15 Germiest Places in Your Kitchen You Should Be Cleaning – But Aren’t

Some of the germiest places are often the most overlooked

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People are told to stay home when they are sick, and rightfully so. However, they won’t stay in their rooms all day and the truth is that your home could have been what made you sick in the first place.

The kitchen is easily one of the dirtiest places in a home because it gets the most traffic. We frequently use our sponges, and open the refrigerator daily. When you touch the cabinets, fridge, sink, or dish towel, do you clean them afterwards? If not, the germs are still there and the amount of bacteria is increasing every day.

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Some of the germiest places are often the most overlooked. For instance, the blender gasket and knife block slots. “If you are not properly cleaning the knife with hot water and soap followed by appropriate drying, these slots can become wonderful places for bacteria to grow,” says Jason Tetro, microbiologist and author of the bestseller “The Germ Files.”  Can openers are also frequently ignored. “They can be a source for cross-contamination,” Tetro says.

 

15 Germiest Places in Your Kitchen You Should Be Cleaning

 

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