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When you build a home make sure that the chief materials used will give you an attractive, permanent building at the lowest ultimate cost.


In this booklet are illustrated some of the Wunderlich Building Materials of quality, which, for sheer beauty, durability and sterling value, you will find it difficult to equal anywhere. All these materials are being extensively used by Architects, Builders and Home-Owners throughout Australasia, in order to secure attractive, lasting effects in a ready manner and at reasonable cost. When you build, therefore, be certain to specify Wunderlich Building Materials of quality.

HOW TO OBTAIN A LOAN FOR BUILDING

CO-OPERATIVE BUILDING SOCIETIES* SCHEME.

Co-operative Building Societies—guaranteed by the N.S.W. State Government—have now been formed in all main centres throughout New South Wales.

By becoming a member of a Co-operative Building Society you can obtain loans up to £1,000 and in some cases to £1,500, repayable by instalments spread over periods of 14, 21 or 28 years. For example, a loan of £990 over a period of 21 years is repayable by instalments of £1/9/1, approximately, per week. Generally there are two types of loans, viz., one type under which the Society advances 80%, the member being required to find the balance of 20%, and a second type which is essentially for members who do not already own a home, under which 90% of the value of the loan is advanced by the Society, the member findinq the balance of 10%.

If unable to locate the Secretary of the Society in your district, advise us and we shall let you have his address.


RURAL BANK SCHEME

The Rural Bank makes loans up to £1,200 to eligible persons, providing the latter have casn or land to the value of 25% of the loan required.

1.    For the erection of new dwellings.

2.    For the purchase of a home already

built, or

3.    For discharging existing mortgages on

their dwellings.

Advances may be repaid over a maximum period of 30 years if the building be of brick or stone and 20 years if weatherboard and/or fibro-cement. The regular monthly repayments include interest at the current rate and a partial repayment of principal. For example, the monthly instalment required to repay a loan of £1,000 over a period of 30 years, at the present interest rate, is £5/4/4.

Advice and descriptive literature may be readily obtained at the Homes Department of the Bank or any branch.




AN INVITATION


You are invited to visit our Showroom and Garden Display and then view at your leisure examples of our products. Catalogues fully descriptive of the various materials will be mailed to you on request.


WUNDERLICH LIMITED

MANUFACTURERS OF BUILDING MATERIALS OF QUALITY


Showrooms:


SYDNEY ............. Baptist Street, Redfern

NEWCASTLE .... King Street (near Watt St.)

SOUTH MELBOURNE ...... 210 Hanna Street

ADELAIDE ...... Grote and Morphett Streets


Lord and Short Streets .............. PERTH

Amelia Street, Valley ............. BRISBANE

T. & G. Building, Collins & Murray Sts.,

HOBART

71 St. John Street ............ LAUNCESTON


Wunderlich Terra-Cotta Tiles are ideal for Roofing Australian Homes. Available in a range of beautiful and colourful blended effects, they add distinction to the house on which they are used, and increase the re-sale value of the property. Permanency of colour, quality of work-nship and a guarantee of weatherproofness—all are combined when Wunderlich Tiles are used. Furthermore Terra-Cotta Tiles are self-itilating, do not pollute rain water, and provide insulation against Australian climatic conditions.

\^all at our Showrooms and view the sample tile roofs, at your leisure.

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Home-builders who have in mind utmost attractiveness and permanence, combined with moderate cost, should specify Wunderlich Durabestos, for it is the building sheeting that will enable you to carry out your scheme most effectively. Many of the homes at present being financed by easy term Government Loans • "DURABESTOS HOMES"—the exterior walls, gables, interior walls, partitions <. ceilings of these substantial and delightful timber-framed houses being lined with Durabestos.

DURABESTOS is made from indestructible Asbestos Fibre and Portland Cement. The resultant dense laminated sheet is weather, white-ant and vermin proof, fire-retardant and thoroughly durable. It is easily handled, sawn, nailed and fixed. Painting and upkeep costs are obviated, as the sheeting is of a pleasing grey-white colour.

