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Best & Effective Ways of Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Home Against COVID 19

Best & Effective Ways of Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Home Against COVID-19

With the current worsening condition of COVID-19 in most of the states in the United States, frequent cleaning and disinfecting your home must be a requirement in every household. It is becoming part of the routine to ensure the total safety of your family. 

Although the COVID-19 transmission is through person-to-person, the droplets that settle on surfaces still pose a significant threat as the virus can stay alive in at least three hours to several days, depending on the surface. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) is recommending a guideline that cleaning and disinfecting in high-touch surfaces is a requirement in every home, school, office, and public place. Our homes should feel like a haven that gives comfort. Unfortunately, different threats to our family, such as diseases and viruses, are flourishing even inside our own home. The best way to defend against them is to clean and disinfect our home.

Is There a Difference Between Cleaning and Disinfecting?

When we think of cleaning our home, our first concern is what is the right order of cleaning and disinfecting. Many people are confused or interchangeably treating the two terms the same. Cleaning means the removal of germs, but not killing them, while disinfecting is the total elimination of bacteria and viruses. The distinction between the two terms is essential for you to effectively perform what is necessary to ensure the total safety of your home and family. You might be cleaning the surfaces while having the thought that you already remove the germs and viruses that can cause illnesses. Disinfecting cleaners, when not used properly, may not be effectively useful in achieving the purpose of removing the disease-causing germs. For example, when bleach gets in contact with dirt, it becomes useless.

Hypochlorous Acid Disinfexol for Effective Cleaning and Disinfection

Disinfexol is an EPA registered hospital-grade cleaner and disinfectant. Petra introduces the ready-to-use bottle for easy and fast cleaning. Spray, let it sit for five minutes, and wipe the surface with a clean cloth.
It is 80 times more effective than any bleach brand that can kill fungi, bacteria, and novel viruses. Disinfexol is 99.935% water and 0.065% Hypochlorous Acid (HCOL). Also, it does not have any scent, residues, salt, toxins, surfactants, and preservatives. It is perfect for cleaning and disinfecting the essential corners of your home.

How do I disinfect surfaces during the coronavirus disease pandemic?

  • Disinfecting the hard surfaces of your kitchen

Every light fixture, cabinet, and appliances in your kitchen have handles and control panels that are commonly touched. The residue can bring bacteria like salmonella, listeria, E. Coli, mold, and yeast. Use clean wipes or smooth cloth and spray with Disinfexol and wipe the surface of the handle and panels. Allow the solution to stay for at least five minutes to remove the bacteria effectively.
  • Cleaning and disinfecting the living room

After removing the clouds of dust and debris with soap and water, spray Disinfexol to end tables, light switches, doorknobs, and all items that come in contact with hands. The CDC is recommending that we need to wash our hands frequently because these items inside our home come in contact with different hands that carry potential bacteria and viruses.
  • Cleaning and disinfecting bathroom counters, tubs, shower and floors

After washing with soap and water, spray the hard surfaces with Disinfexol because these spaces are the most exposed to fluids (shampoo, soap, water). Use a brush to remove the dried mucus and molds and use microfiber for counters to avoid abrasions. To prevent the transfer of germs, use a different microfiber cloth when cleaning and disinfecting bathroom counters.
  • Cleaning and disinfecting toilets

The best practice is to use soap and water first to remove stains, dirt, and other organic residues. Then with the use of a microfiber cloth, spray with Disinfexol and wipe the surface of the toilet thoroughly. Let is stay and air dry for at least five minutes. COVID-19 is a severe threat to our family. As we stay at our home, we also need to use the utmost protection for our family and children. We can protect our house from the threat to COVID-19 by proper cleaning and disinfecting and the use of an effective and safe solution.

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