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March 18, 1971     Shelton Mason County Journal
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March 18, 1971

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The built-in addition of privacy that every member of the family wants for read- ing, writing, hobbies and in- formal entertaining is basic to a basement -- whether it's in an old or new home. and colored accessories. A suspended ceiling system with translucent fiberglass was added to conceal the old rafters left exposed in the stairwell for design interest. Meanwhile, outside, pre- finished siding with match- advantages shared prefin- ished sidings and panelings. The heating/cooling system of tomorrow... ~ % _ Before proceeding with plans for remodeling, how- ever, the homeowner should review his basement with a contractor, architect or building material dealer to see if it has the room and flexibility that is needed. Changing Exterior Another point worth con- sidering is the advisability of expanding the home im- provement project to include some exterior changes along with the basement remodel- ing job. This has the advan- tage of coordinating the ap- pearance of a basement and a basement entryway. Once started, rejuvenat- ing the appearance of the basement becomes an easy accomplishment with the help of the many vrefinished building materials available. Interior paneling and ex- terior siding in a wide range of choices can help to create an individual look and a family room suitable for ev- ery purpose and need. Space-stretching tech- niques vary with the size and condition of the basement. In one old house with a roomy ~a~emevtt, the natural field- stone stalrwa~ and i~eplace provided the nucleus for the "new look." New Living Areas Wormy chestnut paneling In washable, plastic-finished hardboard was installed throughout the room. Vinyl flooring, posts and beams to conceal built-in lighting and a few pieces of Early Ameri- can furniture completed the modernization of a now-com- fortable living area. Newer homes, while they lack the rambling basements of yesteryear, are candidates Holiday Houses Often Fanciful Dreaming of a vacation home in ski, sea or stream country? dld or buy one and you'll be joining over 1.7 million U.S. ilies who own h o I i d a y IOUS~S. Shelter for weekends, vaca- :ions or retirement can well be light - hearted and fanciful in mood. There's a leisurely, infor- mal attitude that allows more freedom in floor planning. Living, dining and k i t c h e n areas often flow together in friendly fashion. Decks for sun- ning, lounging and entertaining have a great appeal for the en- tire family. Plenty of closets and for laundry facilities high priority. Pots Safer Railing Holes Setting potted flowering 'plants outdoors moves the season ahead provides instant color in the As they finish blooming, '.can be replaced with a diL variety just budding out. Playing children and animals can't overturn the pots, ff you protect them by cutting holes in a bench or porch railing so they will fit inside, their rims resting securely on the top. If the r a i I i n g isn't wide enough, replace it or add a 12. inch board. ing batten' strips added ar- chitectural distinction to the new entry to the remodeled basement. An amber bottle -glass skylight helped to dramatize the entryway. Re-Siding Benefits For interiors, prefinished paneling to suit any Job is available in various sizes for easy handling and in a diver- sity of wood grains. For exteriors, preflnished siding comes in a wide choice of textures and materials -- Shed Wins Race For Outer Space Now that basements have be- come recreation rooms,and even two-car garages have no leit-over space for storage, the man of the house faces the problem of where to stow his carpentry tools and lawn and garden equipment. Building Supply News sug- gests an assembled tool shed which fits handily in a back yard area. It's painted, roomy enough for large bags of fertil- izer and barbecue stands, and the inside wails can be lined with perforated panels which make a sizable storage wall.. And here's the most versatile, quiet and compact heat pump ever! Install it in the attic, crawl space or on a slab outdoors. Automatic coil defroster, suction-cooled hermetic compressor and special rippled fin construction add up to efficient operation and long, trouble-free life. Phone for free estimate. GAS ELECTRIC OIL HEAT 321 S. 3rd. 426-4792 k ALUMINUM COMBINATION HILTON Limited Quantity ;2.8 x 3.0 x 6.8 C0mpleteiy sefls/~m@, g~ass sc~ee~ rem~ab~e lot easy clea~ng Keep the Flnesl hacd~are Easy ~hOuff= laIc~ ||ills ;ilt~ ~g$ Weal~er-slr~!~ed th~0uOh0~f, s,ngle OUT this summer STAIN OLYMPIC SMIN KEEPS FIENCG, SIDING, DOORS LOOKING BEAUTIFUL NOW ONLY GAL. Costs less than paint, lasts longer than paint. Easy to apply. 66 Colors. ! x 12 NO. 3 PINE Any Length LIN. FT. Wall Bond PANEL ADHESIVE Water proofed, Reg. 95f COLORED NAILS !" - 1-5/8 Boxed, Reg. 1.00 . Magic PANEL CLEANER Beautifies and retains natural luster Color Trim PANEL MOLDING To Match Ea. Georgia Pacific Vinyl Shield V-G rooved 8 Popular Woodgrain Prints ivory - Elm Blond Elm Hickory Teak - Oak Walnut "Everything to BuiM A nything'" 426-8224 Turn Left off Hwy. 101, 2 Miles S. of Shelton, Drive I more Mile on the Cole Road SH E LTON HOMES INC. Lm e BI mm A picture, floor plan, or just an idea is a good way to start. Just bring them with you, or you may wish to look through the more than 4,000 posibilities on file in our office. Our highly skilled designers work directly with each customer to arrive at the most in style, size, location, construction, & utility, working with you to fit your Vacation Home Budget. Financing this year has seldom been a problem. Our staff will work with you to attain the most favorable terms for your needs, or we will supply as much assistance as possible to help you and your personal lending institution. During the planning and design stage we often suggest looking over your property with you to assure that what we build there will take the fullest advantage of what your property has to offer. At that time we can discuss the best location, septic situations, future plans, utility and landscaping, using combinations of both our talents. We are a full line General Contractor and as such can efficiently handle even unusual or difficult designs and styles. Our journeymen contractors are among the most proficient in their field and we stand firmly behind their quality craftsmanship. From the borders of Oregon to Canada, from the Cascades to the Pacific you will find cabins and homes built or being built by Lumbermen's Vacation Homes Inc. Your investment into a home or vacation cabin is without doubt one of the best investments you could make, and as you use it and enjoy it it grows in value. Our goal is to build for you that which will provide the very most, and grow in value the fastest. A visit with us and a look at what we have may be the best investment you could make. LUMBERMEN/S FIRST & CEDAR | SHELTON, WASHINGTON 98584 PHONE 426-2614 LEISURE LIVI NG INEXPENSIVE Visit the "SKAGIT", Our Display Office at First and Cedar Sts. ;i S-14 - SheltoreMason County Journal - Thursday, March 18, 1971 Thursday, March 18, 1971 - Shelton-Mason County Journal -Page S-3