Did you know that your mattress contains an average of 10 000 to 10 000 000 dust mites and other bed bugs!
Your mattress collects a lot of dirt like; sweat, dead skin cells, stains and dust mites.
Dust mites live in carpeting, pillows, bed covers and their favorite place is a mattress.
Cleaning your mattress on a regular basis is a really good idea as this keep the dust mite population in your matters under control as well as keeping your mattress fresh and clean.
Remove all the bedding from the mattress. Vacuum the mattress, they will get rid of any hair, crumbs or dust that built up over time.
A mattress will have many stains that have accumulated over time, whether they are from spilling coffee or blood stains.
Here are few options to remove these tough stains;
Mix salt and lemon juice together to create a paste. Apply the mixture to the stain and let it sit for 30-60 minutes. Wipe clean with a sponge.
Mix together dishwasher liquid and baking soda and pour into a spray bottle. Spray onto the matters and scrub clean with a cloth.
To get rid of odors, sprinkling baking soda on the entire mattress. Let the baking soda sit on the matters for a couple of hours. Vacuum up all the powder, make sure to get in the crevice of the mattress. The mattress will be smelling fresh and clean.
Air out your mattress. his is by far the best thing for your mattress.Take your mattress outside and let the natural clean air and sun shine get rid of any bacteria.
Get a mattress protector, it will collect all the spills and none of the stains will seep into the mattress. Best of all you can put the mattress protector into the washing machine once a week.
Follow these easy steps and your bed will be like new.
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