It is with the deepest stupor, consternation and humiliation that we discovered that our desks, computer and telephone keyboards were dirtier than our toilets.
Australian microbiologists told us, without offering any psychological support, that non gratae bacteria gangs as bad as E-Coli, Enterobacter, Staphylococcus aureus, rotavirus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and assorted unwelcomed squatters, were proliferating on our high-tech devices, endangering our health.
Deeply mortified, we hesitated between instantly dying of shame or taking the first boat to China. Thank goodness, there are easy, efficolonomic ways to eradicate these wild bunches.
Thorough. methodical and regular cleaning of the disaster areas is imperative. Your best weapons are white vinegar, rubbing alcohol or/and peroxide.
If you fear large scale contamination, you can use the last two successively. These 3 super strong Terminators on microfiber cloths, are perfect for this mission. They will take it on with pride, without damaging your health or the planet and without breaking the bank. Add an air compressed spray to eliminate dust, some cotton buds or a small piece of cotton wool wrapped around a toothpick and you are ready for battle. Forget about sprays.
Before attacking, switch everything off: screens, keyboards and mice. Dip your microfiber cloth in a half vinegar half water mixture to clean your desktop. Scrub, then wipe with a dry clean microfiber cloth.
Disinfect non-touchscreens, mouse pads and mice – don’t forget to wipe them underneath too – with vinegar, rubbing alcohol or peroxide on a microfiber cloth, once a week. Give the same treatment to landline and non-touchscreen telephones twice a week.
Blast the dust and other invaders off the keyboards with the air compressed spray. Put a few drops of alcohol, vinegar or peroxide on a microfiber cloth and gently rub the keys with it. Finish with another clean and dry microfiber cloth. Do this once a week.
Clean all touchscreens with a dry microfiber cloth once or twice a week.