This Diwali also get the toxins out of your home. Do Diwali cleaning and at the same time make your home toxic free. Here are some things that you can do to detoxify your home this Diwali.
Many people have heard about detoxifying oneâ€™s body, but very few know how to detox their homes and make their lives better. Do you know how to detoxify your home? As the occasion of Diwali is nearing, start detoxifying your home right away with these tips.
It is true that if you breathe furniture polish or have your skin in contact with a floor cleaner for some time you are not going to get sick. But prolonged use of these things has their effect on you, your overall health and your life. In fact the cumulative effect of even a normal exposure to any kind of chemical results is dangerous issues.
Well there are some simple tips with the help of which you can detoxify your home and life so that you have a better living. And Diwali seems to be the best occasion to start with your detoxification of your home. A detoxified home can definitely be the abode of goddess Laxmi.
How to Detoxify Home for Diwali?
Here is how you can detoxify your home for Diwali celebration.
1. Keep Shoes Out of the House
This will restrict bringing in of dust, lead and pesticides from outside into your house.
2. Start Using Non-Toxic Cleaning Products
Start cleaning with the things you use daily like lemon peel, vinegar, soap and baking soda. There are non-toxic or organic cleaning products available in the market.
3. Avoid Products with Synthetic Fragrances
You will be surprised to know that hundreds of chemicals are used to produce a single fragrance. Try to use fragrance free cleaning products.
4. Stop Dry Cleaning Clothes and Using Moth Balls
Avoid dry cleaning clothes or at least air them outside your house before bringing them in.
5. Start a Kitchen Garden
It is not so difficult to grow your own kitchen garden. Make sure you use natural fertilizers and use no chemicals or pesticides.
6. Keep Some Indoor Plants
The bacteria present in the soil helps reduce the organic compounds present in the air. Some indoor plants are known to purify the air.
7. Avoid Using Bleach to Get Rid of Mold
Bleach is mixed with other chemicals which are even harmful for your eyes and skin. You can use clove oil instead of that for mold.
8. Buy Only Organic Food Products
Avoid buying food products that contain even slightest of chemicals or preservative. Read and label and check out the â€˜cautionâ€™ part carefully.
9. Avoid Using Plastics that Cannot be Recycled
There are some plastics that cannot be recycled. Avoid using them because they will expose you to certain harmful chemicals.
10. Wash Your Hands Regularly
It is good to wash hands as often as you need and avoid using synthetic sanitizers.
11. Try to Make and Use Your Own Skin Care Product
The skin care products that are available in the market contain lot of chemicals. Even the ones that claim to be chemical free are not completely free. Try to switch to natural products.
12. Clean Your House Regularly
Cleaning house regularly reduces the risk of letting the chemicals stand and stay inside the house.
13. Open Doors and Windows
Even if there is an air conditioner in your house, open the doors and windows of your house for at least an hour daily. This will let fresh air and sunlight get in which will automatically help detoxify your home.
14. Use Utensils Carefully to Avoid PFC
Cast iron or stainless steel utensils are better. Even if you use non-stick pans, avoid cooking on high flame.
15. Use Organic Clothes
Clothes made of organic fiber and recycled polyester and polyurethane is better. These repel water and are PFC-free as well. You will be surprised to know that there are thousands of chemicals available in different products in the market. No matter whether you buy shampoo, cleaning products, furniture, clothes or even toys and baby bottle, there are chemicals found in them. Detox your home for better life.
How to do Diwali cleaning? How to get rid of harmful toxins present in house? How to keep the house always free from toxins? Discuss here.
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