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I Bet You Don’t Know How Often These Household Items Should Be Replaced?

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    Every three years
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    Every eight years
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    Every five years
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    Every ten years<br />
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    Every three years!

    It's suggested that you replace them every six months, but depending on your cleaning habits, up to three years is okay. Pillows collect dust mites and dead skin, so you don't want to keep them for 30 years!

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    Every month
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    Every three years
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    Every six months<br />
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    Every year
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    Every six months!

    It's suggested that you replace it after six months of opening because once expired, it's ineffective. Hydrogen peroxide can last up to three years if left unopened.

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    Once it gets rusty
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    After a month
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    After two weeks
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    After a few uses
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    After a few uses!

    Disposable razors should be tossed after a few uses. There's no set rule, but you don't want to keep using your razor until it's dull and rusty.

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    After one year
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    After two months
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    After half a year
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    After two years
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    After a year!

    Sunscreen should be replaced a year after opening, or on the expiration date. Once expired, it will no longer protect your skin from the sun's damage.

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    Every eight months
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    Every two years
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    Every three to four years
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    Every six months
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    Every two years!

    If you want a fluffy towel, it's recommended that you replace them every two years, as they lose their absorbency after several washes. To prevent mold and bacteria, wash your towel after three uses.

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    Every year
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    Every five to eight months
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    Every three months
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    Every month
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    Every three months!

    It's best to replace your toothbrush every three months because a worn-out brush can't remove the same amount of plaque as a new one!

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    Every week
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    Every day
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    Every two to four weeks
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    Every month
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    Every week!

    Although there are ways to kill some of the germs found on your sponge, they're still a breeding ground for bacteria and need to be replaced every week.

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    Every six months
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    Every two years
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    Every three months
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    Every year
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    Every year!

    If you've kept your flour stored in a dry area, it can be replaced every year.

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    Every three to four weeks
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    Every two to three months
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    Every nine months
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    Every two years
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    Every three to four weeks!

    Your loofah can grow mold and bacteria. It's suggested that you replace it every three to four weeks.

 
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