A healthy beginning to a healthy year

‘Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life’.

We are at the end of 2017. Another fruitful year has passed by. With a bagful of memories, we are all set to welcome 2018 with open arms and optimism.

As a common practice, people are ready with their list of ambitious resolutions.

Some promise to learn a musical instrument in a month, some plan on quitting smoking or alcohol, while others choose to take up a hobby. These resolutions sound fantastic on paper but fulfilling them with diligence and sincerity is something that Only a few achieve. In addition to this, people are drawn towards making bigger and better resolutions, ignoring the small and simple ones.

Joyce Meyer once rightly claimed, ‘I believe that the greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you’. So, this New Year, how about you add a few simple healthy resolutions to your list, and let the healthier you enjoy 2018 with good health!

  1. Water is your best friend; drink it

Drink adequate amount of water—this is a fact that has been established by many experts and health specialists. Stay constantly hydrated to maintain essential bodily functions and feel fresh. Ensure that you have a water bottle with you at all times, and consciously remind yourself to drink water at regular intervals. Slice fresh pieces of cucumber, oranges or lemons to add some flavour and nutrition to your water. Bring home Dr Aquaguard Water Purifiers and ensure that you and your family are drinking only healthy water.

  1. Life is too short to stress out

As you enter the New Year, make sure that your stressful days reduce in number. No matter how eventful your day was, if it is combined with stress, it takes a huge toll on your health. Chronic stress can result in insomnia, depression, obesity, heart disease, etc. To avoid this, start small sessions of meditation, spend some quality time with your friends and family & participate in relaxing activities (vacation, spa, etc.)

  1. Reboot your fitness regime

Losing weight is one of the most common resolutions! Regular workouts and gyming sessions are planned out well to achieve your magical number. However, as the excitement of the New Year fades away so does the enthusiasm of going to the gym. Hence, to combat this problem, set smaller goals for yourself. Chart out a jogging or an evening walk schedule that can be achieved with minimal efforts. Starting with this gives you a great head start to move on to physically exhausting exercises.

  1. Breathe in healthy air, breathe out worries

The alarming headlines, thick smog in the air and the sudden drop in air quality has left many people worried. Greenpeace’s report named Airpocalypse says, ‘As many as 1.2 billion deaths take place every year due to air pollution’. It’s high time we take a few steps towards analysing the quality of the air we breathe in and ensure that it’s healthy. This coming year, ensure the air you and your family breathe indoors is purified through Dr Aeroguard Air Purifiers. You can also bring home a few air purifying plants to circulate fresh air in your home.

  1. A tidy house leads to a tidy mind

Stressful schedules and endless errands lead to a cluttered home. A cluttered home can result in dust mites breeding in your bed and sofa & accumulated dirt in hard-to-reach surfaces. How about stepping into a new year with a de-cluttered and tidy home? Begin the new chapter of your year with a spotless and healthy home. Invest in the Euroclean range of vacuum cleaners that help to deep clean your home and make it a healthy living space.

A new year is a fresh start to a new life. So, a few simple steps towards a healthier life will definitely help you and your loved ones have a happy and healthy year ahead.

Ways to Stay Healthy During Winter

Prepared or not, winter is finally upon us and with it the exciting yet busy festive season. While juggling between work, shopping and events like family dinners and parties, it’s easy to put health on the backburner. Add to this the chilly weather, the increasing incidents of smog blankets, and the generally poor quality of air in cities around the country, and you’ve got yourself plenty of reasons to fall ill.

However, with the right precautionary measures, you can evade the cold, flu, and several other allergies and illnesses that threaten to dampen your holiday spirit. Here’s how you do it:

  • Stay hydrated

Most of us forget to drink water at regular intervals during the day, this worsens during the winter as we don’t feel thirsty as much. While the summer heat reminds us of how thirsty we are, the sly winter cold doesn’t.

While it’s important to drink a lot of water during this period, it’s crucial that you ensure the water you’re drinking is free of contaminants that include synthetic organic compounds, sewage particles, chemical waste, and several others. You can ensure that the water you drink is free of these harmful pollutants with Dr.Aquaguard.

