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handy homes WITH Fifty Plans for the Housekeeper
ARCHITECT AND HOUSEWIFE—A trip in the course of the HOUSE—FIFTY handy condo PLANS—PRACTICAL residence construction FOR THE OWNER—BUSINESS issues IN BUILDING—HOW TO PAY FOR A HOME
BY LOUIS H. GIBSON
PREFACE.
When the reader understands the writer’s basic reasons, it's more straightforward to appreciate the main points of his paintings. This e-book is meant to accommodate homes in a housework spirit. In doing this, the architect has in brain comfort, balance, and that excellent of housekeepers, great thing about surroundings.
In conducting this concept, the relation of structure to sturdy and reasonably-priced home tasks is first thought of. Following this department is “A trip throughout the House.” It starts on the porch, strikes during the assorted rooms, and prevents to think about some of the information. This brings approximately not just a attention of the final association of a home, yet such information as kitchens and pantries, plumbing, laundry, and heating.
These first sections of the book—“The Architect and the Housewife,” and “A trip during the House”—are, in a degree, academic. After this, and according to the overall ideas which were set forth, plans of 50 handy homes are illustrated and defined. For the main half, they're homes which were built.
The subsequent part is dedicated to functional house-building. it truly is built by way of taking an entire specification for every little thing that could hindrance a dwelling-house, and ridding it, so far as attainable, of all technicalities; hence putting in place shape all useful house-building questions for the advantage of the owner.
Following this can be the honor of commercial issues in construction, which units forth tools of letting contracts with the view of securing the easiest effects with out waste of money.
The remaining part is dedicated to the getting of a home,—how to rearrange the monthly-payment schemes, building-association plans, and different tools for purchasing a home on effortless instalments.
LOUIS H. GIBSON, Architect. Indianapolis, Ind., September, 1889.
CONTENTS.
THE ARCHITECT AND THE HOUSEWIFE.
CHAPTER I.
The Housekeeper and the Architect.--Floor-plans as regarding stable Housekeeping.--Labor-saving Devices.--Economy and solid Construction.--Compact homes no longer unavoidably crowded.--Wood-work that's without problems cleaned
CHAPTER II.
Housekeeping Operations.--The paintings of the Housekeeper.--The commonplace house responsibilities of a Week.--The Architect's Lesson therefrom
CHAPTER III.
Modern Conveniences.--A Little History.--Plans that make additional Work.--Modern Conveniences enumerated
CHAPTER IV.
Modern Architects and the Housekeeper.--Misplaced Houses.--Old Colonial Poverty in smooth Colonial Houses.--Affectation in Design.--Natural improvement of yankee Architecture.--American structure and American Homes
A trip during the apartment.
CHAPTER V.
Journey in the course of the House.--Porch.--Vestibule.--Hall.--Long Halls and sq. Halls.--The corridor that may be a Room.--Reception-hall.--Parlor.--Sitting-room.--Dining-room
CHAPTER VI.
Kitchens.--The Kitchen a Workshop.--Work to be performed in a Kitchen.--A Plan.--Fittings.--Dish-washing Conveniences.--Sink and Tables.--China-closet.--Pantry.--Combination Pantry.--Pantry Fittings.--Work in a Pantry.--A Dough-board.--Flour-bin.--Pantry Stores.--Cupboard.--Refrigerator Arrangements.--Pantry Utensils.--A Dry-box.--Soap-box.--Ventilation of Kitchen.--General ideas of Kitchen Planning
CHAPTER VII.
Cellar.--Fuel Departments.--Furnace Conveniences.--Coal-bins.--Cement Floors.--Light within the Cellar.--A Cellar-closet.--Outside Cellar-door
CHAPTER VIII.
A inexpensive Laundry.--Blue Monday.--Basement Laundry.--Low-cost Conveniences.--Inexpensive Laundry Fittings.--Hot and chilly Water Arrangements.--A Labor-saving Laundry.--A position to do Fruit-canning
CHAPTER IX.
The moment Floor.--Stairways.--The blend Stairway.--Ideal variety of Bedrooms.--Large Closets and lots of Them.--A Linen Closet.--Placing of Gas-fixtures.--Servant's Ro

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