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Things You Always Forget to Clean and Sanitize at Home That Spreads Diseases

Things You Always Forget to Clean and Sanitize at Home That Spreads Diseases

Since the outbreak of Novel Coronavirus, almost everyone has become highly cautious about getting the signs of cold and flu. As we all know the symptoms of getting the virus are the same as getting the common cold and flu, especially during the colder months are coming. The spread of any virus is caused by unclean and infected spaces and things outside and inside your home. But most often, there are necessary things to clean that you often forget to sanitize and disinfect. The way to keep you and your family healthy during this time is to pay attention to proper cleaning and sanitizing. In this article, we'll discuss the items you should not forget to disinfect.

Which Must Be Cleaned But Not Sanitized?

You may be questioning whether you should only clean items and what does not need sanitizing. The straightforward answer is all items inside and outside your home must be cleaned and disinfected correctly. Everything around us is a potential carrier of any bacteria and virus that can cause sickness. Hence, it is essential to understand that popular sanitizers and disinfectants that you can see in commercials and stores may not all be effective in reducing or killing these harmful microbes. Many of the disinfectant solutions can be toxic and detrimental to your health as well as for your family.

Best Disinfectant Solution: Petra ULV500 Hypochlorous Acid

When looking for a safe and effective disinfectant solution, choose the one that is non-toxic, non-corrosive, and all-natural. Petra ULV500 is a Hypochlorous Acid is 80 times effective than bleach. It is 100% organic with a neutral pH level that is proven to kill almost all kinds of viruses, including the Noroviruses. For convenience, use the 32oz Petra Automatic Battery Sprayer for effective germ-killing action.

Home Cleaning Tips: Items You Should Not Forget to Disinfect

Electronics and gadgets

Most people do not think about the high uses of game consoles, game controls and smartphones. In fact, these devices are home to a variety of microbes that can cause different kinds of disease.

Deep-cleaning of mobile phones

Do you know that you are touching your smartphone 2,617 times every day? Right at this moment, you are probably reading this article on your mobile phone. The screen that your fingers are scrolling to read every letter of this blog is currently spreading germs back to your hands. To deep-clean, take a clean microfiber cloth and spray with Petra ULV500 and wipe the surface thoroughly.


Laptops, desktop computers, keyboards, tablets, and all everyday use trending electronic gadgets are collecting plenty of bacteria. Spray with non-corrosive Petra ULV500 to eliminate all harmful microbes and avoid damage to your electronic appliances.

TV remote

Everyone at home is touching the keypads of a TV remote as each has preferences of channels and movies to watch. Each of your hands is carrying different germs and pathogens. Petra’s non-corrosive Hypochlorous Acid works perfectly for your TV remote without damaging the equipment.

Kitchen Essentials

The kitchen is a popular haven of harmful microbes. Here are critical items that you must not forget to disinfect:

Kitchen counter

The kitchen counter is a common spot for all family members to gather, and it is where germs and viruses can quickly spread. Spray the surface with Petra ULV500 Hypochlorous Acid to eliminate all harmful pathogens.

Kitchen faucet

One of the most critical, and often forgotten area to clean and disinfect is the faucet. The faucet is prone to bacterial growth because of its high exposure to moisture. The remote edges are favorite spots for fungi and molds to grow.

Handles and buttons

These are the handles that you regularly touch. They are drawers, door handles, closets, fridge, oven, dishwasher, washers, dryers, toilets, and lids. Also, many of our kitchen elements are powered by easy to push buttons where molds and other bacteria love to grow. These are power and control buttons of stoves, fridge, microwaves, coffee machines, electric kettles, blenders, toasters, and more.

Apparel and Clothing Organizers

Coat hangers

If you are taking public transit, the coat hanger is often touched even before you washed your hands. There is a high transmission of bacteria from your clothes that is contaminated with other commuters and your hands as well.

Purses, wallets, bags, backpacks, keys

These are the items that you touch every day. The surface of your wallet is the recipient of bacteria that sticks to your bare hands that came from somewhere like handrails or a light switch. Spray the, surface area with hypochlorous acid regularly, to control and eliminate the growth of harmful microorganisms.


Before you place your shoes on the rack, best practice is to spray them with ULV500 to eliminate the unpleasant smell and bacteria. For home slippers, regularly wash them and sprinkle with hypochlorous acid.

Eyeglasses and Sunglasses

One of the best spots of entry of microbes like norovirus is your eyes. The eyeglasses you wear can be exposed to different harmful bacteria when you are walking outside. It is also likely that you keep touching your glasses with your hands without washing. Avoid allowing the norovirus to come inside your body through your eyes by wiping the eyeglasses with Petra ULV500.
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