STUDENT 13: Home Improvements

BTN C1 Home Improvements

Length = 2 week
You will be introduced to drawing home floor plans.  You will design a home floor plan based on certain square footage requirements and will calculate the cost and material requirements for various home remodeling projects.  Calculations will include interior and exterior of homes.

  • Create drawings of home floor plans
  • Calculate areas, perimeters, surface areas, and volumes
  • Calculate costs of carpet, baseboard and paint from measurements derived from the home designs.
  • Create landscape design or a home
  • Calculate square footage and perimeters of yards
  • Calculate material costs of various landscape projects

13.1 Home Remodeling- Part 1

If a home is not perfect, fix it.  Students will learn how to calculate the costs of remodeling a home.

13.1 Home Remodeling- Part 2

If a home is not perfect, fix it.  Students will learn how to calculate the costs of remodeling a home.


Hints & Helps

  • Find different home plans.
  • Find open houses and go look at different home designs.
  • Visit local hardware stores and price other items you may want to put in your future home.