Home cleaning enters the 21st century

Home cleaning enters the 21st century

Home cleaning enters the 21st century
In the age of the coronavirus, people are taking home cleaning a lot more seriously. But for some, this doesn’t mean more scrubbing and elbow grease. Rather, it appears to be a form of ‘smart cleaning’ that is designed to battle COVID-19 by stopping the spread of germs.

A sanitizing butler and UV robots are just some of the ways Americans are taking cleanliness to a new level in their in their homes. According to a new report from Forbes.com, homeowners are establishing “disinfection rooms” that contains hand sanitizer, shoe covers and brass doorknobs that are known for their self-sterilizing abilities.

Hotels and business centers have already started to use robot devices that can traverse hallways and offices and rooms with UV-C lights to kill germs in common areas and even disinfect seating areas and elevator buttons.

Today, conforming no-point 30-year fixed mortgage rates are averaging 2.875 percent and 15-year rates are near 2.5 percent.

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