How to Improve the Health of Your Bedroom

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Your bedroom should be a sanctuary, a place where you can rest and relax. But, many people don’t realize that there are problems hiding in their bedroom, and these issues could potentially impact their health. Here are a few ways to make your bedroom healthier:

Keep it CleanImportant Steps to Improve the Health of Your Bedroom

Regular cleaning helps to eliminate dirt and dust that builds up over time. Wash the sheets and curtains, wipe down the windowsills and baseboards, and clean the floor regularly.

It is also a good idea to air out your bed every once in a while. Moisture can build up in the mattress over time, and you can let the moisture dry by pulling back the sheets in the morning for a few minutes.

Improve the Quality of the Air

Indoor air quality can be bad, because the air traps chemicals and toxins from household items and cleaners. If the weather is warm enough, open the windows and let the bedroom air out. It is also a good idea to maintain one or two houseplants, which help to improve the appearance of your bedroom and naturally filter the air at the same time.

If you want a thorough way to clean the air in your bedroom, consider buying an air filter that purifies the air to get rid of pet dander, pollen, dust, and more.

Avoid Toxic Materials

Did you know that there are a number of hazardous toxins that are often added to beds and bedding? Certain types of pillows might be made of materials that release Volatile Organic Compounds, which means that you might be breathing these toxins in when you sleep. Instead, pick organic materials, such as feathers, wood, or cotton.

Another thing to watch out for is the quality of your mattress. Most mattresses contain chemicals that make the bedding flame-retardant, but these chemicals are quite dangerous to your health. Be selective about the type of bedding and mattresses that you buy, and you can reduce the toxic accumulation in your room.

Do you need help cleaning up your bedroom to protect your health?  Contact Trish Duarte and Ed Kennedy at MaidPro of Temecula/Murrieta for more information about the professional cleaning services that are available for your home: (951) 506-6100