We all know that simple measures such as hand washing and avoiding unnecessary human interaction can help stop the spread of the virus.
However there is something that is rarely covered in the media.
You could be contaminating your home with your clothes.
The World Health Organization (WHO) stated that the coronavirus may"persist on surfaces for a few hours or up to several days".
Scientists at Harvard Health suggest removing shoes and changing into clean clothes toprevent outside germs from contaminating your home.
Experts warn that the coronavirus COVID-19 can survive from 6 to 12 hours on fabric.
Our clothes pick up germs and viruses, which can easily spread inside our homes. If you do not take the necessary precautions, you could be putting yourself at risk.
Doctors and researchers agree that one of the easiest and most efficient way to disinfect your clothes is to use hot steam.
Indeed, by applying hot steam to your clothes, you make sure to kill germs, viruses, and bacteria in a matter of minutes to prevent a single piece of clothing from infecting your entire home!
Steam can also be used to disinfect upholstery, mattresses, and curtains, as recommended by government officials in their latest publication.
Using a washer with detergent is a great way to get rid of germs and bacteria. However, it consumes a lot of electricity and water, is very time consuming and inconvenient if you have to do it every time you come back home.