A Third Of Brits Wash Their Bedsheets Once Per Year, According To Survey
A third of the United Kingdom’s population wash their sheets only once per year, a recent survey reveals.
The Hammonds Furniture survey was taken by 2000 people, and nearly 30% of them admitted to washing their bedsheets only once in 12 months.
Also, 36% of them revealed that they wash blankets once a year, and nearly 18% said they wash their jeans once per year…
The survey notes that this gross habit can eventually bring about bed bugs, dust mites, fungal infections and skin problems.
According to Dr. Aragona Giuseppe, a Medical Advisor at Prescription Doctor, changing your bedsheets once per week is desirable for optimal cleanliness.
Of the people whot took part in the survey 45% said they wash their towels after five uses, while 40% said they wash them after every use.
The findings also reported that millennials 25-34-year-olds are the cleanest generation, and 17% of them wash their clothes after wearing them once. Meanwhile, only 13% of 65+ year-olds wash their clothes after one wear.
Check out the table with the survey results below:
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