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These secrets to clean your mattress without having to lift it once is a Godsend!

If you have yet to read our article on the gross creatures that live in your bed, you need to read it now. You can find the article here. There are creatures that live in your bed that could harm you so you need to clean your bed regularly. While you think that cleaning the bed can be pretty tedious because mattresses are heavy, well we have methods on how to clean your mattress without even lifting it.

Febreze 

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Image: fairprice.com.sg

This one is truly a Godsend. You should opt for the anti-bacterial types that will kill whatever germs in your mattress. You can choose to use the type of febreeze that has a refreshing smell. It’ll make your bed smell nice if your bed smells of sweat or urine.

Vacuum

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Image: amazon.com

Use a clean vacuum to clean your bed. It’s better if you have a separate vacuum just for cleaning your bed. Vacuuming will help to get rid of dust and dead skin on your mattress. We sure hope it sucks up those pesky bed bugs and dust mites too, and whatever else that lives inside there.

Use Vanish to remove stains

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Image: splodzblogz.co.uk

This is pretty clear cut, right?

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Deodorize your mattress

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Image: webmd.com

Make use of baking soda and sprinkle on your mattress. Let the baking soda rest for several hours before your remove it by vacuuming. This method is good if you have spilled something on your bed and need to get rid of the smell. Read: saliva, sweat, urine etc. It’s kind of like putting deodorant, just on your mattress.

Use a mattress cover

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Image: csc-scc.gc.ca

Not only does it keep your mattress clean, it also increases the shelf life of your mattress. It’s the easiest way to keep your mattress clean – you only have to clean the cover regularly.

But of course, the best way is still to air your mattress. The sunlight can help to kill the germs and sunning it also reduces the smell. Don’t be such a bum.

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