6 Most Germiest Places In Your Home – You Will Surprised

Germs are everywhere and the naked eye cannot spot them, (which is probably for the best…). Even if we clean our house on a regular basis, there are still several very germy spots, mainly because they hold perfect conditions for the bacteria thrive in. You will be shocked to learn about the germiest spots in your home (and it is not your toilet seat…)

1. Kitchen Sink and Countertop

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In spite of its clean image, the kitchen is one of the germiest places in your house, especially the sink, the drain, counter top and the dish sponge.

2. Computers And Keaboards

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Keyboards, lap-tops and iPads may contain 200 times more germs than a toilet seat. Same goes for all your devices, such as charges, mouses, headphones i.t.c

3. Shoe Storage

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According to Feng Shui, you should take of your shoes and leave in outside before entering. The soles of the shoes are a contains all the dirt you collected outside, like mud, dust, spores, toxins, lead, animal residue from the street, bacteria, pesticides and many other things we really do not want to be around at home, especially if there are small children crawling or playing on the floor.

4. Pet Toys

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There was found that 55% of the tested pet toys were infected with molds and yeasts, 20% of them had coliform bacteria.

5. Shower Head

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The shower head has perfect conditions for the growth of bacteria – it is constantly moist and there is not enough ventilation. There is often found molds and yeast bacteria on the shower head, which may cause infections.

6. Coffee makers and Hot/Cold Water Dispensers

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Coffee maker and water dispenser inner parts are dark, damp, closed, never ventilated and are the perfect for habitat bacteria. The mechanical water filters tend to accumulate a lot of dirt as well as the activated carbon filter, especially if it isn’t properly maintained.

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