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Cleaning And Disinfecting Your Home during the Covid-19 Pandemic



Here are some everyday steps in cleaning and disinfecting.


Clean

  • Clean surfaces using soap and water. Practice routine cleaning of frequently touched surfaces.

Disinfect

  • Clean the area or item with soap and water or another detergent if it is dirty. Then, use a household disinfectant.

  • Recommend use of EPA-registered household disinfectantexternal icon. Follow the instructions on the label to ensure safe and effective use of the product. Many products recommend:

  • Keeping surface wet for a period of time (see product label)

  • Precautions such as wearing gloves and making sure you have good ventilation during use of the product.

  • Diluted household bleach solutions may also be used if appropriate for the surface. Check to ensure the product is not past its expiration date. Unexpired household bleach will be effective against coronaviruses when properly diluted. Follow manufacturer’s instructions for application and proper ventilation. Never mix household bleach with ammonia or any other cleanser. Leave solution on the surface for at least 1 minute To make a bleach solution, mix:

  • 5 tablespoons (1/3rd cup) bleach per gallon of water OR

  • 4 teaspoons bleach per quart of water

  • Alcohol solutions with at least 70% alcohol.

Soft surfaces

For soft surfaces such as carpeted floor, rugs, and drapes