How to disinfect your house after someone has been COVID-19 Positive?
With the current blast of COVID-19, frequently cleaning and disinfecting your Home/Offices/Workplace is essential for keeping yourself and your family/staff safe and healthy. We all know that virus and germs are highly transmittable. One member falls sick, and soon the others start showing symptoms. This happens because the sick person starts leaving traces of cold and flu germs that remain on surfaces for days. It is by coming in contact with these contaminated surfaces, the cycle of illness continues until it has caught everyone in the family/staff.
Reduce contamination of surfaces
Take steps in your home to limit contamination of surfaces from airborne particles or from touching surfaces with contaminated hands.
Ask unvaccinated visitors to wear masks.
Follow the guidance for fully vaccinated people before inviting visitors to your home.
Isolate people who are sick with COVID-19.
Have everyone in your household wash hands often, especially when returning from outside activities.
The Difference Between Cleaning and Disinfecting
It’s important to note that cleaning a surface – simply removing dirt and particles – is not the same thing as disinfecting it to kill viruses and bacteria.
To Disinfect there are other products that help to kill viruses and
Clean and Disinfect Your Home/Office/Workplace When Someone Is Sick
Isolate the sick person
The germs spread when the sick person coughs, sneezes or talks. You can also come in contact with the pathogens by touching the surface that has flu viruses on it. To prevent this, it is best to keep the sick person in a separate room.
Disinfect commonly touched surfaces
Start with Fumigating the room and Disinfecting the room in which covid-19 patient was present. Then start with commonly touched items like counters, doorknobs, refrigerator handles, remote controls, laptop, study table and especially cell phones. It is best to clean the surroundings with disposable paper towels than sponges. By using sponges or towels, the chances of spreading the germs to other places increase.
Which Disinfecting products help to Kills Covid-19 ?
Not all cleaning products are effective on all types of germs, so you should know exactly which products help to kill COVID-19.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provides a full list of disinfectants that kill the novel coronavirus. You might already have some of these effective products in markets, like:
Hand Sanitizer: Isopropyl alcohol(70%) , Ethanol
Disinfectant: Didecyldimethylammoniumchloride(DDAC), n-alkyldimethylbenzylammonium chloride
And while using effective virus-killing products is key, it’s also important to follow the proper techniques to thoroughly disinfect surfaces. The EPA advises letting the product sit and remain wet on surfaces or objects for 10 minutes, and that will kill 99.9 per cent of germs. If you don’t have any disinfecting products on hand and are unable to find any in stores, Click Here and order them now.
Here is the link to the CDC Website which tells us about how to do Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Home.