Hygiene Hotspots Around the Home

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Bacteria can survive on surfaces for varying amounts of time, depending on conditions.

The germ hotspots around the home include:

In the kitchen:

  • Kitchen sink and taps
  • Cleaning cloths and sponges
  • Benchtops and cutting boards
  • Hand contact surfaces (cupboard and fridge door handles, knobs, and switches)
  • Surfaces touched by pets or animals
  • Food and waste bins
  • Fridge interior

In the bathroom:

  • Toilet seat and flush handle
  • Sink, shower and bathroom taps
  • Damp corners where mould and mildew can grow

In the nursery:

  • Changing mat and surrounding surfaces
  • Floor (if you have crawling children or toddlers) and play mat
  • Children’s toys

In the living room and bedroom:

  • TV remote control
  • Telephone handset
  • Light switches

Using appropriate products as part of your cleaning routine, like those from Dettol, will help keep your home hygienically clean.

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