Germ Growth on Household Hand Towels

Germ Growth on Household Hand Towels

While hand drying towels are commonly thought of as essential for maintaining hygiene, it's crucial to ensure they are properly maintained to prevent them from becoming breeding grounds for germs. There are several negatives of reusing hand towels that we will identify below. Could there be a solution implemented into homes to avoid this catastrophe? If you have a dinner party, you don’t want all 10+ guests drying their hands with the same towels. Especially your decorative ones!

Fortunately, you can now upgrade your hygiene routine with the RevSquared HD350 home hand dryer! Say goodbye to the hassle of reusing old, unwashed hand towels and embrace this hygienic convenience that will transform your daily routine. The RevSquared HD350 home hand dryer is the only hand dryer on the market designed especially for home use. It can be wall-mounted or on the optional stand, and perfectly fits into any bathroom or kitchen. This is the innovative solution you’ve been waiting for, to offer your family, friends, and guests a safe and hygienic alternative to hand towels, when drying their hands.

 Here's how germs can populate and multiply on hand drying towels:

  • Moisture Retention: Hand drying towels create an environment conducive to germ growth. Moisture provides a breeding ground for bacteria and other microorganisms to thrive.
  • Transfer of Germs: When individuals use hand drying towels, they may transfer bacteria and other pathogens from their hands onto the towels. Even after washing hands, some bacteria may remain, and these can be deposited onto the towel surface during drying.
  • Warmth: Hand drying towels often remain warm and damp after use, providing an ideal environment for bacteria to multiply rapidly. Warmth accelerates bacterial growth, allowing populations to increase quickly.
  • Lack of Regular Cleaning: If hand drying towels are not cleaned and replaced frequently, bacteria can accumulate over time. Regular washing and drying of towels are essential to remove bacteria and prevent their growth.
  • Cross-Contamination: If multiple individuals use the same hand drying towel without proper hygiene practices, there is a risk of cross-contamination. Bacteria from one person's hands can transfer to the towel and then be transmitted to the hands of the next user.

To mitigate the risk of germs populating and multiplying on hand drying towels, it's important to implement proper hygiene practices and maintenance procedures:

  • Consider using hand drying methods that minimize moisture retention, such as high-speed air dryers that quickly evaporate moisture from hands.
  • In other words, it’s time to treat your household and guests to the RevSquared HD350 home hand dryer!

By implementing these practices, the risk of germs populating and multiplying on hand drying towels can be minimized, promoting better hygiene and reducing the spread of illness. It definitely seems like using a RevSquared home hand dryer is the solution! At RevSquared, we are changing the way people think about home hygiene.


The RevSquared HD350 home hand dryer is the answer many people don’t realize they need. Protect your household, your guests, and people you love by buying one today! You’ll be the coolest host on the block!