When it comes to removing health hazards from your home, there are more ways you can do this than you think. The reality is your home is full of contaminants that can damage your health, and taking steps to identify and eliminate them can help you move towards a happier, healthier home.
Read on for some tips on how you can improve the health of your home and everyone who lives in it.
Electric fires mean no fuels are being burnt to produce heat for your home. If you want to focus on how few contaminants are used to keep your home warm, an electric fireplace can offer you the same visual aspect of a real flame fire without the added pollutants this can bring. If you or anyone in your home suffers from breathing issues or has sensitive skin, choosing a highly rated, energy-efficient electric fire can help you provide clean air and stay warm and warm.
Natural Cleaning Products
Everyone uses an array of different cleaning products around the home, and if you are a fan of the cleaning sensation that is Mrs Hinch, you will know there is a product for every single cleaning job in your home. However, these products contain many chemicals that can be detrimental to your health and the environment. Choosing more eco-friendly alternatives can help you to reduce the number of cleaning chemicals you use, as can using your own natural solutions using products such as white vinegar, baking soda, lemons, tee tree, soda crystal and essential oils.
HEPA stands for high-efficiency particulate air, and products using HEPA filters are designed to remove 99,97% of contaminants and particles from the air. Investing in HEPA filters for your home for your air conditioning units, vacuums, air purifiers and medical devices to ensure you have clean, fresh air at all times.
Clean your Carpets
Your carpets can hold a lot of specks of dirt and debris, and even if you vacuum regularly, you might still not be getting all of that removed, especially ground in dirt. For this reason, if you have a carpeted home, it is worth looking at having your carpets cleaned using an antibacterial solution to help you remove any dirt you cannot see and keep your home cleaner and healthier. Whether you want to do this yourself or hire a carpet cleaning company, you should make sure you are regularly cleaning any carpets in your home to help you improve how healthy your home is.
Lastly, if your home has a lot of stuff, it will likely accumulate dust and particles that can contaminate your home. A good decluttering session can help you not only remove these impure elements from your home but help to remove some of the mental stress a cluttered home can have on you. Take it room by room and be strict with what you think you need and what you actually use. If you have items at home, you can’t part with but are too bulky to store, i.e. sentimental items or seasonal products like Christmas trees, why not move them to a storage facility for you to access when you need them? This way, they are out of the home, but you still keep ownership of them.
You can improve the health of your home and the air quality in many ways. These tips can help you to get started and make the right improvements for you and your family.