Our home is a fertile breeding ground for germs which can lead to diseases and
viruses. There are many kinds of mould, bacteria, yeast and germs spread across
our home and need to be controlled through focussed and regular cleaning. You will
be surprised to know that the least expected places are more prone to germs than
the usual suspects like toilet and bath areas.
Generally, moist and damp areas are highly susceptible to breeding germs and
hence it is necessary to ensure there are no leakages in your home. Fortunately due
to modern technology, it is possible to carry out Waterproofing in heavy rains so you
don’t have to wait for the skies to clear up. Let us take a look at the most common
areas where germs can be found:
Household sponge: The prime suspect here is the dish sponge we all use to do the
dishes and clean the kitchen area. Most sponges have E coli or salmonella growing
in them since the sponge remains moist throughout the day which provides unlimited
food to the bacteria. You can microwave the sponge every week to keep them free of
germs and your family healthy.
Kitchen Sink: Contrary to popular notions, the kitchen sink contains more germs
than the bathroom since this is where we wash our meat and vegetables. The
utensils and plates are rinse here too which can lead to growth of bacteria. It is best
to disinfect the sink every week along with the drains in order to maintain a clean
environment in the house.
Toothbrush holder: Surprised to know this right? Well, your toothbrush holder
contains more germs and bacteria in the form of mould and yeast than the toilet seat.
Keep the holder out of the bathroom if possible and replace toothbrushes every
Simultaneously get in touch with professional waterproofing contractors in Mumbai
to take care of the moist areas. Keeping the pet’s toys and dishes clean
and disinfect them every week to avoid the spreading of germs.