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Quick Tip #124: Sponge sanitise!

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Kitchens can be a breeding ground for many unwelcome germs and bacteria if not well looked after.

Kitchen sponges can be particularly dangerous as the porous and consistently damp material makes a perfect hiding place.

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To keep sponges clean and bacteria free, toss them in a microwave on high for 10-20 seconds. The germs will be instantly killed, so you can remove and continue to use as normal.

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Of course, you may also wish to replace your sponges regularly, but if you would like to reuse them, this is a great tip.

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