During the coronavirus pandemic, many of us have come to see cleaning our homes in a whole new light! We’ve always strived for homes that feel clean, calm, and organized, we’ve suddenly doubled down on disinfectings, and scientific studies and CDC recommendations became our guides. Here are five little everyday habits learned during the coronavirus outbreak that, if adopted, may make our homes cleaner forever.

1. Take off your shoes

2. Close the toilet lid before you flush

3. Learn the importence of contact time

4. Stop taking your phone into the bathroom

5. Clean your reusable shopping bags (and don’t put them on the counter)