Information – Why you should always flush your toilet with the seat down


Leaving the seat up when you flush isn’t just a habit the females in your household find annoying – it’s a sure way to spread germs.

Flushing with the seat up is not just inconvenient, it’s downright unsanitary, as the toilet can send bacteria flying all over the bathroom, experts have warned.

Faecal matter from the toilet can spray up to two metres when the loo is flushed, meaning airborne poo particles can catch on nearby bathroom products including in the bristles of toothbrushes, which we put in our mouth.

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