Do you know that your sleep may be affected by the hygiene of your bedroom?
Read on to find out how to improve your bedroom hygiene to improve your quality of sleep.
Protect and Clean Your Bed
- Replace pillows every two years. Best advice would be using a Pillow protector with zip to better protect your pillow.
- Vacuum your mattress at least once every 2 months and use a mattress protector to further protect you mattress. Replace your mattress every 10 years.
- Leave your bed unmade to let it cool and air out. Warmth and moisture from your body encourage dust mite growth.
- No pets in the bedroom and never on the bed.
Improve Air Quality
- Wash the air filters of your air conditioning unit at least once every 2 months.
- Open your window every now and then to let fresh air ventilate into the room and to remove excess room moisture.
- Check your bedroom windows for condensation (water) during after turning off the air-conditioner. Remove any mold growth promptly.
- Keep furniture away from walls, and check your closets regularly for mold growth.
- If you live in a high moisture environment, you may need a dehumidifier to keep the humidity levels below 50% in your room.
- Run a fan in your bathroom at least 15 to 20 minutes after showering.
Clean Your Bedroom Floors Weekly
- If possible, try not too have carpets in your room to reduce dust mites.
- If not vacuum carpet weekly.
- Have your carpets professionally cleaned by a CERTIFIED company at least once every 2 to 3 months.
- Do not keep any shoes in your bedroom and best not to have any clutter.
Hope this tips would help you have a better, cleaner bedroom environment to sleep in.