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It's "the dirty truth."

This is how the organizing company rates the survey that is airing the cleaning habits of the British.


sample organized by the furniture firm 'Hammons'

and which has collected opinions from 2,000 people, reveals that 30% of those asked usually wash their sheets only once a year.

A habit that can facilitate the presence of mites, bed bugs and fungi and cause skin irritations.

Dr. Aragona Giuseppe, a Prescriptiondoctor.com physician quoted in the study, says that changing sheets once a week is best for optimal cleaning.

Regarding clothes, almost two in ten (18%) participants admitted that they

wash their jeans once a year


Habits are better when it comes to


: 80% wash clothes after each use, although 25% of men and 13% of women do so after five uses.

Dr. Giuseppe advises that both underwear (except bras) and socks be washed after use.

"Washing clothes and sheets regularly is important for general cleaning and ensuring that your body stays clean and healthy," says the information released by Hammonds.

The sample cites that

winter clothes are rarely washed

, although gloves can pick up germs very easily, and dirt can adhere to scarves and hats.

He suggests washing after every five to ten uses, although they may need to be done by hand if they are made from delicate materials.

"Staying clean is more important now than ever, remember how amazing fresh sheets feel when you get into bed," says Kirsty Oakes, Hammonds' director of product and marketing, who often presents such studies with commercial intent.

At the end of the study, the firm invites you to visit its custom furniture on its website to order clean clothes.

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