Youíve just finished wiping down every surface in your home with one of those nifty antibacterial wipes. You look around at all your sparkling surfaces, and youíre pleased with what you see. You walk away breathing a confident sigh of relief because you know that you have just singlehandedly exterminated every microbial threat to your familyís health.
I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but I have to tell you that Ė although you gave it a valiant effort Ė you may not have won the battle with germs just yet. In fact, you may have just unknowingly helped those tiny microscopic troops invade more areas of your home.
You see, not all antimicrobial wipes are created equal and studies have shown that some of them donít actually kill germs but simply remove them from the surface you are wiping. Gulp. Thatís right Ė those nasty little microorganisms might not be dead at all but just hitching a ride to the next stop.
Darn it! Those things were so handy and now Iíve gone and blown it! Relax. Donít fret about it. I also have some good news. You can keep using those disinfectant wipes, you just have to make sure youíre using them properly.Read the full article about The Right Way to Use Disinfectant Wipes
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