Waterproof domestic interiors will allow the housewife of 2000 to clean with a hose.

Waldemar Kaempffert : Science writer
In 1950, Popular Mechanics printed an article forecasting what everyday life would be like in AD 2000, including such luxuries as completely waterproof households.

Waldemar Kaempffert, "Miracles You’ll See In The Next Fifty Years", Popular Mechanics. Feb 1950.