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Creating a Healthier Home

Monday, February 5, 2018   /   by Kimette Hughes

Creating a Healthier Home


With all the things dirt and grime that can be produced by the humans and animals in your house, a home can get dirty fast. Not only is the mess an eyesore, but the germs can make people sick. Nobody has time for that. What can you do to make sure you are preventing those germs from killing your productivity? You need to kill them first. What are the best ways to create a healthier home?

Technology

Technology can be your friend, especially when it comes to keeping a home clean and more sanitary. Instead of flushing your toilet with all those germs on your hands, try a touchless flusher. It works just by waving your hand over the device. Having this tool will help you avoid spreading all those unsafe germs in your bathrooms.

Take care of the busy zones

Every house has several hubs of business. A place where people gather, where all the paperwork, backpacks and homework gathers. Take just a few minutes each day to clear the clutter from all the busy zones and put everything in its rightful place. Doing this simple chore will help maintain the clean atmosphere in the home.

The Air Up There

When you are cleaning, it is pretty easy to focus on the things near you, on your level or below. The dirty floors, the messy island, but what about all the dust up above you? When was the last time you cleaned your ceilings and fans? Make sure you take the time to look at the surfaces up high every once in a while. Clean the ceiling fans, make sure the tops of fridges and cabinets get their due. While guests don't normally see that dust, it could be the cause of all those health problems.

Fresh Air

Creating a cleaner, more healthy home is about getting good air in your home. All the chemicals you are using could be the reason why the air in your home isn’t as healthy as the outdoors. Lots of the sprays and liquids you are using to clean surfaces may kill germs, but they are also filling the air with chemicals. Consider using cleaners that are healthier for the environment. Also, the fabrics on your couches and chairs may be toxic as well. Using materials like organic cotton, wool, and furniture that uses water-based glue. 

Water

Water is an essential part of the household. We use water for everything from drinking to cooking, cleaning, and showering. Have safe drinking water is vital for the health of everyone in the house. To make sure everyone stays healthy they should be drinking the healthiest water possible. Investigate some options to filter your water, such as water directly from your fridge, water filter pitchers or filters you can attach to your taps. 

When you take the measured steps to creating a cleaner home, your family will thank you for helping them prevent sickness and keep them productive, both in and out of the home. To get more ideas on creating a healthier home, visit our website https://www.viewstgeorgehouses.com/

 

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Red Rock Real Estate
Kimette Hughes
90 E. 100 South
St George, UT 84770
435-668-1799
Brandon Hansen
Senior Lending
NMLS# 283559
Direct: 4356749200
BHansen@ccmclending.com
1224 S. River Rd.
A106

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