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How to Maintain Hygiene in Your Apartments

Living in an apartment, you might often feel that a regular vacuum does the job when you might not be aware of nooks and corners where germs might be breeding. In an apartment in Lewisville, not just places like the bathroom or the basement, even the kitchen and living room can have a lot of germs which can contribute to long-term health issues.  We often focus on cleaning the bathroom more often which is why the bathroom may end being cleaner than the kitchen.

This article will help you follow a few simple tips to maintain your apartment in a way that it stays clean and hygienic, and you can stay on a better lookout for germs.

Anything that falls on the floor gets dirty. Even if it has fallen for 2 seconds, it is likely to have a much larger number of germs on it than before. If it is a food item, dispose of it off right away. If it can be washed, then wash it or wipe it with a disinfectant. The floor contains the largest amount of germs because we walk with our shoes on it. Those shoes are often taken outside the house. The germs on the floor can also sneak in through doors and pipes. There is absolutely no way to determine if a floor is clean or not. So do not make that guess.

Closing the toilet lid is a habit you should try to develop in everyone living in your house. There too many bacteria in the toilet that will crawl out and spread around the bathroom. There also insects and mosquitoes that breed in the toilet water and flush. Closing the toilet lid prevents additional germs from spreading around the bathroom. Also, make sure to cover your toothbrush with a cap as well. Germs are likely to settle on the toothbrush and to cover it up prevents extra germs from settling on the strands of the brush.

When it comes to the kitchen, make sure that the garbage can is in a corner and is disposed of as regularly as it can. Accumulated trash will result in flies around the room and also unpleasant odors along with the germs that will breed in large hoards and spread around the kitchen. Keep the dishes washed and cleaned with minimum so that the food on the plates does not decay and produce germs. Do not keep any food stored for too long unless it is specifically preserved for the purpose. Even in the refrigerator, it is not healthy to eat food that has been kept in frozen for too long.

The kitchen and the bathroom are places where you clean yourself up, and you feed yourself. You get in direct touch with your body. Hence, germs in these places are likely to have an immediate and direct effect on you. So it I very important to keep these places clean, which, in turn, will reduce the number of germs in the house at large. This surely does not mean that you do not pay attention to other parts of the house.