Most people change their sheets every week but often forget to clean their beds and mattresses. Well, you need to clean your bed and mattress at least 2 to 4 times every year. It’s not a daunting task as it sounds, especially if you use the tips outlined below for the best results.
Cleaning Your Mattress
Most people have no idea why cleaning their mattress is important. Well, you need to consider what you find every time you change your sheets. In most cases there will be crumbs and grit present. On the other hand, people and pets often shed their skin cells, dander, whiskers and hair.
If you are not careful, all these things will make their way into the mattress. If you love snacking in bed, there is too much dirt there. Therefore, you need to clean your mattress immediately. Here are a few tips for cleaning your mattress. Note that, cleaning your mattress is a very simple task.
First, you need to remove everything on the bed including your mattress pad and sheets then clean them. It doesn’t make sense to put dirty linens on the clean mattress. Once you are done, you can use any of the following options to clean your mattress.
First Option Of Cleaning Your Mattress
First, you can vacuum the mattress using an attachment. You can run the attachment on top of your mattress and get into the nooks and crannies. Don’t forget to vacuum along the sides.
Second Option Of Cleaning Your Mattress
Next, you should steam clean your mattress. If you don’t own a steam cleaner, you can rent one or buy it. A steam cleaner is the best cleaning tool for your mattress because it relies on water vapor to clean your mattress. Of course, before using the tool, you need to do a spot test first.
Once you are done, you should flip your mattress. Make sure you do this at least 2 times every year unless you have a brand new mattress. If it’s new, make sure you rotate it often for the first 6 months. Check the manufacturer’s instructions to know how to rotate it properly.
Cleaning Your Bed
Just like your mattress, cleaning your bedframe isn’t that hard. Note that, unless there are specific cleaning requirements from the manufacturer, all you need is a microfiber cloth and warm water for the best results. Start by making the microfiber cloth wet using the warm water.
Next, you should wipe down all the surfaces on the bed. If there are any fine details or ornate cravings on your bed frame, use your fingertips on the microfiber cloth to access the small crevices. Rinse the microfiber cloth as you go to avoid redistributing the dirt to other places rather than cleaning it.
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