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Maintenance Motivation

Keep yourself and your house in good shape with these calorie-burning maintenance tasks!

Inside the house: 136 calories
Outside the house: 272 calories
Caulking: 238 calories
Repairing appliances: 238 calories
Scrubbing floors: 190 calories
Hanging storm windows or cleaning gutters: 272 calories
Mowing with a push mower: 306 calories
Raking the lawn: 224 calories
Trimming shrubs or trees
Manually: 238 calories
With power cutter: 170 calories
Building a fence: 340 calories

Now there’s really no excuse not to mow the lawn!


All figures are based on a 150-lb. person performing the specified activity for one hour.

Source: Calorie Lab


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