Ways to Keep Your Family Home Healthy

Everyone wants their family home to be a happy and healthy place, but the decisions you make each day and the way you look after your home will have an impact on whether that’s the case or not. We’re going to talk today about some of the things you can do to make sure that you keep your family home as healthy as it can be.

Improve the Ventilation

Ventilation is something that’s important in every home. You can create problems with excess moisture in the home if you don’t have a good ventilation infrastructure in place. This is why any good professional home remodeler will pay attention to this. Too much moisture can mean a higher chance of mold growing in the home, which can be damaging and outright dangerous in some cases. Fresh air can be more free of chemicals and household allergens, too. So make sure your ventilation is good.

Pay Attention to Air Quality

Next, you need to make sure that you pay close attention to air quality in the family home if that’s something you’ve not been doing before now. Poor air quality can affect health in a number of ways. Get an air quality meter and see if the quality of the air in your home needs to be improved.

Declutter Regularly

Decluttering is something that you should try to do on a regular basis so that your home isn’t filled with a lot of stuff that doesn’t need to be there. With less stuff lying around, trips and falls will be less likely, and you’ll also have fewer surfaces on which dust can gather.

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Keep Your Kitchen Clean and Sanitized

Keeping your kitchen surfaces clean and sanitzed is just a healthy thing to do. Plus, keeping your kitchen clean might help prevent insects, too. If you want simplicity with your cooking (and less cleanup), using a slow cooker is always a great idea. This green bean slow cooker recipe is a great example of what can be done in terms of creating healthy meals with your slow cooker, so give it a try.

Keep The Roof In Good Condition

This isn’t really something that a lot of people think about, but it should be. Your roof is the backbone of your home, protecting you from the elements outside, and that’s a big deal. As such, you need to be taking care of it as much as you can by doing things like having it looked at every six months or so, and looking into snow removal when the weather gets cold. You don’t want to do anything that could potentially damage the roof, which means remaining vigilant. 

Deep Clean the Carpets

Finally, it might be a good idea to think about having your carpets deep cleaned, if that’s something that you haven’t done for a long time. That will help get rid of the dust, chemicals, and bacteria that can settle into carpets. Vacuuming alone won’t really get rid of all the nasty things, so a professional carpet cleaning service is preferable.

It’s definitely important to keep your family home as healthy as it can be if you’re going to also keep your family healthy. Hopefully, the ideas in this post will help you to make your home the healthy place you want it to be.

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  1. Pam,
    Great post!! Thanks so much for stopping by! Glad you enjoyed my Tea Room post..The final part of this tour of my Dining Room will be posted tomorrow!! I hope you have a great weekend!!

  2. This is such a great post! I do like to keep my house clean and sanitized, especially the kitchen. But I can definitely do with some decluttering! Also, your green bean recipe looks delicious. I pinned it so I can give it a try.

    1. Thanks so much, Donna! I’m the same way – I tend to keep the kitchen up pretty well, but clutter is an ongoing battle for sure!

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