To protect yourself from any infectious disease, you should take special care not only about hygiene, but also about the cleanliness of your apartment – especially if one of the household members has struggled with this virus. How to do it? Here are some tips.

Although there is no clear answer to the question of how long the coronavirus lasts on surfaces, proper and regular cleaning and disinfection of premises is certainly a good solution.

How to disinfect an apartment?

If one of our household members has suffered an infectious infection, it will be necessary to properly clean and disinfect the apartment. Where to begin?

The first step is to properly ventilate the house. If you neglect this step, be aware that viruses can float around indoors and then settle on surfaces. Therefore, you should also thoroughly disinfect objects that you often hold in your hands, or furniture that has been in contact with a sick person – when cleaning, pay attention mainly to door handles, taps, light switches, intercom, telephone, keyboard, countertops, toilet or children’s pool. It is also extremely important to scald dishes, cutlery and wash towels and bed linen at high temperatures. Of course, you should also throw out trash regularly and replace your toothbrush or sponge immediately after illness. Naturally, you should wash the floor regularly, and after illness, also wash carpets and various types of bedspreads.

How to disinfect an apartment without chemicals?

Experts have no doubt that ordinary chemicals – traditional or alcohol-based – are sufficient for cleaning. However, if you are looking for environmental solutions, you can also create this type of drug yourself. How?

How to prepare floor cleaning liquid yourself?

Prepare approximately 350 ml of vinegar, 2 liters of water and a few drops of essential oil. What’s next? Mix everything thoroughly and then wash the floor with the mixture.

How to make your own cleansing milk?

What will you need? Lemon zest, salt, vinegar, distilled water and a few drops of essential oil. How to prepare this drug? Place the citrus peels in a bowl and add a few teaspoons of salt. Leave everything for 30 minutes. Then add water and vinegar and mix everything thoroughly. Pour the resulting mixture into a jar and leave for about 14 days. After this time, pour the mixture into a bottle.