How To Make Your House A More Hygienic Home

We all love getting home and settling down in a happy and clean home. However, we often only pay attention to what is visible to the eye and not the hidden things that could might leave our health at risk. If you are a homeowner, it’s advisable to learn a bit about property maintenance. This includes keeping your house, walls, and fixtures clean. Or you might have to deal with health problems without knowing the cause.

Below you will find a few tips on how to make your home more hygienic.

Limescale Protection

Limescale will not only cause your appliances to break before time, but they will also damage your health. Just imagine drinking small bits of limescale whenever you are boiling your kettle. This is why you might need to get  a limescale filtration system for your home to save money on replacing your pipes and appliances and avoiding contamination while filtering out toxins and chemicals.

Air Filters

If you have heating and air conditioning ducts, you should get the ducts checked and your air filters regularly changed. It will only cost you a couple of dollars each year. But if you get sick and your allergies flare-up , despite having a rigorous cleaning schedule, you will end up paying much more. Not to mention that blocked ducts and dirty air filters can reduce the efficiency of your HVAC system and make the motor work harder.

Water Purification

You should also pay attention to the drinking water. If you have a well, you will need to get the water quality checked regularly, so you don’t end up drinking something that is potentially dangerous. Softening the water is not enough. It’s recommended that you get a water filter jug that will not only get rid of the limescale but also the chemicals water treatment systems cannot.

A close up of vibrant bod water rippling with a small bubble in the centre.

Drain and Pipe Inspection

You need to ensure that your drains and pipes are in the best condition possible, or you will potentially have to pay for emergency callout and a CCTV survey. If you suspect that you have a slow blockage, you might want to get in touch with blocked drains specialists who will give you a quote for replacing your drains and pipes to prevent future buildups.  

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Insulation

In case you live in a period home, you will need to pay attention to the insulation. No matter how much you clean and how well you look after your home, the small cracks and the lack of insulation will let you down. Fill the gaps, make everything easy to clean, and install new windows to keep pollution from the outside at bay. Whenever you are changing your flooring ensure that your floorboards are in the best condition possible.

Keeping your home clean on the surface is simpler than finding the source of pollution and contamination that’s hidden. Do your research and get a professional inspection to identify potential health risks.

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