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10 ways the average American home is different today than it was in the '60s

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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.

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

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