The memory foam mattress is gaining more and more popularity in the current days. It is the ideal type of consider while buying a new mattress. It is a treasured piece to consider in every home, not because it is expensive, but it is beneficial to our sleeping needs. But what to do when there are terrible stains on the memory foam and you can’t get it so easily? It’s really a night mare for many. Just one person is not enough to take care of cleaning memory foam mattress.
Memory foam mattresses are made using special type of material using viscous technology memory foam. Special care has to be taken while cleaning memory foam mattress.
The very first thing that makes the work more difficult is the type of mattress that you are dealing with. When the mattresses are soaked with water, it can get heavier and make it more difficult to handle it. So, in order to accomplish the task make use of vacuum cleaner preferably soft brush attached to it. If necessary, you can also include a spray bottle containing solution of vinegar and the water solution.
Tips to clean memory foam mattress
- Vacuum your memory foam
One of the best ways to maintain the cleanliness of the memory foam mattress is by regular vacuuming. In this relate, a handheld vacuum is the best option to clean your memory foam mattresses. You can remove and wash the mattress cover prior to vacuuming. Ensure to vacuum all the corners and side surfaces of the memory foam.
- Remove stains from the memory foam
Unfortunately, if a stain gets on the memory foam, never make use of commercial products containing harsh chemicals such as ammonia or bleach. These chemicals are not only harsh, but they ruin the material of the foam as well.
So, the best way to clean the memory foam is by using mild detergent like dishwashing liquid dissolved in water until it forms bubble. Take a clean sponge and clean the foam in circular motion from outward direction towards inside. Another important thing is, ensure to use bubbles of the liquid without immersing the sponge into solution.
If not having mild detergent, you can also make a mixture of vinegar and water. Take this mixture into spray bottle and spray lightly on the mattress and scrub little hardly on the stained surface using a clean cloth. Vinegar helps in diluting the stain and also soaks the unpleasant odor.
- Drying the memory foam mattresses
If any liquid (other than water) is squandered on the memory foam, then it needs to dry out in sun quickly. When you keep the mattress all through the day in sun, ensure to turn over periodically and evenly on all directions.
In case, if it is not a sunny day to dry your mattresses thoroughly, then just sprinkle baking soda on the stained part. The presence of baking soda absorbs the dampness. Once baking soda absorbs the dampness, then vacuuming can be done if required. In fact, baking soda absorbs unpleasant odors.
If the mattresses are yet damp, use a dryer to accomplish the drying process. Never use blow dryer on the hottest part as it can cause more damage to the mattresses. You can use it either in cold or warm setting till the mattresses becomes completely dry.
The bottom line
The comfort and support of the memory foam mattress is undeniably superb experience. To get this experience in the long run, maintain the mattress with love and care. By doing so, surely you will be benefitted even after years together of usage.