One in six Brits clean bedding just once a monthSurvey reveals laundry habits lacking in the UK
19 February 2010
Although 42% of the British population likes to eat in bed, one in six leave it at least a month to change their sheets.
The muckiest 1% only changed their bedding three times a year, according to a survey commissioned by Sheilas' Wheels home insurance.
The areas with the dirtiest sheets were London, where 24% said they left it at least a month between washes. The cleanest sheets are in Northern Ireland, where only 8% leave it that long.
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