Easy Tips for Making Your Home Healthier

If you don't have time to deep clean, use our tips and top gadget picks to help you live a healthier life while saving time.

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Carley presents tech-savvy ways to reduce health hazards in your home.

I clean a lot. In spite of my incessant scrubbing and bleaching, it feels like there's always something dirty to clean up. With a husband, a couple kids and a dog, I'm bound to live in a dirty place. Most of it is harmless, but some of it can make my family sick. If you're not well, it pays to take a closer look at how you can banish mold, dust mites and dander to make your home healthier.

Clean the Dirtiest Places in Your Home

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Kitchen: Sink Area

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Bathroom: Toothbrush

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Kitchen: Refrigerator Handle

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Living Room: Remote Control

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Kitchen: Faucet

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Every Room: Light Switches

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Bathroom: Walls

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Every Room: The Walls

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Kitchen: Cutting Boards

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Kitchen: Sponge

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Kitchen: Garbage Disposal

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Kitchen: Oven Knobs

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Dog Bowls

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Home Office: Computer Keyboard

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Bathroom: Shower Curtain

If you don't have time to do a daily deep clean, it's time to advocate some help. No, I don't mean a cleaning crew. I mean cleaning gadgets, which can make a difference with the day-to-day cleaning tasks.

I'll show you a few of my favorite tech items that can help you get the cleaning done and get your home into healthier shape. There's an automatic device that can make your toilet more sanitary, a kitchen surface that can almost clean itself and an everyday appliance that eliminates allergens that linger on your clothes.

12 Gadgets to a Healthier Home

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Automatic Dustpan

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Think Dirty Phone App

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Dyson Humidifier

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Water Filter

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Lapka Phone App

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Nest Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detector

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Leeo Plug-In

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Pelican Water System

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Kohler Touch-Free Toilet Kit

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Anti-Microbial Countertops

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LG Dryer

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Vacuum With HEPA Filter

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If you're feeling out-of-sorts or just eager to wipe out household dirt, it might be time to let tech take over some of your housework. 

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