Find out how to combat the germs hiding in your home, office, and even at the grocery store!
By Toni Gasparis
From the time you wake up until the time you go to sleep, you encounter a lot of germs. Many places in your kitchen, bathroom, office, as well as items you use every day, can carry bacterium like salmonella and listeria. Find out where these germs are hiding so you can arm yourself with the knowledge and the disinfectant to fight them off.
A sponge is the by far one of the germiest items in your kitchen. From wiping down your counters to wiping old food off your plates, a sponge collects food and along with it any bacteria. Kill the germs in your sponge by throwing it in the dishwasher, rinsing it with hot water and soap, and replacing it every couple of weeks.