Home cleaning expert weighs In on common housekeeping mistakes

Cleaning your home is a chore that hardly anyone looks forward to, but could you be doing it all wrong?

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Using the same sponge to clean your dishes and countertops is certainly something that many do, but it is incorrect, and highly unsanitary.

"Sponges can really be a hotbed for ick and bacteria," Meaghan Murphy, executive editor of Good Housekeeping, told Inside Edition. "You never want to use the same sponge on two different surfaces."

Find out Murphy's helpful cleaning tips above.

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