This pandemic or plague as we call it is a call for humanity to be more socially responsible and environment-friendly. And It affects all aspects of the society from the smallest unit to the biggest and everyone have been alarmed now. Now, we can see how governments respond on it and even every single individual, it makes us now more aware and responsible especially when it comes to proper hygiene. This pandemic also brings back forgotten and long lost practices at home, see how it promotes family bonding and empathy, We now learn to share and, We now learn to conserve what we have and to respect everything around us.
This article will help us, the community to create activities that will make our fellow citizens to become a responsible, disciplined and empowered Filipino nation. Therefore knowing how to disinfect your clothes is a step on having a proper hygiene and here are some tips on how to do it.
1.As what we are experiencing today, being a health worker, who is having a rough time in washing clothes. Having a washing machine in home is such a good help especially when you go home tired and don’t want to do anything but to have a good rest.
You should buy a Washing machine it is a time saver over hand washing of the clothes. It is automatic that means you no need to monitor the washing process. Also, any type of clothes can be washed in washing machine wether lighter clothes or heavy clothes.
(2) Take your clothes off as soon as you enter you home or very time you return home from outside and you have been to a hospital or have contact with people with suspicious symptoms, disinfection requires the use of chemicals that kills germs. Consider using a detergent that contains bleach. However, be sure to read the product description and guidelines to avoid potentially ruining certain clothing items.
It’s also a potential hazard to human health, capable of not only irritating sensitive tissue in the eyes, skin, mouth and throat, but also contributing to long-term respiratory problems like asthma.
(3) Use the warmest water. The WHO recommend water temperatures between 60-90C (140-194F). However, high temperatures can damage or even shrink delicate clothing items, so remember always to read the guidelines and labels.
(4) Dry your clothes in high heat. Hanging your laundry under the sun doesn’t just dry the clothes, it kills germs too.
When doing all these, wear gloves to make sure you have good ventilation during use pf the product and wash your hands with warm water and soap immediately after removing the gloves. If gloves are not available, wash the hands immediately after handling dirty clothing and avoid touching the face.
The kitchen, bathroom and living room are also the areas you constantly need to clean, given they’re easily the most used spaces in the house. To clean those, spray a multi-purpose cleaner on the surface and scrub it with mildly cleaner.
And to make a good bond, why don’t we just clean the house and it can be serve as a family bonding. So now, you’re family had a good bond and had a clean and safe home at the same time.