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House Cleaning Tips for when Someone is Sick in Your Home

The COVID-19 pandemic has made us all realize one thing – we need to focus a lot more on keeping our surroundings clean. The feeling of paranoia when someone does as little as sneeze around us has kept us all on guard. So what do you do when someone in your family has actually fallen sick? Even if it’s just the flu, it is always better to be safe. This is why we’ve made a list of some house cleaning tips to use around your home when someone has been ill.

House Cleaning Tip #1: Clean All High Touch Areas Often

Light switches, remote controls and door handles or knobs are some of the most ignored but most used objects around your house. Clean them regularly with a disinfectant to avoid spreading of germs. Some other household objects that you might forget to clean are your laptops and keyboards, bathroom faucets, and all the taps around your house.

House Cleaning Tip #2: Wash Your Bedding

This entails all the bedding around your home, not just for the one who has been sick. Also make sure you steam clean pillows, couches and the comforter along with your bedding to rid your house of harmful germs and bacteria.

House Cleaning Tip #3: Go Disposable

Make your life easier and avoid risking spreading germs by using disposable plates and cutlery for the person who has fallen sick in your home. It makes cleaning up and maintaining hygienic conditions around your house easier for you as well.

House Cleaning Tip #4: Don’t Forget the Toys

If you have kids around the house, this is a must! They won’t always be careful so you have to be. Use a strong disinfectant or bleach solution to wipe down all the toys around your house. Disinfecting the toys every couple of days is recommended.

House Cleaning Tip #5: Set a Cleaning Schedule for Your House

This is a really helpful cleaning tip. Creating a cleaning schedule will make your life much easier and help you not get overwhelmed when you start. A schedule also helps you make sure you clean every area in your house. 

Wondering how to get started on making a cleaning schedule? Don’t worry, check the link below.

Read: House Cleaning Schedule: The Ultimate Guide 

The final tip is to keep washing your hands, thoroughly and regularly. We hope these house cleaning tips help your loved ones stay at home and stay safe.

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