Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Keeping a Clean Apartment Can Prevent Mesothelioma  

In recent years, the reported cases of mesothelioma have increased greatly. While a specific individual's mesothelioma causes can be unknown, the condition is typically linked to asbestos exposure. Maintaining a clean apartment is very important in making sure mesothelioma patients can live a happy and healthy lifestyle. UMoveFree, a free apartment finding service, is one way renters with mesothelioma can find apartments in Mesquite, TX that will not agitate their condition. By locating a newer and cleaner apartment, renters can avoid unnecessary sicknesses, asthma, allergies, and other pulmonary conditions that can be greatly worsened by living in an apartment environment that is not sanitary and clean. Here are some helpful hints that renters can follow when looking for Mesquite apartments or any other apartment, townhome or rental property.

Dust often

There are many tools available right now to help you maintain a dust-free apartment home. You are no longer limited to just a feather duster, but there are a number options available depending on what you need. Besides the hand-held vacuums that will help you battle the dust on your apartment's upholstery and furniture, there are also disposable aids created by companies such as Swiffer that are intended to be tossed once you have completed you dusting. Dusting your apartment often is the key to being able to maintain tolerable levels. Using a dusting spray and a rag will also help you to catch dust particles that may be hard to pick up with a simple feather duster. While dusting is not considered a mesothelioma treatment, it can be a useful way to mitigate the condition's side effects.

Purify and vent

Using an apartment air purifier is also a good way of filtering dust and other airborne particles out of the air that you breathe. Remember to find an air purifier with an energy star rating in order to be environmentally friendly. It is also important to keep in mind that any air purifier will have a filter system that will need to be changed often. In addition to an air purifying system, you should vent your apartment home and allow the air to circulate often. It's often the lack of proper air ventilation that is linked to mesothelioma and asbestos exposure in the first place.

Keep a clean refrigerator and kitchen

Make sure that you regularly clean out your apartment refrigerator and kitchen. You don't want to risk contamination of any of your food with mold or other bacteria. These factors can agitate mesothelioma and can encumber lung cancer treatment. Throw out any old food or expired items. Once you've gotten rid of all the trash, do a thorough wipe down of all walls, shelves, drawers. Use an antibacterial cleaner or pre-moistened wipes to make sure you get rid of any invisible grime or harmful germs. Use baking soda to avoid the foul smell that comes as a result of spoiled food. It has recently been reported that kitchens in most apartments wouldn't pass the health inspection given to all restaurants, much less pass for a mesothelioma treatment facility. Don't leave food sitting at room temperature for too long and change sponges and / or rags often in order to avoid unnecessary germs.

Sanitize your bathroom

Make sure that you have the right tools to do the trick when sanitizing your apartment bathroom. Use an antibacterial cleaner on the sick and countertops. Disposable cleaning tools are a must have in the bathroom to avoid nasty germs being spread across the bathroom. In addition to the antibacterial disinfectant, you can also use bleach, all-purpose cleaner, and Pine-Sol to disinfect the bathroom. Using a scrub brush or sponge in the bathtub and shower along with a good cleanser is the best way to avoid the creation of mildew. For a spot-free look, use a shower squeegee for doors and mirrors. Make sure you spot check in between cleanings.

In addition to all these handy tips, know that cleaning products don't have to be harmful to the environment. There are many products now available that are environmentally-friendly. There are also several things around the house that can serve as green cleaning products for you. Baking soda and vinegar are just two examples of these types of products.

Renters that want help finding a perfectly clean and healthy apartment can use the assistance of an apartment locator, such as UMoveFree.com. Renters that do their research online won't find many UMoveFree complaints because the service has one of the most impeccable reputations in the industry.

Nick Barber is a licensed real estate broker and the President/CEO of UMoveFree; one of the largest apartment finding firms in the multi-family industry. Visit UMoveFree.com for more information on Apartments in Mesquite, TX. Need more information on Mesquite Apartments?


  1. Good ideas here. I try my best to keep this place clean, but with 3 cats, fur everywhere..

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  4. That's wise advice for health in general. No one should be around more molds and bacteria than they can help.

  5. this could help me especially. thanks.

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