Hidden Germs in Your Home

Learn the unexpected places germs are hiding in your home and what you can do to fight back.

Hidden Germs in Your Home

Germs are everywhere – including your home! Bacteria, viruses and molds are crafty at finding hospitable environments to hang out in. Learn the unexpected places germs are hiding in your home and what you can do to fight back.


Kitchen Sponge

Kitchen Sponge
The moist nooks and crannies of a wet sponge are a hotbed for germs and probably the most contaminated place in your house. Moist spaces are the perfect breeding ground for bacteria and fungus. Your sponge isn't just moist; it's also used to wipe up kitchen spills and messes. Keep your sponge safe by keeping it as dry as possible and microwaving it for a few minutes every day. Even then, sponges need to be replaced monthly.

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