Now more than ever we need to be mindful about viruses, pathogens and microbial. Knowing how to properly disinfect different surfaces in your home is crucial to stop the spread of viruses and prevent illness. Proper disinfecting practices will differ based on what area of the house we are talking about. But first, let’s talk about how to disinfect. Always wear disposable gloves to clean and disinfect. Be sure to clean surfaces using soap and water, then use disinfectant. Cleaning with soap and water reduces number of germs, dirt and impurities on the surface. Disinfecting kills germs on surfaces. Practice routine cleaning of frequently touched surfaces. Remember to clean high touch surfaces such as: Tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets, sinks, etc.