Disinfecting the bedroom must be a necessary task if we want to avoid health problems, since many times these problems are presented either by the mattress, pillows, fungi and mites that make our room an ideal place for diseases.

Having a clean and bacteria-free room can be the key to preventing diseases and feeling more comfortable when resting, because it is in the bedroom, where we can relax our body and regain energy after the daily workday, and that is, Our bedroom is considered one of the most important rooms in the home, and like the rest of the home, disinfecting the bedroom should be a priority.

How to disinfect the bedroom naturally

But, although it should be our temple inside the house, many times we neglect it, we let it fill with dust and with the naked eye, we do not notice the bacteria that can accumulate and even influence the quality of our rest. For that and other reasons, we bring you some easy-to-follow tips so that you can disinfect your room naturally and free it from microorganisms.

Work our habits

Our first homemade trick to disinfect the bedroom is to make the bed every day, believe it or not and it sounds a bit silly, the habit of organizing your bed every morning will help you avoid the accumulation of dust on your sheets and it will ventilate a little your room, which is perfect to avoid the annoying mites that cause allergies and other ailments.

In addition, it is important that you change your sheets and blankets regularly because that is where bacteria accumulate because at night we sweat or we usually go to bed with dirty clothes, so it is best to keep them clean and of course, always sleep with clothes clean.

Order and cleanliness

On the other hand, you should also avoid oversaturating your bedside table with objects because that way it will be easier for you to clean it but above all, you must perform a general cleaning every day if you want to have a room free of bacteria, and although we know A matter of time it is practically impossible to leave it impeccable in the morning, you can spend a few minutes cleaning it.

Disinfect furniture and objects

Also, you should disinfect the mattress regularly and the best way to do this is by creating a homemade cleaning product with half a cup of baking soda and ten drops of tea tree essential oil; You must moisten the bicarbonate in the oil and rub, with a brush, the product and after it rests for an hour, vacuum it.

Beyond the everyday

Cleaning the bedroom is not limited to our bed, and it is something that we must understand, so it is important that you spend time cleaning the sheets and curtains, but although they are a decorative element and prevent light from entering our room, It is where the dust accumulates the most, so it is necessary that you wash them every two weeks, in this way you will ensure that dirt does not invade you so quickly and constantly.

You may be interested in reading the note on how to finish with yellow pillows and return them to their natural white.

And finally, do not forget to wash the pillows that due to lack of cleanliness can become a breeding ground for bacteria, because even if we cover them with covers, our pillows tend to accumulate the largest amount of dead cells and allergens ; so, try to wash them at least twice a year. With all these changes in your daily routine you will achieve a purer and warmer environment, making disinfecting the room a cozy task.

By Dr. Eric Jackson

Dr. Eric Jackson provides primary Internal Medicine care for men and women and treats patients with bone and mineral diseases, diabetes, heart conditions, and other chronic illnesses.He is a Washington University Bone Health Program physician and is a certified Bone Densitometrist. Dr. Avery is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

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