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Having a good night sleep is very important. If you want to feel good then you have to snooze for at least six hours every day.
However, spending that much time in an unhealthy environment can be bad for your well-being. Everything from the objects that you keep in your bedroom to the way you clean it can play a role in the quality of sleep you get. That’s why it’s very important to clean your room correctly.
Having a tidy and overall clean room can have many benefits to your health. Studies show that the place where you live strongly affects your mood.
The detergents that you use to clean your room can also determine how healthy it is.
One of the biggest mistakes for people is using the wrong cleaning products. The other – not dusting regularly enough.
Regardless of the mistake that you might be doing, it’s all very easy to fix and to make your house cleaner and healthier than it is.
How To Clean the Bedroom for Improved Sleep.
Tidying up the place where you spend a third of your day should be done regularly. You might not realise it, but most of us gather stuff that we rarely use. Grab a pen and list of paper and jot down everything that should go away. It might be hard to say goodbye to some of them, however, you don’t realise that you don’t need most of this stuff.
Consider removing them from your bedroom altogether. After that, let’s get on with the cleaning.
Making your bedroom healthier
If you really want to better your sleep then you’ll need to follow these steps and change some of these things.
How can dust hinder with your sleep?
Dust is a well-known allergen that can make you sick. It’s important that you clean your house from dust at least twice a week, and even oftener for your bedroom. Because of the amount of time that you spend there, it’s important to keep your bedroom as dust-free as possible. Some well-known dust gatherers are the tops of the cabinets, the mattress, your pillows and sheets.
How to keep dust away from your bedroom
It’s important to know how to remove dust correctly. It’s not very dangerous if you use the generic detergents that you can buy at every store, yet it can be done healthier.
Going green when it comes to clean your bedroom is always better. Many of the above-mentioned detergents can irritate the human body. If you want to avoid this, then you can always go for a lemon and water.
In a bowl of warm water squeeze a full lemon. Mix it and voila you have a great cleaning detergent. All you need is a rug and to clean that nasty dust away.
The things in your bedroom that gather most dust:
Stuff like the mattress and pillows gather most dust, and we don’t even see it! Don’t believe us? Remove all kinds of sheets from your mattress and slap it hard. Just observe how much dirt is going up in the air.
Whenever you lay down to have your beauty sleep you are breathing this stuff. It’s not healthy at all. What you can do to remove the dust from your mattress is one of the following things:
- Flip it around
- Hire a professional to clean it for you
- DIY cleaning.
You can check our mattress cleaning guide here.
Washing the bed cover in order to remove dust.
Probably the best way to clean your sheets from dust is by washing them regularly. We suggest that you change them every week. That’s the optimal interval of time that you should wash them.
With that, you should also flip the mattress. That way you’ll have an even wear from both sides. It makes the mattress more comfortable and dust won’t gather that quickly. However, if your mattress is new make sure to call professionals to clean it once a year. That way you’ll prolong the life and you will have a cleaner and healthier place to sleep on.
Cool things that you can put in your bedroom that will help your sleep.
We still stay by our belief that removing some of the technology from your bedroom can be really beneficial to your sleep cycle. Still, there are some things that can help you. A white noise machine can be great if you like to sleep on sound.
If total darkness is not your best friend then definitely invest in some ambient lighting. It suits you.
How to maintain a clean, dust-free bedroom
Now that you know how to clean your bedroom it’s time to learn how to keep it that way. If you are the type of person who likes to spend his whole weekend in bed, then stop. If you want to keep it clean it’s mandatory to make your bedroom a low travel zone. That means that you don’t spend a lot of time in it unless you sleep. This can also help you be more productive because it’s proven that you are less prone to doing things when you are close to your bed.