As spring flutters in through our tentatively opened windows, we can all breathe a sigh of relief that we are out of the “cold and flu” woods…or can we? The aim of the seasonal game of many families this winter has been to just keep out of the doctor’s surgeries. Some emerged victoriously, others were vanquished.
Rune shared some simple and practical steps to limit the dangers of the germs that decide to play house with you and your loved ones.
Tidy Doesn’t Always Mean Clean
You dust. You mop. You hoover. You pick up. You wipe. You wash. You tidy. Think you’re done? Think again! No, we’re not kidding – don’t hate us! Beyond the visible cleanness skulks germs and bacteria which are a very real threat to those who come into contact with them.
As Rune pointed out in The Sun, the key to eliminating them is to pay special attention to “touch points” – those areas of your home which might not be at the top of your list when you reach for the cleaning cloth. Door handles, soap dispensers, light switches and even your trusty mobile phone are all playgrounds for bugs and viruses, so it’s wise to spray them with disinfectant to neutralise them.
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“This may seem like a counter-productive task, but even cleaning machines need sanitation.” wrote the Mail Online. And if you think about it, there is a method in this madness. Your kitchen sink and dishwasher are a haven for bacteria as they thrive in damp places. This, coupled with residue left from dirty plates, pots and pans is essentially a welcome mat for micro-organisms. So return the favour and clean the things which clean.
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For complete peace of mind, Rune recommended a deep clean to wipe out any bacterial breeding grounds. Psst… you won’t have to lift a finger if you get a team of Fantastic cleaners to come and do all the scrubbing, cleansing, disinfecting, sweeping and polishing. Leaving you to think up far more inviting ways of how you to spend your next bank holiday.