Have you ever wondered where the germiest spots are in the most homes and what you can do to protect yourself against germs? If so, you’ve come to the right place.

In conjunction with its Home Products Certification Program, NSF has conducted several germ studies in recent years that helped identify where germs are hiding. Learn more about which home and kitchen items were found to be the germiest and how to properly clean these items to protect against germs and foodborne illness.