National Geographic : 1914 Jun
TOHNS-MANVILLE Roofing Service has overcome all trouble factors known to all types of city or country roofs. This service, too, goes further than perfection of roofing materials or guarantee. Its develop ment during fifty years has evolved an organization of over fifty principal Service Branches throughout the country. So that dealers and consumers everywhere have at all times the benefits of a complete Johns-Manville establishment nearby, maintaining a policy of quick service and close and satisfactory business relationship. ASBESTOS ROOFING " The Roll of Honor"' r HIS material easily takes the foremost place in the evolution of roof cover I ings. It gives a roof of imperishable rock at a little more than the cost of the cheapest most perishable roofing. Its body is a fabric of long-fibred asbestos bound with another mineral sub stance-genuine Trinidad Lake Asphalt-forming a pli- CLEAT able stone sheet. It is watertight, will not crack or split in winter, or run, shove, dry or drip in the hottest nmon. weather. Requires no paint, gravel, or slag. Sparks, cin- r m° ders or flying embers cannot even scorch it. When a fire occurs inside a building, J-M ASBESTOS ROOFING prevents the flames from spreading to adjacent struc- Lends an added charm to the appearance of tures. Laid with J-M CLEATS, it is a roofing at once the roof, is easily ap attractive and distinct. The Cleats hold edges in a vise- plied, and prolongs the like grip, eliminating the possibility of leaks. life of the roofing. J-M ASBESTOS SHIN FTfO provide the J-M features of roof safety and service and at the same time Meet the decorative demands of residential architecture, J-M Asbestos Shingles were evolved. The material is pure Asbestos Fibre and Portland Cement, molded under hydraulic pressure into a homogeneous mass. No layers or laminations to separate. Outlast the most durable building. Cannot rot, warp, or split. Need no paint or other preservatives. Absolutely fireproof. Furnished with smooth edges, / inch thick, in gray, Indian red, slate and mottled brown; with rough edges, % inch thick, in gray, Indian red, and mottled brown. Make the most beautiful and artistic of all Shingle roofs. J-M REGAL ROOFING "The Roofing with Life" T-M Roofing Service has also developed the rubber type of wool felt roofing to a point of dependable Efficiency in J-M Regal Roofing. Laid with J-M Cleats, like J-M Asbestos Roofing, and second in quality only to J-M Asbestos. Write nearest Branch for Book No. 3694 H. W. JOHNS-MANVILLE CO. Manufacturers of Asbestos Shingles; Roofing; Stucco; Pipe Coverings; Cold Storage Insulation; Water proofing; Sanitary Specialties; Acoustical Correction; Cork Tiling, etc. Albany Chicago Detroit Louisville New York San Francisco Baltimore Cincinnati Indianapolis Milwaukee Omaha Seattle Boston Cleveland Kansas City Minneapolis Philadelphia St. Louis Buffalo Dallas Los Angeles New Orleans Pittsburgh Syracuse 93s2 "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."