After sleeping on the same, unwashed sheets for just three weeks, they have more germs than your dog’s chew toy. We’re guessing you probably wouldn’t rub your dog’s slobbery toys all over your skin, but you may as well, if you sleep on long-unwashed sheets. Read on for more fun facts about your dirty sheets.
Are the sheets on your bed right now the same ones from last week — maybe even the week before (and maybe even the week before that, too?) Hey, no shame here. This is a safe space, and besides, you’re not alone. In a survey of 1000 Americans, the average person reported changing their bedsheets about once every three weeks. If you are one of the many who don’t know why it’s important to wash your sheets regularly, don’t worry — you’re about to learn everything you need to know about why and how to wash sheets.