Why it’s important to clean your keyboard

We use our key boards every day, most of us eat while we tap away at our keys. We cough, sneeze and breathe over this piece of equipment, not forgetting everything we touch, we transmit onto our keys. But how many times do we actually clean it.

There are a lot of unsavoury germs hidden in the dark grooves of the keys and it’s probably making you sick.

Did you know? A 2008 study found that the average computer keyboard can be up to five times dirtier than the average toilet seat.

WATCH: How to clean your keyboard

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Lauren Beukes
Journalist

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