“Health” can mean many things, both with your body and your home. Ensuring you have a healthy environment can improve your overall well-being including physical health, peace of mind, and your productivity. However, aiming for a healthy home isn’t as easy as you may think. It can require regular check-ins, updates and remember that it’s natural to get lazy at times. That’s okay as long as you get back on track.
A healthy home isn’t just important for you and your loved ones. It can also help prevent legal woes like slip and fall claims. A cluttered home is asking for trouble, and you might be legally responsible if someone has a slip and fall accident on your property. Here are a few easy steps to improve your home’s health (and that of anyone who visits):
1. Embrace simplicity
Cluttered house, cluttered life is the general MO. Not only does clutter stress you out (whether you realize it or not), it can also be dangerous. There are tripping hazards, but the more “stuff” you have, the more difficult it is to clean. Dust collects daily and can lead to allergy attacks and even worsen asthma. [Read more…]