We vacuum the carpets and dust the tabletops, but is that’s not enough to keep the house clean. Even a seemingly spotless room can still have millions of viruses and bacteria. And the scary thing is, these disease-causing critters tend to multiply in the last places we think to check. You thought the toilet bowl was the dirtiest part of the house? Actually, the bathroom mat has a hundred times more microorganisms. So does your toothbrush (which you put in your mouth!) and the bathroom door knob.
Here are some of the ‘germ traps’ in your room, plus tips on how to get rid of the microorganisms that can make you and your family sick. [Read more…]