September 19, 2018
If you’re part of a typical American family, you may find it tricky to get everyone engaged and motivated to maintain the household. Many chores, like everyday tidying to big cleaning tasks, preventive maintenance to larger repairs, can result in rolled eyes, arguments, and negotiations. Both spouses and kids can be holdouts (given the task), but don’t give up! A well-run household—where everyone is an active and willing participant—can be a reality.
We consulted the pros to round up the most motivating tips to get your family involved with all aspects of home maintenance.
Involving the whole family in regular chores and maintenance doesn’t just mean a well-kept house—it also fosters pride of ownership and lifelong responsibility among both kids and parents. With good communication and speedy conflict resolution, your well-maintained home can be a true team effort.
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