7 things you should clean every single day

Kitchen Counters

When you think about the stuff you put on your countertops (car keys, mail, your purse) it’s impossible to ignore how dirty they are — and don’t get us started on leaving out crumbs for critters. So you should wipe down and disinfect every day. Just make sure you don’t use the same toilette everywhere: “It’s not good practice to use one wipe across multiple surfaces, because this will likely cause cross-contamination,” says Michaelle Exhume, a former product analyst in the Cleaning Lab.