5 Clever Products to Sterilize Everything in Your Home

Keep germs away with these smart sanitizing solutions.


Joseph Joseph 5-Piece Coded Chopping Board


Prevent cross-contamination with these labeled cutting boards that let you know exactly what type of food to prep on each. They’re also dishwasher safe, so cleanup is even easier.

To buy: $30; bedbathandbeyond.com.

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Most of us keep two types of sponges: a heavy-duty scrubber for dirtier tasks and one that we keep on hand for light cleaning. Never mix the two up again with this genius sponge divider, which has a labeled spot for your “evil” and “good” sponges.

To buy: $28; uncommongoods.com.

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Countertop UV Toothbrush Sanitizer


Kill germs on your toothbrush with this UV sanitizer, which cleans up to four manual toothbrushes (or electric toothbrush heads) with just the touch of a button.

To buy: $50; violive.com.

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Kohler Kitchen Disinfecting Wipes Dispenser


Disguise your favorite disinfecting wipes in plain sight with this sleek holder that keeps them both handy and hidden. Just drop any regular-sized container of wipes inside and the silicone seal will keep them moist.

To buy: $40; containerstore.com.

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Bissell SpotClean Carpet Cleaner


Say goodbye to stubborn carpet stains (and the germs that come with it) with a powerful and portable carpet cleaner.

To buy: $99; lowes.com.

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