Bathroom sanitizing – Tips and tricks to maintain a healthy home
One of the major things in your weekly to-do list must be the deep cleaning of bathrooms. Bathrooms are of the most used spots in your house. Hence it obviously one of the dirtiest spots too. Though you ensure cleaning the floors and the toilets sinks regularly, at least a weekly deep cleaning is mandatory to ward off disease-causing germs. The water, grimes, lathers and all add to dirt in the bathrooms and just a cleaning liquid cannot give you the perfect clean you want.
Here is an exhaustive checklist for you to refer for bathrooms that shines and is germ-free
Doors and windows in the bathroom are where you need to start!
Dampen the window frames and panes with a cloth or water spray to remove dirt and grime. Once they are clean use the surface sanitizer wipes to wipe the surfaces to make them germ-free. Make sure that you also cover the grills and hinges of windows. For easy use, you can use sanitizer sprays to reach tough spots. In case you have a sliding window, make sure you clean the crevices of the sliding grooves with a toothbrush and later sanitize the surface. In flap windows, remove the flaps, place it under running water. Once clean, dry them and replace them followed by sanitization.
Mirrors and shelves in the bathroom
Mirrors along with accumulating a lot of dirt can also be a hotspot for germs to breed. After a hot bath makes sure to wipe out the steam on the mirrors. During deep clean spray soapy water on the surface, wipe it clean with a microfibre cloth to avoid lint retention or lines on the mirror.
Dust the top of the shelves, wipe with a damp cloth to remove dirt. Later sanitize the surface with a surface sanitizer spray or wipes.
Cleaning the faucets
If you have hard water then the scum that gets clogged in the faucets are high. The environment is highly friendly to bacteria that cause pulmonary diseases. An effective way to unclog the pores is to tie a bag of vinegar to the taps and leave it overnight. Open the tap to remove all the logs from the pores. Once clean wipe the jet sprays, showerheads and faucet with surface sanitizer.
Wash curtains and liners
The shower curtains have a high risk of being laced with fungi and bacteria. Remove them and wash them in the cold water setting in your washing machines. Dry them in the sun and later spray the sanitizers to kill the leftover bacteria and virus on the surface.
Toilet sink is the most obvious spot to clean both during the regular cleaning and while deep cleaning. Use an effective toilet cleaner to clean the bowl. Use toilet seat sanitizers to removes harmful bacteria in your toilet seats.
Last, but not the least
After all this is done, ensure that you sanitize your hands! After cleaning all the surfaces, there are high chances of germs lurking in your arms and clothes. Sanitize your hands with a hand sanitizer rub or sachet. Change to a fresh set of clothes to ward off any microbe that could gain entry into your body.
Also have a pocket hand sanitizer to sanitize your hands in between cleaning before you touch your face, nose or mouth.
Frequently Asked questions
Will surface sanitizers damaged surfaces?
Smartsan Surface sanitizers are harmless on both porous and non-porous surfaces. Use the wipes or sprays on the surface you wish to sanitize and it quickly dries off leaving surfaces clean and germ-free.
How frequently should you use surface sanitizers?
There isn’t a specific frequency to ensure sanitizing surfaces. It can be used as and when required based on the exposure of the surface to contaminants and germs.
Why is it necessary to use surface sanitizer?
There is a high chance of contracting diseases by touching the surface and using the same hands to touch your nose, mouth or eyes allowing entry for viruses or germs into your body. Hence it is important to keep your surface clean and sanitized.