The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas on March 11, 1966 · Page 19
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The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas · Page 19

Baytown, Texas
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Friday, March 11, 1966
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0UM Friday, March II, 1966 INSTALL CARPET TO CUT DOWN ON NOISE VOLUME FOOD CENTEK run lie tleroru- CllKl-.M'VI. KITOIKN lakes < IK- live, loo, when rrmo<lclin(5 plum from wiilipiiper, Walls he-re hnnxl include a rcfrigeru(!)r-free/.cr in "Manor Fiirni" de.iiRii, willi rliiirt one of u wid«**arrny of colorful of "herbs mid spirus for rooking new designs. Thin one by Annum. doHghl." H) Slorkwcll, Plant With Special Aim On Your Home Premises Every plant, every tree or shrub planted by the home owner should have a special purpose. Beauty is the principal purpose for planting the home property according to surveys, but there are many other reasons, as follows: 1. For shade — shade trees offer comfort and beauty in sizzling summer weather. When correeUy placed they cool the home, or materially reduced air- conditioning costs. Shade trees lower temperatures near the ground as the layer of hottest air Is transferred to the tree tops. They also may provide autumn color. Evergreens provide all-year color, particularly welcome green in winter. 2. Hedges provide family privacy — much needed in some housing developments. Hedges may provide flowers that are pleasing to neighbors as well as yourself, 3. Flowering trees, shrubs and annual plants offer the spring, summer and fall beauty of many types of blooms from roses to apple blossoms. Trees and shrubs offer foods in the form of fruits and berries. 4. Where grass will not grow or is hard - to - mow as in the shade areas, or areas of poor soil, or on steep slopes, ground covers of many types form a beautiful green carpet. 5. Windbreaks of trees and of shrubs provide warmth in win- tor and coolness in summer. A government test showed that n perfectly placed windbreak sheltered a plains area home from cold north winds and reduced fuel costs 22 per cent. Most of all, however, trees and shrubs provide natural beauty and a feeling of better living for the family. If you have youngster or teenagers in your home, you have noise. One sure way to cut down on the. sounds from just everyday living is to install carpeting. Carpeting Is also very effective in reducing the seepage of loud sounds, such us those from television programs your children will be watching to other parls of the house. And if an ample foam rubber pad is used under the carpeting, it will be a big asset in reducing noise to acceptable levels. Besides, carpeting can hide a multitude of sins. It covers worn, scuffed or wanted spots and eliminates the chore of washing and waxing floors. Like any other home improvement material, picking the right carpeting can save you time, work and money. There are different types of carpeting for different jobs. For example with youngsters in the home, it is wise to choose a carpet that wears exceptionally well. Some carpets are easier to care for than others. Your carpet salesman can help you select the carpet best suited to the job you want it to do. Almost all carpets need nn underlay of some sort for additional durability and to pre- servi! the life of the carpet. Latex fonm rubber and underlays are highly recommended for this purpose. They also provide a soft resilient cushioning for a Wiilklnfi-on-nrr feeling. Consider the location and type of floor too. If the floors arc Roots In Piping Can Be Problem Big healthy trees are nice to have around the home. But when thirsty roots find their way Into underground waste and sewage piping, the home owner has a genuine problem. Only sure way lo avoid a root problem In water lines is to make certain the lines are of top quality, watertight, permanent material. Once there is n leak or break in inferior piping, moisture-seeking tree roots will find it, reports the Plumbing- Heating - Cooling Information Bureau. Correcting the problem when It ocurs requires the knowledge and tools of a plumbing contractor, Using a special flexible auger that can be reeled Into waste lines, the contractor can cleanly cut away Invading roots. below grade both carpets and padding must resist moisture and rnlclew. Any of the manmade fibers and foam rubber paddngs are suitable for these paddings are suitable for these conditions, On hnrdfloors like concrelc, use an extra resilient pudding and heavy carpeting, This Is a particularly good way to twit a basement floor, bectiusc it. Is much easier than setting tiles. Also it makes the floor warmer and more comfortable for children to play on. Angus Member MARTIN EDWARD Wilkinson, 34, of Baytown, has been granted a junior membership in Hie American Angus Association nt St. Joseph, Mo. The membership entitles the boy to register purebred Angus at regular membership rates and to the privileges of the association until the age of 21. No Connection Despite common belief to the contrary, the U.S, route numbers and the shields showing them have nothing to do with the federal government, The highways are marked, maintained and posted by the various state highway organizations. WJ IMPROVEMENT WHY BUY? IT COSTS SO LITTLE TO RENT , .. FOR TH£ HANDY MAN AT HOMI, Wt HAVE • Tillers • Sprayers • Lawn Spreaders • Lawn Mowers • Lawn Edgers • Hedge Trimmers • Wheel Barrows • Paint Sprayers • Ladders • House Jacks Open Daily 7 to 6 Open Sunday 7 to 1 p.m. PECK'S WtftdRtdt* ^HHKQQQQBEE^EQEED S. Pruett at W. 1'earco 582-8019 •i". "Z~, No need to put up with a crowded, out-of-date or shabby home. Peoples Bank Is prepared to lend you the money, often on only your signature, and at a surprisingly low rate of Interest, to make any repairs and improvements. Need a new roof? Want to add a room? AR extra bath? Live a litHe. Let us give you the help you need, today! BAYTOWN'S FINEST Peoples State Bank MEMBER F.D.I.C.

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