Don’t Touch These Things When you Visit a Hotel

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Staying in a hotel is necessary sometimes, but you might be surprised at how dirty they can be. Try to avoid touching these items and you’ll be a lot better off.
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Remote Control

Chances are that the remote control in your hotel room rarely gets wiped down, which means it’s covered in germs. Use a disinfectant wipe to clean it before you use.
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Bathroom Floor

The bathroom fixtures might get wiped down between guests, but the floor probably isn’t cleaned all that often.
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Pillowcases

Hotel investigations have found that housekeepers often forget to change the pillowcases or simply fluff the pillow without removing the pillowcase.
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Ice Bucket

There’s no guarantee that hotel ice buckets are cleaned between each use so use caution when getting ice for your drinks.
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Glasses and Mugs

Sometimes the maids simply rinse the glasses and replace them. Other times they are sprayed with a cleaning fluid and replaced. Bring bottled water with you.
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Couch and Chairs

You never know what happened on that couch and what germs and bacteria it could be harboring. Toss a towel on it before you sit down and always wear clothes when sitting on the furniture.
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Comforters

The sheets are always changed between guests, but the comforters rarely get washed or changed. Pull it off the bed to protect yourself from all kinds of nasty stuff.
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Main Light Switch

You can almost bet that the light switches in your hotel room are never cleaned. Wipe them yourself as soon as you check in.
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Coffee Machine

Like the light switches and remote control, the coffee machine in your hotel room isn’t cleaned that often and is probably teeming with bacteria and germs.
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Telephone

Always use your smartphone at a hotel becasue the telephones are crawling with germs and are rarely cleaned.
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