Many people are guilty of not replacing everyday items until they can’t be used. Catherine Njiru highlights household items that should be replaced more often than people actually do, to prevent health hazards that come with keeping them for long
1) Throw toothbrush every three months
Replace your toothbrush every three to four months, or sooner if the bristles become frayed with use. This is because your mouth can contain 100 to 200 species of oral bacteria. These bacteria can accumulate in your brush and also, a worn-out brush doesn’t clean this bacteria leaving your mouth infested.