Submitted by Cynthia Ewer on September 23, 2013 - 05:49
Hand-to-hand transmission can spread colds and flu throughout the home. A daily wipe-down of light switches, TV remotes, toilet handles, bathroom doorknobs and soap dispensers keeps germs from spreading.
Dentists recommend swapping out toothbrushes with the season--well before they're worn out. Run decommissioned toothbrushes through the dishwasher, then toss them in the cleaning tote. They're ideal for reaching small spaces and scrubbing around faucet handles.