Mattress cleaning is often a part of household cleaning that many people ignore. Why? Because people understand the importance of cleaning their sheets and comforters and feel as if that’s enough. However, people might not realize that sleeping on an unclean mattress can cause nasal congestion and airway breathing problems. If you haven’t had a new bed in 10 years, it’s probably best to replace it to avoid back problems. However, if it’s still salvageable, here are four ways that you can clean it and aid in household cleaning.
Use Your Vacuum to Clean Your Mattress
A vacuum’s upholstery attachment makes life more convenient, even when it comes to cleaning a mattress. After removing your sheets and other toppers on your bed, start vacuuming from the top and then work your way down in overlapping movements. When you clean your bed, it removes dust and dead skin cells. Before you deep clean your home, vacuuming your mattress is a quick and valuable trick.
Use Baking Soda as a Part of Household Cleaning
Stains, oil, and dust can accumulate under your sheets, causing an unpleasant smell, mainly when it’s humid. One of the best ways to keep unpleasant odors out of a bedroom is to use baking soda. Sprinkle it right on the mattress using a generous coating, rub it into the fabric, and allow the baking soda to sit for ten minutes. Afterward, vacuum up the baking soda.
How to Tackle Stains
If you don’t tackle stains right away, they can seep into your mattress’ fabric. You might be pleasantly shocked to find that a few things sitting in your medicine cabinet can help remove pesky stains. You can create a paste with 1/4 cup of hydrogen peroxide mixed with one tablespoon of preferably uncolored liquid dish soap and a tablespoon of salt. Spread this mixture over the stains, allow it to dry, and then scrape the paste away, dabbing away any discoloration with a hydrogen peroxide-dipped rag.
Invest in Preemptive Protection the Next Time
If your bed reaches its expiration date, you will have the time to make better preventative decisions regarding your bed. A mattress protector makes a difference, and keeping your bed as clean as possible from day one helps as well.
Call Misty Clean Today for a Professional Cleaning!
Every home is unique, and every homeowner requires different cleaning services than the next. It’s important to hire a professional cleaning company that can customize their services to your needs, rather than paying for services you don’t need. Whether you need to the master bath deep cleaned or you’re looking for the entire home to be sanitized, Misty Clean can help. If you’re ready to get your home Misty Clean, give us a call at (410) 255-4111 or visit us online. For more cleaning tips and tricks, follow us on Facebook and Pinterest.