• Surprising dirty spots in your kitchen

Countertop

You may wipe them down regularly but contamination on your kitchen counter can come from unexpected sources: think supermarket bags, kid’s lunch boxes, backpacks and handbags. Minimise the dirt by keeping these off the counter, as well as making sure pets, their toys and food bowls are well away. Lastly, always wipe the counter before and after preparing food.

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Surprising dirty spots in your kitchen

Kitchens are a breeding ground for germs which may be harmful to your family. Get on top of dirt by tackling these problem areas, from the obvious to the surprising.

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