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Don’t let your home make you sick

30It often happens that in the hustle and bustle of daily life, we tend to neglect our houses. And over time, an untidy home becomes an unhealthy home. Imagine coming home after a long and tiring day to a messy and unkempt house. Not only will this affect your mood but also play a detrimental role on your health. Here’s how you can keep your home healthy…Your living room is probably where you and your family spend a lot of time. Make sure you clean your couch every night – studies say that couches and sofas are some of the most unclean places in the house because they tend to accumulate food droppings, dirt and a lot of other stuff.The carpets and rugs in your house may look great but can also attract a lot of dust and cause respiratory ailments and allergies. Make it a habit to dust them out every couple of days and regularly vacuum them.Your surroundings can play a big role on your psyche. Surround yourself with cheerful paintings or photographs, something that will make you happy.Is the lighting in your house done correctly? Very often, people don’t even realise that incorrect lighting is giving them headaches. Replace harsh lighting with subtle lights especially in the bedroom.People often tend to neglect their linen, which ideally should be changed on a weekly basis. Your bedsheets, pillow covers and curtains can gather dust mites and other allergens causing anything from skin problems to breathing ailments. Use a disinfectant while washing linen. The bathroom is another place which tends to gather a lot of bacteria, thanks to its damp environment. An exhaust fan keeps the bathroom airy.                                -Internet