The best way to clean the sponge and kill the bacteria-sponge cleaning

The best way to clean the sponge and kill the bacteria

The sponge is one of the cleaning essentials for us to clean our tableware every day. Therefore, it’s very important to keep the cleanliness of the sponge.

No matter how you clean the sponge, the sponge is unable to last permanently. We should clean the sponge every week depending on the usage traffic.

Do you want to wash your dishes with a germy sponge? Which is the best method to clean the sponge? Here are some tips to clean the sponge, including using natural ingredients and chemical ingredients.



Method 1:

Bleach-sponge cleaning


First, mix ¾ cup of bleach into the water and soak the sponge for around five to ten minutes. Rinse it with warm water.




Method 2:

microwave-sponge cleaning


Use the microwave to disinfect the sponge. Put the sponge into the microwave and soak it into the water. Heat for one to two minutes. Be attention not to set the temperature in the microwave too high, as this can cause the sponge to get burnt.



Method 3:

Dishwasher-sponge cleaning


Add the dishwasher to the sponge because the dishwasher can kill 99.9% of bacteria. Running the heat-dry cycle can disinfect the sponge. Otherwise, you can choose to squeeze the sponge until it’s dry after washing.




Method 4:

vinegar-sponge cleaning


Vinegar can be used to clean the stains on various household equipment such as a showerhead, microwave, floor, etc. Soak the sponge in the vinegar for around five to 10 minutes and then rinse it.

Remember to wear gloves to avoid irritating skin problems which might be caused by vinegar.



Method 5:

boiling water-sponge cleaning


Disinfect the sponge with boiling water. Use 2 cups of boiling water to boil the sponge for around 5 minutes. After the water cooled down, we can remove the sponge from the water.





It’s important to keep the sponge clean to maintain the cleanliness of the kitchen. If your sponge starts to smell, it’s time to replace a new sponge.


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