A clean and tidy home is heaven. It is inviting and at the same time very comfortable to live in. Cleaning your home seems to be an easy task, but when you must do it daily, it’s challenging. A lot of people sidestep from the daily cleaning of homes and mopping of floors. Of course, this cleaning chore gets into our busy routine. Many of you may think that if your home is looking fine even after 3-4 days of cleaning, then there is no need to clean it daily.
Wait! That this idea may be a time saver. But you are trading off your health for a time. Even if the walls and flooring seem to be clean, it is not "clean" in the real sense of the word. Dust and accumulating sludge can severely affect your health. Besides this, an unclean home implies a terrible idea to anyone who visits it.
One should do cleaning as a ritual. Walls need regular dusting, curtains need weekly washing, and your things need organizing. All flooring types, ranging from laminate to tiles and wooden floors, require regular sweeping and mopping. So, it is better to set some time aside for this purpose. If your family members also participate in this chore, it will become a lot easier.
Cleaning is imperative for your health and well-being. It is a hectic chore; so many people have cleaning ladies or maids to do the job. In case you don't have a maid or your maid is on holiday, you will have to do the job. So, we are here to make you know: Why to clean daily, and, how to clean properly?
Try Steam mops. It helps remove the grime that covers your floor. A lot of mops are available in the market, but not all of them give the best outcomes. Some may leave smudges or watery sludge on your floor which will make your floor look even dirtier.
What health benefits you get from keeping a clean home?
Reduce Allergies and improve indoor air:
Dust mites and pet hair accumulate on blinds, curtains, and floors when you don't clean it regularly. These are allergens which can disturb and irritate your sinuses. Dust mites cause prevalent allergies in people all over the world. Use a good quality vacuum cleaner to vacuum the dust on your carpets.
It will be best to clean the air-conditioner vents too. If you clean correctly, you will stop this build-up of allergens in its tracks. If you get frequent cough, a runny nose or watery eyes, your house may need a thorough cleaning. Antibiotic won't work for you!
Reduces Moulds and pest:
If you clean frequently, you will readily detect mold accumulation and work upon it. Molds are a significant reason for allergic reactions and asthma attacks. If you properly inspect and mop the entire floor, including the corners, mold growth can be prevented.
Damp environments are favorable for pests to grow. Bugs love warm, wet and dusty places. Regular cleaning helps you identify the place they are living in. Sanitizing, sweeping and mopping of the floor prevent pest growth. Use pest sprays if pests have inhabited an area in your home.
Sanitation kills germs:
Mopping the floor and cleaning it with a disinfectant to kill bacteria and viruses which are a threat to your health. Bacteria, for example, E-coli, cause food-borne diseases. Germs suppress your immune system.
Our floors are dirtier than we think they are. They have a considerable number of germs that we bring up with our shoes whenever we walk in our home. Bacteria accumulate, especially in the cold. You feel too lazy to mop and clean in the cold. But proper sanitizing can be a blessing.
You sleep more soundly:
A cozy bed with tidy sheets is so comfortable and inviting. You would love to get into it after a tiring day. With a clean and organized home, you won’t wake up with a bundle of house-chores waiting for you. You can wake up at ease and get ready for your daily routine.
How regular cleaning benefits your home?
Cleaning your home daily has some practical benefits; all of you are already know. But some surprising benefits are also there. We plan to point out all of them. Let's move forward!
Good first impression:
Whenever you go to a new place, you always make some impressions of that place in your mind. Whether it is someone's home or a commercial location, you make an impression based on what you see. We are sure you would love to make a good impact on your guests.
If your home is well-cleaned and all your belongings are organized, it will leave a long-lasting impression of your home and personality, to the guests.
Less Tripping over:
All your belongings are spread on the floor here and there. Anyone who walks in, may trip over and fall. You can avoid the possible injuries caused by this frequent tripping over.
You stay more organized:
If your house undergoes a regular cleaning, then you can’t help to keep all your personals in order. This will become a habit of yours. No one likes to overturn the things in a tidy place. You won’t have to worry anymore about where you left your important documents. It will be easier to find anything you need quickly. You will get ready in minutes as everything will be in place.
You easily find what you want:
Worried because you can’t find your car keys or your socks? Keep a tidy and organized home, and you will have to spend less time looking for your stuff every other hour. You will feel at peace as you do not need to worry about your misplaced things.
Home is an investment
Did you invest a lot in your home? Didn't you?
Doesn't it mean you should care for it? You take care of your phone, laptop and all other things you own. Your home comes first on this list. I'm sure you won't need anything getting damaged or ruined in there.
Protect your flooring with high-quality cleaning products, to save both time and effort. Also, get that sparkling-clean floor you often see in malls.
We conclude that, cleaning is a secret of good health, food safety and balancing the ecosystem of the environment. Adopting good cleaning is social responsibility of everyone. So try to share this important information to your loved ones.