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15 Germiest Places in Your Home

Your Home’s Germ Hotspots

Your Home’s Germ Hotspots

You might be surprised to find that studies have shown the average household kitchen to be more germ- and bacteria-ridden than the bathroom. If you’re shocked, read on: what follows are 15 of the germiest nooks and crannies in your home. Odds are, you’ll be ready for a deep-clean after you’re finished reading. Pay special attention to items and areas that are heavily used but oft overlooked during your daily and weekly wipe-downs.

By Angela Hiatt. Published on November 29, 2011. Angela is a Montana-based freelance writer and social media editor.