Your company may employ cleaners to throw out the trash and clean public areas, but this doesn’t mean that your office is germ-free. In fact, cleaning company Helpling says the coffee mug you’re drinking out of could be filled with bacteria too!
The University of Arizona has proven that 20 per cent of all inspected coffee mugs are contaminated with faecal bacteria, even when cleaned with hot water. So wash your mug on a daily basis with detergent or put it directly into the dishwasher. Here are six germy spots you have to clean regularly!
A version of this article originally appeared in www.homeanddecor.com.sg. All photos: www.123rf.com.