Top Tips On How To Disinfect Your Car Amid Covid-19 MCO
Some people may tend to think that a car is an enclosed space so there is less chance of contamination; instead, as compared to a two-wheeler, a four-wheeler is a bigger fomite.
While entire Malaysia is in a Covid-19-induced MCO, essential services staff such as healthcare workers, police, delivery services staff and so on have to step out, and that means the vehicles they travel in can trap germs, including viruses. Some people may tend to think that a car is an enclosed space so there is less chance of contamination; instead, as compared to a two-wheeler, a four-wheeler is a bigger fomite, i.e. more likely to carry infection. So, before you step in your car and after you return, you must sanitise it.
Disinfect the ventilation & air conditioning unit
Circulates air inside the cabin, and it can carry germs. In the time of Covid-19 outbreak, it is necessary to clean the system, and it can be done easily at home. First, clean the AC vents by spraying a cleaner such as by Nano Disinfection Fogger Machine.
Time taken: 15 minutes.
Clean high-touch surfaces
There are surfaces you touch more frequently, such as the steering wheel, knobs, switches, screen, buttons, and more. Make sure you clean these by using a car interior cleaner.
Vacuum-clean the cabin
Once in a while, it’s important to use a portable vacuum cleaner to thoroughly clean the cabin. In case you don’t have one, make sure you scrub and wash the carpet and floor mats, and use a disinfectant liquid on the pedals, gear-lever, handbrake lever, and rub a cloth coated in disinfectant liquid on the seats as well. In case you don’t have disinfectant liquid, soapy water can serve the purpose.
Keep Your Car’s Carpets Clean
Having clean car carpets will help you minimize your chance of getting sick. It will also help you to feel better give you peace too.
If you cannot get to a car vacuum, try to take a microfiber cloth or a terry washcloth and spray a bit of disinfectant spray on the cloth. Then wipe that cloth over your carpets. You can attempt to lift any particles on the carpets you see. This method works as the next best thing when a car vacuum isn’t possible.
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