A study that was carried out recently revealed that cleanliness has a direct correlation with the physical wellness of individuals. Those who cleaned their house regularly were found to be more fit than those who lived in home s that were not as well kept or managed. So, is being physically fit people more motivated to keep their homes clean or do clean homes motivate individuals to workout? Either way, there are very many benefits for keeping your home clean, being motivated to workout is just but one of them. Let us explore the other benefits to your health that come with having a clean home.
We all have a thing or two that makes us angry or frustrates us. Instead of going out drinking with your friends or taking your anger out on the people that you love and those around you? Why not expend some of that negative energy on germs and dirt? there places in your home that you rarely get to clean whether you clean your home daily or not there will be that dust that you just can’t get rid of. the best way to use your negative energy from an argument, from a frustrating situation is to get your mop and bucket and start cleaning your home. Put on some music, that Bieber song you enjoy to listen to and clean. You will find that after 30 minutes of cleaning you will be feeling less angry and you will be having a feeling of achievement. Cleaning your home is almost therapeutic. It helps gear you up and leaves you feeling satisfied.
Burns Some Calories
In today’s world, you must keep fit. You have to get your workout in. Research has shown that one can burn up to two hundred calories per hour whilst cleaning. Isn’t that amazing, instead of going to the gym to burn off some of those calories, why not pick up a broom and sweep? There are quite a number of activities that one can carry out while cleaning the home that can burn quite a bit of calories. You could mow the lawn, which is guaranteed to burn at least 250 calories in an hour. You could scrub your bathtub, just make sure it is super clean, polish some wooden surfaces around the home, mopping and sweeping cannot be left out, you could burn at 150 calories per hour doing the last two. There you have it, a daily workout in the comfort of your home while you get your house cleaned.
Reduce Anxiety and Stress Levels
A research that was published recently in the British Journal of Sports, indicates that up to twenty percent of stress and anxiety can be reduced by cleaning. The motion of moving your mop left and right, taking a step forward and moping again can be very relaxing. It can reduce the stress from your mind and relax your body. that is what we are going for. After a long strained day at work all you want to do is get home and sleep. but what if you picked a broom and began sweeping your living room. You would find that some of the tension and stress from work would be removed from your body. You would feel much better after sweeping that you would if had slept.
Keeps Allergies In Check
There are very many things around the home that could cause allergic reactions. These include dust, pollen grains, dog hair among other allergens. if you want to leave in an allergen-free environment then you must clean often. A large amount of dust and allergens are removed by frequent cleaning of your home. When you dust daily, wipe surfaces a number of times per week and clean the floors often, the probability of you or your family members being affected by allergens would be reduced tremendously. Vacuuming your home often has also been shown to reduce allergens and breathing issues around the home. You when you have some spare time, use it to vacuum or dust your home. make sure that it is a dust and allergen free environment.
Reduce Chances of Infection
When you clean your home with a disinfectant, you reduce the chances of people getting an infection in your home. Disinfectants will remove fungi, viruses, mould, and microbes that find there a way to your surfaces and floors. When you clean your bathroom, toilets, kitchen surfaces and floors with a disinfectant you reduce the chances of one developing an infection tremendously. if you do not clean your toilets often you might find that people in your home keep getting urinary tract infections. these can be spread easily and the bacteria that cause them to thrive in washrooms that are not cleaned properly often. it is therefore very important that you scrub your washrooms properly using a disinfectant and that problem would go away.
Keeps your Home Pests Free
Pests find very interesting places to hide in your home. they could hide in your carpets, under your sofa cushions, in dark corners in your home. Pests like to hide in dark, untidy, unkempt environments. Cockroaches, rats, fleas can find places to hide in your home and can thrive in those places if you do not clean regularly you could find that your home is infested. make sure you clean often, organize things regularly so that you can avoid some of these infestations
Reduce Risk of Injury
if your home is not cleaned often or organized you might find that your trip on things often, you slide on surfaces often. your home becomes very hazardous if you do not clean and organize it often. make sure when you get home in the evening after work you take some few minutes to put things in order. clear the clutter around your home, clean the surfaces thoroughly to reduce the slime and therefore ensure they are not slippery and you will find that chances of you getting injured will be reduced.