25 Things You Won’t Believe Are Dirtier Than Your Toilet

There are a ton of objects in your home that can attract germs, dirt, bacteria, and dust, and you may not believe what they are! The bathroom is one of the first places that come to mind when you think of dirty spots, but there are actually several less obvious places that are even dirtier. These are 25 Things You Won’t Believe Are Dirtier Than Your Toilet!

Subscribe to List25

25

Ice

Ice_water_with_lemonhttp://www.grubstreet.com/2013/06/ice-machines-bacteria-toilet-water.html

A study of fast food restaurants in the US found that 70% of the ice served had more bacteria than the toilet water. This is because their ice machines aren’t cleaned, creating a breeding ground for E. coli. Not to mention, some servers just scoop up the ice with your cup instead of using the actual ice scoop. This just adds to the bacteria.

24

Restroom floors

US_Restroom

No real surprise here. Public restrooms have about 2 million bacteria per square inch. The average toilet seat has only 50 per square inch.


23

Office desks

HD_Colour_(Green)_Office_Desk_Rangehttps://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/average-desk-germs-toilet-seat-kitchen-keyboard-mouse-phone-a8237431.html

The average desk has 400 times more bacteria than a toilet. That’s because it contains several of the materials highlighted on this list: your phone and keyboard along with your mouse, drinking mug, printer, etc.

22

Keyboards

Computer_keyboardhttp://www.center4research.org/bacteria-computer-keyboards-toilet-seats/

Keyboards can have up to 200 times more bacteria than a toilet seat, especially those being used by more than one person in a day. The bacteria can linger for hours or even days after contact.


21

Cellphones

27448751662_f2582527cd_b

Our mobile devices can have 10 times more bacteria than toilet seats…and they’re always touching our faces and fingertips. Would you wipe the inside of your toilet bowl with your cheek?



SEE ALSO: 25 Biggest Corporate Scandals Ever »

NOW WATCH: 25 Most Bizarre Dog Breeds

Subscribe to List25

What do you think?

0 points
Upvote Downvote
enlarged photos of smiling mouths over man and woman's faces

25 Reasons You Need To Laugh Out Loud Often

guys on couch smiling and watching tv

25 Tips To Having A Successful Roommate Relationship