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The kitchen is definitely a spot that you need to keep mold & mildew free, and luckily there’s an easy way to do just that. Home blogger Kyla Herbes has a simple trick to kill any bacteria left in your kitchen sponge. Just pop that bad boy in the microwave for 1 minute and 99% of the germs will be killed instantly. Take a look at the how-to in this home hack.

Visit Kyla’s blog, House of Hipsters for more DIY’s and home inspiration.