Germs are all around us—they’re unavoidable. No matter how hard we clean and scrub, we’ll always come into contact with germs. There are a few simple things you can do, however, to limit the damage they can cause. First, you must know the dirtiest places you encounter on a daily basis. Once you know these places, you should learn how to properly clean them or protect yourself from contact exposure.
Inside Your Car
The inside of your car is definitely one of the dirtiest places you encounter on a daily basis. Most of us spend a considerable portion of the day in our cars. Since our vehicles see so much action, it’s expected that the interior gets a little messy. Steering wheels collect the most germs because we touch them so frequently. Even though the inside of your car is dirty, you can do to a few things to improve the situation. If you want to clean your car’s interior like a pro, start by clearing out all the junk. You should also vacuum and clean every surface. Just because your car’s interior gets messy quickly, that doesn’t mean it has to stay that way.
Sinks and Showers
Sinks and showers are some of the most germ-infested spots in a home. When we wash our bodies, germs get transferred from us to the device we’re washing them off in. You must wash your sinks and showers regularly. If you don’t, germs and bacteria will fester until the situation gets out of control. Use strong cleaning agents that will kill any harmful bacteria. You can’t prevent these areas from becoming dirty, but you can clean them before any permanent damage occurs. After all, if your sinks and showers aren’t clean, you’ll never gets truly clean washing yourself either.
The kitchen is the heart of the home. It’s where everyone gathers for stimulating conversation and fantastic food. Since the kitchen typically fills up with people, and food continuously comes in and out, this area is one of the dirtiest in a house. Countertops and cutting boards get covered with germs you can’t see with the naked eye. That’s why it’s so essential to disinfect areas as often as possible. Even though you can’t see the bacteria, it doesn’t mean that it isn’t there.
The dirtiest places you encounter on a daily basis may surprise you. This list isn’t meant to prevent you from ever driving your car or stepping foot in your kitchen again though. Now that you know how messy these areas can get, you should take extra time out of your schedule to clean them and ensure they stay as germ-free as possible.
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