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Jun 09,2020

Tips to Successfully Disinfect Your Home

Tips to Successfully Disinfect Your Home

House cleaning on a regular basis may be normal in your home, but do you know how effectively you disinfect your home? With a pandemic in our rear view mirror disinfecting your home has never been more important to make sure everyone stays healthy.

Effective Disinfectants

First, it is important to identify the best way to disinfect your home. The CDC recommends using EPA-registered household disinfectants. There are a variety of disinfecting products on the market. Here are some of the most commonly used products to use alongside of your regular house cleaning.

  • Disinfectant Sprays – A variety of commercial disinfectant sprays are available and can be used on most solid surfaces.
  • Disinfecting Wipes – Disinfecting wipes are popular because you are able to use them to clean many surfaces surfaces in your home while doing your routine house cleaning. They also allow for a more accurate application.
  • Bleach – Keeping it simple you can create your own mixture by combining 1/3 cup bleach with a gallon of water to create a disinfecting solution.
  • Alcohol – With a solution that is 70% alcohol you are able to use alcohol pads to disinfect smaller surfaces like your computer keyboard, phone and door knobs.
How to Disinfect 

Every product can work a little differently, so it is important to read the directions for your specific product when cleaning your home. A majority of products may recommend leaving the solution on the surface for a specific period of time.

Consider disinfecting high frequently touched traffic areas more often including light switches, door handles, faucets, desks, phones, remotes, and sinks.

Would you like help with your Spartanburg house cleaning? Give us a call today to schedule an appointment with our cleaning professionals to have the clean house you love without having to lift a finger. Any questions about how we are making your health our top priority during this unprecedented time? Read our blog post on our Coronavirus policies and procedures.

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