According to ABC News, the floor is by far the dirtiest surface in a given bathroom.
What is the dirtiest part of a public restroom?
Let’s start with the worst offender: The flush mechanism on a toilet is the number one dirtiest place in the bathroom. Think about it — you go about your business, wipe, reassemble yourself and your clothing, and then reach around to flush the toilet. With that same hand you just used to wipe your rear end.
Whats the dirtiest thing in the bathroom?
Your toothbrush holder is actually the 3rd dirtiest place in your house. Pretty gross. Because this item sits on the counter, it’s a magnet for germs from other areas of the bathroom. If your toothbrush holder is not dishwasher safe, hot water, soap, and some thorough cleaning will do the trick.
How dirty is the toilet handle?
Flush handles generally have around 83 bacteria per square inch. Some flush handles harbor as many bacteria as are found on the floor. This is often due to those who flush the toilet with their foot rather than using their hand.
What has the most germs in the bathroom?
The most germ-laden item is the telephone, with 25,127 microbes per square inch. This is followed by our computer keyboards (3,295 per square inch). Next comes the computer mouse (with 1,676 per square inch). Toilet seats, by contrast, average only 95 microbes per square inch.