A mattress is prone to any stains, even if you have covered it with some linen. Drool, sweat, skin oil, and even urine can instantly make your mattress look so disgusting and smell really bad.
But no worries, you can easily clean the stains by using easily available materials in no time. There’s no need to call a pro or use expensive stuff to remove those stains from your beloved mattress.
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In this article, we share an easy tutorial that you can follow when you find some annoying stains on your mattress. Just keep scrolling to find our tutorial on How to Clean Stains on Mattress below.
How to Clean Stains on Mattress
Prepare these tools:
- Small bowl
- Small strainer
- Clean cloths
- Spray bottle
- Blow dryer or fan
Prepare these materials:
- Baking soda
- Lavender essential oil
- Liquid dish soap, only a few drops
- White vinegar
- 3% hydrogen peroxide
Follow these steps:
Remove the linens
First, remove all the linens of your bedding and wash them while you clean the stains on the mattress.
Vacuum your mattress
Next, you need to vacuum the mattress thoroughly before cleaning it by using any solutions. Make sure you vacuum everything from the top, sides, and underneath the mattress. Ask for help to lift the mattress if it’s too heavy.
Sprinkle the baking soda
Prepare a bowl, mix a cup of baking soda and a few drops of essential oil then put the mixture in the strainer. Sprinkle the baking soda over the mattress and leave for some minutes then vacuum it evenly.
Treat the stains
Mix the paste of baking soda, salt, and water to spot-clean the stains that you see on the mattress. Use a clean damp cloth to rub the stain and let it sit for around 30 minutes.
Remake the bedding
Once you are sure that the mattress is clean enough, you can remake the bed with those clean lines.
Cleaning Sweat and Urine Stains
While the steps above are more suitable for easy stains, the ones which are caused by sweat and urine need different treatment. It’s a common stain that doesn’t only look ugly but only smells really bad.
Here’s what you can do:
Mix the materials
Prepare a cup of 3% hydrogen peroxide, three tbsp of baking soda, and a few drops of dishwashing soap, then mix all of them in a small bowl until it dissolves.
Spray the mixture
Add the solution into a spray bottle and apply it to the stained area of the mattress. Let it soak for several minutes.
Dry it up
Let the solution air dry or you can speed it up by using a fan or blow dryer on the cool setting.
So that is the tutorial that you can use as a reference when you find the stains on your mattress. The steps are so easy to follow and you can get it done in no time.