Cleaning

These 10 at-home cleaning mistakes could lead to food poisoning or infections

Cleaning your house may be a nuisance - but if you’re not cleaning particular items on a regular basis, or making mistakes when you do, they could potentially be making you ill.

Bark.com surveyed 3,256 Brits on their cleaning methods, finding that the majority of British homeowners are making numerous cleaning mistakes, with some that could lead to food poisoning and dust mite infestations.

Not thoroughly washing chopping boards after every use
Not thoroughly washing chopping boards after every use
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Not sterilising the mop head after every use
Not sterilising the mop head after every use
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Not washing and disinfecting the kitchen bin weekly
Not washing and disinfecting the kitchen bin weekly
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Not cleaning refrigerator shelves and drawers weekly
Not cleaning refrigerator shelves and drawers weekly
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