Hygiene Facts: 10 Practical Tips on How to Stay Clean

We all want to stay clean! Although it might come as a surprise that some things we do, sometimes in a bid to keep clean, make both ourselves and belongings susceptible to an unhygienic environment. 

This article will examine ten facts about hygiene! I’m sure you would want to avoid each of these ugly situations; that’s why, to enhance the value you will get from this piece, it further discusses practical tips to help prevent each of these unhygienic situations. So, join me as we ride to learn useful tips on how to stay clean.

10 Facts About Hygiene

Fact One

The sponge used in washing and cleaning in the kitchen is an ideal environment for the growth and development of bacteria. Being wet and absorbent, they excellently breed microorganisms. 

Tips on How to Keep the sponge free from bacteria: 

  • Sterilize sponges regularly, daily if possible.
  • Keep sponges as dry as possible.
  • Change sponge at least every month.

Note: A neat or clean kitchen is not only attractive but also comfortable to work in. A proper maintenance culture of washing and cleaning the kitchen and kitchen utensils helps keep the kitchen neat.

Fact Two

Flushing sprays contaminated droplets of water on toothbrushes and all over the bathroom.

Tips on how to Keep Your Brush off Spray Water: 

  • Use a wall-mounted toothbrush holder.
  • Store toothbrushes at least four feet away from the toilet sink.
  • Make it a practice to close the toilet lid while flushing.

Note: Poop water is not an ideal substance on any personal belonging, especially on a toothbrush used daily.

Fact Three

Most Bottles or Can drinks are transported and stored in all sorts of places where they are at risk of being licked by mice.

Tips on How to Stay Safe:

  • Always clean bottles and cans before drinking.
  • Use a straw if it is available.

Fact Four

Television remotes and light switches are highly contaminated objects breeding high levels of bacteria.

Tips on How to Use Remote:

  • Wash hands after using remote controls and switchboards in public places such as hotels.
  • Before a meal, wash hands thoroughly with soap and water 

10 facts about hygiene

Fact Five

Door handles are a lurking zone for germs.

Tips on How to Use Door Handles:

  • Wear gloves when using door handles of public toilets.
  • Use a paper towel or tissues to open door handles. 

Note: While you wash your hands thoroughly after using the bathroom, the door handles you touch on your way out comfortably serve germs to those clean hands.

Fact Six

Swimmers bring many pollutants into the water, including bacteria from saliva, excretory products, and sebum, all within the first 15 minutes of entering the water

Tips on How to Use Swimming Pools:

  • Shower before and after entering the pool.
  • Try as much as possible not to swallow pool water.
  • Take breaks at regular intervals.

Fact Seven

Fingertips and nails can harbor germs, especially when not well taken care of.

Tips on How to Care for Nails:

  • Regularly trim nails.
  • Ensure that manicure tools are cleaned before use.
  • Use germ protection soaps to wash hands regularly.

Fact Eight

Phones contain more bacteria than toilet seats.

Tips on How to Use Phones Well:

  • Wash hands after using public phones.
  • Avoid toilet texting.
  • Have a phone break, when you want to have a meal 
  • Don’t text and eat. 

Fact Nine

By licking, millions of disease-causing parasites can be transferred from dogs to humans.

Tips on How to Avoid Animal Disease:

  • Avoid bites from dogs.
  • Wash hands with soap and lots of water after contact with pets and their waste products.

Note: Pets, especially dogs, can also cause you to become unclean.

Fact Ten

Ice from restaurants is mostly unhygienic.

Tips on How to Treat Ice:

  • Use ice produced at home or from a trusted restaurant.
  • Use gloves or clean hands when handling ice. 

Note: Most restaurants rarely clean ice machines, and so the ice produced contains bacteria.


The Summary

The importance of personal hygiene cannot be overemphasized. Be sure to apply the tips discussed above and enjoy the incredible health benefits of personal hygiene. Do you have someone to share this with it? Why not do it right away! Phew! You just read 650 words!

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