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8 The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder A Glenville Democrat I 512 ELK ST. GASSAWAY, WV Licensed 765-2401 Pffice For All Your Hardware Needs and A Fine Line of Furniture " Ell St. CUSTOM MADE DRAPERIES FACTORY CABINETS One of the best "'moves" a homeowner with a growing family can make is to look into the possibility of expansion before putting a "'for sale" sign out on his front lawn. Take a typical home withe covered carport and side entrance. Converting the carport into a year .-I~tund room gives the owner the extra room he needs. Moving the entrance to the front of the home and installing quality, ventilating windows adds immeasurably to the over-all appearance of the house. Placing a dramatic, casement angle bay window in the wall of the new room opens it to broad views and provides light. The casements. which can be opened at the turn of a crank, also provide top-to-bottom ventilation. Additional ventilation is ac- hieved by replacing the old sliding windows in the front of the house with awning windows. core sash and frame and assumes snug closure. Insulating glass also does away with the task of putting up and taking down storm sash. And cleaning time is cut in half since there are only two glass surfaces to wash instead of four. loss, which is passed on to the homeowner in the form of lower fuel Left: Carport and entry at the side of thai remodeling opportunity to the owners of | Right: Artist envisions the home with the provide more Hying space. The new room Anderson Perma-Shield casement angle has been moved to the front of the home, windows in front have been replaced windows for better ventilation. Operating windows such as bills. casement and awning units also Exterior surfaces on Andersen The most neglected room as far purpose. eliminates dependence on air Perma-Shield window and gliding as efficient lighting is concerned is like other fixtures. conditioning when the outside door units are encased in tough the bathroom. Even in new housesalong its track on temperature is comfortable, rigid vinyl, which protects the woodor condominiums, a tiny fixture over swiveled around to In many homes, considerable The homeowner winds up not the medicine cabinet is expected to necessary. *'ms " heat haas may occurr through andonly with more living space, but provide sufficient lighting for a The tracks come~accm around windows and doors. The with up-to-date, low-maintenance close shave or a glamourous four or eight feet, a~a~" earl combination of wood - a natural windows that improve the curb make-up, points out the Interioror crossed or pla~ ~t insulator - double pane insulating appeal of his home. while reducing Decorating Consultant at Progress "'L". The lights the~lde an( glass and factory - applied the cost of heating and air Lighting. various shapes and ~s : weather-stripping reduces heat conditioning. In order to give shadowless the home are the kor m. au light, a bathroom mirror should which are .only 2 q te..L .P ~turq Preventive h ,e maintenance diameter. V~, n and one in the ceiling above theon the track can be~ the- head to illuminate all of the face off individually' .~l"on IOcY !1[ A top-to-bottom, once-a-year All roofs eventually succumb to theequally, she advises. The latest type You'll be surpri~ fmr checkup of your home can be just as effects of weathering. Signs of ageof lighting on the market is Track - booster good. bri~ have useful as an annual bumper-to- include excessive loss of mineral Lighting and it is ideal for this be in your bathroo~ bumper inspection is for automobile granules and cracked, curled or owners. In both cases, owners are missing shingles. Best of all, try to S~ FORMICA CABINET TOPS MADE TO ORDER able to detect trouble before it determine the age of the roof. A roof develops into a costly repair, of standard shingles 15 years old or The first real alternative for For the bathroo~e e g FURNITURE REUPHOLSTERY & REPAIR Homeowners, for instance, often older probably needs to be kitchen counter tops in 30 years is vanity top and bowie_ make the mistake of thinking their replaced, combines the look ~ a roof is in good shape just because named "Corian" by Du Pont. t & Uph ter__y there arenovisibleleaksorsignsof Should you decide that a Warm tothetouch."Corian" has no-nonsense, easycare~-rounc reroofing job is needed, conside the properties that surpass other one-piece constructi~t ec( James Cabine 0Is damage. Before you re even aware material to be used. Asphalt common materials. It resists damage e[iminateshard-to-cle~need, of the need for a-terser'rag job. an shingles, for example, often can be from heat. and is virtually unaffected those dirt-catching that Between Gassaway and Sutton 364 5661 'undetected leak could allow applied over the old roof. by many liquids which wou~d ruin seams and joints. moisture to seep down through the eliminating the expense of a other counter tops. Stubborn stains. The vanity top and~ ~Caus( iM~llll~D4nB~J.~D~)~.(~a~