Keeping your home clean and germ-free during winter
Winter is the best time of the year because it’s the holiday season and everyone is meeting and traveling with their family and friends. It’s unfortunate that because of the cold winter weather that there are also chances of transporting germs and bacteria.
Here some cleaning advice that can be helpful to stay germs free in the winters:
Washing hands: Hand washing helps in controlling germs from spreading. It’s a simple effort which helps to stop the germs. If you have every member of your house washing hands regularly (especially the kids!), you can help stop the spread of many germs.
Clean high touch areas: Do regular cleaning and disinfecting of high usage, high traffic, high touch areas. These include the areas that are in use every day such as door handles, remotes, and countertops. It’s important to disinfect such areas to help control the spread of germs.
Dusting: You might think it is just unsightly, but dust can gather a massive number of germs. Clean and dust to keep your house germ free in winters. Keep your windows, fan blades and light bulbs clean. Its also good to have sunlight in the house as a natural disinfectant.
Using the heater: Using a heater during winter will circulate more dust particles around the house, so it’s important to keep your vents and air ducts clean during the winters. Contact a professional air duct cleaning service for an annual cleaning.
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Carpet cleaning: It’s good to have your carpet cleaned at least once a year. Cleaning up the dust, allergens, spills, and dirt buildup in the carpet will keep it clean, which reduces the chances of having germs in the home.
Use an air purifier: Air purifiers use HEPA filters to clean and purify circulating air. HEPA stands for high-efficiency particulate air. These filters work by trapping small particles that are in the air, particles that a vacuum cannot contain and will only recirculate into the air.
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Shoes off: Consider making your home a shoe-free zone by encouraging people to take off shoes at the door. This will prevent all the mud, grime and germs that may be on shoes from being tracked through your home.
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