The House that Cleans Itself




Published On: August 14, 2021


Yes, it really exists, at least it did for a number of years. Frances Gabe was an Oregon inventor and artist who designed the house and had it built in the 1980s to save women from the drudgery of housework. The contents of the house were made of waterproof materials and then spigots in the ceilings would spray each room with soap and then water, which emptied into drains in the floor. Dishes are washed inside their cabinets. The house has been called “functional and attractive” by architects and builders. Here is a video about it: