Ways to House Maintenance While Under Quarantine

» Posted by on Apr 13, 2020 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The coronavirus is sending almost all Americans home, which puts family members in their houses and apartments under stress. For many of us, this pandemic is crippling – everything is stopped: work, studies, and even socializing. The thing is, social distancing really helps in decreasing the number of coronavirus cases, so it is best for everyone to remain at home.

There are many things you can do to keep germs and even the virus itself under control. In fact, this is the perfect time to take care of your house as you cannot provide excuses like you being busy in the work to get rid of home cleaning and maintenance. If you have been used to house cleaning service Irvine, now is the time to do the cleaning by yourself.

In this article, we will provide you helpful tips you can do during the quarantine to make your long holiday a productive one.

1.Declutter the mess you have in the house

Decluttering some mess inside your house is one way to be productive while bonding with family. A Filipino mother shared her experience with this task. She said quarantine is the best time to teach the kids some household tasks, and one of which is to declutter. Teaching the kids how to tidy up can be a good life skill they will ever learn during the quarantine. It teaches them how to make a good decision on what to keep and what to throw.

2.Recheck your appliances, furniture, and equipment for the necessary repair

Check out some chipped paint, burnt-out light bulbs, damages in appliances, leaky faucets – everything there is to fix. Use the time to learn and do some basic maintenance repairs, and of course ask help from your family members and use the time to bond with them.

3.Disinfect the surfaces in the house

Even if you keep a distance from the neighbors, you are still susceptible to viruses, so make your environment is free from viruses and germs by disinfecting. Clean the “high-touch surfaces” like tables, light switches, doorknobs, toilets, sinks, phones. Make sure that you disinfected on a daily basis as thee objects are very susceptible to germs and viruses. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention soap and water are enough for disinfecting.

If someone has gone outside even without showing symptoms, it is important that you wash immediately his/her clothes with hot soap and hot water for 30 minutes.

4. Prepare for a quarantine room

Even if we try to avoid the virus, there is no guarantee that we are safe even inside the house, and that is why it is important to remain vigilant and ready in times of emergency. One way to be ready is to have a spare room for emergencies. When someone shows some signs of the coronavirus, it is needed that someone is separated from the rest of the family members. She/he needs to have her/his bedroom and comfort room to prevent the virus from spreading to the other members in the house. Also, disinfect that home regularly.

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