Did you know that for every one hour of exercise you do, you extend your expected lifespan by 2 hours? It is like putting extra time in a savings account! For every 12 hours, you add a full day! So get moving!
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Even if you use the same running/fitness shoes and gym bag every day, take your shoes out of the bag and let the bag and your shoes dry out when you get home from your workout. You'll decrease the chance of odors and prevent bacteria and mold from growing in places that would have otherwise stayed moist -- and in the case of shoes, that extends the life of the fabric.
The cabinet doors and appliance doors may look clean from a distance, but if you sit on the kitchen floor and have another look you may be surprised. This is also a good time to pop off the grill to the refrigerator and clean underneath. This will help extend the life of your fridge.
Change your heating and cooling system's filter. If the interior glass surface of your windows gets dirty unusually fast, you may need to change the filters on your furnace or air conditioner. Modern airtight homes trap more dust, pollen, dander, & other particles inside than ever before. Furnace & air-conditioner filters help trap that dirt & also extend the life of your appliances. (con't) 432
Filters should be changed every month or two or anytime you canít see light through the filter when you hold it up to a light.
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