Health

Wipe Out Germs Before They Spread

Although a clean bathroom is a health benefit anytime of the year, right now it’s particularly important to be vigilant about germs. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the period when an infected person is contagious can depend on factors that include the age and health...

Fun with Handwashing for Any Age

December 1-7, 2021 marks National Handwashing Awareness Week. Since we’re in the midst of cold and flu season, it’s especially important to revisit the basics of handwashing. We’ll be spending more time indoors and around others who might have colds, making it more likely that we’ll be exposed to the...

Understanding Disinfectant Labels

You’ve probably looked at disinfectant labels a little more closely in the last year or two than previously. But what do all those instructions mean and what are the most important things to pay attention to? When it comes to disinfectants, those labels are a little different from other cleaning...

How to Teach Hand Hygiene Habits

Happy Global Handwashing Day! It’s the perfect time to reinforce the importance of hand hygiene. Keeping your hands clean is one of the easiest and most effective ways to stop the spread of germs. This observance day is part of an international handwashing promotion campaign to help motivate people to...

Cleaning Trends and COVID-19

A year ago, we launched a month long #SafeAndCleanAtHome challenge on cleaning for health and well-being. It was a fun way to connect and get some control in changing circumstances. As two weeks at home turned into a year, #SafeAndCleanAtHome became a weekly feature. When things began opening back up...

Levels of Laundry Care

This National Public Health Week, we’re talking about cleaning practices for better health. When a loved one is sick, you want to care for them. Maybe you bring them soup or medicine. Maybe you set them up with a comfortable place to lay down in view of a television. But...