  • Eat healthy and Exercise

It’s that time of the year when your bowl of veggies is replaced by Christmas cake and candy, and that daily jog is scrapped to accommodate a few extra minutes under the blanket in this cosy climate. This weather has most of us buried under blankets snacking on junk food, which leads to all those extra pounds.

And while it’s ok to indulge a little, make sure you compensate for your lapse in healthy living with the right diet and exercise. Cook with mushrooms and spices such as garlic, ginger and cilantro as they have immune-boosting health benefits. Eat fibre- and omega 3-rich items like apples, oats, fish and nuts.

As for the exercise bit, plan your exercise in advance. Write your weekly exercise routine on Sunday, and try to stick to it. If you’re too lazy to visit the gym, workout at home.

  • Keep home clean and free of dust mites

Dust mites, mould and pet dander are the primary causes of allergies. Your mattress is their refuge and your occupancy is their means of receiving the humidity they need to sustain themselves through this dry weather. Mites require just an hour and a half of moist air to survive and three hours to reproduce.

You can counter this with a weekly, hot water wash of your bedsheets and blankets accompanied by a regular sweep from a Euroclean vacuum.

  • Maintain healthy indoor air

We’re all aware of the recent smog clouds that have been descending over our towns and cities. While we can do little to effect a change in these environmental hazards, we have complete control over the air in our homes.

Most of the time, the windows and doors of your home are going to be shut against the harsh winter winds. However, outdoor germs somehow make their way in and are circulated and re-circulated around the house. This process can be put to an end by simply implementing a few indoor air purifying methods. Getting a proper air purifier, like Dr.Aeroguard, always helps. Air purifiers keep your indoor air fresh and clean. You may also consider getting houseplants, activated charcoal and salt lamps, which are highly effective natural air purifiers.

  • Schedule an early bedtime  

We all know how winter makes the days shorter and nights longer. Our body responds to this too, adjusting its rhythm accordingly. You may use the long evening to ease yourself into a relaxed disposition before going to bed. You can also try purifying the air in your bedroom with an air purifier like Dr.Aeroguard. This will ensure you sleep soundly and feel rested & fresh the next morning.

You’ve been good and stayed healthy all year, why drop the ball now? With these five easy-to-do tips, you can keep your good health all through the chilly winter months while still having a good time.

Ace the art of home cleaning with these essential attachments of a vacuum cleaner

A clean home is a healthy home and a healthy home leads to a pleasant life. Home is a place to relax and rejuvenate with your family and loved ones. You do your best to keep it clean and free from dirt. But is it enough?

A regular cleaning routine consists of dusting your home, washing the linens, and getting rid of dirt. These processes eliminate all the visible dust from your home but what about the dust and dirt that is present in the hidden corners of your home? The answer is – Deep Cleaning.

Deep cleaning involves cleaning every area of your home thoroughly and getting rid of germs and dust mites that might spread allergies and infections.

The benefits of deep cleaning are as follows:

  1. Improves indoor air quality by eliminating allergens.
  2. Eliminates bacteria and viruses through the process of sanitization.
  3. Prevents the growth of mold, fungus and other disease causing germs

To deep clean your home easily, all you need is a vacuum cleaner with the right set of attachments. Here is a list of ten essential attachments that can help you clean your home thoroughly!

  1. Grill Cleaner

It helps you remove dust from window grills easily which otherwise is a very difficult task. Also, with the help of a grill cleaner, you can clean the vents of your air-conditioner for the better circulation of fresh air.

  1. Extension tubes

It gets difficult to clean hard-to-reach surfaces and they often remain dirty. Extension tubes aid the process of cleaning such surfaces with ease.

  1. Aromiser

You can use the Aromiser to bring fresh fragrance into your home. It can also help you to sanitise cupboards, lofts and other nooks of your home. Simply load it with naphthalene balls and connect it to the blower end. This keeps out stale odour and destructive pests.

