Clean House

A clean house is a healthier house. Most of us love to live in a clean house, a house that not only smells and looks clean but is peaceful for you to unwind and de-stress at the end of the day. In this section, you will find information that will help you keep your home clean.

There are germs everywhere. We have to be just as relentless and aggressive as they are to protect ourselves form these nasty organisms. But if you clean your house on a regular basis you can reduce the number of harmful germs that can make you and your family sick. You can even do this with environmentally friendly and nontoxic cleaning products.

Kitchen and bathrooms are where most of these germs reside. Raw meat and poultry may contain Salmonella and E. coli. Cleaning thoroughly can help you and your family stay safe from illness caused by these bacteria. Many household cleaners designed to kill these germs are available in supermarkets. Remember, prevention is the best medicine.

Cleaning the kitchen and bathrooms daily with germ killing products will help keep your family and guests stay healthy. If you do this regularly, this won’t take more than a few minutes.  So the trick is to be regular.

Dust, mildew, mold spores, pet dander and dust get into your lungs and can cause respiratory illnesses like asthma and allergies. Regular cleaning chores like dusting and vacuuming help reduce these allergens in your home. Insects like dust mites, cockroaches and other vermin thrive in dark, dirty places with food scraps and crumbs. A clean environment can stop the pest infestation.

Mess, clutter and disorganization lead to increased stress. So a clean, clutter free and organized home not only saves you time but also reduces stress because you can actually find things when you need them. Taking a few minutes every day to do some of the cleaning activities can take your mind off of stressful things. This can actually help you relax. Don’t forget the calories you burn. It is a great form of exercise. Any time you walk around and do any kind of activity, you are helping your body stay healthy.

When you keep your house clean, you can take pride in it, making you feel good about yourself.  You won’t be reluctant to welcome guests!

Read the following articles for more information on keeping your home clean:

Cleaning Checklist

How to Clean Your House

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