2. Sanitize all dials, buttons, and switches
- Tip: Remove batteries and unplug appliances. Use a cleaning brush or Q-tip to get in between buttons and switches with a light mixture of water and rubbing alcohol.
Identify every control in the room, including remotes, light switches, appliance dials, and electronic buttons. In a hotel, hundreds of hands have touched these controls. In fact, the remote control is usually the dirtiest thing in the room, reports the Huffington Post. In your home, these instruments are often the nastiest, too.
Next: Use the environment to your advantage.