By Runwal Group Posted On Jun 25, 2020
Category Residential properties
Monsoon is synonymous with chai, pakode, long drives, hill-station retreats and hiking. But it's equally notorious for cold, cough, fever and unhygienic living conditions!
As the air becomes increasingly laden with moisture, it creates a favourable environment for the spread of fungi and bacteria, especially indoors. Moreover, now that we're battling the COVID-19 pandemic, following basic hygiene at home has become essential to ensure the safety of your loved ones.
Here are 6 tips to Keep Your Home Germ-free during Monsoon:
Take a shower, preferably in warm water, after your return home. If a shower is not convenient for you, the least you should do is wash your hands and feet in warm water, which has antiseptic liquid added in it.
Apart from sweat, your clothes can get wet due to the rains. The excess moisture can become a breeding ground for many germs and also cause fungal skin infections. So it's important to put your wet clothes to wash as soon as you are back home. Don't wait to wash your wet clothes with the dry ones later on. Also, wash your clothes after every use and dry them properly before wearing them again.
It's wet and muddy everywhere in monsoons, so our footwear gets dirty easily. Such footwear is a hotbed for germs and it can cause various skin problems. Remember to thoroughly clean your footwear at least twice a week during this season. Also, if you are prone to skin problems, you can apply anti-bacterial powder on your feet before wearing your footwear.
Kitchen and bathroom are the wettest areas of the house, which predisposes them to bacterial growth. Make sure you keep them as dry as possible and clean all surfaces with disinfectants regularly.
Since it is wet outside, pests like cockroaches, spiders and flies, enter your home to find a dry spot. They generally hide in corners, crevices or rarely accessed areas of the house and multiply from there. It is best to get a pest control treatment done to get rid of all such insects.
Hygienic living conditions are very important during monsoons, especially during these trying times. Ensure that you take the necessary steps for the safety of your loved ones.