If you currently have only one ceiling light in the center of your entry or front porch, consider upgrading your lighting by adding surface-mounted lanterns."A better lighting approach for your entry helps invite guests into your home," says Jeff Dross, Kichler Lighting's corporate director of education and industry trends."Exterior trim and molding can bring an old house back to life and bring an under-featured house, regardless of age, to a newfound sense of vibrancy," says licensed general contractor Mark Clement, host of the My Fix It Up Life radio show.There are many types of decorative exterior molding and trim you can use, including gingerbread trim, dentil molding, brackets or a gable pediment.Choose trim that complements the architectural look and style of your house.
Lives that had been on hold since the attack on Pearl Harbor in December, 1941 were resumed.
The university is well known for preparing leaders for careers in government, international affairs, and journalism. Historical records have shown that the first president of the United States, President George Washington, had made indications to Congress that he aspired to have a university established in the capital of the United States.
As of 2015, George Washington had 1,116 active-duty alumni working in the U. He presented numerous letters to Congress and included the subject in his last will and testament.
There were a record number of marriages in 1946 and again in 1947, and a record number of births — the beginning of the Baby Boom generation. Young couples with infants were living above garages, in spare rooms, in tiny apartments with their parents; returning veterans were forced to live in their cars. The ideal of actually owning a home was distant dream to the average wage-earner.
The government erected temporary veterans shelters to ease the problem in particularly overcrowded areas. It took years and years to save enough for the hefty down payment on even a modest pre-war house. So, the most that young post-war families looked forward to was just something clean and decent to rent.