One thing most of us can agree on is germs, and they can make stuff have a repugnant smell and even worse make us sick. Keeping on top of just a few weekly chores can overhaul reduce your chance of not catching something nasty.

The kitchen is the central meeting point in the house with Piling up of dishes in the sink and crumbs over the worktops. It is no surprise that germ can thrive in this area. You can disinfect the whole area with Dettol, and you will be 99.9% germ-free after use.

The toilet we all know is germ central, so keep the lid down when flushing as the germs can fly through the air and into the rest of of the bathroom-landing on a multitude of surfaces even covering your toothbrushes if it is near to where the toilet is. 

Germs can spread from person to person or by touching surfaces. The kitchen and toilet are the worse areas always make sure you wear gloves for protection when cleaning and don’t cross-contaminate your sponges from the bathroom to the kitchen keep them all separate and throw away weekly after use. Sponges are a breeding ground for bacteria, and some tests have shown they contain more bacteria than a toilet itself. If you were thinking about going Eco-friendly try Luffa sponges, Luffa is a plant, and the fruit is what the sponge is made from; so it’s, an environmentally and vegan-friendly product. You can buy these in bulk on Amazon, and they are under £3.00, which is a bargain.

If you don’t like sprays and have asthma or lung issues and find everything irritates your chest, then try Dettol antiseptic, a non-poisonous disinfectant that can be used around the home and for first aid also providing family protection against all germs. We are complete germaphobes here at positive lifestyle, so this is all you smell when walking into our home. 

 

 The kitchen is a central gathering point for most families with dishes usually piling up and crumbs on the side; there is no surprise that germs can thrive in this area. You can disinfect the whole area with Dettol, and you will be 99.9% germ-free after use.

The bathroom we all know is a magnet for germs so always keep the lid down when flushing the toilet as the germs can fly through the air and into the rest of the bathroom-landing on a multitude of surfaces even covering your toothbrushes if it is near to where the toilet system is. The main things to clean in the bathroom are the door handles as this is the first point of contact for people putting their hands-on stuff. Shower curtains carry germs and bacteria, so washing them weekly keeps them at bay. Bugs grow in your shower-heads, so do not forget to give these a wipe over with disinfectant. Never share a toothbrush with a family member, so stick to colour coding them, and on Amazon, you can get this great toothbrush holder what fixes to the wall and keeps your brush-covered. Another trick is to keep to the same bath and hand towels so colour code your towels then you are not swapping viruses. 

In the bedroom weekly regular washing of bed linens on a  60 Celsius as its the perfect temperature to kill bacteria. It is the same temperature for washing towels. If you are using a tumble dryer, it can also  Potentially Kill the vast majority of germs if it gets hot enough. Any crumbs left behind can create Bacteria and attract bed bugs so all the above should give you the incentive to keep your bedroom clean and fresh. Below are a few tips on keeping your home germ free:

Clean and disinfect high traffic areas in your home.

Clean your remote controls and mobile phones 

Wipe  regularly  door handles to stop viruses

Ban shoes in the house as whatever sticks to your boots you bring into 

 your property

Separate cutting boards so no cross-contamination.

 

Keeping your hands clean should be second nature and hand sanitiser has been around for years 

And was first invented by Lupe Hernandez, a registered nurse in Bakersfield, California, in 1966.

While Hernandez was studying to be a nurse, she learned that cleaning alcohol can be delivered via a gel so that cleaning could occur without soap and water. Hand sanitiser that contains at least 60% alcohol should be used. Alcohol rub kills many different types of bacteria and fungi.

With so much going around, you can only take precautions to prevent catching anything, and it is all you can do.

Miss.Positive

www.Positive-lifestyle.co.uk