  1. Flexi cleaner

Flexi cleaner aids to the flexibility of your vacuum cleaner to clean inaccessible surfaces. It is best for areas like cupboards, shelf-tops, cabinet corners, etc.

  1. Precision cleaner

It helps you blow away stubborn dust and dirt from electronic equipments, furniture, curtain rods etc. with utmost ease.

  1. Computer cleaner

With its soft bristles, this attachment precisely cleans fine dust accumulated over delicate objects like computer keyboards, electronic gadgets, circuit boards etc. easily.

  1. Floor cum carpet cleaner

It is a twin purpose attachment that can thoroughly clean surfaces like tiles, wooden furniture, granite and marble floors owing to its tough nylon bristles. Also, it effectively helps to vacuum the dust and dirt from carpets.

  1. Crevice nozzle

To deep clean your home it is important to reach every nook and corner. The crevice nozzle helps you remove dust from the back of your cupboards, cabinets, and even helps in removing cobwebs. Further, it can also be used to dry-service your car.

  1. Wet squeegee

The wet squeegee can be used to mop and clean spillages and drying up your wet bathroom floor. It can be used to clean the floors, window glasses, mirrors and table tops.

  1. Spray jar

Spray jar is a smart attachment that can be used to water the plants, pest control and even for spray painting.

These attachments add-on, even more, cleaning applications to your vacuum cleaner. Cleaning your home in such a comprehensive manner is tedious without a vacuum cleaner, and the dust mites and disease causing germs are not eliminated by conventional cleaning methods. Thus, to keep your home a safe haven free from dust, dirt and disease and make it a healthy environment for your family, deep cleaning on a regular basis is advisable.

Ensure a clean and healthy home for your loved ones. Bring home Eurocleans’ WD X2 that comes with all the essential attachments for deep cleaning your home.

Here are few ways in which you can make this Diwali – A Healthy Diwali

Diwali, the festival of lights, is right around the corner. It’s the season where the entire country is lit up with beautiful lights and is dressed up in vibrant colours. People from different communities come together to celebrate this festival and spend time with their loved ones!

While enjoying the spirit of festivity, people often let their health take a back seat. This Diwali, let’s take a healthier route towards celebration and make this Diwali – A Healthy Diwali.

Here are few ways in which you can celebrate Diwali in a healthy manner:

  1. Clean your home thoroughly:

The preparation of Diwali begins a week prior to the actual day. Many people resort to dusting in-order to make their home celebration-ready. However, dusting only displaces the dust and dirt, it does not gets rid of it thoroughly. To completely get rid of germs and bacteria, you can deep clean your home and keep it free from all kinds of pollutants with the help of Euroclean range.You can deep clean your home by steam-cleaning carpets, sofas, curtains and vacuuming hard-to-reach surfaces.

  1. Go for healthy Diwali Treats:

Who doesn’t love Diwali treats? It is that time of the year when your entire family comes together to spend quality time with each other. As a majority of Diwali treats are high on sugar and calories, it is wise to go for healthy dishes like sugar-free sweets, dry fruit ladoo, marmara ladoo, etc and bring the feeling of festivity in a healthy way. Also while you’re cooking up special meals for this festive time, ensure you use purified water only. Don’t take the risk of water-borne diseases taking you or your loved ones prey in this happy time

  1. Dry Fruits are great for gifting:

As you are taking a healthy route to celebrate this Diwali, why not gift something similar to your loved ones? Park aside the box of sweets and surprise your loved ones with a box full of healthy dry fruits! Dry fruits are packed with nutrients and energy which makes it truly a great gift for healthy Diwali. So, give them the gift of nutrition and health and enjoy the treasured moments of this festival in a healthy manner.

  1. Do not skip your workout routine:

During festivals, people sometimes skip their workout regime. It’s important to balance out the calorie-rich goodies with some exercise to keep your health in check.

