Do you think Carpet Cleaning, Tile and Grout Cleaning, or Upholstery Cleaning are a cosmetic improvements for your home, maybe we should also consider our floor cleaning services as an environmental necessity improvement? Check out this article about germs and bacteria in either your Gainesville home or business.
Oops, no big deal a potato chip fell on your new clean kitchen floor, its ok to eat if no one’s looking? Perhaps – if you’d have no issues consuming something out of the garbage can. Did you know the tiled area in front of the kitchen sink has more foul germs and bacteria than an ordinary household garbage can. Another surprise included the fact that the dish sponge combined 60 times more bacterial organisms than Fido’s food bowl and that the kitchen counter was more germ ridden than the household toilet seat.
In fact, you probably would assume the household toilet seats would have the most germs in the bathroom. Just Google the dirtiest places in the house and get ready for a shocker. That award goes to the fluffy white toilet paper roll dispenser, with more than 150 times the bacterial levels of the porcelain god. The second most polluted area is the paper towel dispenser, which has 50 times more germs than your favorite household toilet seats
This next point will definitely get your germ awareness attention. Yes, the commode harbors bacteria and germs, but your cell phone transports 25,000 germs per square inch, while toilet seats hold only 344 germs in the same space — and if you’re like me, I’m always on my phone talking with customers or socializing.
Bacteria and germs are everywhere including staph. The moral of the story is to keep your counter tops clean, work environment, travel arrangements, and so forth. Luckily, most of the microorganisms that are swarming around our floors, on our furniture and beneath our tile and grout lines are of the nonthreatening kind and are kept under control with steam cleaning, carpet cleaning, or tile and grout cleaning services.
If you have poor immune systems, and spend time on contaminated areas are more than likely to be polluted with E. Coli or Salmonella. A good rule of thumb is to have your tile floors cleaned semi-annually, carpet cleaning services quarterly, and upholstery cleaning annually. Call SteamworkS carpet cleaning for your Gainesville home or work environment.
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