8 things you should probably clean more often

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8 things you should probably clean more often
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We all have our typical cleaning routines — but do you ever wonder how often you should really be cleaning certain things?

Cleaning certain items too often can damage the quality over time, while not cleaning other things enough can lead to some serious bacteria build up! 

8 things you should probably clean more often

There are a lot of things around the house you may not think to clean — things like your toothbrush and smartphone screen — that can build up a lot of bacteria in just a day or two!

Here’s a look at some of those things you might be overlooking.

How to keep your house fresh, clean & germ-free!

To help you keep your house fresh, clean and germ-free, this helpful chart from Henry Hoover shows how often you should be cleaning some of the most common household items — from sheets and pillows to jeans, windows and more!

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Alex Thomas Sadler About the author: Alex Thomas Sadler
Alex Thomas Sadler is the Managing Editor of Clark.com and Clark Howard Digital Products. Alex is also the host of Common Cents, a new Clark.com series that makes money simple, so you can better understand and take control of your own financial life. Alex graduated from the University of Georgia with bachelor's degrees in ...Read more
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