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How to Clean a Mattress – Simple & Best Ways

According to a survey, every person spends one-third of his/her life on their mattress, so you should give proper attention to keep it clean. Most of us love to do simple tasks at home. If you are also thinking of cleaning your mattress on your own then there must be these very basic questions arousing in your mind:

  • How to clean a dirty mattress?
  • How to clean stains of mattress?
  • How do I clean a memory foam mattress?
  • How to clean pet urine from a mattress?
  • How to clean puke off the mattress?
  • How to clean bloodstain off the mattress?

There may be a lot more questions in your mind, so feel free to ask in comments. We are going to answer all the above-listed questions in this post. And at the end of the post, you will get to know about some tips for mattress cleaning.

Vacuum Clean your Mattress


First of all, remove your mattress cover and then clean your mattress deeply with a vacuum cleaner. Vacuum cleaning your mattress will help you remove loose particles from it, like dust, pet hair, etc. There are however some tips to do this job diligently and perfectly. With a mattress, there is a lot of ingrained dirt and mites that are stuck between the fabric and may penetrate inside the mattress. In this scenario, you need to softly strike the mattress repeatedly. This will shuffle the dirt and mites to loosen their grip. After this, you can scoop them out of the mattress.

Also, do not forget to vacuum the crevices and seams. These are the areas which collect a lot of dust and almost go unwarranted. There are various other upholstery cleaning tips tricks specific to these mattresses. Feel free to ask us any cleaning related questions.

Get Rid of Bad Smells using Baking Soda

Sweating is common at the mattress and over a long time, it causes the accumulation of bad odor in your mattress. So you might be eager to know how to clean a mattress with baking soda? It’s simple, sprinkle a layer of baking soda over your mattress and spread it using a brush so that it can reach the deep layers of the mattress from which odor is coming. Then wait for 10 minutes so that baking soda can make a bond with bad odor causing elements. Vacuum again to pull out the baking soda and all the bad smells.

Remove Stains off the Mattress


It is always suggested to remove stains immediately. Because if a stain sets in for a long time it is harder to remove. But we all know it is not always possible to spot a fresh stain. A mattress usually gets urine stains, blood stains, and other bodily stains. In this scenario, you can always call for a professional stain removal experts or use the DIY method certified by the professional carpet cleaners. You may experience a lot of types of stains and cleaning all of them is essential and necessary. A mattress stain if not cleaned can grow stubborn over time. Cleaning it at that stage will not bring results provided you do not employ the professional cleaners.

How to Clean a Blood Stain from Mattress?

This may be the next question in your mind. To remove dried blood stains you need to arrange hydrogen peroxide (3%) – ¼ cup, 1tbsp dish soap (liquid), 1tbsp table salt and mix them to make a paste. Spread the paste lightly onto the stain, wait till it gets dry and then remove it. If any stain still remains then rub it with hydrogen peroxide dipped white rag. Removing the blood stains from your mattress and leather couches is essential. The reason is that these bloodstains are the breeding grounds of bacteria and infectious diseases. So, in order to prevent things from getting worse make sure that you clean these stains immediately.

How to Clean Urine Stains from Mattress?


It is tough to remove urine stains but not impossible. Following steps will help you remove tough urine stains:

  1. Take 8oz of hydrogen peroxide and dissolve 3 tbsp of baking soda into it. Then add 1-2 drops of dish soap (liquid). Blot the stain with this solution. (Note: never drench your mattress with the solution).
  2. As we mentioned above urine stains are harder to remove. If the stain still remains there then let the area dry make a dry foam of dry laundry detergent powder – 3tbsp and water – 1tbsp. Spread the foam on the stain and wait for half an hour.
  3. Use a spoon to scrape the dried paste. Dip a white cloth into hydrogen peroxide and remove the paste with it.
  4. Lastly, use your vacuum cleaner to remove the solid debris parts and other contaminants from the stained part.

Get Help from Mattress Cleaning Service Provider

Mattress stains are the most frustrating ones to deal with. This s because you cannot simply throw them into the washer and get a spotless mattress back. That is not the case here, plus you have to be careful as not to ruin the fabric of the mattress. Fabric protection is an important aspect of our house cleaning services. Also, when it comes to executing a perfect stain removal procedure we only trust the best equipment and best cleaning solutions. We work with time tested methods which are bound to give results. Most important of all, our technicians are well experienced and they know how to clean not only the above-listed stains but a lot more than that.

All above-listed tips will help you with cleaning mattress stains. But if you don’t want to do it yourself then you can hire a professional mattress cleaning Adelaide to get it done in the right way. Don’t worry about mattress cleaning cost, our expert technicians make it worth what you spend as they exactly know how to deep clean a mattress. Book a visit or get a quote over a call at 0423 492 940.

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