When you enter into a space, you naturally gaze at the place. You assess the surroundings taking the vibe of that space in. One of the many things that you notice is cleanliness. Whether it’s a home or an office, nobody’s going to like a space that’s disorganised or has dirt all over the place. It’s crucial to keep your surroundings clean and well-organised.
However, that’s not the only necessity in today’s times. Cleanliness has and will always be a basic standard. But given the times we are living in right now, it’s not enough. Amidst a pandemic, we need to make sure that our surroundings are hygienic and not just clean. What it means is don’t just clean the dirt off the table, but clean the germs under it as well.
The pandemic situations worldwide have made us all stay in our homes more than all of us had wanted. With work from home, our work area is now inside the walls of our homes. While the majority of people are still packed in their houses, a few are spending most of their time in their offices. No matter where you are, the point is to make sure your surroundings are hygienic enough.
Let’s get to know why disinfecting your home, office and the workspace is important, whether you’re doing it by yourself or with the help of a disinfection service –
To Keep People Around You Healthy
An unhealthy environment is an invitation to diseases. All of us try our best to keep our homes neat and tidy. A regular cleaning process is followed on a daily or, at least, weekly basis. But it’s not enough. When you step outside, you may bring a lot of germs and infections inside with you. We tend to take care of the dirt and the visible pollutants but it’s about the things the naked eye can’t see. The invisible occupants might settle on different surfaces of your house. When any family member gets in contact with it, they might get sick. Germs tend to suppress the immune system of the human body. If there are kids or elders in the house, it may affect them badly. Disinfecting your house will help you get rid of all kinds of germs and infections.
The same goes for office spaces. Offices are generally set up in large and spacious areas. If you, as the owner, don’t arrange deep office cleaning services for your office, germs and infections might start feeling at home. If anyone gets sick because of the unhygienic workspace, there’ll be a massive inconvenience. The staff will need the time to recover costing you a lot of resource wastage. Their absenteeism will make you and other employees suffer causing chaos.
To Increase Air Quality
It’s a common perception that if you’re inside your home, you’re in no contact with the bad air quality. However, it’s not true. There’s definitely contaminated air outside the home, thanks to air pollution. But indoor air quality can be two to five times worse than the outdoor air quality. It’s, in fact, one of the top five environmental dangers today.
So if you think you’re the safest when you’re in your home or office, you couldn’t be more wrong. The source could be anything – from cooking appliances and fireplaces to wood, coal heating, electric appliances, or smoking. It’s important to get sanitation services in closed spaces to maintain the airflow. Not doing so may affect people present in that environment, especially if they are suffering from asthma or any other breathing-related condition.
To Prevent the Spread of Bacteria and Viruses
Viruses and bacteria can be rampant. Both at your home and your office, you have other people around you varying, from high to low, immunity. Especially since you share spaces like washrooms and kitchens, there are more chances for the bacteria to keep multiplying and affecting more people.
There has to be a clear set of rules for keeping the shared spaces clean. But apart from that, you need to keep these spaces disinfected to prevent the spread of bacteria. All of us are very focused on getting the lavatories clean. We tend to miss out on the spaces that seem to be clean like our desk or keyboards. You’ll be shocked to know that an average office desk contains 400 times more germs than a toilet seat. Get every space disinfected or your office can turn into a potential disease carrier.
To Reduce Slips, Trips and Falls
If you’re not paying attention to cleanliness at your home or office, there could be dirt accumulated in certain areas. Dirty or slippery floors increase the chance of accidents. One may slip, trip, or fall because of it. If there are kids around, it can be pretty dangerous. Old people are also at the risk of danger. Therefore, make sure when you get the place cleaned, there are no specks of dirt or dampness. It could happen at the spots where the floor is slightly tilted. In such areas, you may also get mats placed.
To Maintain a Happy Environment
It’s no secret that the vibes of the room directly affect the moods and behaviour of people present there. A hygienic, clean and organised space frees your mind and helps you concentrate on your work. If you are sitting in a place that’s not clean, your mind is going to feel cluttered. Maintain cleanliness and keep the people around you, whether it’s your family members or employees, happy.
Importance of Disinfection or Fogging in COVID-19 Times
We are amidst the COVID-19 pandemic right now and this primarily changes the guidelines for cleanliness. The most important conversation since the start of the pandemic has been about disinfection. The virus can travel from one person to another and that’s why social distancing is necessary.
However, that’s not it. We are also exposed to the virus through contaminated surfaces. Even though it’s not the primary way the virus travels, it’s dangerous since it can live on different surfaces from minutes to days. Therefore, it gets extremely important to keep your home and office disinfected in such times. With everything opening right now, the risk only increases. We are in the close vicinity of people almost daily. All of us are touching different surfaces like walls, railings, work accessories, etc. We can never know whether a surface is hygienic or not just by looking at it. Therefore, disinfectants need to be used to speed up and ensure virus destruction. COVID-19 fogging services and spray tools are being used to do so.
We, at Ascent Onsite Services, are providing bio fogging and deep cleaning services for commercial, construction and residential properties across the West Midlands. Keeping the situations businesses are facing these days in mind, we are providing affordable solutions. Get in touch with us right now to decontaminate your place thoroughly.
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