Keeping countertops, tabletops, desktops and dressers clean means more than what you can see with the naked eye. It’s easy to dust, polish or wipe down home surfaces and assume they are clean. It’s what you can’t see that can make you sick. You can’t see germs that can cause illnesses like Salmonella, the flu or E. coli. Without proper disinfecting, these are germs that will thrive on the surfaces in your home eventually infecting those who touch those surfaces.
By disinfecting the surfaces in your home, you can prevent the spread of germs to other areas of the home. Make sure to clean on a cleaning rags and sponges often as they can transfer germs to other areas of the home if they are dirty.
Here are some tips on how to get rid of the germs on the surfaces in your home:
Home Office, Desk, Dresser
Note: Make sure the surface you are cleaning can handle the cleaning product you use. Metal, wood, granite and marble might need a special antibacterial cleaner made just for those surfaces. Key words to look for when buying a cleaning product are “disinfect,” “antibacterial,” “sanitize,” “kill bacteria,” and “disinfectant.”