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Sanitise For Safety’s Sake

Three top cleaning and sanitising products and services to try to keep all your loved ones, especially your tiny tots and even your furkids, protected and healthy.

By Chris Ong      4 June 2021

Health is on the top of our minds now – and rightly so, what with the whole COVID-19 situation. And, while we may be masking up, washing our hands or using hand sanitisers often, there may be times where we are remiss, or things that we overlook, or furry family members (our pets) that we have left vulnerable and unprotected because we think that there isn’t much we can do for them. There’s no reason nor better time not to be a little bit more kiasi, and try out stroller and child car seat cleaning services, disinfecting sprays for furkids, or sanitising products for the home and office, like the ones featured here, to keep our loved ones shielded and safe from any kind of disease, not just COVID-19.

PramWash
Photo: PramWash Facebook

PramWash

Parents with babies and toddlers, you know how important hygiene is for your most favoured little peeps. Whenever you head out with your babe in tow, you have your packs of antibacterial baby wipes ever ready, you make sure the clothes they wear are laundered and smell fresh, and whatever food-related wares, utensils and crockery they use are always sanitary. But, what about the spots you put them in when you are venturing out to visit places outdoors? Sometimes, you might not have kept on your radar, these two very important “places” that you often park your LO in – child car seats and strollers. Yes, these “places” that you put your child in when you head out, are ones that probably aren’t part of your daily cleaning ritual.

Don’t know how or don’t have the time to start wiping down your child’s pram or car seat, stat? Stress, you need not; just look up PramWash, Singapore’s first baby gear cleaning specialist. It offers services such as vacuuming and frame wiping, stain removing treatments and high-pressure steam sanitisation to kill germs under the seat’s fabric. It also provides UVC sterilisation along with antimicrobial coating to keep your child protected (there’s no staying their wandering hands) that lasts for up to a possible 180 days. Choose from a range of packages, from its Lite Cleaning Package (vacuum, frame wipe and steam sanitise) to an Ultimate Washing Package that includes a soap bath, heavy stain removal, mould, poo, pee and vomit treatment and more.

PramWash, multiple locations, www.pramwash.com; www.facebook.com/PramWashSG

BONUS: SAFRA members receive 10% off all PramWash products and cleaning services. Click here for more information.


airDefender
Photo: airDefender

airDefender

You can never be too safe, and we are quite sure you definitely will never want to be sorry, especially when it comes to the health and safety of your loved ones. Our advice: Invest in some sanitising products for the home, like those from airDefender. Founded after the 2003 SARS outbreak in Hong Kong in an effort to provide sanitising solutions and to increase awareness of the importance of hygiene, the company’s airDefender product is an antibacterial and antiviral coating that’s said to block and kill up to 99.9% of viruses and bacteria and up to 99% of formaldehyde, and that may last for a possible 18 months in a single application. What’s more, it’s claimed to be effective against diseases, breaking down organic matters from ones such as H1N1, HFMD, salmonella, the common flu, and even COVID-19.

Also, airDefender’s formula has passed oral toxicity and skin allergy tests, so no issues about it affecting you and your loved ones adversely. Plus, it’s newly patented All Day Antibacterial Solution is non-toxic; suitable for children, the elderly and those with sensitive skin; alcohol-free; hypoallergenic and can offer anti-germ protection that is said to last for a minimum of 10 hours. Pick up its signature Daily Antibacterial Sanitising Mist (available in 20ml, 100ml and 500ml) or any of its other sanitising products and start spraying away for peace of mind.

airDefender, 140 Paya Lebar Road, AZ @ Paya Lebar, #05-06, 409015, www.airdefender.com.sg; www.facebook.com/airdefendersg

BONUS: SAFRA members receive 10% off selected airDefender products. Click here for more information.


K9-Bioshield
Photo: K9-Bioshield

K9-Bioshield

This is a must for all the pawrents with furkids out there. We may be vigilant about keeping ourselves and our family clean and safe, but this same consideration needs to be extended to our furred pets; they are, after all, an important part of the household, too, ya? But, while we homo sapiens can mask up and use sanitising products on our properties and ourselves, what can we do for our dear Snoopys and Garfields? We can’t possibly leave them “caged up” at home 24/7 or strap a face mask on them when taking them out for a walk, can we? (Please don’t even try – it’s really not nice.)

Luckily, there’s K9-Bioshield. Its Daily Disinfectant Spray works like how a hand sanitiser or sanitising product works for humans, but is specially developed just for our 4-legged friends. What it’s been claimed to do: eliminates bacteria, allergens and viruses; reduces chances of food poisoning, diarrhoea and vomiting as well as skin, ear, respiratory tract, chronic yeast and urinary infections for your pet; and removes unpleasant odors (yes, your doggo or mao mao can stink or pick up unwanted smells from playing outdoors). All you need to do is to cradle or hold onto your pet while keeping it comfy, spray the product around its body (from a distance of about 15cm), wait for about 60 seconds, then let your pet run wild, whether it’s before or after its playtime, outdoors or around the home. And no fears about the spray irritating your pet’s eyes or skin; it’s gentle, non-allergenic, alcohol-free, and suitable for dogs, cats and other small animals (but, do check ahead with the company exactly what kinds, just in case). It’s also safe enough for when and if your pet licks itself and ingests some of the product (it’s non-toxic). Using this will not only ensure that your furry fam member is kept protected, but the human folk of the household, too, from any possible foreign bodies that your furball may have unknowingly brought back from outside the home.

K9-Bioshield, www.k9bioshield.com; www.facebook.com/k9bioshield

BONUS: SAFRA members receive 15% discount on online orders for K9-Bioshield. Click here for more information.


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