In every household, there are tools for cleaning, and they need to be kept in a safe and proper way. Therefore, properly organizing and storing the cleaning supplies, helps in keeping them away from the reach of small children or pets accidentally getting ingested by them accidentally.
Proper storage of the cleaning supplies
The following are tips on how to properly store your cleaning supplies;
Storing in a clean and dry place
The cleaning supplies must be stored in a cool and dry place whereby the temperature is friendly to avoid interference with the effectiveness of the cleaning solutions.
Out of reach of children and pets
You are advised to keep your supplies in a higher place or cabinets in a special room designed for them. You can also consider locking the room in which the supplies are stored, for this will avoid the reach of wrong hands. Small children or pets may find it difficult to reach or come across these tools hence reduced accidents and ingestion of the supplies which may be toxic to their health.
Use of original boxes or containers to keep the cleaning supplies
All solutions and cleaning supplies are supposed to be kept in their original containers and labeled bottles. The bottles and containers have clear instructions on how to dispose and use the products. If you keep your tools in their original containers, it is easier for you to always refer to the labels when need be.
You as a person may be familiar with how to handle or use the supplies, but a visitor in your house may need that container or bottle for reference.Therefore, it is important to always keep your supplies and tools in their original boxes to avoid misuse or unnecessary accidents.
Proper labeling Incase of new solution mixtures
You may decide to personally mix the solutions, and this requires a clean and clear bottle whereby you can carefully label and place your new solution. You can label using a permanent marker and large prints, to avoid questions concerning the contents of the bottle.
When doing mixing of the solutions, there are some directions that are supposed to be followed, and they are given to guide you concerning various types of solutions. Make sure that you follow them because some combinations may cause harm if improperly mixed.
After some time, the cleaning solutions becomes more harmful and toxic. Older solutions require frequent checks, and this will help you dispose within required time. Bottles have clear directions regarding disposing of an expired solution, therefore, take keen inspections to avoid health causing effects.
Determination of cleaning supply hazard
There are some cleaning tools which are not harmful to pets and children. These may include duster and vacuum cleaner. They only need to be kept out of the way to avoid being stepped over. Some tools like those of the hardwood floor cleaning, whereby there is an attachment of the solution, put or keep them in a more secure place since they contain the solution capsule which may fall off from the tool and cause harm.