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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 6, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 THE lETHMIDGE HRAln Tuxdov. (Vfobw H70 gyr t f. Jubilee Homes Adds One For "Gracious Living Jubilee Homes Delights With Charming Decor Jubilee Homes has come up with something beautiful. Beautiful, beautiful! The show homes grow more beauti- ful each year and with this at- tractive residence at 3314 Beauvais Place Jubilee is sure- ly marching right in step. It has: a superbly styled kitchen with bay window over- looking a sundeck at the rear; build-in Frigidaire oven and dishwasher; fireplaces m the corners of the living room and family room; luxurious light- ing fixtures and white wrought iron railings; richly colored carpets throughout and many, Good Tips For Homeowners AIDS HANDS Household chores can be mighty hard on a lady's bands, especially those involving the use of a bucket with a wire handle. However, a length at rubber hose slipped over the handle offers good protection and provides an excellent grip fit the same time. SIGNALS CONTENTS No need to guess how much paint there is left in those cans when it is so easy to keep track. After using the can, place a rubber band around it at the level of the remaining paint and you'll know at a glance. NO SCREWS Gjt a handful of binges and no screws? Next time find a way to keep them together be- fore you store Iheni. Quickest and easiest way is to insert the screws in me holes, close the hipse and wrap it with tape or with a large rubber band until needed. KEEP PLASTIC BAGS Garden enthusiasts don't throw iway those plastic vege- table bags. They are the ideal thing for protecting sprouts and seedlings through the fall and early spring chills and also are easier to store than glass jars kept for the same pur- pose. NOTCIiaS Here's another one for back- yard farmers. A series of notch- es filed along one edge of your trowel will help to quickly de- termine wlten you have reach- ed the proper depth in inches at which to plant seeds. PUSH STICK Wondering where to put that push stick you use on the cir- cular saw? It is bound to get lost if left lying around, so place a small permanent mag- net near the top of the stick. Now you can put the push stick anywhere along the sides of the saw cabinet or table and know that you can find it whenever needed to safeguard the fin- gers. HACKSAW BLADES One of the best places to store those extra hacksaw blades you always need and can't find is right on the saw itself. Then if you can find the saw you have the blades. Tape several blades of different sizes to the top member of the saw frame 33 pictured. They won't interfere with use of the tool STUCCO In modem building construc- tion stucco may be defined as a mature of cement, sand, hy- drated lime and a sufficient amount of water to produce a workable mix. Sometimes the hydrated lime is omitted, but its presence helps to make the mixture "fat- ter" and in that respect easier to apply, also waterproofs it. While stucco does not make a building fireproof, it gives a large measure of fire protection to a structure that is construct- ed of combustible materials. It also preserves such buildings against rapid depreciation and naturally eliminates the neces- sity for frequent maintenance such as painting and the many common repairs that would be necessary without it many more glorious features. Approaching this house you'll be impressed with its clean lines. There is a bay window. Deep red varicolored brick pro- vides warmth. Look at the size of those eaves A nice design touch is the concrete block wall with circu- lar patterns off the carport. There is a big, big driveway. Room to park several cars. A column of bricks has been placed at the corner and another to support the eaves over the porch at front. A wrought iron railing guards the sundeck. It's a beautiful kitchen and the oven is 151 high no bend- ing over. Varnish glistens on 17 cup- board doors. The dining room is spacious and is graced with an exquisite glass chandelier. You'll be amazed at the rock, rough tan and light cream-col- ored, of which the living room fireplace is constructed. Check the carpets: rich blue and red with luxurious pile. And note the green glove light in the front hall. It looks like a giant teardrop. You'll see three bedrooms and 114 bath- rooms on the main floor. There's plenty of room in the full basement for a shop or even a couple more bedrooms this besides the huge fully-finished family room with its comer fireplace of warm- toned slate. Jubilee Homes. Something to cheer about! Suggestions DRILL MASONRY If you want to make a lot of boles fast for the variety of masonry fasteners available use an electric drill and car- bide-tipped rotary bits. The hole must be the exact size needed. CARVINGS The Filon Division, Vistron Corp., 12333 South Van Ness Ave., Hawthorne, Calif. 90230, manufacturers woodlike carv- ings and moldings that can be used to decorate doors and fur- niture. Good Tips For Home KEPAVE PATIO If you're planning to repavo your patio or any other clean solid surface take a at a new topping mala- rial that combines epoxy resin with inert colored atone aggre- It is not thickly applied. After spreading the paste witb a rake, it is troweled to a uni- form one-eighth of an iacu. You don't bam to grind or Nad toe surface. ROOF DOMES Here's newi about roof domes: light can shine down the shaft into first-floor rooms. For example, a light shaft down through thr> attic makes it possible to use a roof dome to help Illuminate me interior of a ranch bouse. A dome can also substitute for a dormer. VINYL FLOOR Still another product has slipped from the nrofessinoal'j bag of India into toe hands of the do-it-yourselfer. It's an eco- nomical, vinyl floor covering that you can install quickly and easily without adhesives. The floor covering is simply loose- laid over concrete, hardboard or the old resilient floor. PLASTIC POOL Plastic swimming poob are popular, they cost little, they're easy to Install and they take up little space. Itn round shape lends itself to attractive land- scape design. PANEL THAT ROOM Putting up prcfinisbed panels is getting to be a lot like wall- papering. You merely nail along the top apd bottom and use the adhesive! manufac- turers offer. Every Success to the Householders' Association on their presentation of HOME SHOW 70 .If is our pleasure to do the painting and decorating in the ED BARTEL SHOW HOME BEYER'S DECORATING 830 3th STREET N. PHONE 327-3319 Congratulations LETHBRIDGE HOUSEBUILDERS' ASSOCIATION On Your Presentation of HOME SHOW 70 WE ARE PLEASED TO BE ASSOCIATED WITH YOU AS MANUFACTURERS AND SUPPLIERS OF ALL TYPES OF MILLWORK NORTH LETHBRIDGE MILLWORK LTD. 120 NORTH MAYOR MAGRATH DRIVE PHONE 328-5215 ;