Spring is coming and spring time home cleaning is on its way too. When we’ll decide it is time for a big home clean up, we must do it thoroughly without any doubt.
During winter we don’t pay much attention of what is going around us, but spring time simply screams for cleaning. We often neglect notorious spots around the house and now is perfect time to do some home detox.
Not only you will de-clutter your home, but you will let that fresh spring breeze flowing thru-out the house.
Have you ever wonder that your house can make you sick?
Don’t know how?
Well, here are some examples how can your home cause certain health issues.
Contamination Of Heating And Cooling Systems
If suddenly you experience allergic reactions that you didn’t have before, heating and cooling vents might be contaminated.
Small amounts of dust are not so harmful, but if mold has built up, it can seriously harm your health.
Cleaning and removing any mold and debris can be a smart move to make, if you want to avoid any possible allergic reactions.
Dirty Bed Sheets
There is nothing better than ending your day in a cozy bed, but have you ever wondered what is hiding between those linen sheets?
We feed them with our shed dead skin, and they have a party going on if we don’t stop it on time.
They can give you severe allergy problems like:
- Runny nose
- Itchy, red or watery eyes
- Stuffy nose
- Itchy nose, mouth or throat
And they will also worsen you asthma symptoms causing:
- Chest tightness or pain
- Difficulty breathing
- Shortness of breath and coughing
- Trouble sleeping
- Whistling sounds while breathing
Do you see now the necessity of more frequent home cleaning?
Outdated Vacuum Cleaners
We all rely on our vacuum cleaners thinking we are safe, but it isn’t the case. In a study was presented that no vacuum cleaner is 100 % dust safe.
They found that every single one it was tested, released bacteria and dust spreading allergens in the air.
As for old vacuum cleaners stands, they are even worse, since they are not equipped with proper filters. The best way to protect yourself is to buy a new vacuum cleaner that have HEPA filter which you should clean more often.
You Love Pets But Their Fur…
Our fury fiends mean our world to us. We love and treat them as our family members, but they carry potential risk of allergy.
As we shed our skin, they do too. Pet dander can cause us to sneeze severely and worsen our allergies. What is the best way of prevention?
Keep them off your furniture and fabrics. Clean your home more often if you want to avoid sniffing and sneezing situations. What to say…
Mold is usually growing in wet environments, and most of you will find mold in your bathroom in case you have poor air ventilation.
Basement is also not an exception. Wherever airflow isn’t present – mold will show up.
Exposure to it may cause :
- trigger asthma conditions
If you have been already affected, use baking soda and lime to scrub away hard surfaces as in bathroom and basement. You can use even more aggressive cleaners made especially for mold appearance.
Make ventilation improvements in affected areas if you don’t want to fight this condition constantly.
We all use cleaning products which might contain potentially harmful chemicals that might reflect upon our health. The most toxic are the ones containing formaldehyde that might cause severe allergy reactions.
Lucky for us, there are natural cleaners we can use to keep our house all shiny and sparkling.
Lemon, vinegar, baking soda are best for the matter. If you haven’t use them for such purposes, now it is time.
Even though you think fruits and vegetables are healthy, they might affect your health.
They might have bacteria on their surface like E.Coli , salmonella and many others. You might get food poisoning resulting with an upset stomach or even worse condition.
If you want to avoid possible food poisoning, wash your fruits and veggies before you eat them, and make sure you clean your fridge more often.
No Cigarettes In The House-Please!
The worst of them is cigarettes smoke. It contains more than 6000 chemicals, and many of them are cancer causing.
If you want to protect yourself from such “poisoning”, forbid any smoking in your home. And if someone can’t ditch this habit, show them these advises.
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