7 things in the kitchen you should clean everyday

Our busy lives can make it hard for us to stick to a cleaning routine, our time is finite after all… but these seven items are vital to clean daily and forgetting about them can have serious health ramifications. Concentrate on these seven household items and areas to keep your kitchen in tip top shape every day:

1) Dirty Dishes

Associate Professor Barbara Mullan from Curtin University's school of psychology told ABC: "Bacteria will stay alive alive on surfaces, even clean surfaces, for up to four days. So on fishes that have contamination like food particles, bacteria can stay alive for a very long time." The only solution? "Try to keep on top of the dishes," she said.