Let's hit the epidemic with purity! The main rules of house cleaning that will help protect against coronavirusBy Pictolic https://pictolic.com/en/article/lets-hit-the-epidemic-with-purity-the-main-rules-of-house-cleaning-that-will-help-protect-against-coronavirus
The deadly coronavirus has scared the whole world, but you can save yourself from infection if you carefully follow the rules of hygiene. A clean house is one of the main points of prevention from the disease. Aggie MacKenzie is a real "queen of cleanliness" in the UK. She told how to properly clean up the house in order to protect yourself and your loved ones from infection with a dangerous virus.There are more and more cases of coronavirus around the world. We know that you need to wash your hands thoroughly and often, and what else can help protect yourself from infection?
According to recent studies, since the information about the spread of the coronavirus appeared, people have started spending 10% more on the purchase of cleaning products. Cleanliness expert Aggie Mackenzie told how to clean the house properly to make it as safe as possible for the family.
Remotes are usually passed from hand to hand, so you need to regularly wipe them with a cloth soaked in vinegar or probiotic cleaner. In order not to spoil the device, the rag should be semi-dry.
If possible, avoid public transport. While on the bus or subway, try to touch the handrails as little as possible or wear gloves. When getting behind the wheel of someone else's car, wipe the steering wheel before the start and end of the trip, because saliva particles could get on it during sneezing or coughing.
Experts recommend washing underwear, towels and bed linen at a temperature of 60 ° C. There is a special biologically active washing powder that kills dangerous microorganisms at 40 ° C. In 28 minutes in the dryer on high mode, bacteria die. Dry your laundry in direct sunlight, this also contributes to disinfection.
Scientists say that the coronavirus can live up to five days on surfaces made of stainless steel, glass, ceramics and plastic. Aggie advises washing dishes and kitchen utensils in the dishwasher at the highest temperature. Those who wash dishes by hand should wear rubber gloves and use the hottest water they can stand. It is safer to use dryers than to wipe plates with a towel.
The easiest way to clean the rags as thoroughly as possible is to put them on the top shelf in the dishwasher. A damp cloth can be placed in the microwave for a few minutes, but it must be wet, otherwise it will light up. Brushes and rags can be soaked in warm water with bleach for several hours, and then rinse thoroughly.
Children spread the infection by sneezing and coughing on toys, and then sharing them with other children. Hard toys can be put in the dishwasher, and soft toys can be put in the washing machine and washed at 60 °C. It is better to avoid children's holidays and the exchange of toys until the epidemic subsides.
Use only personal pens and pencils as well as towels and mobile phones, and do not give them to others.
It is believed that the virus can live on door handles for up to nine days, so it is very important to wipe them regularly. To do this, it is better to use a probiotic cleaner. The same applies to stair railings.
Banknotes and coins are passed from hand to hand, so a large number of microbes accumulate on them. Try to use contactless payment methods.
Smartphones transfer viral particles from your hands to your face, so don't give your phone to other people. Wipe the devices at least twice a day using a semi-dry cloth soaked in vinegar.
Be vigilant: wash your hands before cooking and eating, as well as after petting pets.
After entering the house, wash your hands with plenty of soap, hot water and wipe them with a clean towel. If you are waiting for guests, it is better to prepare a roll of paper towels. Ideally, each family member should use his own. Towels should be washed every few days at a temperature of 60 ° C.
To get rid of germs on the hard-coated floor, you need to add a disinfectant or probiotic cleaner to the water. It is necessary to wipe the surfaces thoroughly, without missing a single corner. Carpets are a hotbed of bacteria, dirt and dead skin cells, so they should be vacuumed regularly. Wiping the dust with a dry cloth does not get rid of it, but only changes its position. Be sure to use a damp cloth and wash it after cleaning is complete.
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