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LIST: 6 signature moves of 'wais' moms at home

Aliyya Sawadjaan - Philstar.com
LIST: 6 signature moves of 'wais' moms at home
Moms turn on their "wais" switch and come up with house hacks that only they can do for their families:

MANILA, Philippines — Mothers are the best people in the universe. Aside from giving us our lives, they work hard to take care of us by feeding us, picking up after us, protecting and nursing us, and making sure that our homes are clean and safe from germs and bacteria.

However, there are times when motherhood can be difficult and overwhelming. This is when moms turn on their wais switch and come up with hacks—especially when it comes to cleaning the home—that only they can do for their families:

1.  Sanitize the sponges

LIST: 6 signature moves of 'wais' moms at home

Sponges are everyone’s best tool when it comes to keeping the kitchen area clean. However, as much as they do good in cleaning, they’re also notorious breeding grounds for germs.

To address this, wais moms keep them clean by soaking it in water and putting it in the microwave for a minute or two. It’s also important to make sure to clean the microwave after heating the sponge to make sure there’s no debris left.

2. Remove marker, crayon or pen stains

Kids will be kids and once they get a hold of a permanent marker, crayon or pen, they will most likely draw things on the walls. Quick-thinking moms know how to clean these drawings by using any of these: rubbing alcohol or hand sanitizer, hairspray, acetone or nail polish remover, vinegar mixed with baking soda and lemon juice.

3.  Stock up on lemons

LIST: 6 signature moves of 'wais' moms at home

Apart from being a tasty fruit, smart moms know that a lemon is also a terrific cleaning agent which can do a lot of wonders. You can use it to disinfect chopping boards or dissolve buildup and erase water spots on faucets. 

Much more, it can also be used to de-stink garbage disposals and its juice can also be used to steam-clean microwaves.

4. Skip the bucket when cleaning the house

Moving a bucket of water around the house only makes cleaning harder and messier. To get rid of those heavy buckets, wais moms use bucket-less cleaning techniques, like using spray bottles filled with cleaning solutions.

Not only do these spray bottles make cleaning faster, but can also encourage kids to help in cleaning because it makes the task lighter and easier to do.

5. Label clothing items

LIST: 6 signature moves of 'wais' moms at home

To keep everyone safe from skin bacterial infection they can acquire from a family members’ clothing item, smart moms label clothes owned by each member of their family. They also use organizers, like mesh bags, to keep delicate and easy-to lose items like socks in one place.

This way, smart moms won’t spend so much time remembering where small pieces of clothing are placed and who owns which.

6. Choose a wais laundry detergent

When it comes to washing clothes and keeping the entire family safe, wais moms only trust a laundry detergent that not only cleans and whitens clothes but one that also kills germs and bacteria, and is available at an affordable price.

This is why wais moms only use the new Surf Powder Active Clean Antibacterial.

LIST: 6 signature moves of 'wais' moms at home

Surf Antibacterial is formulated with the best ever clean and fragrance that can kill up to 99.9% of germs from clothes for only P5.50 SRP.

The antibacterial properties of the new Surf Powder Active Clean Antibacterial is especially important now given our heightened consciousness on everything hygiene and sanitation.

What’s more, Surf is perfect for smart moms who are not only looking for products that offer real value for money while helping them achieve more in less time. So ultimately, they can spend more time with the people that matter to them. Wais!


Surf Powder Active Clean Antibacterial is available in your favorite groceries and supermarkets, or you can order online via Lazada and Shopee. Visit https://www.unilever.com/brands/home-care/surf.html for more information. — WITH JAP TOBIAS

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