Keeping Your Home Clean After COVID-19

As a nation we are coming out the other side of the long and dark tunnel that was the pandemic. The world is reopening after almost a year and a half in lockdown, allowing everyone to gather and celebrate special occasions like we did before.

However, we aren’t completely out of the tunnel yet, and when we are, some habits should stick around. COVID-19 and its numerous variants are still popping up, until we wipe it out completely and for long after we should continue staying clean.

We’ve been focused on just one virus this past year, but the collective new focus on staying clean has helped to drastically reduce several other viruses. Keeping clean year-round, regardless of a pandemic, is an important step in staying healthy and avoiding the nasty bugs that spread easily.

Fortunately, professional maid services have the expertise and knowledge to keep your home safe by eliminating the bacteria and viruses that lead to common sicknesses, and they can make your home look fantastic.

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Cleaning Prevents Common Illnesses

It’s no secret that cleaning and disinfecting surfaces can kill the germs, bacteria, and viruses that can lead to illnesses like the seasonal flu.

When the pandemic hit, everyone went on defense and started cleaning to prevent illness. And the results have shown that this increased attention to hand-washing and cleaning reduced the spread of germs.

According to The New York Times, the number of cases of the flu dropped drastically from before the pandemic to during. Pre-pandemic, the average flu season amounted to around 206,000 cases. During the pandemic when people were more actiley cleanly, there were only about 2,000 cases.

All the efforts of people, like mask wearing and quarantining, were helpful in reducing the spread of all viruses, but the power of cleaning shouldn’t be underestimated.

Cleaning with the proper disinfectants, or having professional maid services clean your home, is an effective way to stay safe and prevent common viruses from spreading in your household or business. As we venture back out into the world and our kids return to school, let’s make sure contamination isn’t being tracked into your home.

Mold and Mildew Pose a Threat To Health As Well

Viruses aren’t the only contaminants setting up shop in our homes. Mold and mildew are quick to grow and can lead to health issues.

The areas of our homes that are predisposed to moisture are where you are most likely to mind the growth of molds and mildew. In bathrooms with showers and by water heaters and appliances, the humidity and moisture create an environment that nurtures mold and mildew growth.

These substances most commonly irritate eyes, throat, and lungs which can cause sneezing and coughing. Some people are allergic or sensitive and may have more severe reactions than typical.

Just like viruses, expert cleaners from maid services can treat contaminated areas and eliminate the growth.

Professional Cleaning Services Protect You and Your Home

The pandemic showed many how insufficient their current cleaning routine was, highlighting the need to maintain a clean environment.

Unfortunately there are several reasons why people have a hard time keeping up with this need. On the one hand, everyone is extremely busy trying to manage the various aspects of life and neglect cleaning the home. On the other hand, when people clean they actually tend to not do a good enough job. A quick cleaning may make you feel safer, but the reality is that when killing viruses and germs, the process isn’t that simple.

All products have their own chemical makeup with different rules of application. Typically disinfectants actually need to sit on surfaces for minutes before wiping, not seconds.

Fortunately, professional cleaning services are staffed with experts that are knowledgeable about the proper cleaning equipment and techniques. With years of experience to go on, and dedication to the work, they are able to deliver clean homes that look impeccable and are safe to live in.

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Enjoy A Safe And Beautiful Home

Not only will you be able to rest easy in your professionally cleaned home knowing that experts disinfected surfaces and eliminated sources of contamination, but your place will look stunning.

A professional house cleaning provides much more than a sanitized and disinfected environment. Your home will also be organized and refreshed to look it’s absolute best.

While the elimination of viruses and molds will promote good physical health, the elimination of clutter and mess will promote good mental health. Having a clutter-free environment can reduce the stress in your life and provide an environment perfect for relaxation.

Being able to enjoy all these benefits without having to take time out of your busy days to do it yourself, is what makes hiring professional cleaners a must for self-care.

Contact MaidOK for the Best Professional Cleaning Services

Have the best party experience with the professional cleaning services of MaidOK!. They also do more than just your home. MaidOK offers commercial cleaning and janitorial cleaning services to make your office or restaurant look great for customers and employees alike. We can help you stay organized and maintain cleanliness for months and years to come. Contact us at (405) 447-4964 or fill out a form!

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