Do you realize that the thing keeping you warm in winter may be making you sick too?
When was the last time you washed your hat, gloves, scarf and winter coat? The longer you wait the more germs and viruses build up which means the very things meant to protect you are making you ill.
Charles Gerba, a microbiologist at the University of Arizona, says it’s easy to remember the rule: “I generally recommend cleaning things you wear in public about once a week.” He also says absolutely stop wearing your shoes in the house or you’ll track all kinds of horrific things into the house.
To see how to best clean your outerwear, click here.
Source: New York Post