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Bacteria nurseries: 8 things in the bathroom that need to be changed as often as possible


Source: Delfi Home & Garden

General cleaning should be done not only before the arrival of guests, but more often. In addition, in every house there are things that we forget to change and / or clean in a timely manner, and as a result they become a hotbed of bacteria.

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Inspired by the House beautiful portal, Delfi Dom Sad offers to get acquainted with eight things that need to be changed in the bathroom as often as possible. Perhaps you should get rid of some of them today.

Scraper and sponge

These two things help cleanse your skin, but keep in mind that the heel scraper and washcloth are not designed for eternal use. Bacteria can settle both in the sponge and in the scraper, so they need to be changed more than once a year, and more often - every three weeks.

A bath towel

A large towel is not intended to be used for weeks. And wiping with a stale towel is unpleasant. A bath towel needs to be changed after three to four uses.

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Hand towels

Small hand towels are used most often, and therefore get more dirty. They need to be changed every day.


Although it seems that your toothbrush still looks quite good, this does not mean that it does not need to be changed! Toothbrushes are not eternal, so do not forget to change them. Brushing your teeth with a new toothbrush is nicer, isn't it? In addition, do not forget to regularly wash the glass in which the toothbrushes are standing, as it is also constantly dirty. A toothbrush needs to be changed at least every three months.

Makeup sponges and brushes

In these items, as in kitchen towels, bacteria can multiply. Sponges should be washed in warm soapy water after each use, or at least disinfected with special spraying agents.

Bath mat

The bath mat collects both dirt and dust, and just shaking it out or vacuuming is not enough, the mat needs to be washed once a week. Ideally, you should have two rugs - while one is in the wash, you can lay the other.

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Facial Cleansers

Although the expiration date indicated on them can be two years, remember that it is reduced when you open them and start using it. It’s better not to risk your skin and change them once a year. If your face cleansers are spent slowly, it’s wiser to buy them in small packages. Check out the other bottles in your bathroom. Perhaps they have long expired.

Shower curtains

Shower curtains also need to be washed, just rinsing them under the shower is not enough. Wash curtains in the washing machine every three months.

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