To give you a head start, we’ve put together a few tips that will help you to make your bedroom eco-friendly and free of any chemicals. From keeping the air in your bedroom clean to choosing a non-toxic comforter, find out how to create a happy, healthy organic bedroom.
3 Steps to create your organic bedroom:
1. Make sure the air is cleanA chemical free bedroom is a surefire way to achieve a healthier sleep. Indoor air pollutants can have a detrimental effect on your overall health - and your sleep will pay the price. Because when you’re snoozing, your body is working extra hard get rid of any toxins from the day, resulting in broken sleep patterns or general discomfort in bed. So how can you improve your sleep habits with a chemical free bedroom?
Firstly, you should consider investing in a couple of house plants. Not only do they boost the aesthetic of your bedroom, but it’s also a cost-effective way to start building your fully organic bedroom. So how do plants contribute to making your bedroom environment healthier? They cleverly exchange the toxins in the air by trapping them in their leaves, soil and roots. The snake plant is one of the most common and best air purifying plants for bedroom .because it emits oxygen and takes in carbon dioxide - as well as some nasty household toxins like benzene and formaldehyde.
When it comes to plants, it’s a good idea to choose one with a bigger surface area because it will be able to remove more of the toxins, giving you the ultimate chemical free bedroom. For maximum air purification, remember to wipe the leaves of your plant every week or so to make sure that the plant can effectively cleanse the air.
2. Opt for a non-toxic mattress, comforter and pillowAnother way to eradicate any nasty, unwanted chemicals from your sleeping zone is to choose an organic bedding set, over anything made with synthetic fibers.
So what do we mean when we’re talking about non-toxic mattresses, pillows and comforters? An organic bedding set isn’t made with any chemical treatment or synthetics, and instead is made from all-natural substances, like wool. At Woolroom, we’re firm believers in the nature of wool bedding. It’s all natural, chemical-free and temperature regulating. With wool bedding, you’ll also be able to reduce the number of VOCs, or volatile organic compounds in the air too.
Giving your bedroom a makeover? Using the right paint to brush up your interior is another ideal way to build out your organic bedroom. With brands like Ecos Paint, you won’t be stuck for options. By offering paints with reduced VOCs, you can guarantee that there are less chemicals floating around, while also adding some fresh décor to your space.
3. Avoid synthetic carpetWe all know the fresh new carpet smell that comes from synthetic carpeting, but that’s really as far as the benefits go when it comes to manmade carpets. Although it can often be the cheaper option, synthetic will impact the air quality, releasing VOCs. Instead, you should decorate with chemical free furnishings by choosing hardwood flooring or a natural wool carpet.
Not only would the temperature-regulating benefits of wool keep your carpet warm when it’s cold and cooler when it’s hot, but it’s also organic. That means a wool carpet hasn’t been made from any chemicals or unnatural substances, so you’re breathing in fresher, cleaner air and sleeping like a baby. Chemical free carpet and chemical free bedding leads to a truly organic bedroom!
So those are our tips on how to create your ideal organic bedroom, reducing the chemicals and giving you a healthier night’s sleep. Want to delve deeper in the concept of organic bedding sets? Why not use some of our organic bedroom ideas and make your first step to a bedroom that’s chemical free? Head over to our organic comforters and pillows – look out for our luxury range to find premium bedding made lovingly without a single chemical.