“Healthy people are those who live in healthy homes…in an environment equally fit for birth, growth work, healing, and dying…” – Ivan Illich
A few days back I read this quote somewhere on the web and liked it instantly. I am into interior designing for the past five years and I have designed many super luxury apartments in India till date. However, I have always found that the homes which are healthy from inside keep the happiest of residents! But the fact is that running a healthy home is often a complicated task! There are a number of things to keep in mind but trust me, it’s absolutely worth it when you will know that you are keeping your family members as well as yourself healthy, and thus, happy!
So, if you are moving into your new home anytime soon, make sure that you follow the below mentioned tips which will help you to keep your home healthy and yourself and your family happy!
Keep it Hygienic
Firstly, you need to ensure that you are keeping your home absolutely clean. A clean home is undeniably a happy one. However, this doesn’t just mean that you keep it tidy. You need to make sure that you are hygienically cleaning it on a regular basis. You will need herbal disinfectants, bleach, all-purpose surface sprays, toilet cleaners, floor conditioners, etc., and all these right kind of products will help you to keep your house cleaner inside out!
Keep Pests at Bay
Believe it or not, no matter how tidy your home looks, it might be home to some harmful pests! Yes, it’s true and these can be a real nuisance for the dwellers. So, in order to keep them off from hampering the health of your loved ones, you should call for the pest control services. However, you can even take a few home preventive measures as listed below:
- Always wash clothes and furnishings on a high heat.
- Vacuum clean the pillows, mattresses and rugs on a regular basis.
- Follow the first tip and keep your home clean with disinfectants often.
- If you have pets, bathe them regularly and also provide them with pest preventive treatments. For more information on this, get in touch with their vets.
Save on Utility Bills
You will look happy when you will feel happy from inside! And this will further make your living space happier, isn’t it? So, in case you remain worried about the soaring electricity bill of your abode, you need to change the way you do things daily.
- Change the old light bulbs and install LED and CFL bulbs in your new home.
- Never, ever leave the taps running even when you are doing the dishes or simply brushing your teeth!
- While leaving your home, make sure you switch off all the lights, fans and every other electronic gadget.
Not only these, but you can do so much more to make your home a happy, healthy one. No matter how big or small your abode is, it’s your duty to keep it free from unnecessary problems! By following these tips, you will not only keep your home happy but you will also do your bit to save the environment. And I guarantee you will end up changing your life for the better. All the best!
2 thoughts on “A Simple Guide To Make Your New Home A Healthy, Happy One!”
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I really enjoy this article since you beautifully explained how to maintain a healthy home. I particularly enjoy the part when you emphasised keeping the pest at bay. You must inspect your home regularly for any signs of pests. Check cracks and crevices in walls and floors, as well as around windows and doors.