In the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, disinfecting your entire home has become more important than ever. Confused about how to go about it? Come in let’s have a chat.
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Do you know there is a huge difference between cleaning and disinfecting your home? Although both terms are used interchangeably, there is a clear difference between simply tidying your home and thoroughly removing germs and bacteria.
Of the two options, you should be concerned about removing germs from your home as this will go a long way to keep you and your loved ones from contacting COVID-19.
As we lock ourselves indoors to keep the virus at bay, we ought to be sure there is no virus lurking around in our homes too. This is why my team and I compiled this Expert Guide to Disinfecting Your Entire Home.
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Here is the Expert Guide to Disinfecting Your Entire Home:
Expert Guide to Disinfect Your Living Room
- Your living room is a common ground for everyone. This means that your living room is a common breeding ground for germs and bacteria. From the doorknobs to the furniture, tables, and appliances, these are natural breeding grounds for germs as they come in contact with different people every day.
- We strongly recommend you disinfect every surface in your living room. Your throw pillow, remotes, and other electronics inclusive.
- Dust and clean all the surfaces from top to bottom. Then focus on disinfecting the floor area.
Expert Guide to Disinfect Your Bedroom
- More often than not, people tend to forget their bedroom because they only go there to sleep. Forgetting the fact that they spend several hours on the bed and in their bedroom.
- In disinfecting your entire home, you ought to pay attention to every nook and cranny of your bedroom – both soft surfaces and hard surfaces.
- Your bed linens, clothing, pillows, and cabinets need to be cleaned and disinfected regularly. As well as the doorknobs and floor area.
Expert Guide to Disinfect Your Kitchen
- Start with collecting all the materials you will need for this exercise. Examples include soap (cleaning products), water, hand gloves, bucket, wipes, disinfectants, etc.
- Move to clean kitchen appliances and fixtures. Do not forget the pantries too. These areas are often ignored. But they sure hold some amount of germs and bacteria.
- It is ideal to clean all surfaces, including food preparation surfaces before moving to the floor area.
- As part of the disinfection process, you should consider disinfecting your kitchen utensils and glassware.
- All in, you can now focus on disinfecting the floor area. The kitchen typically attracts huge traffic every day. Therefore, we recommend you spend time scrubbing and disinfecting the floor area.
Expert Guide to Disinfect Your Bathroom
- The bathroom is a regular site for germs, dead skin cells, and bacteria. It attracts huge traffic as every family member has to visit the bathroom severally in a day. You can imagine how many germs are lurking around in this area.
- As usual, we advise cleaners to collect all the needed items before commencing the cleaning/disinfection exercise. This ensures you have everything at your disposal for effective cleaning and disinfection.
- Again, it is always ideal to start cleaning from top to bottom. Therefore, you should start with cabinets, light fixtures, wall/tile surfaces, and other surfaces in your bathroom while disinfecting your entire home.
- Having cleaned top surfaces, it is time to start scrubbing your toilet bowl, sink, shower, and bathtub. Needless to say, these surfaces come in contact with germs every day. Please take the time to ensure they are 100% clean and disinfected.
- The bathroom floor also requires thorough cleaning and disinfection. Don’t leave any germ or bacteria behind.
Cleaning and disinfecting every room in your home have never been easier. With this practical guide, we are sure you can get everything cleaned without sweating it. While at it, keep in mind that laundry is also necessary. Your towels, clothes, hand towels, etc., all carry germs too. Disinfecting your entire home will be futile if you keep dirty laundry around. Remember, do not leave any germ behind.
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