More than a year in fighting germs and viruses, keeping them at bay remains essential. That said, doing so is a lot easier said than done, especially since viruses can survive on surfaces for a few hours up to several days.
The good news? Simple disinfectants can help fight them off. To help protect you and your loved ones, here are some tips on how to effectively sanitize yourself, your home, and your stuff:
1. Look for a disinfectant alcohol with moisturizing ingredients.
One easy way to sanitize your hands is by using a disinfectant alcohol. But keep in mind that moisturizing your hands is just as important. Moisturizing helps prevent skin dryness from constant hand sanitizing. FYI, dry skin cracks easily, and it can increase the risk of infection. So, it’s always a good idea to apply moisturizer to help prevent skin damage.
You can also use alcohol disinfectants that are strong enough to disinfect but are still gentle on the skin, like Casino Ethyl Alcohol. It has natural ingredients like sugarcane extract, which helps prevent your skin from drying out.
Casino Ethyl Alcohol Femme with Dual Moisturizer, especially, has added aloe vera extract and pro-vitamin B5 to aid hydration.
2. When it comes to your home, prioritize disinfecting high-touch surfaces.
Cleaning and disinfecting are two different things. Cleaning helps remove dirt, while disinfecting helps remove disease-causing bacteria. When disinfecting, pay extra attention to areas people touch the most. A few examples include doorknobs, tables, chairs, kitchen counter, bathroom counter, toilet (seat and handle), and remote controllers.
After cleaning, a good way to sanitize surfaces is by spraying them with an easy-to-use disinfectant like Casino Sanitizer Spray.
3. Don’t forget to sanitize your gadgets.
You can use Casino Ethyl Alcohol on your devices. For your phone and tablet, wipe down the screen then the buttons and corners where dust usually gets trapped. If you’re using a phone case, make sure to remove it and give it a good clean as well.
For your laptop or desktop, apply the alcohol using a soft towel since the screens can be sensitive. Don’t skip areas like the keyboard, trackpad, mouse, and even where your wrists sit when you use your computer.
While you’re at it, wipe down devices with plastic exteriors like remotes and game controllers since these objects can attract bacteria.
4. Disinfect your car’s interior.
We use our vehicles on a regular basis, so it’s important to sanitize our cars’ interiors, too. The next time you clean your car, scrub the interiors and floor mat using soap and water.
Then, use a soft cloth soaked with 70 percent alcohol solution to wipe down high-touch areas like the steering wheel, knob, handles, and levers. Leave them to dry for a few minutes to properly sanitize the area.
5. Remember there are things that don’t require disinfecting unless there’s a reason to.
For food, make it a point to observe food safety standards and to sanitize your hands before and after touching your meal.
For delivered packages, spray alcohol if you’re at an at-risk area or when you have others receive the package on your behalf. It’s also important to disinfect your hands after unboxing!
For clothes, regular laundry soap and drying at high temperatures is enough disinfectant. What you should sanitize are your hands and the hamper that touches your dirty laundry.
As a new normal essential, Casino Ethyl Alcohol and its range of disinfectants can help you practice proper sanitation on the daily.
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