The Importance of Cleaning your Mattress

By Chad Taylor on February 2, 2015

Having a clean home is extremely important. Not only does it appear nice to visitors but is also important to your health. It helps keep your allergies, asthma, and any other health issues at bay. Cleaning your mattress will also remove all of the dead skin cells and dust mites that have found their way onto and into your mattress. There are so many little things you can do to keep your mattress clean, especially if it is a memory foam mattress. If you follow these tips you will feel healthier and your mattress will last a lot longer.

The first thing you should do is purchase a mattress protector. The foam in the mattress will degrade a lot quicker if sweat, stains, and first reaches the material. A mattress protector will prevent most of these stains from reaching the mattress and will allow the mattress to last longer. Most mattress companies, like Brooklyn Bedding, will offer mattress protectors at their stores or online. They are not expensive and are an extremely easy way to extend the life of your mattress.

You should also make sure that you clean your memory foam mattress on a regular basis. A regular basis means about once every three months or so. This may sound like a lot of work but it is actually really simple. All you need to do is remove the mattress protector from your mattress and vacuum your mattress. This will remove any of the dust, dirt, skin cells, and dust mites that may have gotten through the mattress protector. All you need to do is use the extension hose on the vacuum and work your way around the mattress. Make sure that you vacuum the sides of the mattress as well as the box spring. Hitting all the parts of your mattress will keep you happy and healthy for a lot longer. You memory foam mattress will also stay a lot more comfortable for longer.

Stains are also a big factor in a comfort level of a mattress. If you do not have a mattress protector and a stain gets onto your mattress it can potentially degrade the mattress and get rid of the comfort level. Not only that but they also can have an odor. The sooner you treat a stain after it appears, the better off you will. Mix water with a little bit of laundry detergent and dab it onto the stain. The use a clean cloth and work on wiping it away. This should remove the worst of the stain.

Cleaning your memory foam mattress is important to your health and making sure that it lasts as long as possible. From removing dust and dead skin cells to getting stains out, anything you do will help your mattress. Buying a mattress protector is probably the most important thing you can do. It is also one of the cheapest things you can do for your mattress. If you have more questions you should go online and check out Brooklyn Bedding.