Outline necessary home-maintenance tasks with regard to resources and abilities.
Outline should include
- identifying home-maintenance tasks
- determining quality standards for home maintenance
- planning for sharing home-maintenance tasks among family members and others
- evaluating home-maintenance equipment for efficiency
- completing home-maintenance tasks.
- How do the members of your family agree on the definition of a "clean" home?
- What factors influence the amount of responsibility that a family member has for home maintenance and cleaning?
- Why is it important to research home-maintenance equipment?
- What are the risks of purchasing home-maintenance equipment without careful comparison?
- When is it important for family members to share cleaning and maintenance tasks? Why or why not?
- What phrases do manufacturers and sellers of home-maintenance equipment use to make their equipment attractive to buyers?
- How can communication skills help you perform basic home-maintenance tasks?
- How can you devise a plan to share household responsibilities and tasks? How can leadership skills help your plan?
- What role does technology play in your completion of household tasks?
- What reliable sources of information can be used for research of home-maintenance equipment?
- What steps need to occur if homeowners are unable to repair/maintain their home?
- How does a homeowner budget for home maintenance?
- How can safe storage of appliance warranties assist with home maintenance and efficiency?
Other Related Standards
FCCLA National Programs
Families First: Balancing Family and Career
Families First: Families Today
Families First: Meet the Challenge
Families First: Parent Practice
Families First: You-Me-Us
Financial Fitness: Protecting
Financial Fitness: Saving
Financial Fitness: Spending
Power of One: A Better You
Power of One: Family Ties
FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)
National Programs in Action
National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education
Apply time management, organizational, and process skills to prioritize tasks and achieve goals.
Apply consumer skills to decisions about housing, utilities, and furnishings.
Operate cleaning equipment and tools.
Apply environmental services standards and procedures in residential and commercial settings.
Manage use of supplies.
Maintain building interior surfaces, wall coverings, fabrics, furnishings, and floor surfaces.
Analyze energy efficient methods and practices in a variety of geographic and cultural settings.