Best Disinfecting Advice for Coronavirus & Other Germs
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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Cleaning With BleachOrganize & Clean
As powerful as bleach is, there’s a bit of a learning curve.
Aug 8, 2020
Bad News: CEO Says Clorox Wipes Are Going to Be Out of Stock for… a WhileOrganize & Clean
Clorox is generally prepared for smaller outbreaks. But Clorox hasn’t been able to keep up with the six-fold demand increase brought on by the pandemic.
Aug 6, 2020
Here's What a Laundry Expert Wants You to Know About Bringing Home New ClothesOrganize & Clean
It’s well known that germs can survive on soft surfaces like fabric.
Jul 19, 2020
Is it Safe to Go Shopping Again? An Epidemiologist Ranks 5 Situations By Risk LevelLiving
Here’s a blueprint of the risks and benefits of each retail method to help you make the call, starting with the safest option.
Jul 9, 2020
3 New Expert-Approved Rules for Wearing and Washing Your “Outside Clothes”Organize & Clean
We spoke to experts to find out so you can make the best, safest decision. Here's what to do with your clothes after running essential errands or a socially-distanced hang.
Jun 17, 2020
This New CDC Study Finds that One-Third of U.S. Households Are Cleaning WrongOrganize & Clean
New evidence from the CDC found many people are cleaning incorrectly—and engaging in unsafe cleaning behaviors.
Jun 16, 2020
One Common Cleaner You Shouldn’t Ever Use on Hardwood FloorsOrganize & Clean
Here's how to properly clean and disinfect your floors without rolling the dice on damaging them.
Jun 11, 2020
Pandemic Laundry Doesn’t Have to Stress You Out—Here Are 5 Ways to Make it EasierOrganize & Clean
We worked with a laundry expert to put together a list of worries you don't actually have to worry about.
Jun 8, 2020
5 Ineffective, Out of Date Cleaning Staples You Need to Replace ASAPOrganize & Clean
Whether it’s disinfectant spray or a duster, obsolete cleaning products aren’t doing you—or your home—any favors.
May 18, 2020
5 Things You Need to Know About Cleaning Your Face Mask, According to a PPE ExpertOrganize & Clean
“I always recommend that you change your mask like you change your underwear: daily."
May 5, 2020
3 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Disinfecting with BleachOrganize & Clean
Household bleach can be an effective way to stave off germs, including the novel coronavirus, but you need to make sure you follow expert instructions.
May 4, 2020
One Simple Change You Can Make to Your Entryway to Help Prevent the Spread of CoronavirusOrganize & Clean
Good hygiene isn’t just about washing your hands and wearing a mask.
May 1, 2020
Here’s What You Need to Know Before You Disinfect Your FloorsOrganize & Clean
As with all disinfecting, it makes sense to take a targeted approach.
Apr 23, 2020
What to Do Before, During, and After Someone (Like a Plumber or Landlord) Enters Your HomeLiving
Know it before you need it: Here's what an epidemiologist recommends for maintaining health and safety during essential in-home visits.
Apr 14, 2020
The Sanitizer Everyone Has at Home and Will Never Run Out OfOrganize & Clean
When disinfecting products are in short supply, you have to be creative. Fortunately, we all have access to one of the most effective sanitizers out there—and it’s totally free.
Apr 9, 2020
So You’re Using Quarantine to Declutter. Here’s What to Do With the StuffOrganize & Clean
Are donation centers open during the coronavirus crisis? What about charities like homeless or women’s shelters? We've got all the answers.
Apr 5, 2020
There’s One Easy Bathroom Habit That Can Help Prevent the Spread of CoronavirusOrganize & Clean
You can prevent 80 percent of potentially harmful germs with a flick of the wrist.
Apr 3, 2020
Here’s How the Sanitize Cycle Works to Kill Germs in a Dishwasher or Washing MachineOrganize & Clean
We asked two experts from GE Appliances to help us break down the science at work in their machines.
Apr 2, 2020
6 Laundry Tips an Expert Thinks You Should Know During the Coronavirus OutbreakOrganize & Clean
To learn more about the best (and most hygienic) laundry practices during a pandemic, we spoke with a laundry expert.
Apr 1, 2020
So... Someone Sneezed Into the Air. Here's What to Do Next.Organize & Clean
You can’t always predict when a cough or sneeze is coming on. And you definitely can't control roommates who won't take their health seriously.
