Having your own place to call home is certainly a wonderful thing–not everyone enjoys that privilege. But there are responsibilities that come with it, such as repairs, projects and things that need replacing on a regular basis. Are you remembering to replace those less obvious things? Chances are you aren’t. Here’s a list of the 10 household items you’re probably forgetting to replace. Because if we could all remember them, our households would run more efficiently!
1. Sponges are pretty obvious, at least when they turn smelly. But did you know that they should be replaced as often as every two weeks? They can harbor tons of bacteria! If you use yours frequently, change it often. And in between changings, microwave them while damp for two minutes to kill bacteria.