Is it Healthier to Remove Your Shoes at Home?

Home/Is it Healthier to Remove Your Shoes at Home?

Is it Healthier to Remove Your Shoes at Home?

This post was originally published on this site

Removing one’s shoes when entering a home isn’t as commonplace in the U.S. as in some other countries. While going shoeless is considered polite for guests in Japan or Finland, hosts in the States risk catching visitors by surprise with the request.

But it turns out taking your shoes off indoors isn’t just good manners. It’s good hygiene, too.

Shoes are a menagerie of microorganisms, sometimes carrying dangerous bacteria, says…

By | 2017-04-10T02:48:05+00:00 April 8th, 2017|Comments Off on Is it Healthier to Remove Your Shoes at Home?