4 Ways to Have a Healthier, Happier Home

Our homes should be a safe refuge from the mania of the outside world. And they’re especially important during the winter months when the cold weather means we’re less inclined to venture out than we are during the spring and summer months. 

So if you’re going to be spending time indoors, then you’ll want to ensure that it’s good for your health and happiness. It won’t automatically be that way! Homes are just as prone to things that lead to health concerns as anywhere else, in fact, even more so. In this post, we’ll run through some handy tips that’ll make your home as healthy and happy as can be. 


Add Plenty of Plants

Plants really are your home’s best friend. Add a bunch of beautiful green plants to your property, and you’ll instantly feel happier — and the space will look more beautiful, too. There are plants that will help to purify the air inside your home, as well. In other words, there’s a lot to love about plants and not that much to dislike! With just a little time and effort, you can have a cheery home that pushes your health and happiness in the right direction. Perfect.


Use Natural Cleaning Products

You’ll know the importance of keeping your home clean. In fact, you can’t have a healthy home without a robust cleaning schedule; it’s an essential part of keeping all those nasty germs and bacteria away from your family. However, it’s important to think about how you’re cleaning your home. If you’re using toxic products, then you may inadvertently pollute your home with nasty toxins. Your home will be clean, but your lungs won’t thank you. Look at switching to all-natural cleaning products, which can be just as effective while also being human-friendly. 


Improve the Air Quality

The air you breathe can be good for you, or it can be bad for you. Left on its own, there’s every chance that your home’s interior air quality has a negative impact on your family’s health. That’s why it’s recommended to invest in an air purifier for your property, especially if you have existing health issues. There are specific air purifiers that are recommended for use by cancer patients, as this article by CleanseHive outlines. However, even if you’re in good health, it can’t hurt to improve the quality of your home’s air.


Deep Clean 

Everyone knows the importance of cleaning, but not everyone understands the importance of deep cleaning. If you’re only focused on cleaning the visible dirt in your home, then there’s every chance that your home is not as clean as you think it is. It’s recommended to periodically give your home a deep clean, one that allows you to get deep into your property and wipe away all that build-up of dirt and grime that could become magnets for mold and insects. If you really don’t have the time to deep clean your property, then you can always consider hiring a cleaner to do the job for you. 

Written by Laurie Graves

Laurie is a 50-something wife and boy mom, who loves to share easy recipes, DIY home ideas, and food hacks. She truly believes that with a little inspiration, anyone can make their home and meals feel special.