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A mattress gets dirty. You sweat on it every night and if you’re unlucky, an accident happens, leaving dirty stains on your mattress. Just pop it in the washing machine, you won’t succeed. Throw it away and order a new mattress? You can always do that, but first try these tips to clean your mattress.
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An ordinary vacuum cleaner already works wonders if you want to freshen up the mattress. Make it a habit to always vacuum your mattress while you change the bed. If you want to tackle it thoroughly once a year, you can use a steam cleaner to clean your mattress. Make sure that your mattress is completely dry before you make the bed and go to sleep in it. But sometimes there is more to it and there are filthy stains in your mattress. In this blog you can read how you can remove various stains from your mattress.
An accident just happened. Your Maxi Night has become crooked while you were sleeping, causing you to leak through on the mattress. A scratched wound or a leak during menstruation can cause nasty blood stains in your mattress. How do you get blood out of the mattress? Below we give you a number of tips on how to remove these blood stains from your mattress.
If the blood hasn’t dried yet, you have the best chance of removing the stain.
Oops, the little one had an accident in bed. Many children suffer from bedwetting and it usually goes away on its own. Nothing to worry about. But how can you remove those urine stains from the mattress after bedwetting? Of course prevention is better than cure. A waterproof mattress protector is an ideal solution to keep the bed dry. But if it wasn’t there when the accident happened, there is still no man overboard. You can easily clean urine stains.
While you are sleeping, your body itself ensures that it remains at the right temperature. You sweat out the heat you don’t need. If you sweat a lot, it can happen that sweat stains form on your mattress and it doesn’t look very fresh. How can you remove those perspiration stains from your mattress?
Oh, what a misery if you have to vomit. Stomach flu, food poisoning or a common hangover are all terrible, but the drama isn’t really complete until you have to puke in your own bed. Especially if there are vomit stains in your mattress afterwards. How do you get rid of the vomit stains in your mattress?
Do you have old blood stains in your mattress? Then hydrogen peroxide is the panacea you need to remove the spots from your mattress.
By the way, don’t use moisturizing detergent to clean your mattress. You can buy hydrogen peroxide at any drugstore. It’s in those brown bottles, and the three percent hydrogen peroxide solution is fine for this job.
Do you have no stains on your mattress, do you air it every morning before you make the bed and do you regularly vacuum it, but you still don’t think it smells so fresh? You can clean your mattress with baking soda. Sprinkle a layer on your mattress, let it rest for a few hours and then vacuum the soda thoroughly from your mattress with the vacuum cleaner.
By the way, another fact: You have cleaning soda, baking soda and baking powder. Those bags of baking soda cannot be used for cleaning. Baking soda and cleaning soda do. Baking soda is the same as sodium bicarbonate. Note: sodium bicarbonate, because sodium carbonate, without ‘bi’ is a cleaning soda. Cleaning soda is stronger and more aggressive than baking soda. The advice is to first try whether you can remove the stains in your mattress with baking soda. If that doesn’t work, you can also clean the mattress with cleaning soda. And another fact: Baking soda is the Dutch name for sodium bicarbonate. With ‘bi’. So baking soda is exactly the same as baking soda.
You can clean your mattress yourself with the vacuum cleaner, baking soda or even with a steam cleaner. Make sure that your mattress is completely dry before you make the bed and go to sleep in it. But you can also engage a specialized company. And no, then you don’t have to push the mattress in the trunk or drag it across the street to the right address, because many companies just come to your home. Just google ‘mattress cleaning’ and you will see that there is always a specialized company in your area. That will be difficult to choose!
Is it really a lost cause and do you still feel a little nauseous when you look at your mattress even after applying all these tips? Then it might be a good plan to buy a clean, new and stain-free mattress. Make sure you buy a mattress with a removable cover, so its easy to wash. If you have an accident, you can unzip the cover in a few seconds and throw it in your washing machine. It is certainly a good idea to do this once or twice a year, then you will always have a clean and fresh mattress. Take a look at the mattress from Morningstar Sleeps. These are equipped with removable covers with anti-allergenic and breathable effect. In other words, very hygienic!
Frequently Asked Questions
There are many ways and it also varies a bit per stain. In general, the well-known miracle cures such as hydrogen peroxide or baking soda are very effective. Do it carefully, according to the above method. Making a stain worse can also happen.
Ingesproken tekst vertalen 215 / 5.000 Vertaalresultaten The best method is to do it in steps and not go for the most aggressive option right away. So try it first without added resources, if that doesn't work, you can always go one step further.
If it is still wet, it is a good idea to try it first with a piece of kitchen paper, so that you get as much out of the mattress as possible. You can try to dab out what is left with a damp cloth. Make sure you use cold water! If it is still visible, try an agent such as hydrogen peroxide in the correct dosage.
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