With the current covid-19 pandemic now more than ever it is important to keep your home clean. Regularly cleaning your home will reduce the risk of spreading this awful bug. You do not need to clean your home more than usual and it is advised to stick to your usual cleaning routine but to be mindful of heavy use areas such as worktops. Normal cleaning methods such as regular household disinfectant does kill the virus and should be used as you normally would.

Do I need to make any changes?

If a person in your household develops symptoms it is advised to use disposable cloths, surface wipes and mop heads which can be thrown away after single use. This is advised to try and reduce the risk of spread.

Do I need to clean packaging?

The current advice from authorities is that the virus is “not known to be transmitted by exposure to food or food packaging”.