How to Disinfect Your Home Against COVID-19

Disinfect your home against corona virus

With the current outbreak of  and emerging cases of COVID-19 , frequently cleaning and disinfecting your home is essential for keeping yourself and your family safe and healthy and reducing the risk of exposure to the virus .

While person-to-person transmission of COVID-19 poses a much greater risk than transmission via surfaces, it is recommended to clean and disinfect high-touch surfaces at least once a day, even if you’re not leaving the house as your home can get exposure through delivery man, groceries and other people visiting to your home 

Disinfecting Against COVID-19

You don’t need to clean your house from top to bottom each day, but you should focus on disinfecting the areas that are hot-spots for germs. These are the most important items to disinfect every day:

  • Cupboard and drawer knobs/pulls

  • Faucets

  • Kitchen and bathroom counters

  • Toilets, especially the seat and handle

  • Refrigerator, dishwasher, oven and microwave handles

  • Remote controls and game controllers

  • Cell phones, tablets and other mobile devices

  • Computer keyboards and mice

  • Door knobs/handles

  • Table surfaces

  • Staircase railings

  • Light switches/switch plates

If possible, wear disposable gloves and discard them after disinfecting. If you have reusable gloves, be sure to disinfect them after you’re done. And always remember to wash your hands before and after you clean and disinfect your home.

Disinfecting Agents against COVID-19


A) ethanol  with 70% -80% alcohol content 

B)requires a 5 minute to effectively kill the viruses

C)can be used on hand an skin and all other surfaces


Floor and Surface cleaners

A)should contain phenyl derivative or benzalkonium chloride
B)should be use in diluted form (1bottle cap in a spray bottle)
C) needs 10 minutes to effectively killl the viruses 
D)applicable to  floors surfaces bathrooms and stair railings


Groceries Cleaner 

A)should contain natural products like neem extracts and lemon

B)can done by washing the packets by water and soap for atleast 20 seconds