The Labour-saving House
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The Labour-saving House

By Dorothy Constance Bayliff Peel
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Table of Contents
  • THE LABOUR-SAVING HOUSE
  • CONTENTS
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • CHAPTER I
  • CHAPTER II
    • I
      • The Ignorant Employer.
      • No Chance for the Incompetent Servant.
      • Wanted! a New Race of Mistresses.
      • Domestic Training for all Girls.
      • Domestic Training will improve the Physique of the Coming Generation.
    • The Ignorant Employer.
    • No Chance for the Incompetent Servant.
    • Wanted! a New Race of Mistresses.
    • Domestic Training for all Girls.
    • Domestic Training will improve the Physique of the Coming Generation.
    • II
      • Menial Work.
      • Too many Governesses, Secretaries, and Companions in Normal Times.
      • Service is not a Genteel Profession!
      • Domestic Training Colleges.
      • What the Servant Dislikes.
      • To Popularise Domestic Service.
    • Menial Work.
    • Too many Governesses, Secretaries, and Companions in Normal Times.
    • Service is not a Genteel Profession!
    • Domestic Training Colleges.
    • What the Servant Dislikes.
    • To Popularise Domestic Service.
    • III
  • CHAPTER III
    • I
      • The House that Jack Built.
      • Women Architects.
      • A Hot and Cold Water Service.
    • The House that Jack Built.
    • Women Architects.
    • A Hot and Cold Water Service.
    • II
      • Save a Third of the Work in the House.
    • Save a Third of the Work in the House.
    • III
      • Kitchens and Offices.
      • A Service-room.
      • Furniture and Decoration.
      • A Clever Idea for a Bedroom and Dressing-room Bath.
    • Kitchens and Offices.
    • A Service-room.
    • Furniture and Decoration.
    • A Clever Idea for a Bedroom and Dressing-room Bath.
    • IV
  • CHAPTER IV
    • I
      • Basement Houses.
      • A Typical Labour-Making House.
      • A Labour-Making House Converted.
    • Basement Houses.
    • A Typical Labour-Making House.
    • A Labour-Making House Converted.
    • II
      • Nurse and Nursery.
      • A Second Suggestion for a Labour-Saving House.
    • Nurse and Nursery.
    • A Second Suggestion for a Labour-Saving House.
    • III
  • CHAPTER V
    • I
      • Household Duties.
      • Labour Making.—A House-Hunting Experience.
      • How we manage with One Servant in our Labour-Saving House.
    • Household Duties.
    • Labour Making.—A House-Hunting Experience.
    • How we manage with One Servant in our Labour-Saving House.
    • II
  • CHAPTER VI
    • I
      • A Five Bedroom and Three Sitting-room London House.
      • A Labour-Saving Country House.
    • A Five Bedroom and Three Sitting-room London House.
    • A Labour-Saving Country House.
    • II
      • A Labour-Saving Flat.
      • A Three Sitting-room, Hall, and Six Bedroom Suburban House.
    • A Labour-Saving Flat.
    • A Three Sitting-room, Hall, and Six Bedroom Suburban House.
    • III
      • A Labour-Saving House in a Provincial Town.
    • A Labour-Saving House in a Provincial Town.
    • IV
  • CHAPTER VII
    • I
      • Cooking in Advance.—An Interesting Letter.
    • Cooking in Advance.—An Interesting Letter.
    • II
      • The Late-Dinner Bogey.
      • A Letter from a Professional Woman who does her own Housework.
      • About Washing Up.
    • The Late-Dinner Bogey.
    • A Letter from a Professional Woman who does her own Housework.
    • About Washing Up.
  • CHAPTER VIII
    • I
      • Counting the Cost.
      • The Coke Furnace.
      • How to Light a Coke Furnace.
      • Some Figures.
      • The Use of Gas.
      • Good Advice.
      • Gas for Water Heating.
      • Gas for Lighting.
      • Gas Fires.
      • Gas Cookers.
    • Counting the Cost.
    • The Coke Furnace.
    • How to Light a Coke Furnace.
    • Some Figures.
    • The Use of Gas.
    • Good Advice.
    • Gas for Water Heating.
    • Gas for Lighting.
    • Gas Fires.
    • Gas Cookers.
    • II
      • The Cost of Cooking by Gas.
      • Utensils for Gas Cookers.
      • To Clean a Gas Stove.
      • The Destruction of Rubbish.
      • Warming the Kitchen.
      • Slot Meters.
    • The Cost of Cooking by Gas.
    • Utensils for Gas Cookers.
    • To Clean a Gas Stove.
    • The Destruction of Rubbish.
    • Warming the Kitchen.
    • Slot Meters.
  • CHAPTER IX
    • "The Poor Man's Light."
      • Basement Rate and Checking of Waste.
      • When Putting in Electric Light.
      • To Avoid Waste of Current.
      • Makes of Lamp.
      • Electric Fires.
      • The Electric House.
      • In the Kitchen.
      • Simplicity.
      • The Saving of Meat.
      • The Cost of Current.
      • Labour-Saving and Comfort-Giving Appliances.
    • Basement Rate and Checking of Waste.
    • When Putting in Electric Light.
    • To Avoid Waste of Current.
    • Makes of Lamp.
    • Electric Fires.
    • The Electric House.
    • In the Kitchen.
    • Simplicity.
    • The Saving of Meat.
    • The Cost of Current.
    • Labour-Saving and Comfort-Giving Appliances.
  • A FINAL WORD
  • INDEX
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