A Clean Home Is A Happy Home. Here Are 5 Tips To Leave You Smiling

Cleanliness is next to godliness in the world of homemaking. Whether you’ve recently moved into a new property or wish to build a better atmosphere throughout your home doesn’t matter. Now is the time to take action for the sake of your family.

Of course, you already appreciate the fundamentals of cleaning rooms on a regular basis. However, the following five tips will allow you to go the extra mile for a better home and quality of life.

Improve the air quality

If you have dirty air circulating the home, no amount of cleaning can save you. Sadly, this will force you to dust the home more frequently while respiratory health issues may become more likely too. This guide to boosting the air quality throughout the home will point you in the right direction. Crucially, you must regularly clean or change the A/C air filters. 

Improvements to the air quality will make the home feel a whole lot cleaner and happier. Regardless of property size or location. This is the perfect platform for a cleaner home.

Stop pest infestations

Most homeowners worry about human intruders. However, uninvited animals are a far more likely problem. In fact, it is suggested that over 14 million homes have a pest problem of some kind. If you have noticed the signs of an infestation, calling pest control services is essential. They carry diseases while their droppings are a further health hazard.

Besides, pests will often bite through cables and other items, which could pose a risk too. You need to remove them from the property and ensure all entrances are blocked off.


It is far harder to clean the property when there are too many items to clean and lots of difficult spaces to reach. Therefore, a thorough decluttering session and a switch to a more minimalist vibe could be ideal. It doesn’t mean you should make the home void of personality. Still, using shelves rather than having display cabinets can work well.

Meanwhile, selling items you’ve hoarded without using can generate some additional funds. Alternatively, you could put valuables that aren’t regularly needed into a self-storage unit.

A Clean Home Is A Happy Home. Here Are 5 Tips To Leave You Smiling

Keep your cleaning materials clean

It sounds obvious, but if you clean the home with dirty products, the results will be limited. Hiring professional home cleaning services can be a great way to get your property back to its best. However, true success comes from keeping it that way. Regularly change brush heads, mop heads, and other items. Otherwise, you’ll be spreading grime.

You can also use chemical-free cleaning materials for optimal results. Be sure to keep all cleaning products stored away so they won’t attract dirt and debris when not in use.

Use tech to your advantage

Finally, modern tech can be used to improve the home in many ways. However, the use of washing machines or robotic vacuums is arguably the best of all. It means you can keep the home clean with minimal fuss, which also means you have more time to enjoy the home. As such, your relationship with it should greatly improve.

When combined with the other steps mentioned in this guide, you should see fantastic results. Frankly. It is the least that any homeowner deserves.

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Barb Webb. Founder and Editor of Rural Mom, is an the author of "Getting Laid" and "Getting Baked". A sustainable living expert nesting in Appalachian Kentucky, when she’s not chasing chickens around the farm or engaging in mock Jedi battles, she’s making tea and writing about country living and artisan culture.
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