We are busy people and who has time to do some cleaning when you could be at home, sleeping, and enjoying bliss in bed? However, it is important to note that we spend most parts of our lives in the bedroom seeing that we spend one-third of our life sleeping or trying to. Due to this fact, bedroom hygiene is pretty important and can’t be overstated.
Dust mites and mold are common indoor allergens that can thrive in your bedroom; this is because there is furniture present there that can help their growth. Your furniture, mattress, pillows, and bedding can house loads of allergens if you don’t consciously maintain good hygiene.
Apart from just looking good, a clean bedroom can help you enjoy quality sleep too and this is majorly why you should make efforts on your bedroom hygiene. Regularly cleaning and decluttering your bedroom can help eradicate a buildup of allergens, helping you sleep well.
Here are some bedroom hygiene tips to help you maintain a conducive environment for you to sleep well.
MAKE YOUR BED AS SOON AS YOU GET UP FROM IT
Making your bed should be a habit that you should cultivate all the time. This simple task not only helps your room look tidy, decluttered, and clean but also has varying health benefits. From making your bed in the morning, you can set a positive tone for the rest of your day.
CLEAN AND TIDY UP YOUR ROOM
This can guarantee you the best sleep and rest. Cleaning helps to ensure you rid the air of dust particles and allergens that may be noticeable all around your room. More so, cleaning your bedroom (and home) can help guarantee that there are no infections or microscopic organisms harbored. Dusting your room helps you inhale fresh air.
DECLUTTER YOUR SPACE
You will be surprised at the number of things you don’t need anymore when you declutter and you will be surprised at how much better you’d fair after decluttering. You get to save some space, making your room look organized and this can have a positive effect on your mental state. Staying in a decluttered and organized bedroom has been known to have an appealing effect that can help you relax enough to get enough sleep.
LIMIT YOUR BED ACTIVITIES TO JUST SLEEPING AND SEX
This might be surprising but it has been discovered that doing so much more out of sleeping and sex in your, can lead to your body’s inability to get sleep when it should. This is because your bed is now regarded as a place for all other activities and your body is now confused about when you should be sleeping.
LIMIT THE TIMES YOUR PETS SLEEP IN THE BED
We know they are charming and loving. They are your best friends and that is perfect but you need to reduce the times they sleep on your bed. They are prone to allergens that can irritate your breathing just as your eyes, which can make your rest unhealthy. Keeping your pets out of your room can help significantly reduce allergens and in turn, allergic reactions.
INVEST IN QUALITY BEDDINGS AND PROPERLY MAINTAIN THEM
Investing in quality organic beddings and understanding the right way to care for them are pretty important bedroom hygiene you should adopt. Your bedding can make or mar your sleep so investing in quality ones that have been designed to give you good sleep is pretty important. Apart from getting quality bedding, you have to ensure you keep them clean too.
Keeping your bedroom clean helps even your mindset, it gives you the mindset of an achiever. A clean bedroom will make you feel better in your perfect space, you will be more relaxed and get a healthy night’s rest. Don’t forget that you take advantage of the power of scents by setting up diffusers and scented candles in your bedroom. Having good bedroom hygiene can help you always start your day with positivity.