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100% NYLON twist set 7 decorator colors Convenient cabinet storage, work- saving appliances, ample counter space and step-saving layout make this a soundly designed kitchen. More than 2.4 million kitchens are modernized yearly, according to Building StLpply News. Way to a Woman's Heart Through the Kitchen A wife may still gaze loving- ly at a husband who has grown pudgy, bald and ill-tempered with time. But a kitchen that ceases to please her is prac- tically grounds for divorce. Kitchen modernization--gen- erally initiated by the lady at the house--is high on the list of home remodeling projects. Building Supply News, trade journal of building supply re- tailing, notes that during the past year, more than 2.4 mil- lion kitchens were remodeled at a total expenditure of some 2.3 billion dollars. When remodeling a kitchen, women seek more work and storage space, more efficient layouts, low-maintenance ma- terials, up-to-date appliances, time-and-labor saving features, beauty and comfort. Men view a modernized kitchen as a means of increasing the home's resale value. Kitchen remodeling "tools" range from basic appliances to luxury features. Among them are: Cabinets -- More of them, more conveniently located. New styles and designs, with easy- care finishes, and convenience features such as roll-out and revolving shelves, compartmen- talized storage, and front and back doors to make them ac- cessible from either side. Countertops -- Sui~cient workspace, especially near the sink, range and refrigerator. Mar, stain and heat-resistant surfaces. Some with built-in cutting boards. "Customized" countertops, designed to suit the height of the woman using them. Lighting --- Larger fluorescent items such as automatic ice- w a t e r dispensers, drinking fountain attachments for the sink, built-in soap and lotion dispensers, and over-the-coun- ter storage bins for blenders, mixers, toasters and coffeemak- era. Do-it-yourself Armstrong Cushion 6 ft. width while Supply Lasts sq. yd. installed (Reg. 9.95) Free Delivery Open Daily 10 to 6 Sat. to 5 "J" and Olympic I COAST TO COAST STORES'i give lawn a N. 426-3264 126 S. Second Ray Prouty, Owner PER EARLYBIRD SALEr SALE ENDS SUPER spring feeding SUPER TURF BUILDER give= your lawn a full feeding to h~p it grow thicker, sturdier, greener. It's a prolonged feeding too, so your lawn stays nicer longer. Light in weight and easy to apply. $1.10 off - reg. $5.45 bag. 2,5 ~ m. ft. $2 off -- reg. $9.95 bag. 5,000 sq. ft. $4 off -- reg. $18.95 beg. 10,000 sq. ft. 2,500 SO. FT. 4.38 5,000 SO. FT. 10,000 SO. FT. ceiling fixtures, plus recessed lighting over countertops, sink and range. Sinks---Two-bowl models are popular (even when the kitch- en has a dishwasher), as are handy single-handle spigots, spray attachments and garbage disposals. Ventilation --- Vented range hoods and exhaust fans to rid the kitchen of smoke and cook- lng odors. Wall and Floor Coverings--- Attractive, easy - to - install,- stain-resistant and washable. Also popular are "luxury" Wood Sauna Soars As Status Symbol Remember when the key to the executive washroom was the symbol of success? Now it's more likely to be the key to the sauna. The ancient Finnish s t e a m bath, t a k e n in a wood-lined room, is gaining rapidly in popu- larity in this country, And with much reason. Saunas are relaxing to the muscles, and refreshing to the spirit. Many New York execu- tives prefer a sauna break to the standard two-martini lunch. Pege ~4B-p i j 2,500 SO. FT. out as; S, BB yOU fertilize your lawn II 5.ooo SO. FT. PLUS 2 two-in-orl~ product for y0ur lawn. PLUS 2 wipes out J lllnd~ion$, chickwmld end similar weeds, roots $i~I all. PLUS 2 also I gim your lawn a full feeding at the tame time. i-~lps your lawn grow thicker, sturdier and fills in where the weeds used to be. $1.40 off - reg. $6-95 beg. 2,500 sq. ft. = $2.40 off -- reg. $11_q5 beg. 5,000 sq, ft, I , , , , I Develop a betterI lawn with SoottS 1.000 SQ. FT. I 81SO indor Blends I 2.s00 SO. FT. 0 - Famous ndm)r. the tmmo U rieW j " of Kentucky blu~ is ~il~e in two greatI ..~b.=~qq=,b.r bl=td= onminine 70~ Wind=or and 35% ~r~l- i sot. Both dwelo@ into = thick, dense carpet of 1,000 SCL FT. gr"" I Band 70 -- contaim 70% Windsor. ~)~oOff -- reg. $4.45 box. 1,000 lzl. h. ff - reg. $9.96 box. 2,500 ~I. ft. Blond 35 - contains 35% Windsor. 