Oh! Everybody loves resting their bodies on a foam mattress, because they are very comfortable and easy to maintain unlike other mattresses. They are very popular on the market and many people owe at least one foam mattresses in their homes, but, like any other bedding, foam mattresses need a good clean once in a while. Since these foam mattresses or pillows can’t go in the washing machine you must clean them by hand. But, how? Well, there are some great solutions to give your foam mattress and pillows an intense cleaning without ruining them. Be mindful, though that foam mattresses can easily trap water and other liquids inside so, you must take cautions to the use of water or other cleaning liquids.
How to clean and remove stains from a memory foam mattress?
When cleaning a memory foam mattress start by vacuuming the surface. Work across the surface in circular motions. This should be done at least once a week, even if you are not deep cleaning your mattress.
If you have stains on your mattress, follow these steps:
- Blot the stain with water.
- Sprinkle the area with boric acid. If you’re wondering how to get urine out of a memory foam mattress you can use enzymatic pet cleaner.
- Allow the acid or cleaner to soak for around 15 minutes.
- Blot the area with a damp sponge to remove the stain and all traces of acid or cleaner.
- Allow the mattress to air-dry.
To deodorize your mattress spray a citrus based cleaner:
- orange or lemon peels
- 100 ml of vinegar
- 100 ml of water
How to prepare:
Put in a jar the orange or lemon peels then add the other and vinegar. Seal the jar tight and let it sit for 2 weeks. Strain the liquid and put it in sprayer. Spray both surfaces of the mattress and let it dry for 24 hours. It’s better if you let it air dry.