Whether you're a clean freak or could care less, the COVID-19 pandemic has most of us on edge. Thankfully there are several research-backed ways to prevent coronavirus in our homes. One of those ways is keeping our house clean—especially certain places that are prone to harboring germs.
The CDC's Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection Recommendations guide U.S. households with a suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19, but are also meant for the general public. It offers advice for cleaning various surfaces and objects that are more likely to harbor bacteria and viruses. We also spoke with Melissa Maker, cleaning expert and founder of Clean My Space, to get her top tips for keeping our kitchens squeaky clean.