'Cleaning can help relieve stress'
11/01/2010Cleaning not only improves a home's appearance and hygiene but can also improve overall wellbeing, it has been suggested.
According to a report in St Joe News, domestic cleaners who carry out carpet cleaning duties and other cleaning treatments around the house could benefit from reduced levels of stress.
The publication suggested that domestic cleaning chores can offer a therapeutic and cathartic means of releasing tension built up over the course of a busy day.
St Joe News highlighted a report published in the Journal of Family Issues which found that husbands and wives who spend more time cleaning around the house tend to spend more time being intimate with one another in the bedroom.
Moreover, a study on child rearing conducted by Markella Rutherford, assistant professor of sociology at Wellesley College in Massachusetts, revealed that cleaning can help develop positive attitudes among children.
The study found that youngsters who are given regular household chores around the home such as carpet cleaning, window cleaning and washing dishes are more likely to develop caring attitudes.
A recent article in Mommies Magazine found that an increasing number of mothers embark on thorough cleaning regimes when they want to relax.
London cleaning companies can provide thorough cleaning treatments for clients who require a professional touch.