Spring cleaning is an annual tradition at households across the country. Whether you live in a studio apartment or a sprawling mansion, the rejuvenating feeling of spring stems from more than just the warm air outdoors. It's also the opportunity to open the windows and let that warm air breathe some new life into your home.
Though spring cleaning is primarily about ridding a home of a season's worth of clutter, it should also be about making a home healthier for the months to come. Once the clutter has been cleared, the following cleaning tips can make your home a healthy haven when those inevitable spring showers arrive.
Tackle mold and mildew
Few homes can escape the wrath of mold and mildew during the winter months. In addition to being unsightly, exposure to mold can also cause a host of physical problems, including respiratory ailments, eye irritation, and nasal and sinus congestion. Highly effective at controlling mold and mildew, Spray Nine(R) Cleaner/Disinfectant is perfect for tackling existing mold and mildew around the house and preventing any future problems, such as those that commonly result from spring rains.
Clean the filters, ducts and vents
Spring might be synonymous with warmer temperatures, but for allergy sufferers spring can be a difficult time of year. When spring cleaning, don't forget to thoroughly clean filters, ducts and vents to help decrease exposure to airborne allergens.
Protect against viruses, bacteria
Effectively cleaning a home can involve several preventive measures to keep everyone free from viruses and bacteria. Spray Nine(R) Cleaner/Disinfectant takes just 45 seconds to disinfect a surface of harmful bacteria, including those associated with food poisoning and even infections such as MRSA. Registered as a hospital grade disinfectant by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Spray Nine(R) takes even less time to disinfect a surface against viruses, doing so in just 30 seconds while protecting a home's inhabitants from viruses including Influenza A2 and others that can cause the common cold and respiratory illnesses.