With all of the news about the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), you may be worried about how to keep your home safe from the virus.
There is still much we don’t know about how the virus is transmitted, or how long it remains infectious on surfaces or in the air. However, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers a number of cleaning tips for limiting the virus’s survival in your immediate surroundings.
To clean and disinfect most effectively, you need to use a two-step cleaning process when you’re dealing with a virus like COVID-19.
Step one is to remove germs, dirt, and impurities from surfaces. Clean in your usual manner, using soap and water on highly touched surfaces. Wear disposable gloves during the cleaning process. Discard the gloves after cleaning. Continue reading