We’re being weird – about cleaning.
Don’t let your home become a “bacterial war zone,” warns cleaning enthusiast Angela Donnell.
The 41-year-old swears by a few simple hacks that keep her home in tip-top shape and ward off bacteria.
Her best-kept household secret is cleaning her house “every single day” and doing a thorough deep clean once a week.
“We should be cleaning every day,” the founder of Peachy Clean told the Southwest News Service. “Cleaning is an essential part of your life.”
“Every home needs a good cleaning once a week because of the spread of bacteria.”
If there aren’t enough hours in a day, hire a professional cleaner, she advised.
follows his guidance A recent survey has revealed That most people do not clean their house for a month.
Donal got down and dirty with cleanliness facts that reveal that the dirtiest item in your home is always right next to your face.
“The most touched thing in your home is probably your mobile phone. It’s 10 times dirtier than some toilet seats,” she explained. “Make sure you clean it regularly with an alcohol-based sanitizer.”
Dishcloths are “notorious for bacteria,” said Donal, who is from Belfast, Northern Ireland, noting that every time she uses a cloth, she disinfects it.
Of course, everyone knows the importance of hand washing, but clean freaks place extra emphasis on a healthy routine.
“Don’t open doors without washing your hands or do anything that involves touching something,” he advised, adding that light switches should also be cleaned regularly.
“Keep your hands away from your face to protect against viruses that you may pick up on your hands—they spread very easily,” she advised.
Donal recommends deep cleaning shower drain plugDisinfect countertops and toilets often, as well as faucets, handles, remote controls and sink drains weekly.
Toothbrush holders should also be washed every week, while kitchen sponges, he claimed, are one of the dirtiest items in the household.
Now that she’s tackled everything except the kitchen sink, it’s next on her to-do list.
“Instead of standing and cleaning the sink for half an hour, pour some bleach into the sink, pop the plug with a kettle of boiling water,” she says, promising a germ-free sink afterward.
but donal is not the first cleanliness enthusiast To give some cleaning advice to the filthy masses.
Alyssa Armstrong, founder of Alyssa Cleaning Co. first moved to tiktok To recommend four common household cleaners to toss right away.
On the chopping block: Windex, Bona hardwood floor polish, Mr. Clean Magic Eraser, and any sponge that isn’t a scrub daddy.