We’ve all heard the old adage about cleanliness being next to godliness. While you may not agree with this, it is certainly true to say that keeping your student homes free from dirt and grime is a good way of ensuring your health is not in jeopardy.
Student accommodation is renowned for its mess and it can be tempting when you’re living away from home to let yourself go and stay away from routines in terms of washing your dishes and keeping your residence in order more generally.
While this may mean you feel less stressed, it can have negative consequences for your wellbeing.
If you let bacteria levels rise because you refuse to get your rubber gloves on and give your kitchen, bathroom and other areas of the property a good scrub, you may eventually find yourself more prone to sickness.
In the worst case scenarios, you could make yourself vomit and come down with a fever.
Surely, this is not worth it simply to save you the hassle of keeping on top of your cleaning.
Rather than waiting until it’s time to bring in Kim and Aggie from Channel 4 show How Clean is your House, maybe you should get your act together, head down to the shop to pick up some bleach and get to work.
So if you live in student homes in Bristol, you cannot afford to neglect your chores to the extent that it threatens your health.
As well as possibly disrupting your studies, this could mean you suffer considerable discomfort.