Mar 28, 2020
7 Habits You Need to Start (Right Now) If You Suspect Someone in Your Home Is SickLiving
Here are seven steps the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends if you’re living in the same home as a sick person.
Mar 27, 2020
The First 5 Things to Do When You Walk in the Door, According to a MicrobiologistOrganize & Clean
Yes, grocery store hauls require a whole other level of vigilance right now.
Mar 26, 2020
The Easiest Way to Sanitize Your Bed Sheets, According to a Laundry ExpertOrganize & Clean
Even if you have access to a washer, you might want to take this extra maintenance step just to be sure you’re not sleeping in a literal bed of germs.
Mar 23, 2020
How Long Can Germs (Like the Coronavirus) Live on Surfaces at Home?Organize & Clean
Researchers are only beginning to understand how long the novel coronavirus can survive on surfaces, but here's what we know.
Mar 22, 2020
Here’s How to Clean Your Glasses and Sunglasses, Now That You Realize How Much You Touch Them
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Here's how to do it, and make the practice a habit.
Mar 20, 2020
How to Hand-Wash—and Sanitize—Clothes At HomeOrganize & Clean
If your only clothes-cleaning option is a laundromat, it's surprisingly easy to clean clothes at home instead.
Mar 16, 2020
A Microbiologist Shares How “Target Hygiene” Cleaning Can Help When Everyone’s Getting SickOrganize & Clean
We’ve got good news for you: You probably don’t have to spend all day disinfecting.
Mar 11, 2020
Here’s Everything the CDC Wants You to Know About Cleaning Your Home Right NowOrganize & Clean
Here's a condensed version of the health agency's recommendations for how healthy people should be cleaning their homes right now.
Mar 10, 2020
Why 70 Percent Alcohol Disinfects Better Than 91 Percent, According to a MicrobiologistOrganize & Clean
There’s a counter-intuitive rule of thumb to follow when you clean with alcohol.
Mar 9, 2020
Please Don’t Use Tito’s Vodka to Make DIY Hand Sanitizer, Begs Tito’s VodkaOrganize & Clean
Twitter users were claiming that the drinking alcohol can be used to make a homemade hand sanitizer.
Mar 5, 2020
3 Disinfectants You Can Use If You Can’t Find Clorox WipesOrganize & Clean
Brand loyalty is great, but the best product is the one you can find (or already have at home).
Mar 5, 2020
12 Ways You Need to Clean Differently During Flu SeasonOrganize & Clean
While you worry about washing your hands to keep your body safe, your home could be working beneath you to harbor and spread germs.
Mar 1, 2020
Here's What You Don't Know About Cleaning, Sanitizing, and DisinfectingOrganize & Clean
Including why all-in-one products can't do it all.
Feb 15, 2020
How to Clean and Disinfect Your House KeysOrganize & Clean
You're waging a valiant defense against germs. But what if you found out you were pawing a germ magnet every day, multiple times, without a second thought?
Dec 4, 2019
7 Unsafe, Ineffective Ways to Use Clorox WipesOrganize & Clean
Read this before you go to town wiping down everything in your home.
Mar 2, 2019
How to Hand-Wash Your Dishes Fast and EffectivelyOrganize & Clean
For everyone out there who is on Team Hand Wash (by choice or by force).
Sep 24, 2018
Rubbing Alcohol Is Great for Cleaning, But Here Are 6 Things You Should Never DoOrganize & Clean
Common first-aid supplies like rubbing alcohol can pack an extra punch against germs, but that doesn't mean they don't come with risks.
Sep 17, 2018
How Gross Is It to Bring Your Phone into the Bathroom?Living
You might not want to know.
Aug 14, 2018
We’re All Using Clorox Wipes Wrong, ApparentlyOrganize & Clean
A microbiologist pointed out there's a 4-minute rule printed right on the package.
May 20, 2018
How Bad is it to Clean Bare-Handed?Organize & Clean
You know you should wear gloves to clean, but knowing and doing are two very different things.
May 7, 2018
3 Unsanitary Ways to Store a ToothbrushLiving
They're not really deserving of a prime display on the vanity. But where your toothbrush ends up when you're done brushing does kinda matter.
Apr 23, 2018
Is it Okay to Use the Same Rags to Clean the Whole House?Organize & Clean
When it comes to keeping cleaning cloths straight, you already know some of what not to do.
Mar 15, 2018