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What to Do to Beat Household Germs

Regularly cleaning and disinfecting your home are two of the best steps you can take to protect your health and that of your loved ones. The Environmental Protection Agency has released a list of disinfectants to be used on surfaces and devices during this crucial time. “Cleaning refers to the removal of dirt and impurities, including germs, from surfaces.” It reduces the number of germs while disinfecting kills them. (CDC, 2020).

Soap, water, and a clean dishcloth or sponge can be used to clean your home and anything you frequently touch. That includes everything from your smartphone, which you likely handle multiple times throughout the day, to doorknobs and faucets. Clean and disinfect these items, along with anything you regularly use, daily. Wear gloves to minimize your contact with bacteria while cleaning. Gloves will also protect your hands.

Remove Germs with Carpet Cleaning

There are substantial benefits to carpet cleaning, including eliminating germs and allergens, potentially improving your indoor air quality. That is because professional carpet cleaning works to remove embedded contaminants from the fibers of your carpet. It’s a good idea to hire T.A.C.T Elite Cleaning Services’ for carpet cleaning every 12 to 18 months or more often in high-traffic areas to extend the life of your carpeting and maintain its warranty

Another service to consider is professional upholstery cleaning. Having your upholstered furniture cleaned removes dirt and germs and restore its color. You may also want to consider optional stain protection as well as implementing a “no shoes” policy to extend the cleanliness of your carpet or upholstery. Be sure and ask about stain protection when scheduling your appointment. Placing doormats at every entrance can reduce the amount of dirt tracked in as well.

T.A.C.T. Elite Cleaning Services uses state-of-the-art, truck-mounted equipment, along with specialized tools to provide Valley residents and businesses with a revolutionary three-step cleaning process. Our unique process uses a non-toxic cleaning solution to deep clean your wall-to-wall carpeting, area rugs, and upholstered furniture. It is also safe for children and pets, won’t leave any soil attracting residue behind, and will dry in hours. Schedule an appointment today at (602) 633-2015.


“Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection Recommendations.” The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 6 March 2020, gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/organizations/cleaning-disinfection.html.

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