NEW for the HOME (Sep, 1949)
NEW for the HOME
Sun Naps won’t lead to lobster complexions if you use this gadget which shuts off lamp automatically. Good for pressure cookers and other appliances. Paragon Electric Co., Two Rivers, Wisc.
Fireproof Shade made of unfilled cotton cloth with vinyl plastic coating. Conventional window shade, left, blazes while coated one, right, resists flame. Stewart Hartshorn Co., New York.
Baby Dishwasher cleans service for four in five minutes, using no more water than hand-cleaning requires. Powered only by water pressure, this portable unit dries the dishes, too. Cameron Corp., 2066 East 70th Street, Cleveland.
Steam Ironer puts the crease back in those baggy trousers. It’s an attachment used with a regular electric iron and produces steam by a safe “flash-boiler” method. Won Lewis & Conger’s top safety award. General Mills, Inc., Minn.
Friendly Doorbell gives your messages to callers. A three-way switch can be set for In, Out or Neutral. Then, when somebody rings, a light shines with the correct message on it. Invented by Maurice Phillips of Westinghouse.
Towel Gripper makes dish-cloth-hanging a one-finger operation. Four rubber holders grasp the cloths leaving you free to try balancing the dishes in your other hand. A. J. Ganz Co., Hollywood.
Handy Gardener lawn mower which picks up leaves and twigs, grinds them into small particles and drops them back on the grass. This not only simplifies a back-breaking task but rebuilds the soil. Ronnco Prod., Minneapolis.
Rotating Flipper is the gourmet’s delight. It turns over sizzling food when you press a lever located in the handle. Won’t break the egg yolk, either … if you’re careful. Ward Phillips Co., Chicago.
Automatic Plug can be attached by anyone, even your non-mechanical wife. It requires no toolsâ€”just push the wire in and press prongs together. Academy Electric Products, New York, N. Y.