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How To Keep a Clean Home That Helps Prevent COVID-19, the Flu and More

Kleanroute chief cleaning officer Tiffany Williams shares some of the ways homeowners can prioritize efficient cleaning to avoid the spread of germs.

More people than ever are concerned with the rise in COVID-19 cases and cold winter months bringing with them an increase in seasonal viruses, so it is more important than ever to ensure your home is as clean and germ-free as possible.. There are many different ways that you can help protect yourself and your family. Cleaning is in an important step because it keeps your home in sanitary condition.

Our resident cleaning expert and chief cleaning officer Tiffany Williams offers some helpful cleaning tips and insight to help everyone fight the spread of germs.

Keep Germs From Entering At the Start

Germs are a part of being human, but even just washing your hands as soon as you come home can reduce the number of viruses and bacteria that live on our hands and in our environment. Families can also create a station near the front door to provide all clean items for hand sanitizer, masks and disinfectant.

Another way to keep germs out of the home is to make a designated spot near the entrance and away from other items. You can place shoes, school bags or purses there, as well as other items that might be infected with molds or mildew. Williams recommends changing out of your work clothes as soon as you get home for the day. This way, your work clothes don't continue to spread germs throughout the environment.

Prioritize High-Touch Surfaces

When it comes to actually cleaning the home, start with high-touch objects like door knobs, drawer handles, faucet handles, remote controls and kitchen counters. These surfaces should be disinfected as much as possible to ensure that germs aren’t spreading by multiple family members and across other items throughout the home.

An easy way to encourage frequent cleaning is to place disinfecting wipes in convenient locations. This way, everyone can do their part to keep high-touch items clean and wipe down surfaces as often as possible.

Buy the Right Products

It is important to buy cleaning products that actually kill harmful germs, so you don’t have to do extra work. The good thing about all-purpose cleaners is that they do a great job of disinfecting. Hiring maids from Kleanroute is a great way to save time, stress, and budget. Our cleaners enter your home safely and are well-prepared with high-quality products to thoroughly clean and disinfect quickly.

Color Code Cleaning Products to Avoid Cross-Contamination

Coloring-coding is a simple way to differentiate which cleaning products are used for each surface and room. Different colors indicate different cleaning items so they can be kept separate: red is for the bathroom, green is for the kitchen, etc. Not only will this help with keeping that extra germ away from the clean kitchen, but it also helps with housekeeping and will save. This is also an interesting way to involve kids in household chores by using colors they know and love.

Get Help from Professional Cleaning Services

One of the best ways to keep your home clean and protected against germs is to use help from professionals like Kleanroute. One of our top priorities is the health and safety of our customers. To ensure that we're delivering a high quality clean service and at the same time maintaining industry standards, we take extensive measures.

All of our supplies are cleaned and refreshed daily and we screen each member of the staff to check for illnesses before they work. Our Kleanroute cleaning staff sanitizes before entering your home, stays at least six feet away from anyone in the home throughout the entire service, In order to provide you the best clean possible, our cleaning services use hospital-grade products, they follow a specific cleaning route, and they disinfect from top to bottom. All measures are put in place to ensure your safety, including having emergency numbers and contact details displayed all throughout the entire service.

Residential cleaning is effective in preventing the spread of contagious illnesses like COVID-19, the flu and other viruses. These tips will help protect the you and your family by reducing the presence of harmful bacteria that can be found in many places, from household dust to proper kitchen hygiene..

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