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Household Time Management

  • Wash board and tub

    Wash board and tub
    The wash bord was still propbably the most common way to do the washing.mMass production was started in 1895.
  • Wood and Coal Stoves

    Wood  and Coal Stoves
    This was a typical set up for the pre-modern kitchen set up and was an inprovement from massive masonry ovens that were buit into a home.
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  • Clorox Bleach

    Clorox Bleach
    Clorox bleach was introduced to consumers and gave them a valuable new washing agent that also serves as a disinfectant.
  • Tungsten Filaments

    Tungsten Filaments
    The light bulb was improved with new tungsten filaments and made ready for mass production. This made using dangerous and inefficiernt oil lamps soon to be a thing of the past.
  • Automobile

    The Ford model T was put into production and was known to be the first affordable automobile. Now traveling from place to place could be a quicker process.
  • Washing machines

    Washing machines
    Washing machines be came available and made doing laundry less of a physical activiity.
  • Toaster

    A better way to get toast without having to watch and turn by hand.
  • Refrigerator

    A way to keep food in your home from spoiling so fast. Reduced the need to can and preserve as much food.
  • Telephone

    Invented in 1876 the telephone was being more widely used as a way for people to quickly communicate.
  • Electric Hair Dryer

    Electric Hair Dryer
    Getting hair dry sooner and the ability to control hair style was easier now.
  • Gas and Electric Ranges

    Gas and Electric Ranges
    These safer and more effecient ranges made cooking easier. No need to chop wood or shovel coal.
  • Improved Electric Washing Machine

    Improved Electric Washing Machine
    Safer more hands free washing mashines made laundry even easier.
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  • Residential Central Air

    Residential Central Air
    More houses were being built with central heat and air conditioning. The forced air funace had been invented in 1935 and the newer cenral airconditioning made being inside the home more confortable year round.
  • Dishwasher

    First comecially produces in the 1930s the dish waher was more widely used now in the 1950s to reduce time spent hand scrubbing dirty dishes.
  • Electric Coffee Maker

    Electric Coffee Maker
    It was a quicker way to get a perfect cup of coffee.
  • Rotary Dial Telephone

    Rotary Dial Telephone
    The rotary dial phone had almost totally replaced the need to have a switch board operator to place a call by this time
  • Aerosol Sanitizers

    Aerosol Sanitizers
    Lysol began producing aerosol sanitizer and made it easier to kill airborn as well as other germs easier than scrubbing with bleach or other products.
  • Crock Pot

    Crock Pot
    Mass production started for the crock pot which made making a delicious fuss free dinner easier.
  • First PCs

    First PCs
    Doing homework and keeping files got a little easier.
  • Microwave Oven

    Microwave Oven
    The mivrowave oven first was first invented in 1946. This faster way to cook food did not really show up in american homes until the early 80s. Heat a burrito up in under 2 minutes rather than cooking longer in an standard oven.
  • Cordless Phone

    Cordless Phone
    Having the phone with one anywhere in the house made getting work done and taking a call better than being tied down to a corded phone.
  • Concentrated Detergents

    Concentrated Detergents
    Detergent started coming in more concentrated forms it saved consumers money and time by them not having to make as many trips to the store buying washing soap.
  • The World Wide Web

    The World Wide Web
    People where now communicating practaclly instantaniousely global from their homes. Shopping, communication, socialization,news, education, information and much more was available now in home on faster PCs.
  • Cell Phone

    Cell Phone
    Cell phones had been arround for awhile but it was aproximately the late 90s that it was starting to be a common thing for people to own. Now getting ahold of people was easier and information was passed sooner.
  • Wireless Router

    Wireless Router
    The star of in home wifi networks. Less cords more mobility and control.
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  • Printer/Fax/ Copier

    Printer/Fax/ Copier
    Along with new internet activity and better personal computers, being able to scan copy and fax documents from home made having to go out side the home to do those taskes obsolete.
  • Laptop

    The popularity of this smaller portable computer was on the rise as affordabilty became more within the budgets of families and students. No need to have to be at home at the computer desk to get your work done.
  • Tivo DVR

    Tivo DVR
    Now people could watch thier favorite shows anytime they want no need to have to be at home or set up a vcr to record. Invented in 1999 and has become very common houshold item ever since.
  • Programable Digital Thermostat

    Programable Digital Thermostat
    This made central air units more efficent and temperatur control easier and precise. Most home were now being built with these installed and many homes replaced older units with digital units.
  • Smart Phone

    Smart Phone
    Cell phones are always evolving it was approximately at this time that internet capable touch screen phones became available. This made doing so many tasks almost anywhere possible. Managing ones life via their phone became the norm.
  • Pre-packaged detergent packs

    Pre-packaged detergent packs
    No need to measure out liquid dish or laundry soap just throw in a pack.
  • Tablet

    Apple introduced the iPad and soon the market was full of other tablets. This type of device is small by larger than a cell phone and capable of alowwing a person to do so much and entertain themselves with out having to carry arround a TV, dvd player, pc, or cell phone.
  • CFL Bulbs

    CFL Bulbs
    These bulbs last longer and use less energy thatn standard light bulbs. Invented in 1976 they have become affordable and popular in most homes recently.