For further particulars send for a FREE COPY of our Booklet, "WUNDERLICH DURABESTOS HOMES," which illustrates in colour 16 Durabestos Homes similar to the design illustrated below.



Wunderlich Durabestos Flat Building Sheets are made in a wide variety of convenient waste-saving sheets and several thicknesses. Two standard thicknesses are in daily use, viz.:

No. I—Approx. 5/32nds of an inch thick.

2—    „ 3/l6ths........

No. I is recommended for exterior walls and gables, whilst No. 2 is generally used for ceilings, partitions and interior walls.

The stock sizes in each thickness are as follow:—

4ft., 3ft.. 2ft., I ft. 6in$. wide by 4. 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 _ and 10ft. long.

C special purposes No. 2 thickness is also made in ts 3ft. and 4ft. wide by I Ift. and 12ft. long.

<ABESTOS ACCESSORIES:

The trend in domestic architecture is to apply Durabestos Sheets horizontally to the walls and cover the joints with appropriate Durabestos Cover Moulds, etc. The range of Durabestos Accessories includes Cover Moulds, Horizontal Cover and Weatherboard Moulds. Internal and External Angle Moulds, Capping Moulds. Cornices, Picture Rails and Skirtings. These accessories ensure simplicity of fixing and low maintenance costs, for they cannot warp, twist or rot, and are weather, vermin, dust and fire proof.

Durabestos Accessories are available in lengths of 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. 9 and 10 ft. in various sizes. Further information will be forwarded on request.




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BATHROOMS & KITCHENS

INEXPENSIVE MODERN WALLS THAT ARE EASILY FIXED AND QUICKLY PAINTED TO SUIT ANY DECORATIVE SCHEME

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WUNDERLICH DURATILE offers all the advantages of Ceramic Wall Tiles—at much lower cost. There is no limit to the artistic and modf effects appropriate decoration will provide. Apart from its use in nvw construction, DURATILE is ideal for remodelling old Bathroom a^ Kitchen Interiors. It is fire-retardant, vermin proof and cannot st flake or rot.

DURATILE -

A S B E S T O S - C E M E N T WALL TILE SHEETING

WUNDERLICH DURATILE

is an Asbestos-Cement Sheeting prepared to simulate 4" x 4" Ceramic Wall Tiles.

Durable is supplied ready for direct application to all interior walls or partition treatments to Bathrooms and Kitchens. Once installed and decorated with paint or enamel, Duratile needs little attention; an occasional wiping over with a damp cloth will keep the finish spotless. DURATILE is economical in initial cost; is light in weight and transports compactly, thus enabling country clients to secure their requirements at moderate cost. Furthermore it can be handled without fear of chipping.

/ handy man or tradesman using a hammer, saw, drill and screwdriver can fix Duratile easily and quickly. It is available ready for erection in the following waste-saving sheets, viz.:—

8' x 4'    7' x 4'    6' x 4'    5' x 4‘    4' x 4'

8' x 3’    8' x 3’    6' x 3'    5' x 3'    4' x 3'    3’ x 3'

and is approximately iV" thick.

In fixing, the joints of Duratile Sheets may be simply butted together, or they may be covered with Asbestos-Cement Mouldings or special Metal Joint Strips.

On application, full particulars of any of these methods of fixing will be furnished as well as descriptive literature and a sample of DURATILE.

For beauty, safety and permanence there is no substitute for Wunderlich Metal Ceilings; they are modern in design and function and are ideal for ceilings to all types of houses.

WUNDERLICH METAL CEILINGS are available in a wide range of new designs suitable for every room in the home. They are easy and inexpensive to fix, and are permanently attractive, differing in th^ latter respect from brittle materials that are liable to flake, crack a. discolour. Once in position and painted they retain their beauty for many years, and require no further maintenance. The first cost rS Wunderlich Ceilings is the last cost, for, being composed of specicff steel, they are fire-retardant, proof against borers, white ants, e+' Wunderlich Ceilings are, above all, safe ceilings, for they cannot 1 and endanger life.

For further particulars send for our Catalogue of designs or call at our Showrooms.

MODERN METAL CEILINGS





Pattern No. 1785.


Pattern No. 1778.


