It is not practical or even possible to disinfect every single surface in a given area. Focus on high-touch areas and easy transmission paths that can spread disease. But before you use your disinfectant, be sure to clean first. Disinfection without cleaning is kind of like taking a bath with your clothes on. You will get clean, but probably not as well as you would like. So before you start to disinfect, dust or wipe down with soap and water. Cleaning first will kill 97% of germs and viruses. But if you want to kill 99.99% of those yuckies, you have follow up with a disinfectant. Be sure to read the instructions for your disinfectant. Most take at least five minutes to be effective. That means the keeping the surface wet so the disinfectant can do its job. Also, be sure to test the disinfectant on the surface you are using. Some are quite strong and etch surfaces or leave stains. The Oranges & Lemons team has been trained on how to properly disinfect surfaces. Let us help you keep your home 99.99% germ free.