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Homemade Disinfectant

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Due to COVID-19, we are currently locked-in. We tend to not go out. We try to protect the spread for our elders, so we just stay home. In the end, we can work from home, so it's not much of an issue. Moreover, I do not really have a strong desire to do a 2 hour subway ride each day.

While we can get most commodities online (read food here), it seems some household items are impossible to get. Yes, for example, forget the TP, you'll have to go in the shower. Also, forget the gloves, masks and protective gears, we don't really need them and you should leave those to the people that have to work with an infected population.

However, what is becoming more difficult to procure is disinfecting products. We had some alcohol, but not necessarily enough to wash the house or large surfaces. We have some Lysol wipes, but again these are good for small surfaces.

For large areas, the solution seems simple: you can prepare a chlorine solution by mixing bleach with regular tap water. Then again, you need bleach. I'm a big Oxy-clean user, no luck here. So what other source of chlorine could I use? Continue reading "Homemade Disinfectant"