Pattern No. 1767.


IMPORTANT: Did you know that a Wunderlich Metal Ceiling can be fixed right over a faulty ceiling of lath and plaster or timber—without disturbing the room furnishings or without the usual dust or litter—guaranteeing no further trouble or expense from dangerous ceilings.

AND WALL LININGS

Present day domestic architecture in Australia features prominently the fireplace. Of all the materials available for fireplace construction there are few that can be used with such artistic and colourful effects, and few that are in more complete harmony with the furnishings of a modern room than WUNDERLICH TERRA COTTA WIRE CUT BRICKETTES. During recent years a vast number of fireplaces, surrounds to electric radiators, gas fires and slow combustion stoves have been built of this colourful medium.

WUNDERLICH WIRE CUT TERRA COTTA BRICKETTES, size 6±" x l±" x 3", available in a choice of colours ranging from red, brown, chocolate, buff, pu to blended autumn tints. This range affords opportunities for an unlimited variety in the design of attractive fireplaces and surrounds.

Send for a free copy of our Catalogue of designs entitled "Colourful Fireplace* J? Wunderlich Brickettes," or call at our Garden Display and Showroom and vresW exhibits of the blends available.

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Consider the advantages of Corrugated Durabestos Asbestos-Cement Roofing Sheets. They are composed of indestructible asbestos fibre and portland cement; tk“y cannot rust or deteriorate, are weather-proof, fire-retardant, proof against air, and are virtually indestructible.

To a great extent Corrugated Durabestos Roofing Sheets minimise the heat from the sun and the noise from rain and hail—they do not require painting for they are i pleasing grey white colour, and they do not pollute rainwater for drinking purposes.

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Building Material« of l|ualit? include:

METAL PRODUCTS:

Ceilings and Wall Linings.

Awning Ceilings and Fascias.

Ventilators For Walls, Ceilings and Roofs.

Ventilating Sheeting.

Galvanised Brick, Shingle or Roughcast Sheeting.

Imitation Tile Pattern Sheeting.

Louvres, Vent Ridging, Cowls and Inlets.

Balustrading, Handrails.

Nameplates, Letters and Memorials.



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Enamelled Bronze Letters and Nameplates.

Window Hoods, Skylights, Glazing Bars.

Architectural Sheet Metalwork.

Architectural Metalwork (including heat-treated Aluminium Alloys). Shopfronts and Showcases.

Doors and Door Frames.

Pressed Steel Partitions.

Mail Chutes and Letter Boxes.

Wunderglaze (Electro-Copper Glazing) Panels.

Roof Lights, Lay Lights and Lamps.

Snapon Mouldings.

Weather Vanes.

Coats of Arms, Shields, etc.

Spandrels, either Cast or Built, etc., etc.

ASBESTOS-CEMENT PRODUCTS:

Durabestos Flat Building Sheets.

Durabestos Cover Moulds and Angles.

Corrugated Durabestos Sheets (5.75" and 3" Pitch).

Durabestos Ridge Capping.

Downpipes, Barge Moulds, Skylights.

Roof Ventilators, etc., etc.

Duratile Wall Tile Sheeting.

Insulabestos Double-faced Insulating Sheets.

Duraveneer in Walnut and Maple.

Asbestos Millboard.

TERRA-COTTA PRODUCTS:

Roofing Tiles and Shingles.

Colortex Bricks and Brickettes.

Letter Box Bricks, Air-Bricks.

Paterae, Roundels, Vases.

Birdbaths, Sun Dials.

Architectural Terra-Cotta Faience.

Machine-made Terra-Cotta.

Enamelled Face Bricks.

Stoneware Pipes and Fittings.

Chimney Pots. Floor Tiles.

FREE: Write to us for further information, samples and prices of our products; we shall be pleased to furnish these to you together with a free copy of the particular catalogue illustrating the product in which you are interested. We extend to you a cordial invitation to call and inspect the building materials on display at our Showroom and Garden Display.

WUNDERLICH LIMITED

MANUFACTURERS OF BUILDING MATERIALS OF QUALITY THROUGHOUT AUSTRALIA.

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