At a time when the most important priority for everyone is the hygiene of the home and personal cleanliness, we wonder what we can do to clean the house more effectively. There are some truly perfect cleaning products in our home that kill up to 99.9% of all pathogens that stick to them.
What we know so far about the new dangerous, which is traveling the world at the moment, is that it dies in an alcoholic environment, but not only. Here's what we can use to clean and disinfect successfully in our home.
Bleach is great in the fight against viruses and bacteria at home. It has powerful cleaning properties and a very strong action in the disinfection of a number of surfaces.Make a floor solution with ½ cup of bleach in 3.5-4 liters of water. Use it as a disinfectant for the floor, the kitchen sink and any surface that would not suffer from the action of bleach.
Hydrogen peroxide (perhydrol)
Perhydrol also kills bacteria, viruses and known pathogens to a very high percentage. It is believed that perhydrol effectively kills rhinoviruses, which are the most common causes of the so-called cold. Therefore, it should also be effective against coronaviruses, according to the American Center for Disease Control and Prevention, writes rd.com.
Isopropyl alcohol is a type of alcohol that is widely used for disinfection in a number of industries - pharmaceutical, cosmetic, plastics, electronics and even perfumery. It is effective if it contains a minimum of 70% alcohol in its composition and this is indicated on the package. It is suitable for cleaning all surfaces except fabrics and plastic furniture and objects, as it may cause discolouration of added paints.
Common Bleach Cleaning Mistakes
Soap and water
Soap and warm water remain the best method of cleaning and disinfection. With them, you can clean every surface in the home, as well as yourself. In times of epidemic or pandemic, it is highly recommended to increase hygiene and wash hands and contaminated surfaces 20 and 4-5 times a day, respectively.
Don't use vodka
If you think that the lack of spirit or concentrated alcohol when needed can be replaced with vodka in your living room, you are wrong. To be effectively neutralized, coronaviruses and all other known pathogens must be treated with a minimum of 60% alcohol. Vodka contains only 40%. If you have homemade brandy that has a higher alcohol content, it would probably do a better job of sanitizing.