I WUNDERLICH LIMITED, MANUFACTURERS
AT ADELAIDE, S.A.. MELBOURNE. VIC., SYDNEY. N.S.W.. AND BRISBANE. QLD.
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FOUR MODERN FACTORIES THAT PROVE
WUNDERLICH LEADERSHIP IN TILE PRODUCTION
The Ideal Roofing for Australian Homes
Wherever homes are built, those that attract the eye, that possess colour, character and distinctiveness, are roofed with Tiles. For Tiles, as a roof covering, possess a charm impossible to obtain with any other roofing material.
By their wealth of colour, beauty of texture and qualities of hardness and extreme density, WUNDERLICH TERRA-COTTA (Marseilles Pattern) TILES have become known to all home lovers throughout Australia. Available in an amazing range of Glazed and Fire-flashed effects in tones of Mottled Reds and Browns, Buffs, Lemons and Muntz, also Blues and Greens, they afford an almost unending variety of delightful effects and colour harmony. They are renowned for their uniformity of shape and size, and for their exceptional strength.
Since time immemorial, reasons have existed for the supremacy of Terra-Cotta Tiles.
Modern research into the methods of production has added to these reasons, until to-day, WUNDERLICH TERRA-COTTA TILES are virtually a perfect product. Besides their visual appeal, they have met, for many years, the needs of people building for permanence. Exposure to the atmosphere will simply mellow the rich colourings as the years go by. With TERRA-COTTA TILES, the first cost is the last cost.
Terra-Cotta Tiles are the ideal roofing under all Australian climatic conditions. They form an effective insulator against both heat and cold, and are self-ventilating, for between the laps, there are ample openings for the free movement of the air. The hard, burnt qualities of Wunderlich Tiles preclude the possibility of absorption or pollution of rain water, and ensure a maximum flow off the roof.
LOOK FOR THE WUNDERLICH NAME.
On every tile we make is our imprint—the Wunderlich name on the underside. This is the sign of good Tiles—of Tiles that are the result of over 20 years' manufacturing experience, that have been produced carefully, ring sound and true, and are renowned for their quality. Our name and reputation as the ORIGINAL AND LARGEST MANUFACTURERS of Tiles in Australia and the Southern Hemisphere go with these Tiles; is it too much to ask that you look for the name and refuse to entertain any substitute?
The illustrations in this Brochure, of homes roofed with Wunderlich Tiles, are actual colour photographic reproductions.
Manufacturers of Building Materials of Quality
Baptist Street, Redfern. NEWCASTLE:
King St. (near Auckland St.). BRISBANE:
Amelia Street, Valley.
SHOWROOMS AND OFFICES:
210 Hanna St. (near Stuart St.).
H. L. Brisbane & Wunderlich Ltd., Lord and Short Streets.
Cnr. Grote and Morphett Sts. HOBART:
T. & G. Building, Collins St. LAUNCESTON:
137 Cimitiere Street
DELICATE BLENDING OF COLOUR DISTINGUISHES THIS WUNDERLICH TILE ROOF E. LINDSAY THOMPSON, ARCHITECT...........LEVIDO & SONS, BUILDERS
A ROOF OF GREEN-GLAZED TILES AND GABLE IN - FILLING OF RUSTICATED SHINGLES BREWSTER AND MANDERSON, ARCHITECTS.............C. S. BENTLEY, BUILDER
TILES ARE NOT A LUXURY
COLOUR IN THE ROOF, NOT ONE SHADE ALONE, BUT AN HARMONIOUS BLENDING OF MANY COLOURS, IS A MODERN TREND, MADE POSSIBLE BY THE USE OF WUNDERLICH TILES W. R. LAURIE, ARCHITECT.........................E. EDE, BUILDER.
IN CONTRAST WITH THE BLENDED EFFECT ABOVE IS THIS ROOF OF DARK RED WUNDERLICH TERRA-COTTA TILES................E. J. TAYLOR, BUILDER.
TILES DO NOT POLLUTE RAINWATER
At our Wunderlich Showrooms in each State (see addresses on title page) there are fine garden displays of Terra-Cotta Tiles arranged on sample panels. We invite you to call and inspect these displays, or if you so desire we will drive you to suburbs where you can view some of the modern homes roofed with Wunderlich Terra-Cotta Tiles. Clients living in remote country districts may use the colour illustrations in this booklet as a guide to their requirements.
