Healthy home makeover tips

In this busy modern world, coming home should feel like taking a breath of fresh air. Now could be the time to turn your living space into your happy place. Here are some relaxed yet effective tips for a wholesome home makeover.
Embrace natural lighting

Not only does sunlight elevate your mood, but it also helps to regulate your circadian rhythm, promoting better sleep and overall well-being. Make sure to open up the curtains, pull back the blinds and let the sun flood into your home. If any of your rooms are feeling dingy or cramped, consider a furniture swap around to ensure that light travels in freely. 
Indoor greenery
The calming presence of indoor plants can invigorate your living spaces. Not only do plants introduce a charming touch of the outdoors to your home, but they also absorb toxins and purify the air. If you’re known for having a busy schedule, look for low-maintenance options such as aloe, dracaena, or succulents. 
Deep clean and declutter

A clutter-free home is conducive to a stress-free mindset. A sense of harmony at home is important for your well-being, so take some time to declutter and organise your living spaces. A deep clean can revitalise neglected nooks and crannies while also eliminating dust and allergens, allowing for better air quality. Tidiness and order are also key, as an organised and minimal living space evokes a sense of calm.
Filtered water
Hydration is the key to a healthy body and mind, and there are ways you can upgrade your water system at home for better purity. Invest in a water filtration system for a healthy home enhancement. This ensures that every glass of water is free from impurities, promoting better health for your body and your appliances. If you’re on a budget, filtered water jugs or tap filters are wallet-friendly options which will achieve the same effect. 
Create a sleep sanctuary

Getting a good night’s sleep will have a positive impact on every facet of your everyday life. To encourage healthy behaviours, make a conscious effort to minimise any items which may interfere with your sleeping patterns. This could mean setting time limits on blue-light devices, adding a bookshelf to your room for bedtime reading, and investing in a comfortable mattress and quality bedding. 
Mindful materials
If your home could benefit from a few furniture upgrades, make sure to opt for materials which contribute to a healthier indoor environment. For a stylish and eco-friendly aesthetic, look for furniture made from bamboo, reclaimed wood or low-VOC (volatile organic compound) paints to reduce indoor air pollutants. You could also do your bit for the environment by selling your old furniture instead of throwing it out, or by buying second-hand rather than brand new.
Contact us
Are you looking for your dream home? Contact your local Guild Member to find out how we can make it happen.

Financial Services

Contact a specialist from Aston & Co Financial Services for help with finding the right mortgage.

Read What Our
Customers Say

Jodie Skinner

From the beginning, our experience with Michael and Rhys has been brilliant. Whenever we had a question to ask or needed some additional information, they were both just a phone call away and were always happy to provide us with an answer. As first time buyers, they made us feel ...

Sue Smith

We can’t fault Aston and co in Syston, for their handling of the sale of our property. We were kept up to date weekly and nothing was too much trouble. Both Micheal and Rhys were approachable and very professional. I would definitely recommend using them for an efficient and hassle ...


Having had issues with other agents, we came to Astons who gave us an honest appraisal of our house – not overpricing it like others to gain business. Michael and Rhys are a great partnership and Rhys being local was able to provide viewers with information that other agents hadn’t. ...

Andy Freer

Recently sold our house with Aston & Co. We honestly could not have asked for more. From the moment Michael came to value the house, to the day to day communication from Rhys we have not had to chase them once. Michael and Rhys are a great partnership and a ...

V Pears

We chose Aston & Co in Syston to handle the sale of our property. We were kept up to date regularly and Michael and Rhys dealt with all matters efficiently and quickly.We would definitely recommend using them for an efficient and hassle-free move.

Gareth Mueller

We bought a house from a vendor who used Astons & Co as their agent. Rhys was helpful and professional from start to finish and regularly kept us in the loop with how things were progressing. Communication was efficient and swift all the way through.

Julie Pearson

From the first visit to value our property to the final phone call informing us of completion Rhys and Michael at the Syston office have been brilliant, down to earth, realistic with valuation very easy to get in touch with.Making everything less stressful.Regular updates were very reassuring . I would ...

Charlotte Hings

The team at Astons are great. They’re really down to earth, take time to listen and help resolve anything they can for you.Their communication is excellent as they always keep you in the loop with what is happening with your sale. They keep both seller and purchaser happy.Fees are reasonable ...

Julie Perkins

We have recently used Aston & Co to sell our property. At all times we received regular reports from them on interest and following viewings . When our property sold Astons managed the chain keeping all parties fully informed and I believe that without their input our sale would have ...

Tina Poole

Michael and Rhys handled both our sale and purchases. They had good local knowledge, their valuation turned out to be on point. Our sale viewings were nearly all on the same day and we accepted an offer very quickly. We were kept up to date regularly with that and our ...

How Much is Your Property Worth?

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation.