Cleaning your house can burn up to 200 calories.
Over 51% of women engage in household chores while only 20% of men.
Women do an average of four hours cleaning per week while men only two hours.
75% of Britains clean their house floors once per week, and 50% clean out their fridge once per month.
There are 3-25 gallons of cleaning products contained in the average household which can be harmful to the environment.
One in three products contain ingredients harmful to humans.
Green cleaning products and allergy free products are becoming more and more popular.
Seventy percent of dust particles are dead skin flakes.
Lemons are nature’s best bleach and disinfectant.
Mayonnaise removes water marks on furniture.
Your kitchen has more germs than the toilet.
The bathroom is the dirtiest place in the house.
When you flush the toilet without the lid closed, germs spray into the air increasing the bacteria and stay airborne for 90 minutes.
There are 100,000 to 10 million dust mites in an average mattress.
One square metre of carpet can hold up to 1kg in dirt.
Air quality inside can be 500% worse than outside.
Office phones can have over 25000 germs per square inch.
Antibacterial cleaners need to be left on the surface for 30-60 seconds to be effective.
Fifty percent of TV remote controls tested positive for cold viruses.
Washing your hands is the best form of defense against germs and disease.
The average person sheds 14 million dead skin cells per night.
Kitchen sponges are the most contaminated object in the home and can have Billions of bacteria. Keep it dry and switch out new sponges often.
Don’t forget to clean your wall tiles in your bathroom as well as the rest.
People often forget to do this.
Microbes generate at least half the oxygen we breathe. There are more microbes on our hands than people on the planet!
Only 5% of microbes can cause disease.
Every square inch of our skin hosts 6 million bacteria.
The average ATM has more germs than a toilet!