Mattress cleaning and deodorizing should be an integral part of your daily, weekly and monthly cleaning routines. We all spend lots of time on our mattress while sleeping or taking rest and it significantly affects our health and safety. A great number of microbial and pests can start spreading inside and under the mattress leading to serious health hazards for the residents. Various spills while eating can also damage the bed sheets and mattress covers, which should be cleaned immediately. In this article, we will explain the process of mattress cleaning process and
removing any odor that may be present.
Process of Cleaning Bed Sheets and Covers
The first step that is involved in mattress cleaning is washing the bed sheets and linen covers with the help of a cleaning agent. Remove the bedsheets, cover over the mattress, and dust them properly. Similarly, remove the pillow covers and dust them as well. Now wash all these items in a washing machine with the help of a cleaning agent. This will help remove the dust and dirt from the sheets as well as remove spillage stains. The germs and microbial on the sheets will also be killed by the cleaning agent.
Process of Cleaning and Deodorizing of Mattress
After years of use, the mattress can get increasingly dirty and pungent, which can also become a health hazard for the residents. Pests and small insects may start spreading in messy mattresses resulting in inhabitable conditions. Therefore, a process of mattress cleaning and deodorizing should be performed after an appropriate interval. The steps involved in the process are as follows:
- In the first step, vacuum clean the mattress with the help of a vacuum cleaner. This will remove dust, pests, hair and dead skin cells from the mattress. All parts of the mattress including the corners should be properly vacuum cleaned.
- Now apply a cleaning agent on different parts of the mattress where the spills have left stains. Rub these areas with the help of a soft cloth in order to clean the stains.
Some other cleaning methods such as dry or steam cleaning can also be used for the
- Now sprinkle baking soda all over the mattress so that the odor can be absorbed. Let the baking soda sit on the mattress for a considerable period until the odor has been completely removed.
- In the end, vacuum clean the mattress again and let it dry in open for a few hours. Let all sides of the mattress dry by changing the sides regularly.