Having a clean residence to live in is naturally welcoming, but there are more benefits than you think. A clean living space not only improves your mental and physical wellbeing, it also has the following advantages:
1. Reduces illness
Regular dusting helps you prevent irritating allergies. Dusting your home furniture, and vacuuming or sweeping each room helps in getting rid of dust mites, pet dander, along with many other agents that might cause symptoms related to flu and cold.
Also, the application of powerful cleaning agents in the kitchen and bathroom eliminates germs and bacteria which include E. coli, staph, and salmonella (these microorganisms can lead to many illnesses and infections). Cleaning around the house will help in detecting possible cases of mold that might end up making the living space uninhabitable.
2. Reduce the risk of injuries
Keeping your living space organized and clean will reduce chances of injury by keeping items out of harm’s way and minimizing clutter. That’s because loose items such as toys increase the risk of slip and fall injuries.
Likewise, stacks of magazines and other piles can fall on someone and result in dangerous head injuries. Simply organizing and tidying up the space can make a significant difference in the overall safety of your house
3. Reduce weight
Cleaning your residence won’t just reduce the risk of injuries and improve your health, it will also help you burn calories. Trivial tasks such as mopping, sweeping, dusting, and even cleaning dishes will make you work up a good sweat.
You can also make physical tasks more enjoyable by playing your favorite tunes as you work around the house.
When it comes to cleaning, the key is to move quickly, follow a system, and never turn back to a room. Additionally, you can follow these tips:
1. Carpet cleaning
Dust settles into carpets and bonds with the fibers, forming dust particles and residue. Chemicals used around the house can also get buried down deep in carpets, making them difficult to clean.
Of course, deep cleaning and frequent vacuuming of your carpets will help in removing and limiting many potential contaminants. For home owners who don’t have time for frequent vacuuming, residential carpet cleaning is available to break up debris and dirt from carpets, detaching it all from the fibers. Some services even provide oxy cleaning solutions that clean carpets effectively without requiring a lot of water.
2. Time management
The most important thing is to manage the tasks you need to complete around your house. Letting the laundry pile up is just going to make it difficult for you to clean it up later. Try to wash a single load every day.
Put the dirty clothes in the washer when you wake up, let the machine do its work, and put them in the dryer after breakfast. The same goes for dirty dishes, don’t let them clutter the sink. Try and wash them after every meal.
3. Recycle and donate
One of the things that keeps any living space untidy is unwanted objects. A lot of home owners move boxes of clutter from one room to another without removing unnecessary items.
It’s a good idea to recycle newspapers, magazines, etc. Donate stuff you don’t need: Old clothes and even furniture. This will help clear out space in your house, keep it tidy, and give it a more organized feel.
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