Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California on June 25, 1993 · Page 24
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Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California · Page 24

Ukiah, California
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Friday, June 25, 1993
Page 24
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2-FRIDAY, JUNE 25,1993 ON THE MARKET Tips to help make your home safer ON THE MARKET in the By READER'S DIGEST BOOKS For The Associated Press Most accidents and fires that occur in the home are preventable. Here are many of the danger spots in the average American home. Note that safety tips in one room may apply in other rooms as well. Bathroom • If you must have a lock on the bathroom door, install a privacy lock with a hole in the outside knob that lets you insert a wire or nail to release the lock. This will prevent children from getting locked inside accidentally. • To prevent falls, lay scatter rugs with nonskid backings and provide tubs and showers with suction-backed rubber mats or adhesive decals. • Grab bars in the bathtub or shower and next to the toilet are a help for all and a must for the elderly. Fasten the bars securely to wall studs or to the side of the tub. • Shower doors should be safety glass or heavy-duty plastic. • Keep electrical appliances — hair dryers, shavers, radios, phone, space heaters — away from tub or sink. All outlets should be equipped with ground fault interrupters to prevent fatal shock. • Lock up all medicines. Kitchen • Have a multipurpose (rated ABC) fire extinguisher handy for minor fires. Also keep baking soda and a large lid next to the stove to put out grease fires. Don'tpanic if a fat fire starts in your frying pan. Just turn off the heat, stand back and toss generous handfuls of dry baking soda at the base of the flames. • Caution: Don't try this with deep fat as it could spatter the grease and spread the fire. Instead, cover the pan with a large metal lid • Lock household cleaners, matches, lighters, sharp utensils, electrical appliances and cords out of children's reach. • Don't store anything attractive to children above or near the stove. • Turn pot handles inward. Cover frying pans with frying screens or lids. • Always read labels. Never mix bleach with ammonia, lye or oven cleaner. • Keep paper items, curtains, dish towels, pot holders, plastic utensils, electrical cords and appliances away from the stove. If there is even a slight shock from an electrical item, throw it away or have it repaired. • If you smell gas, you and your family should leave the house immediately. Don't use the phone, flashlight or candles. Call the fire department from a neighbor's home. • Keep fire, police and poison control numbers near the phone. Program the numbers into an auto- dialing phone. Child's room • Make sure all paint is lead- free. • Never put a space heater in a child's room. • Place a "Child Alert" decal on the window to alert the fire department. • Keep windows and screens locked or install window guards if you have young children. . Bedroom • Keep electric blankets smooth; don't tuck them under the mattress. Don't put an electric blanket on anyone who can't tell you when the blanket is too hot. • Keep space heaters away from flammable objects, children and pets. • Have a lamp and phone accessible from the bed. Living room • Overloaded extension cords or outlets cause fire. Compare wattage on cords to that of appliances and lamps. Always use cords that provide a higher rating than an appliance needs. • Don't run electrical cords under rugs or furniture or in traffic areas. Replace frayed, cracked or pinched cords. • Call an electrician if any outlet or switch plate is warm to the touch. • Leave space around the TV and stereo to prevent overheating. • Shield the fireplace with heat-tempered glass doors. Anterior- Since 1981 TAMI RAINER Your Complete Decorating Source Fabrics, Furniture, Accessories, Window, Wall & Floor Coverings 280 South School St. • Ukiah • (707)468-5303 If you have considered refinancing... or purchasing a new home... but, weren't sure you could afford it, it's time to call Allied Savings bank. At Allied Savings Bank, we specialize in residential real estate loans, nothing else. Loan officer, Cheryl A. Baker can help you find the loan program that fits your family's financial needs. Call Cheryl to schedule a free home loan pre-qualify interview. Experienced and local, call Allied Savings Bank for home loans at great rates. YOUR HOME LOAN CENTER 325 East Perkins Street Ukiah, CA 95482 Call Cheryl A. Baker at (707) 468-0225 Pager (800) 399-1805 Allied Sayings AFEDERAL SWINGS BANK Allied Saving! Bank ii an equal opportunity lender. REAL ESTATE CHOICE SELZER REALTY UKIAH • 350 E. GOBBI 462-6514 WILLITS»111 SO. MAIN 459-6817 RESIDENTIAL NEW LISTINGS 4/bdrm 2.5/ba home, Seller may finance. $157,000. 3/bdrm 2/ba home, Seller may finance. $159,500. 2/bdrm 1.5/ba home, centrally located. $125,000. 2/bdrm home on 9.94 acres, recently remodeled. $205,000. 2/bdrm 1.5/ba mobile on country lot w/river frontage. $72,000. PRIVATE, WOODED ESTATE SETTING! This executive home has everything from 3/bdrm 2.5/ba 5.07 acres, stocked pond, large shop, covered R.V. parking, detached apartment, small vineyard, hot tub, greenhouse, dog kennel, completely fenced automatic security gate, & paved private access. All this only 10 minutes from town. $350,000. GREAT CUL-DE-SAC LOCATION Enjoy living In this 3/bdrm 2/ba home w/bay window in living room, wood stove in family room, tile counters in kitchen along w/microwave, deck, hot tub, sprinkler system in back lawn, new roof & gas hot water heater, & morel $180,000.. BE ON TOP OF THE WORLD! In this custom built 3/bdrm 2/ba home in Vista Del Lago. Enjoy the panoramic views of Lake Mendodno & Ukiah from most every room. Situated on 92 acres, wildlife is in abundance. Quality oak cabinets, built-in appliances, tile counters, & Casablanca fans are just a lew of the amenities you will find in this one of a kind homel $435,000. RIVER FRONT FARM Approx. 5 acres on the east fork of the Russian River. Spacious 3/bdrm 2/ba country home w/deck overlooking the river. Huge barn & irrigated pasture make this suitable for agricultural projects. $230,000. OWNER HNMMONGHI Remodeled kitchen w/new cabinets, skylight 2/bdrm 2/ba plus bonus rooml Very open & airy - lovely covered front deck w/landscaping. $63,000 LUXURY LIVING! This 2.6+- acres is close to town with breath taking views overlooking the vineyards & western hills. The 4/bdrm 2.5/ba home features cathedral ceilings in kitchen, living rm., & dining rm., open floor plan & great master bdrm suite. 3 car garage & morel Offered at $259,900. NO COMPETITION! Very nice home in popular location. 3/bdrm 2/ba living & family room, cozy fireplace 2-car garage fenced back yard only 5 years old, located on a cul- de-sac w/linle traffic and priced to sell @ $143 soo L- ....... 485-073 KenCarroll ................. 4684206 ArdenFenwfck Ia ....... 459-4 91 Cliff Creekmore .......... 462-6297 Steve Gomes y ............. 459-2477 Ann Marie Danham.. ..4684893 Ray Hainan Sharon Calahan ........ 4634793 Ue Enema* .............. 462-6947 Bob McCarthy 4634330 4684563 485-5859 4634793 Patty McMWen Alice Peterson Mickey Pope GREAT HORSE PROPERTY! Twenty acres of rolling terrain. Numerous build- tag sites, mostly fenced & spring fed pond. All this less than 15 mln, from Ukiah. Well, power, electricity, and owner financing makes this a great buy at $95,000. INVESTMENT PROPERTY 16 units, including 14 studios, 1 one bedroom, & 1 two bedroom. 1.8 acres with room for expansion, many long term tenants and low vacancy factor makes this competitively priced at $425,000. 4624129 Sharon Romo.. 462-7615 Diane Rucker. 463-2085 EQUAL HQUIMM OPPORTUNITY

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