Creating a Healthier Home

It’s easy for us to suggest all the remodel ideas under the sun. However, when it comes to creating a healthier home, we often negate the import. We think a happy home is one with a newly remodeled kitchen or bathroom. However, healthier homes are always happier ones.

One area of particular trouble for us is the amount of iron found in our well water system. Water filtration is essential to making this water drinkable and far healthier for our family. A lot of people don’t realize the benefits of filtering their water and as such are risking the health and well-being of those they love (including their pets). But, water isn’t the only health issue we find in a lot of homes. Read on for some additional tips to creating a healthier home.

Creating a Healthier Home

Creating a Healthier Home

5 Inexpensive Ways to Improve the Safety and Health of Your Home

Notice we said inexpensive. That may or may not be true based on your budget. Just know that these are affordable methods of making some changes to improve the health of everyone in your home. Keep in mind that many of these will be easy fixes. However, there are others that will require you to reconsider some of your lifelong habits. But consider the benefits that will surely outweigh the costs.

Here are 5 inexpensive ways to improve your home’s health and safety:

  1. Control the dust. Allergies are almost always aggravated by exposure to dust. And, maybe you didn’t realize this, but dust can actually contain hazardous chemicals. Believe it or not, dust can hold chemicals from decades past if you don’t have it under control. Get rid of your carpeting as a best bet for getting the dust under control.
  2. Quit smoking. You know we’re not the first people to tell you this. And, studies show that about 40% of today’s kids are exposed to second hand smoke. This can trigger asthma in them. Besides, smoking is costing you a lot of money. Plus, it will eventually cost you more in healthcare bills. There are all kinds of help programs out there to give you the support you need to quit. Learn more. Also, have you ever seen how disgusting nicotine stained walls inside a house are?
  3. Test your home. Radon and lead paint are some serious hazards that you certainly should not ignore any further (and if you ever want to sell the house, you’ll have to have this testing done anyway). You certainly don’t want your children sustaining brain damage or cancer due to the presence of these toxic chemicals.
  4. Replace pesticides. We know you want to ensure that the roach you saw in the bathroom is not going to become twenty thousand more. We understand the vehement dependence upon pesticides. But, overexposure, even in minute levels can severely hinder the health and well-being of your children. Besides, they are expensive and there are lots of “green” and environmentally friendly natural alternatives. Read more.
  5. Filter your water. We already mentioned this at the beginning of the article, but it is worthy of a repeat focus. The truth is, filtered tap water is probably better for you than bottled water. Studies have revealed that some of the top ten best selling bottled waters included: bacteria, industrial chemicals, and a mixture of 38 different contaminants. At least your tap water is regulated by the EPA instead of the FDA (which is in charge of bottled water).

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Ways to Make Your Home Healthier

When you think about your home, do you imagine this as the haven where you can rest after a long, tiring day? Is this the place wherein you can feel comfortable entertaining your guests? Perhaps this is the place wherein you can bond with your whole family and feel secure. Your home may provide you with the happiness and fulfilment that you need but will you continue to be happy when your home is not that healthy?

One of the things that you have to remember in order to improve your home’s condition is to limit the amount of toxins that you will become exposed to. What if you would let your home become a place where chemicals can freely exist? Your health and your family’s health will suffer. Even if you have spent a lot of money on making your home the biggest and the best one available in the street, if you would let some portions of your home grow mild, then you will have a lot of issues.

Ways to Make Your Home Healthier

Your health is always one of your top priorities. As much as possible, you want to be in perfect health so that you will encounter mode adventures and have fun in life. How can you enjoy traveling to different parts of the world if you can barely stand up? To learn more details about health and how you can take care of your own health, check out True Health Diagnostics.

Now that you are reminded of the importance of your health, you can now focus on the things you ought to do to improve your home’s condition:

  1. Make sure that you will keep dust under control inside your own house.

One of the reasons why dust accumulates in various parts of your home is because of the lack of cleaning. A simple effort to dust and wipe your countertops and some portions of your home can already make a lot of improvement. When you accumulate too much dust at home, your chances of developing allergies are also greater.

  1. Make sure that you will not smoke inside your home.

Your addiction to nicotine causes you to look for cigarettes even when you know that it is bad for you. Even if you are trying to quit smoking, you cannot just quit it immediately. It will take time. No matter what happens, do not smoke inside your house. Not only will you let your house smell like cigarette smoke which is not exactly pleasant, you can also save money in the long run as cigarettes can be very expensive.

  1. Use natural ways to get rid of pests around the home.

There are a lot of pesticides that contain chemicals that can effectively kills pests but they may also contain materials that will be bad not only for you but for the rest of your family. There are natural methods that can be very effective in pest control that will be all natural too.

What about you? Can you still think of other things that will help improve your home’s health?