Home is where the heart is, but it’s also where the germs are, unfortunately, these sneaky invisible guests may leave you to believe that things are clean on a surface level not realising something even more sinister is happening in your home! With potential illnesses and allergy triggers, it’s always good to be more aware, so here are some must-know germ facts that can help you understand the relationship between your home and germs.
Your kitchen sink is dirtier than your toilet
Yes, it’s true! Researchers have found 100,000 times more germs in your kitchen sink than in your toilet, which is a terrifying number seeing how your kitchen sink is closer to your food preparation station which means cross-contamination is highly more likely. Contaminated food is no picnic, it can cause Salmonellosis and other severe illnesses.
Other germ-infested items in your kitchen include faucet handles, cutting boards, coffee makers, stove knobs, dish rags and even sponges! If you need help with disinfecting your home from germs you can eliminate it with the help of our home disinfection service.
Your controllers are not all fun and games!
Yes while scrolling through your Netflix continue to watch list and playing the new instalment of the Last Of Us you might not realise the number of germs transmitted from your hand to your controllers!
Your controllers attract soil and bacteria like E.Coli and Salmonella and if a member of the household is sick then it can cause even more rapid spread. We recommend washing your hands after you touch the controller as well as disinfecting your controller with wet wipes before and after use.
Germs love your pets and their bowls!
Yes, we all love our furkids but these furry friends can be a major cause for concern if we don’t take care of their hygiene. Pets love to wander and can potentially bring back germs from outdoors or even from the toilet area, not only that, their food bowls can contain Salmonella and E. coli which can make you sick. These bowls should be washed daily and disinfected at least once a week.
Other ways your pets may be making you sick may not be germs but their fur, animals tend to shed and which can trigger allergies. If you need help with getting your home cleaned regularly to ensure the pet fur does not pile up, you can opt for our house cleaning service and be entitled to a refund if unsatisfied.
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