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!

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Draperies

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Magnets for pet fur, mold, dander, debris, and dust mites, drapes just sit there unsuspectingly soaking it all up. If you have allergies especially, be sure to wash your drapes every once in awhile.

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Shower Heads

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You’d think the water coming out of the spigot designed to clean your body would actually be clean, right? Apparently, the warm, dark, moist insides of shower heads are perfect breeding grounds for bacteria.


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Purses and Handbags

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Purses usually contain a multitude of dirty items that you will find on this list, such as your phone, cash, and coins. It’s a good idea to clean out your bag regularly to keep the germs from accumulating.

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Kitchen sponges

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Sponges are notoriously the dirtiest thing in the house. With 10 million bacteria per square inch, your kitchen sponge is nearly a quarter of a million times dirtier than your toilet seat. Having absorbed the fecal matter of everything from humans to cows as well as a multitude of other much more terrifying bacteria, we would highly recommend that you change your sponge…like right now.


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So how is the toilet so clean?

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It’s pretty simple really…we actually clean the toilet. Because we generally think of the toilet as being dirty, we clean it with all sorts of chemicals. Things that we touch with other parts of our body, though, are cleaned rarely, if at all.

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