We wash our floors, we dust and we vacuum, we scrub our sinks and our bathrooms, so really our immediate environment should be squeaky clean, shouldn’t it? Not necessarily! Germs like the cold and flu viruses, and many other bacteria can hide away in some very unlikely and unexpected places. Let’s look at some areas in the home that we may not consider as a health hazard!
Your TV Remote Control
The whole family use the TV remote control. It will get coughed on and sneezed on. It gets dropped on the floor, and trodden on. It falls down the side or back of the lounge chair. Even the dog might have a lick now and again.
Your remote control may harbour cold viruses or even some potentially nasty bacteria such as staph germs or E. coli.
Make a note to wipe it down with an alcohol swab at least once a week. More often if anyone in the family is sick. Read More