Home Improvement

Coronavirus Outbreak and Proper House Cleaning

With the pandemic spreading and the state of emergency enacted in the country, all precautions are few to protect ourselves and although we are inside the house, and in principle safe, it is still necessary to take some precautions. For this, the e Association for Consumer Protection offers some tips that we can follow to properly disinfect our home.

When you get home, there are some steps you should take to reduce the risk of contagion

Start by taking off your shoes immediately and always leave your shoes in the same place, close to the entrance, avoiding storing them in the same place where you have the slippers you use at home.

Change outer clothing (jackets, sweaters, T-shirts, pants, etc.) without a shake to minimize the possibility of spreading any viruses and germs in the air. Never store clothes immediately in the wardrobe or drawers, let them air outside for a while.

Cleaning Routines

In Covid-19 times, all consumers should adopt more cleaning routines when it comes to cleaning the house with cleaning products and disinfectants suitable for each surface. The labels contain all the information necessary for a safe and effective use of the cleaning product, including care in application, such as, for example, wearing gloves when necessary, and ensuring good ventilation during use.

When it comes to cleaning surfaces, “the only good news is that the coronavirus is one of the easiest types of viruses to kill with the right product. It has a layer around it that merges with other cells, infecting them. As soon as we break this cover, the virus stops doing its job”. You can also choose the hometress home cleaning service in this case. They are dedicated and follow every precaution for a covid 19 virus cleaning.

Surface Cleaning Option

Clean the surfaces with water and detergent before disinfecting and rub vigorously, if the surface allows, without forgetting corners, curves and grooves. To disinfect, use diluted solutions of products with biocidal power. Never mix bleach with ammonia or any other alkaline detergent, you will only get results if the solution is diluted in the right proportion.

Proper Bathroom Cleaning and More

In the bathroom, use a detergent with disinfectant in the composition (bleach, hydrogen peroxide or benzalkonium chloride). Start with the taps, washbasins and drains, then move on to the furniture, bath or shower, bidet and toilet. Without forgetting the floor that must be the last to be cleaned allow to air dry and, if possible, ventilate the space.

In the kitchen, start by washing the dishes by hand or in the dishwasher, using hot water and detergent. Then you should clean it with water and detergent and disinfect all the surfaces with the most contact, such as handles and knobs (fridge, door, cabinets, stove). 

Conclusion

With regard to keyboards, controls, telephones and mobile phones, the ideal is to confirm in the instructions whether the manufacturer suggests cleaning with wipes moistened with disinfectant or alcohol at 70º. Avoid sharing the use of these gadgets as much as possible, and if it is not possible, disinfect them before and after each use. The use of a washable cover or a simple plastic film is an excellent option.

Brian
Brian
Brian Singleton a retired news editor and tech enthusiast. He shares a deep love for science and technology and wishes to connect with others through this his content.

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