you can use your towel over a few weeks or share it with multiple people? We reveal why you should use these habits to change.towels be used in the bathroom and kitchen every day. In the case of incorrect use and cleaning, they are an ideal breeding ground for the bacteria . The following things you should keep in mind when using towels necessarily.
On 25. May the Handtuchtag will take place. Helpling, the Online placement portal, you could do it this day as an opportunity to educate: include towels, namely, to the biggest germ carriers in the household . Frequently use, clean and we dry them wrong and you to be to the true breeding grounds for bacteria. These things should be considered in the use and cleaning of towels:
towels should be frequently replaced
"Swap all the towels, whether in the bathroom or in the kitchen, at least once a week !", cleaning expert Roxanna Pelka of Helpling is recommended. the basic : don't always be washed off all the bacteria from the hands. If the microorganisms reach the damp cotton fibers, they multiply rapidly and turn towels within a few days germ-skidding .
towels must be properly dried
Put damp towels on top of each other, accumulates the moisture . In addition, it takes much longer until the towels dry. Wating for bacteria and germs, which multiply rapidly! the Better : Slopes they spread out their towels and individually Dry on or above a heated towel rail.
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towels should be properly washed
Wash your towels* not 30 or 40 degrees, but 60 degree . Only in this way all the bacteria are killed reliably. You waive in addition to fabric softeners . As a result, a chemical Film on the fibers, so that the towels will lose their functionality. The eco-friendly Alternative: Give them a cap of vinegar into the fabric softener tray . This makes the towels soft*. Don't worry: The smell disappears upon Drying.
Use enough towels in the kitchen
"Use it in the kitchen not necessarily two hand towels ! One to dry your hands, and another for the dishes.", the cleaning expert of Helpling. According to a study by towels disease-causing intestinal bacteria are located on 89 percent of the studied dishes . They dry dishes and hands with the same towel, distribute the amount of germs on your freshly-flushed cups, plates, and co.
A towel for all the body regions is too little
Use different towels for the face, hands and body. , certain bacteria, such as Intestinal bacteria or viruses, to your face or mucous membranes in contact, you can withdraw the gastrointestinal disorders .
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A towel of your own for all the people in the household
"Is that my towel? Oh, no matter." - We have made all ever. Hygienically, however, is not. Several people with the same towel come in contact with the bacterial density dramatically and your hands will be dirtier than before the Wash is on the rise. In addition, every person has its own skin flora can be disturbed by exogenous bacteria. The consequences: blemishes on the skin, or even psoriasis .
towels never too early
In the network are circulating the wildest rumors about the fact that towels need to be replaced every three years. is not true . You use your towels as long as you fulfill your purpose absorb enough moisture . Roxanna Pelka of Helpling white: "Should be in the towel thin and the fibers in the structure of lose, is it time to throw it away" - the environment will thank you for it.
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