A recent study found that 7 in 10 British people were not cleaning their homes as much as they should be due to not finding enough time. This includes taking care of everyday chores such as vacuuming, dusting and cleaning the bathroom.
As many as 57% admitted they would go as far as describing their home as a ‘pigsty’ because they had no chance to tidy up or clean, and more than 1 in 5 have refused to let people into their home because it was such a mess.
With most of us living a hectic and non-stop life, finding the time to clean your home can seem like a major effort. But there are many reasons why we need to change this. Those who fail to clean their home on a regular basis are at an increased risk of bacteria and germ related illnesses as well as decreased levels of happiness.
If you don’t have time to do the cleaning yourself, hiring a professional and friendly cleaning service could be the solution.
Cleaning your home regularly means you keep on top of the things that get the dirtiest quickest. So if you forget something or neglect something , it won’t ever get to the point where it gets really out of control (in which case you will need a deep clean)
A clean home reduces the risk of germ related sickness bugs occurring, especially if you have pets and children around. Hoovering up pet hair and cleaning down surfaces and handles will prevent your family getting sick.
According to a study published in Time, the Indiana University department of Physical Activity Researchers tracked the physical health of 998 people between the ages of 49 and 65. The results found that those people with the cleanest homes were also the healthiest and most active. The findings also suggested that encouraging people to maintain their home’s cleanliness may be even more important to their overall health.
When your home is clean and tidy, you can manage your whole life much more efficiently. Things are easier to find which reduced the stress and time wasted when trying to find belongings. A clean home also makes your home feel more relaxing and welcoming when you come home from a long day at work.
A study carried out at the University of California measured stress hormone levels in 30 couples. Women who described their home environment as chaotic or messy had higher levels of cortisol .
If you’re struggling to find time to get everything done, hiring a professional and friendly cleaning service could be a great solution. With someone else taking care of your homes cleanliness on a weekly basis, you’ll get to win back personal time to spend with family and friends or even just have more time to yourself to take a bath, read a book and simply chill.
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