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Kitchen sink

Despite regularly coming into contact with water and soap, your kitchen sink probably has more germs than your toilet. That’s because it also comes into frequent contact with food. There’s more than 500,000 bacteria per square inch in the drain alone. 

Action plan: Scrub it with hot water and soap once or twice a week and always remove any food scraps.

9 things in your home that are dirtier than your toilet seat

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Think of the dirtiest place in your home – your toilet probably comes to mind. However, you’d be better off eating off it than your chopping board or a plate scrubbed with your kitchen sponge.

We’ve identified nine places in your home that probably have more bacteria than the loo. Get cleaning!

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