Genius! I Never Knew How to EASILY Clean My Bed Mattress!
Cleaning your mattress is one of those cleaning projects you don't always think about. But when you learn this genius way on how to deep clean a mattress you will be sure to use these tips again and again. It's not something most people like to talk about, but dust mites live in bed pillows, bed covers, mattresses, upholstered furniture, carpeting, and even clothing. Mattresses are one of their favorite places to live. So you will want to know the best way to clean a mattress so you can make this cleaning method part of your regular cleaning schedule. Vacuuming your mattresses every few weeks will help to control the dust mite population, and it doesn't take long to do. You can also put plastic coverings on your mattress that will essentially seal up the mattress so they will stay clean.
The best way to clean a mattress is to make your cleaning powder out of simple ingredients that you may already have in your home. To make use about one cup of baking soda in a mason jar and add some essential oil. You can use lavender or another favorite scent. Then give the mason jar a good shake to mix the ingredients. It's that easy. You will want to wash your bedding in hot water. Washing your bedding in hot water will kill any dust mites in your sheets and blankets. While the bedding is washing, you can use the powder on the mattress. To use, pour enough baking soda through a sifter or a strainer so to lightly dust your mattress. Then leave the powder on for an hour or more, which allows the powder time to draw out dirt, moisture, and any odors. Then once the powder has had time to sit you can use the hose end of your vacuum with an upholstery attachment, and thoroughly vacuum the mattress. You want to vacuum the mattress slowly so that you’re using the vacuum suction to pull out as much debris from the mattress as possible.The baking soda will help to draw out any moisture and dirt, but it will also deodorize and leave the mattress smelling fresh and clean. Using lavender essential oil will leave your mattress smelling nice and will also help to calm stress and promote sleep. I
Baking soda is a great way to help deep clean your mattress, but it also works for anything that needs to be scrubbed. Baking soda is a gentle abrasive that helps to scrub away tough stains, grime, and grease but it's gentle enough so that it won’t damage most materials or surfaces. You can use baking soda on its own to clean toilet bowls, sinks, countertops and cutting boards. Baking soda is also an excellent deodorizer and is the best way to clean a mattress, clean appliances, garbage cans, drawers, closets, and so much more. If you need to know how to clean mattress stains, simply spray on some straight vinegar onto the mattress stain, and let sit for 5 to 10 minutes. Then use paper towels or a dry cloth to soak up vinegar. Then use the baking soda mattress powder to help soak up the moisture, let sit for at least a couple of hours to dry.
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