  1. Avoid bursting fire crackers:

Did you know 243 incidents related to firecrackers were reported on Diwali in Delhi alone last year, while 40 burn injuries were reported in Ludhiana? During Diwali, bursting of firecrackers leads to poor quality of air which causes health concerns in people, especially the ones who are suffering from respiratory diseases. Irresponsible handling of firecrackers also result in many hazardous injuries. It also cause discomfort to sick people, the elderly, babies, and animals. So, it is wise to keep those firecrackers away and celebrate Diwali in a safe way.

  1. Go for a flower Rangoli:

Rangoli is a symbol of art and culture. The celebrations of Diwali is almost incomplete without a rangoli outside your home. It is primarily made of powder colours. Powder colours consist of sand and marble dust which are hazardous for your health. How about you use flower petals and leaves this Diwali to make a beautiful Rangoli and say no to powder colours. It’s an eco-friendly option and will also eliminate any possibility of allergies and ill-health to you and your family.

  1. Safeguard your indoors from air pollutants:

During Diwali, due to the rituals and cultural activities, air pollution is higher than usual. As this festival also marks the onset of winter, the air is cooler around you and the smog doesn’t move higher into the atmosphere. Hence, we end up breathing the polluted air which results in sniffles and cough amongst the people. So to safeguard your loved ones from the adverse effects of air pollution, bring home an air purifier. It will not only purify indoor air of your home but will also make it healthy for your family.

Diwali is one of the most beautiful festivals in India, let’s make it a #HealthyDiwali one step at a time!

Why monsoon is a good time for you to deep clean your home!

Rainy season feels welcome, especially after the sweltering heat of May. Unfortunately, due to the increased amount of moisture, insects like mosquitoes, roaches, bedbugs, ants, etc. breed in this season. These insects carry harmful bacteria and viruses, spreading diseases like cold, dengue, malaria, chikungunya, etc. The number of dust mites also increases in the rains as humidity favours their growth. People who are sensitive to dust mite droppings suffer from allergic rhinitis, and asthma in extreme cases.
To keep away these harmful insects and germs, it is advisable to deep clean your home at least once a month during the rainy season.

What is deep cleaning?
Deep cleaning involves cleaning every area of your home thoroughly. It is recommended to deep clean your home at least thrice in a year to get rid of germs.

Steps to deep clean your home:
Tackling the problem areas

Cleaning the floors, walls, and ceilings can be problematic for some. When it comes to deep cleaning floor, it is advised to brush and scrub them thoroughly to remove stains. Follow it up by wiping the floors with a reliable disinfectant. Walls and ceilings can be cleaned by using a vacuum cleaner, a simple dust cloth, or a feather duster. Electrical appliances and furniture can be dusted with a dry cloth, and then wiped clean with a damp cloth. Dust patches on the mirrors or windows can be cleaned with a glass cleaner, which must be wiped off with a dry cloth.

Cleaning the floors, walls, and ceilings can be problematic for some. When it comes to deep cleaning floor, it is advised to brush and scrub them thoroughly to remove stains. Follow it up by wiping the floors with a reliable disinfectant. Walls and ceilings can be cleaned by using a vacuum cleaner, a simple dust cloth, or a feather duster. Electrical appliances and furniture can be dusted with a dry cloth, and then wiped clean with a damp cloth. Dust patches on the mirrors or windows can be cleaned with a glass cleaner, which must be wiped off with a dry cloth.

Targeting specific areas

Kitchen –
Kitchen harbours more germs and insects than any other section of your home. You must deep clean your kitchen at least once in two months. Take all the items out of the refrigerator, the kitchen cabinet, drawers, and shelves, then wipe and disinfect them. Next, thoroughly wipe the electrical appliances in your kitchen with a damp cloth. It is also advised to carefully brush and scrub the kitchen sink as well. You can use the Euroclean– WDX2, Dynomite or iClean Vacuum Cleaners to deep clean your kitchen.

