7 Cleaning Myths You Should Stop Believing

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Spraying disinfectant on surfaces is enough to kill viruses

Many people believe that spraying surfaces with a disinfectant is enough to kill viruses and germs, but they are wrong.

“Surfaces must first be cleaned with soap and water, or another alcohol- or bleach-based product to remove ‘biofilms,’ the cellular material left behind by human touch that blocks the disinfectant from effectively reaching and penetrating the virus,” said Cory Chalmers, Steri-Clean CEO and featured expert cleaner and host on A&E’s Hoarders. (see more on the next page)

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