With all the free time we have in isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic, cleaning is a norm in most households. There are a lot of specific steps to follow matters hygiene in order to protect yourself and your family from this pandemic .below are some tips and recommendations from the CDC on how everyone should be cleaning and disinfecting our homes during the pandemic
Wash your hands.
It may be sound like a cliché but washing your hands is the first step to personal hygiene. Make sure to wash and soap for at least 20-30 seconds your hands with clean running water. Water and soap kill germs and helps stop the spread of the virus. If you are unable to wash your hands, using an alcohol-based sanitizer is recommended.
Cleaning and disinfecting surfaces
Some surfaces are frequently touched by almost everyone in the house. They include doorknobs, light switches, remote controls, keys, etc. therefore it is important to clean and disinfect these items as much as possible. Scientists have said that these germs are able to live on these surfaces for several hours, so disinfect frequently.
use proper cleaning techniques.
Proper cleaning technique is as important as proper cleaning products. Ensure you scrub all surfaces thoroughly then dry them with a paper towel or clean towel. It is important to use clean water and soap and then disinfect the surface later.
Wear disposable gloves when cleaning around your house as some cleaning products may be tough on your skin. Keep rooms well ventilated while cleaning to allow free circulation of fresh air.
Wash all fabrics
Bear in mind that fabrics like mats, carpets, curtains, seat covers, hold a lot of dust in our homes. Wash these fabrics with warm water and detergent as it kills germs. Change your bedding often and dust your bed. It is important to replace old beddings and towels if you can too.
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