Baby Steps To A Dust-free home

Dust gets everywhere; it is an inevitable fact that every home owner has to face however that doesn’t mean you can’t have a healthy home. In fact, failing to maintain a sanitary home can seriously affect not only your mental health but also your personal hygiene as well as inviting lots of nasty guests into your house so it is important to have a good spring clean now and again. In this article we will discuss the top tips to a healthier home this summer.

Clearing out the furniture can make your cleaning job a whole lot easier as you are not bending over backwards to get to those tricky spots where most of the dust accumulates. Either hire a moving van for a few days or ask a friend if you can borrow a spare room in their home to get you going.

The first step is to tackle the dust bunnies which have inhabited your home for so long. Not many of you will know that old debris and dust may contain a combination of pollen, animal hair and even human skin which can be incredibly detrimental to the basic respiratory functions.

Disgusting right?

Ensure that you dust and vacuum throughout the entire house and make sure you don’t miss out any key areas such as extractor fans, bathroom ceiling lights and bathroom wall lights including any dark corners which make an excellent hiding place for dust. These electrical appliances are the most common places for dust to collect alongside TV and computer screens.

Another tip for when you’re cleaning out your home is to check that all the security systems are working as they should be. Though this may sound pointless as you think you should know if they weren’t, the majority of house fire deaths are due to faulty smoke detectors, so make sure that you test each individual security system just to be sure. This includes regularly monitoring cheap CCTV cameras and burglar alarms to preserve maximum safety for your home.

While you’re at it, why not take a look at all of your LED light bulbs to make sure there is no significant damage that could pose as a potential risk to your well-being.

We all like a nice view once in a while, but what we don’t like to see is a goldmine of mould slowly building up on our window sills. To help prevent a build-up of mould and mildew, simply wipe them down with a strong bleach solution which will kill the mould spores. Any signs of wear and tear can be the cause of constant debris scattered across the floor so keep a sharp eye out for anything that looks as though it may need repairing.

These are just baby steps designed to help you make a start on your healthy, fresh home and by following these pointers you will be well on your way to winning award for sanitation and general cleanliness.

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