Why You Need To Clean Your Mattress Properly
It’s important to clean your mattress, did you know that? Often times we have mattresses for years and they never get cleaned, not even once. Think about it like this, if you went to a hotel and you knew that they never cleaned their mattresses would you sleep on it? Probably not. So why are you sleeping on your uncleaned mattress? Because it’s yours? That’s no excuse. You get dirty too. Which is why you wash your sheets right? But when you wash your sheets and you don’t clean your mattress you’re just putting clean sheets on a dirty mattress ultimately causing them to get dirty immediately.
Did I give you something to think about? I hope so! Because that’s what today’s post is all about. How to clean your mattress properly and effectively. You’ll also want to check out our post about the importance of proper pillow care when you are finished.
Why is cleaning your mattress important?
As mentioned above, if you don’t clean your mattress you’re basically sleeping on a dirty surface, even if your sheets are cleaned. Did you know that every night, your body makes about half a liter of sweat and sheds nearly a gram of skin? You do now!
How often should you be cleaning your mattress?
Many people would bat an eye at the thought of cleaning their mattress. It’s just not on their to-do list. Cleaning their sheets seems to be enough for them.
Your bedding itself should be washed at least once a week. This will minimize the amount of oil, sweat, skin, and fluids that get into your mattress. And your pillows should be cleaned at least four times a year. But this doesn’t exclude your mattress from needing to be cleaned. When it comes to the mattress itself you should try to clean it twice a year.
Are you worried about what might be hiding in your mattress while you sleep?
If you are worried about what type of pests might be hiding under your sheets, aside from cleaning your mattress yourself, you can always get your mattress professionally cleaned. Professional mattress cleaning is one of the easiest steps you can take to protect your health from a dirty mattress.
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