The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 21, 1950 · Page 4
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 4

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 21, 1950
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4—AJgorra Upper DM Moines Tuesday, February 21, 1950 Beginning this week... *a new feature in the Algona Upper Des Moines -THE- ''Home And Farm Building Page" WATCH for this page-it will appear regularly I It Takes More 'n Dreams As a special feature of this building page/ we invite questions from readers on any subject relevant to housing. Your questions will be answered by men who are competent and well-known in this field. Address Housing Editor, Algona Upper Des Moines. Including news and advertising on a timely tdpic . . * Building For YOUR Needs financing * contracting ' painting •roofing * wallpaper plumbing ' plastering * hardware • insurance •home planning • lumber • wiring But NOTHING CAN BE DONE WITHOUT THOSE DREAMS! Although ifs true that a home can't be built by those dreams alone, it's still true that the home can't be built WITHOUT dreams. For from planning, wishing and hoping, we get the ideas that some day are incorporated into a house of our own. Spring, summer and fall of 1950 will be good times to build-materials are decreasing in price-and the changes in our economy are swinging toward the consumer. He's the guy now who has first say. All and any of the advertisers on this page will be g!ad to help you with, your building plans and problems . . . they are in business solely to help and advise and to work FOR YOU) A TWO BEDROOM HOME FOR THE MEDIUM BUDGET FAMILY- IT UTILIZES THE RANCH HOUSE STYLE SO POPULAR TODAY... C3 .Fl* I I " !r*rrfT ] t This plan calls for a livable area of 918 sq, ft., an overall depth of 34 ft., 18 sq. ft. of porch area and a garage with an area of 230 sq. ft. This two-bedroom home with attached garage has many features popular today. An absolute minimum of hall space is used leaving five good-sized rooms with ,918 square feet of living area. The garage has been designed for extra length to leave room for laundry space. There is also ample space in the kitchen for dining. The three closers shown are 32 in. deep by 5 ft. wide. Shingles are utilized for the roof, with the exterior of stucco. THE ADVERTISERS ON THIS PAGE ARE READY TO HELP YOU WITH YOUR BUILDING AND REMODELING NEEDS ....AND WATCH FOR PICTURES OF NEW HOMES BEING BUILT IN THIS AREA—YOU WIU GET IDEAS THAT YOU CAN PUT TO USE |N YOUR OWN "DREAM HOME". Install a CENTURY OIL BURNING FURNACE • conserve space • save fuel • fully automatic • FHA approved FREE ESTIMATES ON ALL INSTALLATIONS SIGSBEE Plumbing & Heating 208 E. State Phone 1070 Specialists in needs for homes • floor and wall coverings • home appliances • interior and exterior paints • YOUNGSTOWN KITCHENS SEE Cowan Building Supply Co. 210 East State Phone 275 FOR EXPERT PAINTING ' and Decorating, contact Mergen and Webster . . . no job too large or too small. Free Estimates MERGEN & WEBSTER Phone 634-J or 756 QUALITY AT LOW COST * Building Hardware • Home Appliances • Pittsburgh Paints * Hand & Power Tools KOHLHAAS HDWE. Ed and Pat Cullen II Homes of beauty and personality Built to Your Specifications II rr\ BUD ROBINSON GENERAL CONTRACTOR Phone 410-J For Electrical Contracting of All Kinds- * RESIDENTIAL • COMMERCIAL Lighting and Fixtures Wiring Of All Kinds Neo nLighting FREE ESTIMATES ART & ERNIE'S ELECTRIC CO. Diagonal Street Phone 1155 Vour Lumber Here! Timbers to gles Our Yards Are Now Fully Stocked With All Spring Building Materials Many carloads oi iinished dimension lumber have been unloaded and placed in our yards. Other building materials such as block, tile, aggregate, cement, flooring, roofing and shingles ar« available to you at Norton's. We also havs full and complete stock* of farm needs—posts, fencing, etc. We are ready for your Spring building needs—and we welcome the opportunity to serve you. Consult Us on Any of Your Building or Remodeling Problems F.S. NORTON & SON Building Materials of AH Kinds PHONE 229 ALGONA . ... for the best in building block, contact Algona Block & Tile Co. • HAYDITE BUILDING BLOCKS • STANDARD TEXTURED BLOCKS ALGONA BLOCK & TILE 6. State St. Phone 280*W EARL B. MILLER General Contracting and Building All Types of €*mmfrcial and Home Construction Telephone 890-J Algona, Iowa PLUMBING! Guaranteed Heating & Plumbing Residential, Commercial Nee Estimates Cheerfully Given P. R. IRONS 812 McGregor Phone 523-W BUIIDING or REMODELING? We Will Welcome a Chance To Estimate On YOUB Electrical Work Without Obligation To You. QUALITY WORKMANSHIP BACKED BY YiARS OF PRATT Electric Construction Company Phone 170 Algona, tow* FINANCING HOMES IS OUR BUSINESS YOU BUY A HOME WHEN YOU PAY RENT- WHY NOT OWN IT YOURSEIF? Thhj Savings ft Loan Association has helped many fam- tt*B in thi* cue* to finance homes of their own. We have had many of them say Miter they wondered why they waited so long to "own our own home." Construction caste are down. Even the cost of steel and lumber is down. There are many aa*d contractors and buiWing supply firms hi tfcis area who wiM gladly assist in developing plan* to suit your family need . . , and our association will gladly go over the entire matter of financing with you .. . w»H work ft out so that you mad* monthly payments, |ust Kka ren», bu YOW OWN YOMH OWN HOME AND YOU'RE PAYING RENf TO YOUtSELFI BORROW WITH CONFIDENCE! Algona Federal Savings & Association PHONE 55 AIQONA, IOWA

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