I can hardly be called a germ-a-phobe. If you have ever been to my home, you will see that I’m not afraid of the occasional (ok, frequent) dust bunny, or of a kitchen sink that isn’t sparkling. Our time is limited, and I know when Darah gets older I will only wish I had played with her more, NOT mopped the floors more often. Different strokes for different folks, but around here we are pretty laid back about housekeeping.
With that said, however, I am concerned about how to keep germs at bay, especially with a baby in the house. Pre-baby, if I wanted to disinfect something, I would simply break out the heavy-duty chemicals and go to town. That just won’t do, anymore, because now I realize how harmful those chemicals are to inhale and especially to ingest (remember, babies lick/chew on EVERYTHING). Furthermore, we now have items in our home that are just difficult to clean, either because of their shape, size or material. But that doesn’t mean that they aren’t getting dirty. So what’s the solution?
Cleaning with Ultraviolet Light
Check out my video below where I show you!
The Verilux Clean Wave Sanitizing Wand is an amazing product, and it is such a nice addition to our cleaning routine. In the same way that we are relaxed about our housekeeping, in general, we are relaxed about using the ultraviolet light wand. But we will generally pick one room to attack each week, and it feels great knowing that we eliminated some seriously gross stuff that was hanging out, waiting for the opportunity to potentially make us sick!
I have also taken the wand to Darah’s daycare, which of course is a den of gross since the babies take turns drooling on all the toys and each other. I’m going to make a habit of dropping it off in her classroom at least once each month so that the ladies there can disinfect the room throughout the day. I think all the parents will be grateful for any efforts we can make to eliminate germs in that room.
Buy It!: If you are looking for a way to disinfect your home without chemicals, or to clean surfaces that are otherwise hard to clean, the Verilux Clean Wave Sanitizing Wand is a terrific choice. Plus, you totally feel like a Jedi when you use it! That really does make cleaning fun! It’s on sale right now for $69.95, so don’t miss out on a great buy!
Edit: This giveaway is CLOSED.
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