Cleaning vs Disinfecting

Are paper towels running out of stock in your local stores? We have a longer lasting, reusable replacement for you. Our Wet-it! cloths!


During this coronavirus outbreak we are working on taking extra measures to keep our surroundings and ourselves as clean as possible. 


The CDC has suggested that cleaning visibly soiled surfaces and follow with disinfectant is the best practice to prevent covid-19 and other respiratory illnesses from spreading.  


Let’s not get cleaning and disinfecting mixed up: 

Cleaning is when you remove soil and germs from a surface, wiping a surface so it looks clean doesn’t mean you have killed the germs 

Disinfecting is when you use chemicals to kill the germs in an area, by doing so chances of spreading an infection decreases.  


On a routine basis clean and disinfect frequently touched areas in your surroundings, such as door knobs, handles, kitchen cabinet handles, tables, light switches, toilets, faucets and yes the phone or tablet that you’re reading this on.


To clean you can use soap and hot water or a detergent, or why not make your own fresh and environmentally friendly cleaner. After the surface is free from dirt don’t forget the next important step.

Disinfect! The CDC recommends using household bleach cleaner or alternative alcohol solutions with at least 70% alcohol.  

You can use one part water and one part rubbing alcohol  

For a bleach solution, 1/3 cup bleach mix with 1 gallon water  


There are lots of homemade disinfectant recipes on the web which can be great, but some of these may not be the proper solution to completely sanitize a surface and ensure germs are killed.... be sure to research before mixing solutions. 


We want to remind you that our Wet-it cloth patterns can handle bleach solutions! And besides bleach other ways to sanitize a cloth after it has been used is to place it in the microwave for disinfecting, or put it in a pot of boiling water for a few minutes. A helpful hint to not cross-contaminate in the home is to keep different cloth designs for different uses, for example do not use the bathroom cloth on the kitchen counters. 


Our cloths are well suited for keeping your home clean and disinfected during this time! Let us all do our part in supporting a healthier environment by keeping our surroundings and ourselves as clean and disinfected as possible.   


Our thoughts and prayers go out to all those who have been affected by this epidemic.


I have been using these for years and just found the website, so I am super excited!! I just ordered mine and my friends some! I can’t wait to get them and give them to them especially now during this time. I have been using mine to clean and disinfect, so I need a new one asap. LOL Thank you!!

Robin Sowell June 09, 2020

Thank you for the info, however, how long do you put them in the microwave to disinfect them?

Mary Ramsey June 09, 2020

How can I order more? I had ordered a bunch at Christmas time and would like to order more…I had bought the monogrammed cloths for stocking stuffers. Everyone loved them!

Joan June 09, 2020

I love this product and wish I could order more. It never shows its wear and I have used it a lot. Also, the color remains vibrant.

Joan Stile June 09, 2020

I like my wet It cloths. They don’t go “sour” like disrags do and they last forever. I also enjoy the patterns.

Andrea Gutierrez June 09, 2020

Thank you! Love your products! In fact all the young women in my family got some for Christmas!

Cindy Mercurio June 09, 2020

I could not i good consciousness use so many paper towels. Thank goodness every time wet-it had a sale or deals & steals on GMA, we bought a variety of fun wet-it cloths to end the paper towel use. There is a fun wet-it cloths at every sink. With this virus I have a replacement fro every sink, while the other one is being disinfected. THANK YOU WET-IT! We get to be environmentally
friendly with the fun very absorbent cloths.

DKing June 09, 2020

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