Saturday, August 30, 2014

The Top Eight Places Germs Thrive

The Top Eight Places Germs Thrive

By Clifford Woods

The Top Eight Places Germs Thrive
At first glance any house can look like it is thoroughly clean and free of germs. However you need to be aware that there are eight major places germs like to live and multiply. Viruses and bacteria that are likely to gather in these places not only make a house significantly less clean, but may also have a negative impact the health and wellness of your family.

This is usually by means of allergies and respiratory system problems in addition to the fact that germs are constantly attacking your immune system if they are left unchecked.

Below are the top eight areas where germs thrive; find and eliminate for a cleaner and healthier home.
  1. The bath is a key place for germ build-up. Clean that ring around the drain after every bath with an all-natural solution and a quick spray of white vinegar to help destroy mold spores and germs.
  2. Kid's toys carry a ton of germs given that they are handled by children's dirty hands and often put in their mouths. Have young children get into the routine of regular hand washing of their toys or opt for toys which can be put into the dishwasher or washer machine for regular washing.
  3. Hand bath towels are another big area for bacteria in your house. It is great to keep in mind that you should wash hands regularly, yet drying them with a moist, bacteria-filled towel defeats the purpose. Go for non-reusable guest towels for drying your hands or change bath towels on a daily basis.
  4. Sponges, especially old ones, come with tons of germs. Despite the fact that sponges are used to assist in keeping food preparation and cooking areas thoroughly clean, it is believed that a kitchen sponge houses at the very least a quarter of a million viruses per square inch of surface area. Sponges must be properly sanitized every day by placing it in boiling water no less than three minutes or put into the dishwasher every single day.
  5. The garbage disposal in your sink has a germ population that exceeds the toilet, surprisingly. The plastic stopper is a key area for concern and should be cleaned at least once a week using a solution of bleach and water. Your kitchen tap is another problematic spot for germ development, as a result of any food pieces or dirt that sticks to the metal screen on the faucet meant to aerate the output of water. You can easily take off that screen at least one time per week and rinse it in bleach, allowing for the tap water to pass through it for a few minutes after putting it back on the faucet.
  6. The container for your dirty laundry is a major location for germs in your home. Needless to say, never put clean and unclean laundry into the same holder. Wash clothes, particularly underwear, in the hottest level of water possible.
  7. Any vacuum that relies on a bag to gather dirt and dust will act as a major holding center for germs. The dark, unclean, and often damp ecosystem within a bag that's twenty-five percent full is the ideal reproduction site for germs. Make sure to switch out vacuum bags regularly and do it outside the house. Choose vacuum bags offering antibacterial coating.
  8. The last top place for germ growth in the home is the front door mat made to help household residents and guests alike from brining dirt indoors. However, unless a homeowner completely washes the mat on a daily basis using a cleaner of some kind, shoes that are wiped on it will bring all kinds of bacteria right back onto the floors of your home.

Clifford Woods is the CEO of Effective Environmental Services and Organic Environmental Technology
Clifford Woods is the CEO of Effective Environmental Services and Organic Environmental Technology
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