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Thursday, 30 October 2014

Things in Your Household You Don't Clean Often Enough

No matter how much effort you may put into cleaning your house, the chances are you may be overlooking at least a few areas that you ought to be cleaning more often. Here are a few of some of the most commonly overlooked areas that may need cleaning:

The Dishwasher Interior 

You might think that because your dishwasher is constantly exposed to soap and water that there is no need for further cleaning. However, soap scum, grease and bits of food can accumulate, leading to germs and unpleasant odors. Try running a cup of vinegar through your dishwasher during the hot cycle to clean the whole machine and eliminate odors.

Refrigerator Coils

It's estimated that roughly 70% of malfunctioning by refrigerators is related to problems with the coils. You can avoid most such problems by unplugging the refrigerator and cleaning the coils every six months or so with a vacuum and small brush. This will do much to add to the life the appliance.

Door Knobs and Light Switches

Because of constant handling, door knobs and light switches are major places for germs to live and spread. Wipe them regularly with disinfectant, perhaps going beyond common household products and using professional medical disinfectants like those sold by medical supply outfits such as E-Current. To learn more click here.

By attending to these problem areas, you can do much to improve the appearance, atmosphere and healthfulness of your home.

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