National Geographic : 1915 May
Stucco, concrete or brick walls absorb much water, becoming damp, unsanitary and disfigured. But they can he waterproofed and beautified with 'TRUS-CON OSTNETIEX - APPLIED WITH A BRUSH A liquid cement coating which becomes an inseparable part of the wall, sealing all pores and filling hair-cracks. Hard as flint. Damp proof, weather-resisting. Gives uniform, artistic color. Applied to new or old walls. Furnished in a variety of pleasing tones. It will pay you to learn about Trus-Con Waterproofing Products. Write for full information, telling us your needs. y THE TRUS-CON LABORATORIES M - 178 Trus-Con Building, Detroit, Mich. A -o Waterproofings-Dampproofings-Technical Paints - Vwwy'.^yy^y^^yx/ Look at the Ceiling ^- ''. ' .. * ^ j;.**" /: .".. : )'* pa cp pi .c] -in the house best friend. Is it ribbed that make it corrugated? laid over ofyour with dirt streaks look as if it were Then it was not no'Jurt Expanded Metal Lath for the fine mesh of "Kno-Burn" makes streaking impossible. Insist on Kno-Burn Metal Lath in your new home. It is the practical base for plaster and stucco because it unfail ingly binds the surface that covers it. "Practical Homebuilding" tells how to build. It gives you all sorts of compar ative cost figures, contains plans, detail drawings and photographs-and it is the most readable book you ever saw. "MORE PERFECTIONS" Cheaper, cleaner, and more efficient than thehorse-drawn contrivance. Direct drive-chainless, with no consequent loss of power. STheonlylow-priced power-driven mowerwith driving roller behind the cut. Roller divided into three parts, making the action in turning mower same as differential in an automobile-machine actually rolls and does rot drag. Motor is reversible and knives may be sharpened without any extra device or tearing down of the machine for grinding. Removable and adjustable cutter-head; grass deflector; adjustable handles; finger-controlled accelerator. Construction and material of the Perfection is as good as that of the highest-priced automobiles. Width of cut, 25 inches; Weight, 2501bs.; Speed, up : to 4h miles; Horse-power, 3 brake; Price, $225. The Perfection Riding Mower is the finest machineof this type. Price, $600. Bosch Magneto, $35 extra. Writefor descriptivefolder Perfection Power Mower Company St. Johns, Mich , t "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."