Slippers are essential daily necessities that occupy the home, but it brings convenience and comfort to the person at the same time, also became the sanitary dead Angle that easy human place ignores however.
A survey of more than 4,000 people shows that more than 90% of people have the habit of changing slippers when they return home. They prefer different kinds of slippers from high to high, respectively: cotton slippers, plastic slippers, cloth slippers, wool slippers and leather slippers.
When asked, “How old are your oldest slippers?” When, nearly half of the respondents answered that they had used it for half a year, 40% of them used it for 1 to 3 years, only 1.48% of them used it within 1 month, and 7.34% of them used it for more than 5 years.
At the same time, only 5.28 percent of people brush their slippers every day, 38.83 percent brush them every three months, 22.24 percent brush them every six months, 7.41 percent brush them every year, and nearly 9.2 percent say they never brush their slippers at home…
Slippers left unwashed for a long time can cause foot odor and beriberi
Actually, slipper is the place with bacterium tufted, most of them are harmful bacterium, also be one of the main ways that skin disease infuses.
Many people think slippers just wear in the home, also dirty where to go, this is very wrong point of view.
Take the most common cotton mop in the home, shoes and feet contact for a long time, easy to sweat, if not frequently washed, cotton mop in the dark, damp and warm environment has become a culture medium for the breeding and reproduction of bacteria, may cause foot odor, beriberi, etc., and infect each other in the family.
In addition, sometimes to visit friends and relatives home, it is hard to avoid to change slippers. According to the survey, only half have slippers for guests at home. Less than 20% of people wash their slippers after guests leave.
In fact, in order to prevent the possibility of foot infection, it is best not to mix home and guest slippers. Use disposable slippers or shoe covers.
How are slippers cleaned and stored?
Brush your plastic slippers after each shower. Cotton slippers should be washed frequently according to the situation of use.
Also, avoid storing slippers in the shoe cabinet with outerwear shoes, which can cause dust and bacteria to spread around.
Take slippers out every week as far as possible bask in, the ultraviolet ray in sunshine can kill a lot of germs. After winter, cotton, wool slippers should be cleaned before being collected again. The most important thing is not to let the slippers “extended service”, use a year or so will be replaced.
Post time: Oct-15-2021