The Changing American Home

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  The typical 
    American home has changed dramatically since the 1960s. 

  In the '60s, homes were mostly ranch style and decorated with
  bright, flashy colors. Today, a 
    modern farmhouse style with subdued colors is popular. 

    Living rooms used to frequently feature shag carpets and
    large sectionals. Today, you see hardwood floors and love seats
    in most American homes. 

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  The
  1960s were filled with bright
  colors and flashy designs, and the typical American home at
  the time was no different.

  From shag rugs to wood-paneled walls, a home in the '60s was
  designed for family life and entertaining. Although homes today
  are still built for families, they are typically more subdued and
  focused on comfort. 

  Keep reading to learn how else the American home has changed
  since the 1960s.

The 1960s were filled with bright colors and flashy designs, and the typical American home at the time was no different.

From shag rugs to wood-paneled walls, a home in the ’60s was designed for family life and entertaining. Although homes today are still built for families, they are typically more subdued and focused on comfort.

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  Cape Cod and split-level Mediterranean style homes were
  also popular during this time period. Other exterior features
  that were seen on many homes include screened porches, attached
  garages, and low roofs.

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  When Trulia, a real estate website, surveyed 2,000 people to find
  out what their favorite architectural style for a home was,

  43% of people responded with craftsman. This style is
  characterized by a large front porch, pillars, and sloping roof.

  Ranch and colonial homes are America's second and third favorite
  styles, according to the study.

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  Bold
  colors like orange, taupe, and grass green were popular
  choices.

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  There has been an increased 
  demand for darkly painted walls, but white is still the
  preferred option these days.

 

For more ways the average home has changed, go to:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/home-and-garden/10-ways-the-average-american-home-is-different-today-than-it-was-in-the-60s/ss-AAHcnRn?ocid=spartanntp

Author: Dennis Hickey

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