As we face this pandemic and stay at home for a longer period of time to flatten the curve, here are 5 ways you can spend your time wisely in the confines of your home.
- Deep-clean every nook and cranny of your indoor and outdoor areas.
Cleanliness is tantamount to protecting your household from the deadly Coronavirus. Using cleaning agents identified by the EPA that effectively fights SARS-COV-2 can disinfect your household and make it more secure for your family.
- Put up screens to block droplets from reaching your outdoor areas.
While the ideal is to have a porch screen or outdoor screens, you can simply put up clear plastic to temporarily block any droplets that may come your way. To prevent your outdoor area from feeling stuffy due to lack of air circulation, use a ceiling fan. To keep the surfaces of your screen free from the virus, wipe it daily with a soap and water mixture.
- Start a vegetable patch.
With more time in your hands, why not try and see whether you have a green thumb? Create a vegetable plot and grow your greens. Look up how to start roots and sprouts from your everyday vegetables. Start growing them today and your future self will thank you for the future food security.
- Tend to the small repairs you can accomplish.
Whether it’s re-painting chipped borders, checking your electricity, water, and gas pipes or simply cleaning your patio, this will result to a more secure home for your family.
- Maintain the growth of your plants.
Regardless of our unfortunate situation, plants continue to grow and follow nature’s cycle. It follows we should also ensure their growth by tending to our plants. Whether it’s aerating the soil, watering the plants, trimming the foliage, or cutting the branches, plants will surely appreciate all the extra time you will give it.
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