80doff - r,g. $3.95 box. 1,000 m. ft. $1 .EO off -- reg. $9,96 box. 2,500 sq. ft. I I I I 2,500 SO. FT. Page S-6 - Shelton-Mason Cnunty Journal - Thursday, March 18, 1971 But, that's a l~ttle 11ke say- ing the latest sports car runs on the same principle as the model T Ford. Today's bathroom is geared for glamor. Decoration and de- sign have become as important as hot and cold running water. And, the room's function has expanded to include facilities for health, leisure, comfort and convenience. The national trade publica- tion of building materials re- tailing, Building Supply News. makes these points about the current bathroom scene: a sec- ond bath ~in large houses, a third) is aimost standard in new homes; a well-designed, attractively decorated bath- room substantially increases the resale value of older houses; modern families de- mand bathroom facilities that suit a variety of individual needs (built-in vanities for good grooming, sun lamps-- even saunas--for health fad- ists, magazine racks and read- ing lamps for those who con- sider bathrooms the last pri- vate resort in a busy house- hold.) One reason homeowners can get everything they want in a bathroom is the wide variety of available equipment and ac- cessories. It's possible, if mon- ey is no object, to duplicate exotic "Roman baths" A good home handyman needs a base of operations (a workbench and a private sec- tion of the basement or garage where he and his work won't be disturbed) ~md enough pow- er ttools, that is~ to get the job done. Even for the beginner, pow- er tools are a sensible invest- ment. With a little practice, they enable him to turn out~ better work with less time and effort. Start with a few basic items, depending on your skill and the type of work you plan. Insist on quality, however-- preferably well-known brand names that may cost a little more, but perform better and last longer. Building Supply News, trade journal for the building sup- orator colors exgancl [ac%litkes 'and enhance the room's ap- The trend today is toward com- partmentalized bathrooms, ac- cording to Building Supply News. Separating wash-up and toilet areas allows family maxi- mum use of bathroom facilities. marble tubs, wall murals, gold- plated fixtures, adjoining pa- tios and appropriate statuary. More important, the average homeowner can create a high- style, serviceable bathroom at reasonable cost through care- ful planning and product se- lection. For instance: Bathrooms can be com- partmentalized with wall di- viders ~opaque glass, louver doors, hardboard panels) to separate wash-up and toilet ar- eas. This gives the room a mod- ern look, makes the most of with minimal space, and eases bath- ply industry, considers the fol- lowing power tools a good be- ginning for a budding home workshop: A ~/a-inch drill. Ex@emely versatile, s i n c e the chuck can be fitted with expansion bits that drill holes up to sev- eral inches in diameter, and with attachments that do sev- eral other jobs A portable saw. The cir- cular type is best for straight cutting of lumber and large boards, The sabre type is pre- ferred for cutting curves or thin panels of hardboard or plywood. A sander. The oscillating or reciprocating type uses standard sandpaper and is best for fine finishing jobs. RED TAG You'll Save On This Plant CLEARANCE Also pearance. Added attractions are wide countertops and roomy undercounter storage cabinets. Modern plumbing fixtures combine beauty and practical- ity. Sinks have pull-out spray- ers for hair washing, and swing-away faucets so you can use the sink as a baby's tub. Showers have two-level spray heads for "his" and "her" heights, and control dials that let you select a~ variety of wa- ter temperatures. Tubs and showers have built-in safety features such as grab bars and non-slip sur- faces. Wall-hung toilets are popular because of cleaning ease. "Glamor" wall and floor coverings (including carpeting and woodgrain and marbleized paneling ~ are designed for beauty and hard wear. Choose a type that is moisture and humidity-resistant and can be washed clean. Accessories -- one of the easiest and least expensive ways to update the bathroom-- range from simulated fur toilet lid and tank covers to match- ing tissue and paper dispensers. the gate when the family was they axe ~etng ~u~e~l as ~lecm~- away. There was even a Ro- man god honored as the patron saint of locks and "keeper of the keys" -- Janus, after_whom janitors were named. Although locks have lost their tire accessories. Building supply centers now feature a variety of door hardware designed for good !oaks as well as protec- tion. Locks can be selected to blend with the door style and come in a choice of metals. Paint Hardware Building Supplies ALL UNDER COVER 607 S. 1st 426-6612 Spring is the time a young man's fancy generally turns to thoughts of love. But it's also the time many families begin thinking HOME IMPROVEMENT. So why put off those needed changes any longer? Add another bedroom. Finish off the basement. Repair the garage. A new roof. Whatever you need to make your home your castle can be accomplished with a TCF home improvement LOAN. And probably much cheaper and easier than you think. Stop by and see the TCF home improvement specialist soon. Thursday, March 18, 1971 - Shelton-Mason County Journal - Page S-11