Section 2: The Distinctive Touch

Taking Care Of Things

Success Indicator: You will be able to take care of your space and items to extend their use.
Life Skills Practiced: Problem-solving and wise use of resources.
Project Skills Practiced: Learning maintenance and care techniques for furnishings.

Helper's Guide to Section 2: The Distinctive TouchSupplies to maintain and care for funiture and carpet.

Activity 2: Remove Stains from Soft Furnishings

Removing Stains from Soft Furnishings Experiment (630 KB PDF)

Activity 3: Go Surf

The Carpet and Rug Institute has information about carpet care and maintenance at The Carpet and Rug Institute's Cleaning and Maintenance Guide

Find out more about cleaning carpets.

Helper's Guide to Section 2: The Distinctive Touch