Staying on top of the cleaning with a house full of children whilst juggling a full time job and the rest of family life can be very close to a nightmare. Sometimes it’s ok to leave a bit of a mess when you simply don’t have the time to clear it away, but often there are risks that may come with an excess of grime or clutter. Especially if your children are still very young, its important that you take steps to protect them, as their immune system is not quite as strong as yours just yet. There are certain things you really should do in order to ensure that your home stays clean and safe for your little ones to enjoy, so read on to discover some handy tips for a hygienic family home.
Focus On The Kitchen
The family kitchen is one of the most bacteria riddled areas of the home. With food being prepared here several times a day, it’s vital that you make an effort to keep the area safe for your children and yourself. You should aim to empty your fridge to be cleaned thoroughly at least once a month, but more regularly if time will allow. Fridges can harbor many harmful things that spread all over your food if they are left to fester for a long period of time. Wash it with warm soapy water and be sure to wipe off any excess so no cleaning products can be transferred onto the contents when it returns to the fridge. The floor should be the last task you complete whilst cleaning your family kitchen but still essentially the main focus of your attention. Vacuum to remove any excess bits and fill up a bucket with some hot water and strong cleaning product in order to power through any grime stuck to your floor, then mop thoroughly being sure to rinse the mop regularly to avoid just spreading the dirt around. If you fail to take good care of your kitchen, you are ultimately inviting harmful bacteria and other life forms to set up shop and start to grow and thrive inside your family’s home. If you find signs of any critters making their homes inside yours, contact pest control immediately to eradicate and resolve the issue before you put yourself or your children in any danger.
General Hygiene Help
There a few very useful hacks that can help you keep on top of the cleanliness in simple and fast ways. Wash your dish cloths, towels, and bed sheets on higher temperatures, as these are more likely to be harboring bacteria after regular use. Keep a packet of antibacterial wipes handy, as they are convenient to get rid of any kind of mess without a trace and often leave no residue making them safe to be used around children.
With a little bit of hard work and dedication, you can ensure that your family is safe and hygienic inside your bacteria free home.