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The small cash outlay required for materials and the fact that
skilled labor is not necessary permit the construction at a low cost of
buildings (fig. 2) that are durable, fire-resistant, and comfortable.
Figure 2.-This 34- by 36-foot unheated house includes oak floors and a 14- by 18-foot
garage. It was built in 1931 for $3,000.
The effective insulation afforded by earth protects interiors from
the cold of winter and the heat of summer and makes adobe walls
very desirable for many kinds of farm storage. Earth walls are not
so subject to sweating as are those of unfurred masonry.
Figure 3.-The shaded areas are those in which adobe has been used in building
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Miller, T. A. H. (Thomas Arrington Huntington), 1885- & Molander, Edward G. Adobe or sun-dried brick for farm buildings., book, August 1949; Washington D.C.. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc5880/m1/4/?q=farm: accessed April 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.