How to clean a mattress with baking soda
In this article I will show you two ways on how to clean a mattress with baking soda.
What you’ll need
- Baking soda
- Essential oil
- Vacuum cleaner
How to clean a mattress with baking soda and essential oil
Here are the steps needed to clean a mattress with baking soda
1.Flip the mattress
After stripping and vaccuming the bed make sure to flip the mattress. This is something you don’t have to do very often but doing this will reduce sagging and it will make your mattress feel more firm.
2. Vaccum the mattress
Make sure to vaccum the mattress after flpping it because it probably has a lot of dust on it. Its always best to use a mini portable vacuum because they are way more easier to use and are less dirty.
3. Sprinkle baking soda onto the mattress
Baking soda is one of the best household prodcuts to use when cleaning almost anything. Not only is it good at cleaning but its also good at deodorizing as well and thats why its the most important step to follow when cleaning your mattress.
To clean your mattress with baking soda all you have to do is sprinkle it all over the mattress and rub it in with a soft clenaing brush. After rubbing it in, leave it there for an hour so that the baking soda can deodorize the mattress.
4. Put a few drops of essential oil onto the mattress
For this step all you have to do is put a few drops of your favorite essential oil onto the mattress (areound 2-3 drops in different parts of the mattress). This will make the mattress smell great. Make sure to use an essential oil that doesnt have a super strong smell.
5. Vacuum the mattress agian
Make sure when vaccuming the mattress there insnt any baking soda resiude left on it.
That was the first method on cleaning a mattress with baking soda but now lets move on to the second one.
How to clean your mattress with baking soda and vinegar
This method involves using both vinegar and baking soda. These two when used togeher creates one of the best homemafe cleaning mixtures. These two can make even the dirtiest thing look clean again. So now I will show you how to clean your mattress with both of them combines.
Here are some things you’ll need:
- Baking soda
- Flat Iron
1. Remove dust using vaccuum
Just remove all the dust and food particles using the vaccum.
2. Spray the bed with vinegar
Get a spray bottle and add 2-3 cups of vinegar and 1 cup warm water into it. Shake then spray a light amount all over your mattress.
3. Heat clean the mattress using a flat iron
THis might seem odd at first but a great way of cleaning your mattress is using a flat iron. THis is because the heat from the flat iron will kill the germs and bacteria that was on the mattress and not only that this will make the mattress dry faster since you sprayed it with vinegar.. Before you heat clean your bed make sure to check if your mattress can be cleaned that way.
4. Sprinkle baking soda all over the bed
After heat cleaning the bed make sure to sprinkle baking soda all over it. Then let it sit there for 1 and half hours. After that use the vaccum to get rid of the baking soda residue.’
After following either of these two methods your mattress will not only be cleaner but it will also smell better as well.
In this article I showed you how to clean a mattress with baking soda and I hope you found it helpful.