The dirtiest hidden area in the home revealed – and it's not where we expected

We like to think we’re pretty good at keeping our homes fresh and clean. After all, finding all those hours cleaning have to be worth it – right?

Plus, surely we know the areas which attract the most dirt and spend enough time there. However, a new experiment has revealed that the dirtiest hidden area in the home is actually behind the sofa. And, yes, that means it’s even dirtier than your loo seat.

(Image credit: Future PLC/Anna Stathaki)

The dirtiest hidden area in the home