Maintain a comfortable and safe household environment for your family and friends. A safe and stress-free home benefits your physical and mental health. There are a few things you can do to promote wellness at home. These involve easy steps like adding plants, dehumidifiers, and water filters. Below, we have listed some of the best ways to make your home healthy.
The Best Ways to Promote Wellness at Home
Keep the House Clean
Maintaining a clean home is an incredibly effective way to promote wellness at home. Don’t forget those hard-to-reach places like under the bed, sofa, and fridge when cleaning your home. Keep your bathrooms clean and dry.
In addition to keeping your home clean, get rid of things you do not need to declutter the space. Your home will feel more spacious and provide you with a more comfortable and safer environment. Add live plants to brighten up the room and purify the indoor air.
Purify the Home’s Air and Water
Filtering your home’s water is a great way to promote wellness. There are quite a few different water filters that you can install to filter your water. These filters range from UV filters to filters that use activated carbon and even steam distillation to purify your water supply. Different filters work in different ways and remove specific contaminants, so make sure you have the correct filter for your home’s needs.
In addition to filtering your home’s water, it is beneficial to purify the air in your home. Use air purifiers in the most heavily used rooms and change HVAC filters regularly.
Test for Radon
Radon is a radioactive chemical that can cause severe health conditions. This chemical can break down in rocks, soil, and groundwater and cause breathing issues and lung cancer. If you have not had your home tested for radon, especially if you have recently renovated your home, schedule a radon test from an accredited professional as soon as you can.
Prevent Mold Growth at Home to Promote Wellness
Check your home for mold. Mold is a fungus that grows in humid, damp spaces around your home and causes many health issues. Maintaining your home’s humidity levels with an HVAC system or dehumidifier is an effective way to prevent mold from growing.
Carolina Homechek, Inc. provides home inspection services and radon testing to homes in Greater Charlotte, NC. Contact us to book an appointment.