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 with a sponge or re-used cloth.

If it is shiny and clean smelling it does NOT mean it is hygienically clean