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When you use organic plant food for growing plants, the fruits are amazing and you definitely love it. But, if you find the same plant food or mud from the garden area on your living area carpet carried by your shoes, it completely turns you off. The nooks and corners of your carpet can easily attract outdoor elements like mud, dirt, etc. When your skin gets exposed to such dirt, grime or chemicals, it causes skin rashes and gastrointestinal problems. So, do you think it is important to take off shoes while entering the house? Suppose you have returned home after a hard day at work and crashed on the floor carpet, full of dirt and germs. It can adversely affect your health. Here are 5 reasons why you should take off shoes before entering your home.

Take off Shoes to Avoid Bacterial Germs Growth

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As per a report, shoe soles are a potential path for the spread of pathogen and 9 different kinds of bacteria species had been found under the people’s shoe soles. Some of these bacteria can also be harmful to your lungs, eyes, and stomach when you forget to take off shoes while entering your home. If you keep moving around in outdoor shoes at home, you will keep on spreading harmful bacteria like E.Coli. Mostly the show soles carry bacteria infecting the home tile flooring. So, removing your shoes prior to entering our house is important.

Keep Dirt Away – Take off Shoes

Do you think everything carried by your sneaker is easily visible to your eyes? Your living quarters can be filled with dirt and grime when you don’t take off shoes. These dust and grime might be toxic or non-toxic, anyways it makes your room filthy and muddy and needs special attention. Take shoes off while entering your home to keep your home free from germs and neat and tidy.

Take off Shoes to Avoid Damaging the Floor

Keep your home clean by taking off the shoes out while entering.

The shoe soles are usually rough and harsh. It is enough to scrape, scratch, and damage the floor and carpets. You may lessen the persistent need to shampoo or vacuum the carpet by putting on your home slippers right before you enter the house. You may consider cleaning the carpet when required and not always. Check out how to clean dirty carpets in one of the articles on our blog. When there are less wear and tear of the floor, it becomes easier for you to maintain.

Take off Shoes to Show Respect

When you take off shoes, it is a sign of respect to the host and their structure and environment where they reside. Other than sanitary aspects, when you take off shoes before entering the house, you leave the outer energies at the door and enter a completely different place.

Take off Shoes to Keep Your Feet Healthy

Take off your shoes and let your feet relax.

When you take off your shoes, your feet are able to breathe and move freely. Your feet can feel the ground which in turn help in improving the flexibility and strength of the muscles. It is always wise to take off shoes while you enter the house from some outdoor work. It is a healthy practice that has several benefits. Although at times, like a formal family dinner or some cocktail party, etc. it becomes awkward to ask your guest to take off shoes. So, you need some flexibility with the “always-remove-take-off-your-shoes” rule.   Acknowledgments:

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