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Where to Find the Germs in Your Home

Where to Find the Germs in Your Home

There are some places in the home where germs are more likely to gather. Here are where those spots are.

When it’s time to clean, you probably think about all of the mess that you can see. The dishwasher needs to be run, there are dirty clothes all over the floor, and your cat knocked over its litter box again. Oh no! But there are some places in the home where germs are more likely to gather. Here are where those spots are. 

Kitchen and Dining Rooms

Every part of the kitchen needs to be cleaned. Even so, it’s easy to focus your efforts on the stovetop, the oven, the microwave, the sink, and the floors. But did you know that everything you can touch, from the cabinets to the pantry door, all need to be cleaned as well? Germs can get everywhere and the key to stopping them is to be vigilant. This also means that kitchen tables, islands, and all of the surfaces in the dining room need to be cleaned as well,  


The bathroom is another obvious place that you would expect to grow filthy extremely quickly. The longer you go without cleaning the shower tubs, toilets, sinks, and floors, the more difficult it will be to get it all clean. This can present more stress than is necessary if you are expecting visitors. Make sure that hand towels and bath towels are cycled through the laundry as often as clothes and bedding are. Shut the lid on the toilet before you flush it. Also, keep your toothbrushes out of sight, preferably stashed in a medicine cabinet, to help protect them against bacterial spray.

Living Rooms

Every room in your house can make you sick, whether or not you think you can catch the flu in hot weather. That’s why even the living rooms need to be scrubbed down, from the coffee table to the entertainment center, and all of the bookshelves and window sills, too. Leave nothing untouched. You also have to clean off light switches, door knobs, the remotes for televisions, and video game consoles. Even so, not all the bacteria we encounter is harmful. You just need to control the ones that are.  


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