Disinfectant and antibacterial products
Cleaning and hygiene. Indispensable tips for disinfection and antibacterial cleaning.
"It prevails." A common statement, especially in the cold months. Spring is the time to catch the flu. We have listed a number of tips for you on how to keep germs outside by disinfecting your house.
Keep bacteria out of the door!
Prevention is always better than cure. Therefore, try to take as many measures as possible that prevent you from having too many bacteria in your home. If you want to keep bacteria out, it is especially important to wash your hands often with disinfectant gel. Leave your shoes at the door to prevent dirt from entering. In addition, ensure good ventilation of your house: viruses like warm, dusty and humid places. Open the windows together every day and let your house air. It is also wise to wash your bed linen and towels at 60 degrees every week so that bacteria have little chance of nesting and multiplying. Not only do you keep bacteria outdoors, but you also enjoy a wonderfully fresh home!
Everything about disinfecting your house with a virus.
You can also use a disinfectant cleaner, such as cologne or alcohol, to clean your house. Research shows that to disinfect at home, cleaning with soap and water is sufficient to prevent infections. However, with an increased risk of infections, the use of disinfectants may be helpful. You can recognize these products by the words "anti-bacterial" or "disinfectant". Please note that most chemicals are harmful to the environment. Therefore go for a natural disinfectant. Eau de cologne in water, dissolved alcohol. Eau de cologne can also be used for cleaning. It is not only disinfecting but also fat and dirt dissolving. Effective, inexpensive to use and affordable.
Clean thoroughly: disinfect surfaces.
A virus can survive on a hard surface for 24 to 48 hours. It is therefore important to disinfect the following surfaces every day:
- Kitchen counter
- Stair railing
- Shower cabin and/or bathtub.
What is the best way to disinfect?
Wipe the surface well with a damp cloth and disinfectant detergent so that it is visibly moist. Let it air dry, and bacteria in the house are out of the question again!
Cleaning the house with a flu
Of course, these tips apply not only to keep a virus out of the house but also to clean your house when a family member or roommate has the flu. In that case, also make sure that you keep personal hygiene products, such as your toothbrush, also as cutlery and crockery, out of reach of the sick person.