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Ways of Disinfecting your Home and Office

Ways of Disinfecting your Home and Office

There are several ways of getting rid of germs and viruses at home that uses cleaning materials readily available at home or at any supermarket. Some of us are already doing some of these ways of disinfection, but we will go ahead and list them for those who are new in home and office disinfection. From the simplest to the slightly complex process, here are ways you can disinfect your home and office:

Chlorine, Chlorine Powder or Clorox

Almost every household have a bottle of Clorox under their kitchen sink, and some uses liquid or powdered chlorine for cleaning homes and pools. In it’s purest form, it is a very good chemical disinfectant, so following the proper water to chlorine ratio should be considered. Most experts and professionals advise that a 1:100 dilution is already okay to kill bacteria and viruses without doing harm to you. That’s 5mL or a spoonful of Cholorox on a 500mL water bottle. You can wipe down almost all surfaces (except surfaces of plates and utensils to avoid ingestion) and you can spray it around your home and garden. The only downside using this is the odor that it leaves. Some prefer the odor but most find it offensive, and not to mention that Chlorine is a mild to medium irritant depending on the concentration.

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Alcohol (Isopropyl or Ethyl)

This is also a very common household item that can be easily used to disinfect surfaces. Be it 30% or 70%, Isopropyl or Ethyl, as long as it is not the ones you use as beverage, then you can definitely use it. Smell-wise, this is much more appealing compared to chlorine, and definitely less irritating on the skin. But for those who are cleaning mavericks out there, never combine alcohol and chlorine as it will create a poisonous gas that is nearly lethal to humans and animals. The downside of using alcohol is its cost and volatility (dries up fast and may catch fire). You can use too much of it if you are running on a budget, and you can’t simply spray it around the house as it dries up fast. Not to mention how it affects certain surfaces like varnished wood and laminated floors and walls.


Commercial Liquid Disinfectant

An occassional household that some of us use, liquid disinfectants (commercial names like Lysol or PineSol) are also good in cleaning your homes and offices. Most liquid disinfectants use Benzalkonium Chloride as an active ingredient, one of the things that most hospitals look for when looking for a good disinfectant. Similar to Chlorine, there are recommended dilution for each type of liquid disinfectant to economically clean your place. After mixing the concentrated form with water, you could use it to wipe or mop surfaces. Some brands also come in spray bottles but this may come out more expensive than your regular concentrated version when it comes to using it. Commercial liquid disinfectants are as effective as chlorine and much better smelling, however, it may cost you more.



Since our homes are unique, there are no rule of thumb on what is the best way to do it, but what we do recommend is utilizing and combining different techniques, approaches and different cleaning solutions (except alcohol and chlorine) to achieve the level of sanitation we want. Here are some tips you could use:

  • Start at the cleanest area to the most dirty (so you wouldn’t mistakenly spread the germs)
  • Use alcohol for hands only
  • Use diluted liquid disinfectants on surfaces (like tables, desks, walls, etc)
  • Use chlorine on floors
  • Use a different wash cloth (basahan/pamunas) for every room or area
  • Use a spray bottle for a more effective dispersal of your cleaning solution

If you are not sure how exactly you can disinfect your home or office, you can always contact us for a more comprehensive disinfection service.

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We’ll take care of your property like it’s ours. Trust that we will clean and sanitized it the right way. We’ll make everything easy for you. Our team is composed of trained, skilled  and experienced housekeeping professionals.


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How Professional Home Cleaning Can Keep You and Your Family Healthy

How Professional Home Cleaning Can Keep You and Your Family Healthy

Recently, a lot of people are getting the flu, and not just the middle aged and old ones, but also young ones. It starts with one member of the family and then passing the virus to the next member. And not just the flu, there is an alarming number of cases of Measles in the US, and just this December 19, 2018, The Department of Health (DOH) has reported Measles cases in Quezon and Antipolo. It might be just the weather, or it could be the state of health in your community. Thanks to the intense work of the DOH, together with the local health officials and the baranggays, the cases were contained. We have also provided home cleaning service in Antipolo and home cleaning service in Quezon to help some families there keep their home clean and stop the spreading of diseases

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So how does a professional cleaning service help keep your family healthy?


Clean Spaces You Can’t Reach

Even if we do clean our homes, or we have helpers to do that, we can only clean what we can reach. Unless you have a ladder around and routinely clean your ceiling, walls and all the fixtures and fittings in your home. A professional cleaning service company “should” be equipped with a ladder to clean spaces beyond our reach. Cobwebs and dusts that may contain viruses and germs may have already accumulated in high places. This could be one of the reasons why some illnesses are persistent within your home.


Deeper Than Deep Cleaning

Professional cleaners work not just on the surface level, but also beyond that, like your grease traps, the insides of your air-conditioning unit including the filters, areas under the sink, cabinets and dressers because these areas are often neglected thus susceptible to fungal and bacterial growth. The cleaners should be able to do sofa and carpet cleaning as well to remove dusts and dirt within the fabric/fur. These areas are often over looked since we don’t directly “see” them, nor the dirt and grime that are within them. These areas are very good breeding grounds for germs and viruses as they are most of the time moist or wet. These areas are also the most likely culprit when you have allergic rhinitis.


Provide The Right Solution

If you have booked for a scheduled cleaning with a professional cleaning service company, make sure to discuss with them your concerns, including health related ones. They should also know what approach to do in cleaning your place, whether it is air-borne or water-borne diseases you are experiencing. A multi-faceted professional cleaning service company like CMDA Cleaning Services uses industrial grade disinfectants to clean homes. These disinfectant solutions are used by hospitals and research facilities to help stop the spread of diseases, and these are not the ones simply bought from the grocery. The solutions are even BFAD approved to ensure the safety and efficiency.


Organic Cleaning

Hate harsh chemicals? Advocate of anything and everything Organic? Professional cleaning services should also be able to provide organic cleaning options to ensure no harsh chemical residues are left. It is true at times that the reason some of us are sick is because of the chemicals we are exposed at every single day, which may include cleaning solutions and materials. Cleaning using organic solutions are the best way to ensure that the family dweller’s exposure to chemicals are very minimal.

CMDA Cleaning Services provide professional cleaning service to homes, condominiums, offices, restaurants, warehouses and buildings from Ortigas to any point of Luzon. Contact us today to learn more on how we can help you with your cleaning needs.

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