Home Care Items That Should Not Be Kept In the Bathroom

Did You Know…………..

Bathrooms are the perfect breeding ground for mold and mildew, and your towels are easily susceptible to these gross fungi. It’s fine to keep one towel hung up in the bathroom, as long as you swap it out once a week. Turning on an exhaust fan can help dry out the room and your damp towel faster. It is best to store extra towels in a well ventilated closet.

And because there are so many robes today made out of the same material towels are made from — it is best to keep bathrobes out of the bathroom.  Damp robes could harbor bacteria, and humidity can give them a musty odor. Let them dry in your closet instead of on a hook in your bathroom.

 

 

 

Laundry:
While combating C. diff at home, it is recommended that soiled linens be handled as little as possible to prevent microbial contamination of persons handling the linen. Heavily soiled linens should be either discarded or laundered separately and not with other clothing or other linens.

Satisfactory Laundering has been achieved in “hot” water temperatures cycles in home washers while utilizing chlorine bleach products (amount varies with manufacturer and water capacity in each washer and laundry soap.

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