Even the tidiest of homes can house unwanted germs, sometimes in the places you’d least expect. While deep cleaning might sound like a big chore, we’ll break it down room by room — from your couch to the kitchen counter, and bedsheets to bathroom trash cans — so that you can tackle your deep clean efficiently and effectively.
The kitchen might be the heart of the home, but it also contains more germs than any other room. For example, the kitchen sink can carry up to 100,000 times the number of germs as the bathroom.1 So, what areas should we focus on when deep cleaning our kitchen?
- Use Lysol® All-purpose Cleaner or Lysol® Disinfecting Wipes to help clean the sink and surrounding surfaces. When used as directed, both products kill 99.9% of bacteria and viruses.
- The fridge needs to be deep cleaned at least once a month. Wipe down the shelves using a disinfectant cleaner. This is a good time to throw away any food that has gone bad.
- The trash can is an obvious hotbed for nasty germs and odor-causing bacteria. Disinfect your trash can with Lysol® Disinfectant Spray each time you take the garbage out.
- As well as using separate chopping boards for raw and cooked foods, you should always disinfect non-porous food prep surfaces with a clean cloth and wash with water after using a disinfectant product.*
*Clean all food contact surfaces with potable water after use