Make a healthy home in 2013
Do you want a healthy home in 2013? For the new year, we all expect to be better, more productive, happier and healthier. Should we not do the same for our homes? Finally comes a large part of our happiness, health and well-being from the inside (and outside) the walls that protect us against the storms of life. We are proud and maintain our homes, carefully choose the color of our walls, carpets on our floors, our appliances, furniture and exactly where and how each work of art should be suspended. Our houses are in fact a reflection of us … They represent our interests, passions and lifestyles. They are the place where it all comes at the end of the day.
You are our consolation and joy. And often they are the cause of diseases, injuries, allergies and discomfort. Often we do not know. We must look beyond the surface to ensure that our homes are healthy and ensure that our families are healthy. It does not take much, and the measurements are often simple. Here are some simple but very important things we can do to make our homes as healthy as possible could be. Steps Leaving any promise which will be our home healthier in 2013! According to the RX list most of us live as we know it in no substandard housing. Radon is one of 16 houses. Water leaks are present in one of the 10 homes. Structural problems can be found in one of every 6 homes, while the lead-based paint and detector non-functioning smoke in one of four amazing homes. Nevermind our homes and see what we can do to ensure the safety of our families kitchens.: Ad a healthy home starts from the kitchen. This may seem obvious, but do not use your oven or stove to heat your home forever! Make sure your kitchen with a fan or cover is allowed and that the gates are mounted on the outside. This sends smoke, extra moisture and toxins held outside of your home. Seal all holes and crevices to keep insects and rodents from your home sick. Wipe dirt and make sure that all foods are properly sealed and contain. Filter your water and if you use multiple materials such as copper and cork may have anti-microbial properties. It may seem as though it is, of course, but a good deep cleaning here and there is sometimes the only to get rid of, to keep moisture and sticky residue, bugs and mold away. Bathroom Make sure all rooms well ventilated bathroom and all fans and broken appropriate repair. The fans should be cleaned and dusted regularly. It is important to remove as much moisture as possible, since these parts and race Schimmel.Wischen moisture as much as possible after the shower. Check regularly and remove the mold with a soft non-toxic cleaning products. Mold and mildew can appear in faucets, fixtures and bar and order a shower. It is not a bad idea, the window can keep on so little excess steam escape.
To handle security measures need to be added on the walls of toilets, showers and toilets to prevent falls, especially if there are older people or children in your home. Again, it may seem obvious, but you must be sure that all medicines are safely out of the reach of children .If your medicine cabinet is lockable, keeping always blocked stairs and corridors: If you check your living room and bedroom lead-based paint, you should do it in your hallways and stairs, and any other room for that matter. If you have small children in your home, it is important to keep safety gates at the top and bottom of the stairs to prevent falls and serious injuries. Carpet must be installed to prevent slipping. Make sure they are safe and remain firm. As with the carpet in other areas of your home, the carpet on your stairs should be regularly cleaned to remove dust and dust mites. Old and tattered carpet is torn and replaced werden.Handleisten must be installed on both sides, especially in houses, where are the basement, crawlspace and laundry old and very young. Rooms: Change the filter to your heating and air conditioning regularly. Located 120 degrees to avoid scalding your boiler. Have your gas appliances and furnaces checked regularly to ensure that there is no leakage of carbon monoxide. As with all rooms in your home should be all the toxins and poisons safely locked up and out of reach of children. This includes products for cleaning cars, gardening and pest control. Also, in older homes, asbestos was commonly used as insulation and wrapped around the tubes. These tubes seem to be wrapped in plaster living room and bedrooms: Smoke detectors should be installed outside each bedroom, and it should be at least one on each floor of your home. They should be checked regularly. Some experts suggest at least once a month. Batteries should be checked and changed, if necessary, twice a year. Carbon monoxide detectors should be in every room and all levels and also in the neighborhood, and should also be checked regularly. Carbon monoxide poisoning is the most common in the colder months, when fireplaces and stoves are in continuous use. Carbon monoxide is a silent killer because it has no smell. Although both. Mice and other rodents find shelter and warmth, where disorder exists.
Keep your carpets cleaned regularly so that they are free of dust mites and other allergens or free. Replace old or new carpet, better yet, build a beautiful wooden floors and throw rugs for good! Check your walls for lead. Lead-based paint was banned in 1978 (USA). If your home is more than that, it may be a good idea to remove all colors. And just because your walls have been painted several times, does not mean that lead is not present but is likely to remain the only masked it. To check your walls for peeling paint again. If you have small children in your home, you should test your color. If you really do, you should consult a qualified professional. Lead poisoning is asymptomatic and can cause permanent brain damage in attics children.: Check roofs for cracks and leaks. Make sure the attic is properly ventilated and the fan is in order. All gaps must be sealed to prevent rodents and insects out. The insulation should be checked. In older homes, insulation often contains asbestos is carcinogenic. Just because asbestos is in the house, does not mean it should be replaced automatically. If the asbestos is in the air, so he can stay in your garage at home.: Keep garbage securely closed for all time bins and cleaned regularly with detergent and bleach to prevent insect infestations. Keep that living beings can not verify the space and places to hide. Unused or rarely used bags, shoes, boots and other items that have minimal use should be reviewed regularly, or be stored in airtight containers. Keep all poisons and toxins in the high shelves above the reach of small children roofs, chimneys and Abflussgerinnen.: A healthy home means not only inside but also outside. Check your roof for loose or missing tiles, which can lead to leaks and bugs in your home. Remove branches and debris. Clutter to keep your gutters and downspouts away from water and moisture. The chimney should be cleaned and inspected annually. Remove branches or debris that may be near your fireplace. Bars or cages must be installed to keep squirrels and other critters from falling into your chimney. For more information on the fireplace and chimney safety, read here yard areas and swimming.: Check and repair any cracks on and leaks. Eliminate standing water where insects such as mosquitoes can lay their eggs. All waste must be sealed at all times. Keep all gutters and downspouts. Tanks and wastewater wells should be checked regularly to prevent serious illness. If pools on the property are self-closing doors should be there so that they are always fully closed to prevent accidental drowning. Automatic covers are a great idea for an extra measure of security. Platforms that were built before 2004 contain arsenic was added as a preservative for wood. You can check it out. These platforms are dangerous in the hands of young people across the wood touching the wood or soil, and are then placed in or near the mouth. How is your house? Is it good enough shape for 2013?