06 - Home Repair

2011 Compendium categories in blue are activities with MET values supported in published literature.
2011 Compendium categories in red are estimated MET values.

*References can be downloaded from the references page.


1993 Compendium 2000 Compendium 2011 Compendium Home Repair
Codes METs Codes METs Codes METs Description
06010 3.0 06010 3.0 06010 3.0 airplane repair
06020 4.5 06020 4.0 06020 4.0 automobile body work
06030 3.0 06030 3.0 06030 3.3 automobile repair, light or moderate effort
06040 3.0 06040 3.0 06040 3.0 carpentry, general, workshop (Taylor Code 620)
06050 6.0 06050 6.0 06050 6.0 carpentry, outside house, installing rain gutters (Taylor Code 640),carpentry, outside house, building a fence

   06052
3.8carpentry, outside house, building a fence
06060 4.5 06060 4.5 06060 3.3
carpentry, finishing or refinishing cabinets or furniture
06070 7.5 06070 7.5 06070 6.0
carpentry, sawing hardwood
 
   06072
4.0
carpentry, home remodeling tasks, moderate effort
    06074
2.3
carpentry, home remodeling tasks, light effort 
06080 5.0 06080 5.0 06080 5.0 caulking, chinking log cabin
06090 4.5 06090 4.5 06090 4.5 caulking, except log cabin
06100 5.0 06100 5.0 06100 5.0 cleaning gutters
06110 5.0 06110 5.0 06110 5.0 excavating garage
06120 5.0 06120 5.0 06120 5.0 hanging storm windows
    06122
5.0
hanging sheet rock inside house
    06124
3.0
hammering nails
    06126
2.5
home repair, general, light effort
    06127
4.5
home repair, general, moderate effort
    06128
6.0
home repair, general, vigorous effort
06130 4.5 06130 4.5 06130 4.5 laying or removing carpet
06140 4.5 06140 4.5 06140 3.8
laying tile or linoleum,repairing appliances
    06144
3.0
repairing appliances
06150 5.0 06150 5.0 06150 5.0 painting, outside home (Taylor Code 650)
06160 4.5 06160 3.0 06160 3.3 painting inside house,wallpapering, scraping paint
. . 06165 4.5 06165 4.5 painting, (Taylor Code 630)
    06167
3.0
plumbing, general
06170 3.0 06170 3.0 06170 3.0 put on and removal of tarp - sailboat
06180 6.0 06180 6.0 06180 6.0 roofing
06190 4.5 06190 4.5 06190 4.5 sanding floors with a power sander
06200 4.5 06200 4.5 06200 4.5 scraping and painting sailboat or powerboat
    06205
2.0
sharpening tools
06210 5.0 06210 5.0 06210 5.0 spreading dirt with a shovel
06220 4.5 06220 4.5 06220 4.5 washing and waxing hull of sailboat or airplane
    06225
2.0
washing and waxing car
06230 4.5 06230 4.5 06230 4.5 washing fence, painting fence, moderate effort
06240 3.0 06240 3.0 06240 3.3 wiring, tapping-splicing