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This handy tool helps you open doors without touching anything

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Even though we’re in a unique time where we’re increasing how often we’re washing our hands, sanitizing our essentials at home and beginning to wear face masks in public spaces, this “new normal” is also bringing us innovative gadgets that we’ll even be able to use after the global pandemic subsides.

While your new routine might include using a PhoneSoap at your desk to sanitize your phone every day, you can also use this clever touch tool by the tech accessories company Peel to help out with simple everyday tasks.

Instead of pushing the buttons in your apartment’s elevator or tapping the keys while getting cash out at an ATM, this touch tool’s hook and pointer can do it all for you, so that you can avoid touching dirty surfaces and allowing germs to transfer to other areas.

Shop: Peel Keychain Touch Tool, $35

Credit: Peel

Plus, it was designed with a keychain hole so that you can attach it to your keys and always have with you while running essential errands. Made from a solid piece of brass, it’s naturally anti-microbial, too. And hidden in the loop where your fingers go, you’ll find a bottle opener, making this a must-have multi-functioning tool to stash on your keys.

While we never thought the day would come to need something on our keychain that would help us do simple tasks like opening a door to avoid germs, this gadget is pretty innovative to test in the meantime.

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