A house will never be a sterile place, but some habits can help to reduce the amount of germs.
Washing your body is the basic personal hygiene procedure during which we get rid of dirt, sweat and dead skin which may cause many diseases. Washing is, therefore, necessary to stay healthy. Most people take a shower or have a bath at least once a day, usually in the evening.
Nowadays, there is a wide range of personal hygiene products and bath accessories available in every supermarket. Different kinds of sponges and washcloths are among them. Washing with bare hands seems ineffective for many people so they choose a bath with a sponge.
Unfortunately, this popular accessory may do more harm than good. Why is it dangerous? How can it be replaced? You will find out on the next pages. A bathroom is a special place because of high humidity which creates great environment for bacteria, viruses and especially fungi.
Bathroom germs, looking for the best place to breed, choose porous surfaces. That is why sponges are so good for them.