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Sponges are the germiest object you''ll ever touch. A common kitchen sponge is a haven for microbe-mayhem, carrying E. coli and fecal bacteria as well as many other nasty bugs. Researchers find that often well organized, 'clean looking' homes often have more germs because the neat-freak of the family (or a maid) spreads them around [...]

By | February 25th, 2015|Did You Know?|0 Comments

The workplace

A computer keyboard may have as many as 200 times the bacteria on them as a toilet seat!   Did you know that every 60 seconds, a working adult touches as many as 30 objects which may be contaminated by bacteria or viruses causing infectious disease? According to one recent workplace microbial survey, "desk top [...]

By | February 25th, 2015|Did You Know?|0 Comments

How Healthy is your work out?

A great place for microbes to work out as well. The Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine reports that when they swabbed gym equipment at a variety of fitness centers, the cold virus (rhinoviruse) were present 63% of the time. Researchers disinfected the equipment twice a day, and they found it did NOT lower the virus [...]

By | February 12th, 2015|Did You Know?|0 Comments

Schools can be a Hotbed of Bacteria

When children are back in school, homework isn't all they're bringing home - they're likely bringing home thousands of microscopic germs. Independent clinical tests in America recently collected and tested samples and found as many as 2.7 million bacterial cells per square inch on common school surfaces such as water taps , desks, computer keyboards, [...]

By | February 25th, 2015|Did You Know?|0 Comments

Germs and Air Travel

Airplanes are replete with a parade of sniffling-sneezing-aching-hacking passengers, and everything they touch. And those poor flight attendants must constantly interact with all of it, and even use the same lavatories as everyone else. In his book 'The Germ Freak's Guide to Outwitting Colds and Flu', Charles Gerba, Ph.D. tested commercial-jet bathrooms and discovered widespread [...]

By | February 12th, 2015|Did You Know?|0 Comments

Toothbrushes

When you have been sick, replace your toothbrush so you don't reintroduce the bacteria into your system. Tooth infections can also be life threatening. Spray DCON regularly on your brush

By | February 23rd, 2015|Did You Know?|0 Comments

The PC Mouse

The mouse/keyboard is a common breeding ground for the MRSA bug, but it also ranks among the top four moldiest spots in the office. According to studies, if yeast and/or mold is somewhere in your office, it's all over your office. Research finds that those who claim to use disinfectants are found to have only [...]

By | February 23rd, 2015|Did You Know?|0 Comments

Your Sponge is not that clean.

Sponges are the germiest object you''ll ever touch. A common kitchen sponge is a haven for microbe-mayhem, carrying E. coli and fecal bacteria as well as many other nasty bugs. Researchers find that often well organized, 'clean looking' homes often have more germs because the neat-freak of the family (or a maid) spreads them around [...]

By | February 12th, 2015|Did You Know?|0 Comments