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The 14 Surfaces You Should Be Sanitizing More Often

Bob Vila Logo By Steph Coelho of Bob Vila | Slide 1 of 15: With the growing concern over the COVID-19 pandemic, people are increasingly aware of the importance of proper hygiene. Yet washing your hands goes only so far, especially if you fail to properly clean all the grimy surfaces in your home. While COVID-19 transmission mainly occurs from person to person, typically via the transfer of respiratory droplets, there's no question that keeping things clean is essential to staying healthy. It's particularly important to clean certain spots in the home that are notorious germ magnets, and this is a smart idea not just during a pandemic, but all the time. So, as part of your cleaning routine, pay special attention to these 14 crucial surfaces to limit your exposure to a multitude of pathogens.

Don't forget to wash your hands!

With the growing concern over the COVID-19 pandemic, people are increasingly aware of the importance of proper hygiene. Yet washing your hands goes only so far, especially if you fail to properly clean all the grimy surfaces in your home. While COVID-19 transmission mainly occurs from person to person, typically via the transfer of respiratory droplets, there's no question that keeping things clean is essential to staying healthy. It's particularly important to clean certain spots in the home that are notorious germ magnets, and this is a smart idea not just during a pandemic, but all the time. So, as part of your cleaning routine, pay special attention to these 14 crucial surfaces to limit your exposure to a multitude of pathogens.

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