We use a mattress for a comfortable, relaxing sleep. Sometimes it gets annoying when the bed gets stains. After applying for many days’ microscopic organisms like mites, bacteria can live along with bugs in your mattress.
If you have allergies, then these can be very harmful to you. To prevent these things, you should clean your mattress regularly. Don’t worry; you don’t have to go to the professional cleaner every time your bed gets stained.
You can easily clean your mattress with baking soda and vinegar all by yourself. Here I will discuss some tips and tricks so that you can take care of your bed easily.
Taking Care Of Mattress
Let’s start with some pro tips for how to take care of your bed for more prolonged use and keep the bugs and other microorganisms away.
- To get rid of dust and dust mites and any other things that can cause allergic reactions, you should vacuum both sides of your mattress once a month.
- To prevent moisture-producing mold and mildew and unpleasant smell, you should air your mattress every two months. You can do it by simply placing it outside in the sun.
- It would help if you changed the bedsheets now and then. While changing the sheets, you should open your window and leave your mattress uncovered for 5 to 10 minutes to let it breathe.
- To keep it clean for a more extended period, you should rotate and flip the mattress every 3 or 4 months.
Stains Removal Process
If your mattress gets stain from liquid, then you should start the removal process immediately. At first, take a clean cloth or towel and begin to dab the spillage with it until there is no liquid to absorb.
Don’t wipe or scrub because it will only spread the stain. To remove simple stains, you can spray some citrus cleaner or washing up liquid on the stains and leave it for ten minutes and start repeatedly blotting until the excess fluid removed.
For blood or urine stains, you can use bleach. After using bleach, blot the stained area with a clean towel. You can also use a small laundry detergent onto the stain, which will break the proteins of bodily fluids. After using it, brush thoroughly with cold water.
Don’t use hot water in case of bloodstains otherwise it will set the stain. Dry it carefully before using it again. In case of any nasty or unpleasant smell, spray deodorize on the stained area of the mattress. And your bed is ready to use.
In case of a stubborn or persistent stain, you can use bicarbonate of soda following a detergent to clean the mattress. Use a mixer on the satins and leave it for one night.
The next day vacuum it. And the stain will be gone. Baking soda, which is cheap and known as natural deodorizer with vinegar, can be a perfect combination for cleaning mattresses.
Spray some baking soda on the bed and leave it for some time, and it will smell fresh right away. The mix of baking soda and vinegar can use as a stain remover for almost every kind of stains.
Every mattress should be cleaned by a professional cleaner once a year. Because there are mites, bacteria, bugs, and other stuff that can not be removed or cleaned at home.
Professional, transparent use of steam extraction system without using any harmful chemicals that will deep clean and destroy all kinds of bacteria and bugs of the mattress, which is not possible at home. We should leave some things for the professional.