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Distinctive homes of Red Cedar Shingles
Truth about fires continued
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Distinctive homes of Red Cedar Shingles - Truth about fires continued. approximately 1910. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. May 26, 2015. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/aapamphlets/item/332/show/330.

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(approximately 1910). Distinctive homes of Red Cedar Shingles - Truth about fires continued. Architecture Retail Pamphlet Collection. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/aapamphlets/item/332/show/330

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Distinctive homes of Red Cedar Shingles - Truth about fires continued, approximately 1910, Architecture Retail Pamphlet Collection, Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries, accessed May 26, 2015, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/aapamphlets/item/332/show/330.

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Title Distinctive homes of Red Cedar Shingles
Creator (Local)
  • Shingle Branch of West Coast Lumberman's Association/Shingle Agency of British Columbia
Publisher Shingle Branch of West Coast Lumberman's Association/Shingle Agency of British Columbia
Date approximately 1910
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Roofs
  • Shingles
  • Eastern redcedar
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
Physical Description 24 page pamphlet
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Format (IMT)
  • image/jpg
Original Item Location NA2900 .D58 1900z
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b2791384~S3
Digital Collection Architecture Retail Pamphlet Collection
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/aapamphlets
Repository Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/william-r-jenkins-architecture-art-library
Use and Reproduction This image is in the public domain and may be used freely. If publishing in print, electronically, or on a website, please cite the item using the citation button.
File Name index.cpd
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Title Truth about fires continued
Description Illustration of a Red Cedar Shingled fire station and police substation with text discussing the purported fire risk of wooden shingles -and- illustration of a brick home with a Red Cedar Shingle roof and text discussing the purported fire risk of wooden shingles.
File Name aapam_201101_011k.jpg
Transcript ^M: The hazard of defective chimneys and flues is specially pointed out in a booklet published by the National Board of Fire Underwriters, New York.* The fire loss from defective chimneys and flues, as shown by oklet, been blamed c offender. Car mber of' flu. other fires. Every buildin rust-proof nails be used for ro I $9,000,000 in 1915. Many fires ha^ n wooden shingles where a defective flue was the real in the construction of flues and enforcement of proper ipled with rigid inspection, would greatly reduce the fires—and incidentally reduce the number of fires in statistics charged unjustly to the wooden shingle. Proper nailing, to a very large extent, will eliminate the possibility of shingles becoming a flying brand. If a roofing material is held firmly in place by a nail that will not rust, preferably a hot-dipped galvanized il, it must burn where held and will not become the source ; code should demand that exclusively fing purposes. shingles will greatly assist in maintain- the roof. A roof of flat snug-fitting deed. Th, ing th< Th. retarding paints, license by the N; trade name "Pai sections treated \ of stains or paints initial snug positioi is a very slight fire hazard e on the market today a itable among the onal Paint Ma umber of i l being tho: ith i Many tests have been ich paints, with both old liable brands of firebrands put out under facturers' Association bearing the ade on shingle roof id new shingles, and * This booklet it these tests have shown that shingles so treated are not only very remotely susceptible to ignition by burning brands or sparks, but in turn will not constitute a flying brand hazard. Severe fires have swept the negro shanty sections of a few Southern cities, but the flimsy construction of these hovels is not to be compared with the more substantial home construction in the average American If you build your home with wood, roof your home with Red Cedar Shingles, in the manner suggested on page 2 of this booklet, the satisfaction of comfort and durability will far outweigh the extremely remote chance of your home being consumed by a chance spark. The warmth of a shingled home in winter, its cooling barrier to the heat of summer, its beauty, its distinctiveness, its extreme durability, are factors so vital and desirable that the shingled home will always be a justly popular institution. si on Rile-Grade