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You will be surprised to know that your toilet bowl is likely to have lesser bacteria and germs as you take extra care and clean it with specialist toilet cleaners. You efficiently remove all stains and limescale, making the toilet bowl less threatening to your life. However, bacteria, on the other hand are more like likely to spread in areas that you touch (e.g. bathroom tap, toilet seat, flush handle) through contaminated hands whenever you visit the toilet.

For effective bathroom hygiene, make sure that you pay adequate attention to the germs hotspots in your bathroom.

Let us understand top 4 Bathroom germ hotspots in your house

Hand Contact Surfaces

Regularly touched surfaces that include toilet seats, toilet flush, door knobs, bathroom taps, and waste bins are all exposed to contamination during normal use of the bathroom. If you have small curious kids in your house who has just started exploring the joy of running taps and flushing toilets, good hygiene becomes all the more vital. Always remember to clean and disinfect regularly touched surfaces with the help of an antibacterial cleaner.

Cloths/Sponges

Damp bathroom cleaning cloths and bathing sponges can be an ideal place for germs to hide. Make sure you decontaminate re-usable clothes, flannels and sponges on a regular basis by laundering them separately on a hot wash (greater than 60°C)

Personal Hygiene items

Items used for personal care such as toothbrushes and nailbrushes get easily exposed to contamination and as a result act as a source of germs. Keep these items away from places where germs are likely to splash onto them. Remember to rinse these items thoroughly under running water and dry rapidly.

Don’t forget to wash your hands

One of the major reasons of cross contamination and cross infection in your house are your hands. Make sure that you wash your hands with clean water and soap after visiting the toilet. Give yourself utmost protection by washing your hands with Dettol Liquid Handwash. It protects you from up to 100 illness causing germs.