces to prevent rusting. RICHARDSON PAINTERS & DECORATORS "INSIDE AND OUTSIDE" No job toe Urge — no job too small — and we give thepi all out e x p * r i professional work. Inside and out- tide painting, decorating, wallpapering, etc. FREE ESTIMATES - PHONE 1298-J I'm FIXIN-UPTIPS •• ^ ft •) For the Howe Bring Outdoors Inside t BRINGING a touch of the outdoors inside the house it a common device in well-planned homes. Even in an older home, this can be done interestingly and inexpensively by installing a beautiful exterior aiding on an appropriate inside wall. Such an accent wall can be an exterior siding known as Masonite Panelgroov«. Made of durable Tempered presdwood, this material is a panel four feet (Id.) Upper Dei Moine* Tuesday, February 21, 1956 Panels Do Many Fix-Up Jobs This kitchen, designed by a kitchen specialist firm, is paneled in Philippine mahogany plywood with cabinets to match. Built into the wall are an oven, refrigerator and freezer. A charming and utilitarian corner setting with a custom look, is created by built-ins of beautiful hardwood plywood. Recessed shelves, cabinet and wall paneling are all of birch ply- woods. First One Held In Area Here's exciting news for all the home - owners, apartment- dwellers, and, farm families of the Kossuth county area! A full scale Home Show is being planned by the Algona firms participating in 'Operation Home Improvement', according to plans revealed by G. D. Donovan, chairman, and Tom McGraw, assistant chairman, of the local home improvement committee. A tentative date in April will be selected for this interesting ahow, to be held under a local roof. The show, as now planned, will feature scores of displays jf home items, the newest in home and building accessories, and a display review of area nodernization projectn completed up to the time of the show. The committee also states that numerous free prizes will be offered to those attending. Watch for the dates of the Algona 'Operation Home Improvement' Home Show... coming in the near future! wide having- grooves at intervals of four inches. There are no joints showing between sheets of this material, since the edges are lapped and form their own'joint. The panels come in lengths ojt six, seven, eight, 12 and 16 feet and are available at most lumber yards. A chandelier in Radio City is « largest in the world. You, too, can have tomorrow's kitcken today!... with BUILT-INS PRICES ARE NO HIGHER THAN A REGULAR RANGE! Caloric Built-ins can be installed anywhere, anytime — whether its for a new home or a remodeled kitchen. Install at any height, place them close together or at opposite ends of the kitchsn ... in a peninsula, in an island. Specify four, six or any number of top burners you need. Engineered installation can be made in wood, metal, brick, plastic or any other materials. A wide variety of colors available for both bottle and natural gas and with automatic or manual controls. The very ultimate in fast mod arn cooking equipment "America's easiest ranges to keep clean." Other Gas Appliances for Kitchen or Utility Room: • 9 Caloric Gas Automatic Clothes Dryer • Ruud Gas Automatic-Hot Water Heater • Caloric & Roper Conventional Ranges Rapid Thermogas Co. Phone 16 So. Phillips St. Alfena CARPENTRY WE SPECIALIZE IN REMODELING WORK If you're going to remodel, you'll want the job done right. That's why it's wise to let our skilled carpenters do .it for you — we'll save you money in time and materials. We can Help you injhe planning stage — we have our own plans — designer to work out your ideas! CALL FOR FREE ESTIMATES . . . EASY PAYMENT TERMS ARRANGED CABINET WORK Of All Kinds - Expertly Done Need An Extra Room? We Can Do Hi BEN WIBBEN BUILDING CONTRACTOR Telephone 1255-W or 1255-R COME IN AND TALK IT OVER WE'LL BE GLAD TO WORK WITH YOU ON YOUR Ideas TO HOME, FARM AND PROPERTY - OWNERS Who Plan To Repair Or Remodel ^ :> i Whatever You Need to BUILD, REPAIR ', REMODEL YOU'LL FIND IT HERE IN OUR COMPLETE STOCK We Are v Participating in "Operation Home Improvement" TALKING IT OVER If you have any kind of a modernisation or remodeling project in mind, stop in here at Ready-Mix Concrete & Lumber Co., and we'll chin with you about it. We've done just that with many hundreds of folks in this area. WE CAN GIVE ADVICE First, we'll help you get up your plans — or put you in touch with the people you need for your idea. Second, we can advise you concerning securing a loan for your project. Third, we have all kinds of "know-how" on how it should be done, and the best materials to use. WE CAN SUPPLY WHATEVER IS NEEDED Having at hand the large and varied stock of building materials and accessories that we have, we can readily figure costs with you. We can supply these materials in the most economical manner — everything from plain lumber to building hardware and finished units. A complete planning, and supplying strvice is yours herel Ready-Mix CONCRETE The Sensible And Economical Way to Use Concrete We mix for your job , . . we deliver at time wanted right to job site in our rotating drum trucks . . . we pour right into forms . . . there's no waste, no muss, no left-over material* it's the modern way to concrete 1 Phone 166 for READY-MIX READY-MIX Concrete & Lumber Co, NORTH LANTRY STREET — ALGONA, IOWA

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