Bathrooms –
The damp and enclosed environment of a bathroom makes it an ideal place for germs and other microorganisms to grow. You must thoroughly brush and scrub the floor tiles, wash basin, the bathtub, and other areas of your bathroom. Faucets and pipes must be cleaned with a brush. The cabinets, drawers, shelves in your bathroom need to be wiped clean and then disinfected. Also, don’t forget to clear and clean the drain holes of your bathroom as well. The Euroclean WDX2 Wet and Dry Vacuum Cleaner helps deep clean your bathroom with ease.

Sofas and Carpets –
Your sofas and carpets can be cleaned with the help of a brush or a vacuum cleaner. A fabric soda can be used to thoroughly clean them as well. Euroclean iClean, Dynomite, and Healthpro are perfect for thoroughly cleaning your carpets and sofas.

Euroclean Vacuum cleaners can help keep you and your family safe by deep cleaning and removing dust mites from your home.
While such a comprehensive cleaning routine sounds tedious and time-consuming, it can protect you and your family from harmful insects, germs and illnesses. Alternately, you ca use Euroclean Vacuum cleaners to deep clean your home with ease.

Have a healthy and safe Diwali

Indian festivals are grand occasions – be it Diwali, Holi, Christmas or Eid. Every festival has its own celebrations and excitement that comes along with it.

October has almost gone by and the festive season in India has only just begun.

With Diwali just around the corner, the air will soon be filled with joy, excitement and a considerable amount of pollution. Needless to say, amidst the festivities and celebrations, you must not forget to take care of your health. Here’s how you can make sure you and your family have a safe and healthy Diwali.

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Places People Forget To Clean At Home

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India’s festive season has begun, and relatives, friends and close ones will soon be visiting your humble abode. Needless to say you’ll need to keep your home presentable and clean to help the guests feel more welcome and comfortable. We kick off this routine by cleaning the floor, walls, carpet, cupboards, frames, artefacts, sofas, beds and all the other easy-to-reach spots.Whether you like it or not, you will definitely have to clean all these spots and more. However, no matter how much you try and how careful you are, there might still be a few places that you may have missed.

Here’s a list of common places people forget to clean.

Window Rails:
Windows are the first things we clean almost every day, but somehow we tend to ignore the rails upon which our windows sit. These rails are difficult to clean due to their small openings and are generally avoided unless absolutely necessary. Since they are generally ignored, a lot of dirt collects here and is one place you must clean at all costs.

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Under the bed:
Cleaning the sheets and dusting the mattress of the bed is something we do regularly. We also ensure to clean the frame of the bed and its sides. But how often have you cleaned the space under the bed? If you ever happen to move your bed you will realise how dirty it truly is. Ensure not to miss this spot while cleaning your home.

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Ceiling corners:
If cleaning walls isn’t a task in itself, the ceiling corners add to the challenge. Since it is generally difficult to reach these corners without a ladder or tall stool, they are easily ignored. Soon, cobwebs and dirt begin to collect around these corners and make the situation worse.Make sure to get these cleaned or you might end up with a clean house with dirty corners.

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Ceiling fans:

Ceiling fans are another difficult place to clean. They generally rake up a lot of dust which is collected on the fan blades, which end up dispersing dust all over the house. So the next time you’re cleaning, make sure to get this spot.

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Above cupboards/wardrobes/shelves:

While cleaning our homes, we make sure not to leave out the furniture that holds our dear clothes. Most of us clean all sides of the cupboards/wardrobes but tend to ignore the top of the furniture. Needless to say, this is also one important spot you must not ignore.

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Between the wall and furniture:

Another easy-to-miss spot is the space between a piece of furniture and the wall. Our hands and brooms barely fit in these spaces, but dust easily manages to find its way to these spots. Needless to say, we just prefer ignoring these spots instead of moving the furniture.

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All the above-mentioned spots are easily overlooked when it comes to annual cleaning routines. However, one reason you might want to give all these spots a good hard look is the Euroclean Challenge. Take part in the challenge, clean your home and you could win a Euroclean WD X2 vacuum cleaner. So give your home a thorough cleaning and gift yourself a powerful vacuum cleaner this festive season.

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