Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on August 6, 1973 · Page 20
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20 :Golesburg ReQistef*Mo|! t ...6olesbu .ffl f ., HI. Monday, Aug. 6,1973 wr 11 i^i • If 1 Wall Coverings Can Help Brighten Rooms in Home By BARBARA A. CimRY "Wall coverings" sounds so uMtttoiian that it defldes the tremendous «xd lilting these "coverings" can do for a room, tm types available ere wallpaper, vkvytl-coated fabric, self-aihesive plastic sheeting land fabric. The colons and patterns are fabulous and multitudinous. WALLPAPER. For years the manufacturers offered the dreariest or cutsiest colors and designs. Today's paper is wondrously changed. Besides haViif% marvelous designs, almost all are coated to give them ait least a wipe-offotole MAltE A MISTAKE ABOUT A YEAR AGO? im >ot tee let* tetttt MIRACLE WATER REFINER Lto SwUter The Mlreele Man ...end... GET MAPPYI "RENT er BUY Where You Oct Service' Phone 3424188 surface and one that makes the paper sturdy enough so ithat you don't stick your thumb through it when you put it up. Although seme wa'ipapers now claim a "removable" quality, most of them are somewhat messy. There is a "removing" liquid which you can dilute with water and apply with a wide brush, tot soak and scrape off the paper with a putty knife. It works better than just plain waiter, but it still takes time and more than the promised "one application does it" if there's more than one layer of paper. VINYL - COATED FABRIC. •This, too, as unities ahead of the old oilcloth school. In many ways, this is what you should use as your first try at hanging. It stands up under early, clumsy handling— much pushing and puling to aid just and M. Paste and grubby fingerprints wipe right off. It's toudy scrubbaile and best of all, for renters, it will pull down with no difficulty. PLASTIC SHEETING. This is the same great stuff you Nothing Looks As Fresh As New Point NOTICE TO GALESBURO RESIDENTSI I am (till engaged In the painting and decorating buiineii — For reliability, neatness and giod workmanship, call us today. 342-6550 — OR — 343-6562 BILLY MOE PAINTING & DECORATING 1273 E. FREMONT — Golesburg, III. use to line cupboards and drawers. The mamiSacturers think it's great for wall, too. I don't. It's maddening to handle in longer lengths. My advice is to forget it unless you have only a smail area where you can handle it much like the lining operation. FABRIC. If you choose to do a waill, a folding screen or window shades in oriental, silk, you're on your own. I'm really a cotton and burlap type. If the material you use wiH shrink, wash and dry it first. Buy ce'Mose paste at a hardware or wallcovering store. Mix the paste in the bathtub. This gives you plenty of elbow room to immerse the lengths of fabric. Measure and out the fabric, allowing a couple of inches leeway. Submerge the strip in the paste and proceed as you would for the other paste-needing LENNOX Residential and commercial ducted systems. Electric, (as, oil. Con versions. Electronic a I r cleaners, humidifiers. Heat pumps, air conditioning. Com* plete TOTAL CUMFUKT systems or add-on units by factory- trained crews. Prompt' service all maker,. Free estimates. "WHERE TO CALL" Ring She»t Metal A Heitlng 113 drove St., KnoxvlUe. IU. •144I Phone 2M.4iia LENNOX HEATING SYSTEM1 walU coverings. Interestingly enough, when the paste dries it acts as a dirt protector on Che fabric surface. APPLICATORS. All of these items are quite inexpensive and you may already have some of them on hand. PASTE BRUSH is a flat, sisal-like brush about 10" to 12" wide. You use it to swab the paste on the back of the nonprepasted paper. WALL BRUSH is also a wide fiat brush to smooth down the paper after it's placed on the wall. Used at right angles, it will tuck and fit paper along edges and in corners. PAPER CUTTER. Forget ithis for the money you want to spend. There's no such thing, cheap, that will hold a cutting edge, even though a small job. Use a razor-blade knife or scissors instead. PASTE used to be a bore to mix to get the lumps out of it. It still is, unless you spend a little more and buy a "new, improved" version. It's worth every extra cent. The paste mixes much more easily, adheres better and usually has an anti-mildew agent in it. SEAM ROLLER is a small (usually wooden) wide wheel that you run along the paper edges and seams to press them down firmly. If you don't want to bother, a combination of pounding with the watll brush and the running ithe flat of your thumbnail along the seam works quite well. (Newspaper Enterprise Assn.) Madame V. Pandit, sister of Indian Prime Minister Nehru, served as the first woman president of the United Nations General Assembly. Everywhere You Look There's A WHITE ROOF 342-018S SAVE ON OUR SUMMER SALE SIDING OFFER! 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