Buying a mattress is a very big investment. Mattresses are pretty costly. Moreover, it is even more difficult to clean them. However, cleaning a mattress is very important because it can harbor a lot of bacterias, dirt, debris, and other allergens. People are often reluctant to clean their mattresses because deep cleaning the mattress is a very long procedure. Just cleaning your bed sheet is not enough. You should clean your mattress on a regular basis especially if you have allergies or pets.
Here is the 8 step guide to getting a clean mattress for a good night’s sleep:
Collect Your Supplies For Mattress Cleaning
You will need a handful of cleaning supplies if you want to clean your carpet by yourself. The products that you will need are:
- A vacuum cleaner preferably with an upholstery cleaning attachment.
- To clean to get rid of the stains.
- Baking soda or club soda
- A detergent
- Coldwater and some cleaning cotton clothes.
Remove The Bed Covers And Clean The Bedding
Remove the bedsheets, pillow covers, and your mattress cover. And start washing all your beddings first. Use a washing machine to deep clean them. It is advised to wash the bedding with hot water so that you can easily get rid of dust mites if any.
Vacuum On Your Mattress
As you have already removed the bedsheets, now it is time for you to start cleaning the mattress. Use a vacuum cleaner with the upholstery attachment and efficiently vacuum all the surfaces of your bedding.
Vacuum The Mattress Again
To get rid of the baking soda you will have to vacuum the mattress again. However, if you dried your mattress using the sun, there is no need to vacuum it.
Dry Your Mattress Using The Sun Or Baking Soda
You will have to dry your mattress to protect it from bacterias and mould. To dry the mattress you can either put it out in the sun or you can sprinkle some baking soda on it and leave it for at least 5-6 hours. This will dry your mattress efficiently. However, using the sun is a better option because the UV rays from the sun will kill all the bacterias and mould in your mattress.
Get Rid Of The Stains
You can not wash the mattress using water therefore spot cleaning to get rid of stains in mattressis the only option left. First and foremost, you should study your mattress a little if you are thinking of using a stain remover. Because some products can be harmful to some mattresses. This is why it is better to recruit a professional for the best job. Still, if you are planning on using a stain remover then sprinkle the remover on the cotton cloth and blot the stains with it. Then blot the part with cold water.
Do The Same Procedure To Clean The Other Side
Now that one side of your mattress is clean. You will have to repeat the whole procedure to clean the other side of your mattress.
Protect The Mattress
After cleaning the mattress, wait for it to dry then to avoid it from getting dirty soon, you can use a mattress protector. A mattress protector will prevent it from stubborn stains and dirt.
Do Not Want This Much Trouble? Call Us For Thorough Professional Mattress Cleaning
Cleaning your mattress by yourself is not an easy job. Moreover, no matter how much you try you will never be able to deep clean your mattress like a professional. Deluxe Mattress Cleaning will not only deep clean your mattress but we will also get rid of all the stubborn stains on it. If you are looking for a reliable and affordable mattress cleaning service then give us a call now on 0488 849 362.