Your Keys Are Filthy!

December 9, 2019

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Cleanliness is your best defense in staying well through the cold and flu season. Although you use hand sanitizer religiously and clean light switches, remote controls and your cell phone on a daily basis, there's one item you use every day that you probably never cleaned. Your keys. Let's face it, your keys are filthy, considering where they go and how often we use and touch them. However cleaning them is pretty simple. All you really need is a bowl, dish soap, an old toothbrush, and a towel. Remove keychain items that aren’t keys, including car remotes or decorative items that shouldn’t get wet. Fill a bowl with a solution of warm water and a few drops of dish soap. Swish and swirl your keys around inside the solution. Use an old toothbrush to scrub any dirt or debris that’s lodged in the grooves and crevices of your keys. Swish around again in a bowl of clean water to remove the loosened grime and dry. To make sure no moisture is left behind (you don’t want to risk rust), wipe down your keys with cotton ball moistened with isopropyl alcohol.

SOURCE: Apartment Therapy

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