Why touching face without washing hands is a no-no!

Washing your hands with just running water and soap may keep it clean and give it a fresh start but the moment we start touching surfaces we could be accumulating germs all over again. That is why it’s super important to keep your hands cleaned and avoid touching your face, especially during the pandemic. Here’s why.

Hands Are The Dirties Part Of Your Body 

Are you aware that your hands can be home to thousands of germs, bacteria or even viruses? According to studies, humans unknowingly touch their faces up to 16 times in 1 hour. Which means you could potentially be inviting germs and viruses to your face and make yourself sick. 

If you have really need to touch your face, wash your hands first with soap for at least 20 seconds or use a hand sanitizer

Covid-19 Spreads Through DropletsCoronavirus can also spread indirectly, through droplets, which makes it the fastest way for you to contract the disease. WHO have mentioned that the virus can last up to several days on surfaces such as doorknobs, lift buttons or even your phone. That is why washing your hands touching surfaces and touching your face is a bigger risk than you think. 

It’s also important for you to make sure that your home is safe to protect you from the current pandemic. Book our home essentials services now, and we will be happy to help you.