Finally Over the Flu? 25 Household Surfaces to Disinfect

Seems like a long list, but it goes quickly to do a walkthrough and swipe each surface you’re often in contact with. (Image credits: Rebecca Bond) When your symptoms subside, you’ll likely be up to your eyeballs in laundry, washing linens and clothing as soon as you have the energy. Here are some obvious (and a few easy-to-overlook) surfaces to be sure to hit:

light switches
lamp switches
doorknobs
thumb turns on door locks
handrails
toilet flush levers
faucet handles
hand soap and lotion pumps
buttons and knobs on televisions, stereos, and other electronics
remote controls
telephone buttons and mouthpieces
cell phones
charging plugs
computer keyboard
thermostat buttons
refrigerator door handles
cabinet door handles
oven door handle and knobs
water pitcher handle
dish soap bottle
table rims
chair backs
window shade handles or pulls
keys
car door handles and steering wheel

Whew!

Updated: 22.11.2014 — 23:19