The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas on March 11, 1966 · Page 16
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The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas · Page 16

Baytown, Texas
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Friday, March 11, 1966
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NEW PLASTIC SIDING IS AVAILABLE IN THIS AREA Friday, March II, 1966 (ha 23 I Remember the days spent repainting your home? — the cost of paint, the aching muscles, the paint - smeared shrubs and flower beds? Now money saved on paint can be put to other good use, muscles need no longer ache, shrubs and flower beds need never again be splattered by paint — all made possible by nn exciting, new development In resi - (tont.ial siding, Developed by Monsanto Co, and distributed nationally through building supply dealers, a vinyl plastic siding (hut will retain Us Inherent beauty 20 The Resale Value Is Something To Look At In Home While the first nim of Improving the home Is to Increase its beauty and llvabillty for present — and future — enjoyment, adding to the resale valu e of the property must also be a practical consideration, Inexpensive touches can add considerably to house value, a recent survey shows. Alliance Manufacturing Co., makers of "Genie" automatic garage door operators, surveyed real estate brokers to determine how much Installation of their product might enhance home resale value. In addition, they asked about "other items" that might serve to increase resale price — with these results: In Ihe kitchen, a new refrigerator - freezer that makes ice cubes, costing little more than one that doesn't, is sure to Impress. Cracked concrete sections near the front door? Replace them. They Immediately depress value on first impression. • Because home - buying prospects look out windows at the view, blinds ought tto be fresh- looking and sills and frames in attractive condition. Large patios heighten the impression of luxury living. In most cases, they should add more to house value than they cost. In lighting, noiseless switches, in appropriate locutions and a modern chandelier are sound resale Investments. Replacing worn doorknobs and new hardware on the front door are other Inexpensive (ouches that can help, The city of St. Augustine, Fla., celebrated its 400th anniversary in 1965. or more maintenance - free year without painting Is now available In the Baytown area. First to offer the vinyl siding to home buyers in this area Is Ihe Universal Home Supply Co. of Houston. ' Monsanto's vinyl siding, guaranteed for 20 years, Is distributed In this area by Universal Home supply. Other advantages 1o homeowners are: The siding is homogeneous, It is solid vinyl plastic ail the way through. The color cannot chip, wear away, blister or pec). An occasional water hosing to remove dust and dirt Is sufficient to maintain the siding's attractive appearance. The siding has several Important safetly features; It Is self- extinguishing and will not support fire; It will not conduct electricity and cannot corrode, Made from tough, rigid vinyl, the siding has excellent impact Dark-To-Light Switch Is Easy In Modern Time The switch from dark to light is easily achieved these days. Instead of discarding the old but still-useful pieces, new and fashionable tones and hues with an antique finish can be applied to give them up-to-llie-mlnule decorator smartness, The antiquing process has been reduced to three very simple stops, First sand the old surfaces lightly to remove dirt, grease, wax and loose paint. Use a fine grade "wet or dry" sandpaper moistened with water for a smooth, fine finish. Use u task cloth to pick up the standing residue, After the preparation, apply the base coal, Popular antiquing trends favor tones a bit deeper than blonde tones. To Antique: Apply a very thin coating of color grain over the base coat, then wipe it. Allow some to remain on the surface and recesses of the wood for a dual tone. Since the color grain sets slowly, there's ample lime to achieve Interesting effects. Lint-free cheesecloth, herringbone, paper towels or tissues may be used for wiping and to give texture. Pins, nails and other sharp points may be used for "distress 1 marks to pick up the color grain during wiping and tliow as dark specks. COOK'S PAINTS DECCA LATEX WALL I'AINT Apply with brush or roller. Dries fast to flaf finish Quickest way to now-looking rooms. 322 East Texas Ave. 582-5085 resistance, Hajl, and other objects that normally dent or chip ether types of siding, will not affect rigid vinyl. The siding has high thermal insulating value, an important aid In reducing heating and air- conditioning costs. Rigid vinyl Is unaffected by t«n extreme change In weather temperature which often causes u crackling noise with other types of siding due to contraction and expansion, Because of Ihe inherent nature of rigid vinyl it docs not crackle under stress, and u unique "floating design," when initialled guarantees noiseless contraction and expansion. Monsanto's siding is a com - plete sylom of .045 gouge white rigid vinyl clapboards which clip onto one. half - inch thick pressed fiber backer boards without nailing. The siding overlaps to an eight-Inch width. Performed vinyl corner caps and J-slrlps for vertical trim at openings are purl of the builder's package. Cost of the vinyl siding to home owners is comparable to Riding that requires painting. However, there Is tills one Im- nortonl long - range cost difference: Once Installed, rigid vinyl siding never again requires painting, reflnlshing or oilier normal maintenance now associated with conventional siding. TMEHE'S A KOSE FOR EVERY PURPOSE — rlinibom lo Iwnuilf; u fence; floribundii* for ri»»e )IC<|K<:>M hybrid t<>» ronon for i|iinllt* bloimm! Ircc roi*cs lo dignify n garden. InniM on cvrr-bloowin- varii-llcii, iidviM-n lhi> Amcrlrun Association of Help Keep Baytown Clean INTERIOR LATEX PAINT Reg. . .3.15 Got, NOW '2 75 SPECIAL WHILE THEY LAST LOOK! BUY THE OUTSIDE WHITE WITH THE 5 YEAR WRITTEN GUARANTEE Regular $8.55 * % 95 4x8 PRE.RNISHED PLYWOOD SPECIAL! 12x15 PLASTIC DROP CLOTHS 45 SPECIAL CEILING TILE 12x12 10y 2 EACH 5' STEP LADDER SPECIAL LIMITED SUPPLY! 50 FOOT RED PICKET FENCE SPECIAL 12" : /K/T\ SHELEY LUMBER CO. 2209 MARKET 583-1745

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