While people likely wash clothes weekly, there’s a good chance they're probably not treating their winter outwear with the same care and it could be making them sick. Charles Gerba, a microbiologist at the University of Arizona, says folks should wash their coats, gloves and such once a week in order to get rid of viruses and bacteria that could build up and get them sick.
For example, gloves are constantly in contact with germs, and if you touch your face it could lead to sickness, while coats are also bad because people don’t usually wash them, as are boots, which could be traipsing fecal matter and other gross stuff into your home. Experts say you don’t have to worry as much about your scarves, because you’re basically breathing in your own germs, and your hats aren’t too bad either, unless you have acne, which can cause bacteria build up and cause breakouts.
Source: New York Post
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Here's some other ways to stay warm at home:
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Where to buy some of these items:
Pipe Insulators - These can be purchased in the plumbing section of MOST hardware stores for about $1.00 for 6 feet. Simply break them open and place under your door to avoid drafts.
Cooking spray - To lubricate your shovel just hit the cooking oil section of the grocery store and pick up spray on vegetable oil. Commonly known as PAM.
Molding Clay - You can find this in the arts and crafts section at large retailers or at ANY art supplies store. Simply apply the clay to the door or window frame to block up drafts and air leaks. It will peal off without any problem and comes out clean!