HAVE YOUR ROOFING REQUIREMENTS FIXED BY US. We maintain a staff of workmen who are skilled in the proper application of our tiles, thus ensuring correct fixing and blending, adherence to specification and, above all, efficient service in every respect. And remember that WUNDERLICH TERRA-COTTA ROOFING TILES are GUARANTEED.
'PHONE OR WRITE and we shall be pleased to arrange for our representative to call, ascertain your requirements, and later quote you for the roof FIXED complete.
WUNDERLICH LIMITED ARE THE LARGEST MANUFACTURERS OF TERRA-COTTA ROOFING TILES IN THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE.
IN ADDITION TO MARSEILLES PATTERN TILES MISSION, ALSO ~ SHINGLE TILES ARE MADE IN A COMPLETE RANGE OF COLOURS.
RAFTER MEASUREMENTS (MARSEILLES PATTERN TILES). To avoid cut tiles set out rafters to the correct lengths given below. Work to these measurements to ensure a course of full tiles at eaves and at ridge. Ridge boards should project one inch above the rafters. Hip boards should be flush with the top of the common rafters. Where a fascia board is used, deduct its thickness from the lengths of the rafters given below. At eaves, use a 2-inch tilting or bell-cast batten above the rafter, or project the fascia board 2-inch above the rafter for this purpose.
AVERAGE NUMBER OF TILES PER SQUARE (10' x 10').......... 131 O
WEIGHT OF TILES PER SQUARE (APPROX.) ............. 1,000 lbs.
BATTENS TO SQUARE OF ROOFING............. 100 ft of li" x 1"
WIRING: USE COPPER (PREFERABLY) OR GALVANISED WIRE.
ROOF CONSTRUCTION: 4" x 2" RAFTERS............ 1' 6" Centres
ROOF PITCH ............................... Recommend 30 deg.
ACCESSORIES: STANDARD RIDGE AND HIP CAPPING (19" long— Cover 16F) APEX, SPLAYS, FINIALS, BARGE TILES, HALF TILES, ETC., AVAILABLE TO SUIT ALL COLOURS AND BLENDS OF TILES.
No. of Courses
Length of Rafter
2 2ft. 4Jin.
3 3ft. 5|ra.
4 4ft. 7Jin.
6 6ft. lOJin.
7 .......................... 7ft. ll|in.
8 9ft. lira.
10 lift. 4Jin.
No. of Courses
Length of Rafter
14 15ft. lOiin.
15 ................. 16ft. li|in.
16 18ft. lira.
18 20ft. 4Jin.
22 24ft. lOJin.
23 25ft. lllin.
24 27ft. l¡ra.
ROOFING TILES AND SHINGLES.
ARCHITECTURAL TERRA-COTTA FAIENCE.
TERRA-COTTA FIREPLACE SURROUNDS.
ENAMELLED FACE BRICKS.
COLORTEX BRICKS AND BRICKETTES.
STONEWARE PIPES AND FITTINGS.
PATERA ROUNDELS AND VASES, ETC.
METAL CEILINGS AND WALL LININGS.
METAL AWNING FASCIAS.
ARCHITECTURAL SHEET METALWORK.
ARCHITECTURAL CAST METALWORK
(including Heat-Treated Aluminium Alloys).
SHOPFRONTS AND SHOWCASES.
METAL DOORS AND DOOR FRAMES.
PRESSED STEEL PARTITIONS.
MAIL CHUTES AND LETTER BOXES.
METAL LETTERS—CAST, AND ENAMELLED OR BUILT.
METAL NAMEPLATES AND MEMORIALS.
ROOF LIGHTS, LAY LIGHTS AND WALL LAMPS.
VENTILATORS, VENTILATING SHEETING.
METAL WINDOW HOODS, SKYLIGHTS GLAZING BARS, ETC.
DURABESTOS FLAT BUILDING SHEETS.
DURABESTOS COVER MOULDS AND ANGLES.
CORRUGATED DURABESTOS SHEETS.
DURABESTOS RIDGE CAPPING, GUTTERS.
DOWNPIPES, BARGE MOULDS, SKYLIGHTS.
ROOF VENTILATORS, ETC.
DURATILE WALL TILE SHEETING.
INSULABESTOS DOUBLE-FACED INSULATING SHEETS.
DURA VENEER IN MAPLE AND WALNUT.
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Manufacturers of Building Materials for over 50 years
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