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Disinfecting Supplies to Stock Up on for Pandemics

When a pandemic occurs and you fear for your family's health and safety, it might be too late to get the supplies you need.  Think about those times when a bad storm is headed your way and the store sells out of essentials. With a pandemic, it will be difficult to get the most important things you need, so you need to stock up on them ahead of time and be prepared.  Let's take a look at the most important things you'll need to keep onhand. Bleach is an inexpensive solution for cleaning and it kills germs better than just [...]

Cover Your Family’s Hygiene Necessities for a Pandemic Isolation Period

by Craig
After food and water, hygiene products are the next items that disappear from shelves when a pandemic strikes. So your odds of getting what you have to have during a time when needs are elevated is slim. You want to prepare now so that you don't have to fight crowds. Plus, you want to make sure you can stay isolated from them so that you won't bring any illness back to your own home. You'll want to figure out how much of each hygiene product your family goes through by adding up what you normally go through in a year's [...]

Other Areas in the House to Clean

by Craig
Bathroom or toilet area The next area that you should concentrate on sanitizing is the bathroom or your toilet area. Bathrooms are the perfect haven for germs and bacteria to thrive in and it’s one of the easiest places where fluids can splash. Two places that germs often lurk are the toilet handle and the faucets. The reason for this that many people wipe and then touch the toilet handle followed by the faucets. If you or someone else had feces on your hands - even a microscopic amount - then you’ve essentially created a playground for the Ebola virus [...]

Sanitizing Your Kitchen to Kill Germs

by Craig
One of the most important areas to keep clean is your kitchen or food preparation area. Food is fuel for the body and can keep you strong and healthy as you wait out the next pandemic. Surfaces that have been coughed on or sneezed on should always be promptly treated with disinfectant. You should try to keep your food prep area as tidy as possible to prevent the germs from landing on an item and being overlooked during cleaning. Counters and cutting boards first The first things you should clean are your counters, any cutting boards, and other food preparation [...]