Everything You Need To Know About Cleaning Safety

How To Stay Safe While Cleaning for Pesach

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It’s that time of year again.

We’re cleaning the house in preparation for Peach.


But do you know how dangerous cleaning can be?


Here are three things to be aware of

Toxic chemicals

Make sure you read the label of every product you use for instructions. When using harsh chemicals, spray next to an open window or even outside when necessary.

Young children

Keep children safe from cleaning supplies. Store sprays in a locked, out-of-reach cabinet, and be careful not to spray when they’re close.

Unprotected skin

Protect any skin that could come into contact with these chemicals. Roll down your sleeves to protect your arms, and wear gloves, goggles, and a mask, where needed.

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Which type of cleaning method describes you?


Miss Super Organized

“Chanukah has just finished. I’ve polished the menorahs, put them in their wrapping, and stored them in the attic. Perfect time to start Pesach cleaning. I’m doing one room a week, ending with the kitchen around Purim time. We’re going to be cleaning the LEGOs with toothpicks, scrubbing the floors on our hands and knees, and using toothbrushes between the car seats.”

(This is me!)


Miss Principled

“Pesach is NOT the time to ‘Spring-clean.’ In fact, we start Pesach cleaning precisely two weeks before Pesach. We put all the chometz in one cabinet and then vacuum all the cabinets in the kitchen. We have a rule year-round that there’s no food in the bedrooms, so we don’t need to clean those rooms at all, other than the standard cleaning for yom tov.”

(This is proudly me.)


Miss Last Minute

“What?? Pesach is here again??? We’ve just finished Purim, and there are bags of nosh everywhere! Okay, we have one week left, so I really have to get started… Let’s see. We’ll start by putting everyone’s Purim (and Simchas Torah) nosh from all the bedrooms in one big bag. Then we’ll need to collect all the wrappers and empty everyone’s pockets and go through all the toys…”

(Sounds too familiar…)

No matter when you started, everyone’s doing their last-minute cleaning now.


Do you know how to clean safely?

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Stay Safe While Cleaning For Pesach This Year