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The most germy places in your home

Espresso Logo By Philippe Michaud of Espresso | Slide 2 of 21: You use your cutting boards every day to chop fruit, veggies, and meat. But do you really know how to clean them? Probably not. On average, a cutting board contains 200 times more fecal matter than a toilet seat. Shocking, isn’t it?!
To clean your cutting board, wash it with dish soap and warm water, and then soak it in a solution of two teaspoons of bleach (if it’s made of plastic) or two tablespoons of bleach (if it’s made of wood) and four litres (one gallon) of water. Wooden cutting boards should soak for less time than plastic ones so as to not lose their shape.

Cutting boards

You use your cutting boards every day to chop fruit, veggies, and meat. But do you really know how to clean them? Probably not. On average, a cutting board contains 200 times more fecal matter than a toilet seat. Shocking, isn’t it?!

To clean your cutting board, wash it with dish soap and warm water, and then soak it in a solution of two teaspoons of bleach (if it’s made of plastic) or two tablespoons of bleach (if it’s made of wood) and four litres (one gallon) of water. Wooden cutting boards should soak for less time than plastic ones so as to not lose their shape.

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