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Preventing Cross-Contamination in Home Cleaning

Cross Contamination Prevention in Home Cleaning

Using the same cleaning equipment to clean different surfaces around the house achieves the opposite effect. Instead of getting a clean and healthier place, doing so often promotes the harmful act of cross-contamination. Cross-contamination is the spread of pathogens from one surface to another that could be potentially dangerous to human or pet health. It occurs in various stages throughout the cleaning process, especially when using a single rag or cloth for multiple cleaning purposes. This post overviews how we prevent cross-contamination, including our effective color-coded rag system we use when cleaning.

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