Why Soap is better than Alcohol – Coronavirus

April 10, 2020 Off By StoneCareOnline

Referencing an article by Palli Thordarson

Why does soap work so well on the new coronavirus and, indeed, most viruses? Because it is a self-assembled nanoparticle.

We are changing our recommendation for Daily Cleaning of Granite & Marble Countertops

For the past 30 or more years (before we started StoneCareOnline in 1999), we always recommended mixing HMK P324 Liquid Stone Soap with water in a Spray Bottle, then “Spray & Wipe”. Now as the COVID-19 Pandemic has ravaged the world, we have learned more about how virus function, and what disables them.

SOAP works better than ALCOHOL

Numerous scientific studies (here is a CDC article) show how washing your hands is better than alcohol for killing viruses. Another at CNN

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Because of these recent findings, we at StoneCareOnline are changing our recommendations for Daily Cleaning of Natural Stone Counters

Mix 2-Capfuls of P324 with Water…

in a Spray Bottle…AND Spray Surface and let the soapy solution stay on your counters for 10-minutes before Wiping Dry.

Following these new recommendations will certainly give us all a better shot at dissolving the outer Lipid Coating of viruses to better clean our countertop surfaces. HERE is a scientific explanation of why this works.

We want you to be safe and healthy, and regularly washing your hands and Cleaning your countertop surfaces will help.

Contact us if you have questions about the Care, Protection, and Maintenance of your Natural Stone Surfaces. 800-380-6881