Five reasons why it’s essential to clean your home regularly

Everyone likes a clean and tidy home, but few of us actually enjoy housework! Here are five reasons why it’s essential to clean your home regularly.

For many working women, housework is a perpetual pain – especially if you have a family. Not only are you juggling all the responsibilities of your career, but you also need to care for your family and keep your home clean and tidy.

And as much as any household chores should be shared among everyone living in your home, in many families this just isn’t the case. A situation that has only been worsened by the recent lockdowns, apparently.

So what can you do? If you are struggling to stay on top of housework and can afford it, get help. It’s also important to ensure that everyone in your home is pulling their weight. Even children should be helping out with age appropriate chores.

It also helps to have some motivation to clean! So, if you’re struggling to find reasons why you should pick up the duster or fire up the vacuum cleaner, here’s some inspiration from Carpet Cleaning Watford, who provide a cleaning service on your doorstep.

1) It helps you stay more organized

How much time do you spend trying to find items you have misplaced, or which don’t have a home? When cleaning your home becomes a routine, it helps you stay more organized. You know where everything is, and can ensure it’s put away properly, saving you time and stress when you need to locate something later.

2) It helps to reduce stress

Not only is it inconvenient and time wasting hunting look for misplaced belongings, but not cleaning also adds to your stress levels. We get irritated when we look at a messy space. It serves as a reminder of all the things you need to do, and makes your home appear smaller than it is.

So rather than stressing about the cleanliness of your home, why not give it even just a quick clean once a week? Not only will you get some exercise while you do (which is known as a mood lifter) but there are few things more satisfying than enjoying a clean and tidy home after a good clean.

3) It prevents you from accumulating waste

When you don’t regularly clean your home, it’s easy to let piles of ‘things’ stack up. Things like outdated school letters, broken toy parts, random buttons, batteries that may or may not be dead… you get the picture!

When you clean regularly you’ll also go through these piles regularly and can stat on top of what you are keeping, and what can be thrown away – preventing you from accumulating unnecessary clutter that makes you home look messy, stresses you to look at, and wastes your time hunting for the things you really do need.

4) It reduces allergies and prevents germs

Of course there’s one obvious reason why you should clean your home regularly: you’ll keep it clean! If you don’t clean your home regularly, dust and other allergens will accumulate.

Cleaning once a week can help prevent allergies and other respiratory issues, helping you to stay healthy by preventing the transmission of germs. Germs can also be killed by regularly cleaning up spills and vacuuming your carpets.

5) It keeps your carpet looking nice (and healthy)

Just think how dirty your hair would quickly get it you didn’t wash it regularly. And not think about how frequently you clean your carpet!

Our carpets are magnets dirt and germs. With plenty of day to day use, dust, filth, allergies, bacteria, pet, human hair, and germs lie deep within the fibers of your carpet. As a result, our carpets are a haven for allergies and bacteria, and they can expose you and your family to harmful contaminants.

And while vacuuming your carpets can remove some of the dirt and debris, to get rid of some of the heavier stains, a deep clean is required. Regular carpet cleaning with services like Upholstery Cleaning London is vital, especially if you have young children or pets, or if someone in your family suffers from allergies.