Dirty mattress full of stains, the natural remedy to remove them

The mattress is an element that is used daily. Even with high-quality sheets and pillowcases, they get dirty over time.

If you want to maintain proper hygiene,  it is essential to clean your mattress regularly. Of course, you can ask a professional to do it for you, but it can be quite expensive.

Clean the mattress

Cleaning a mattress and keeping it clean and free of mites and bad odors is important for your health.

Although it may seem incredible, a mattress without proper maintenance and cleaning can accumulate around one hundred million mites, bacteria and fungi that will share the bed with us. And this can significantly affect your health.

In fact, the presence of mites, mold and bacteria is responsible for many allergies and skin problems.

If you want to keep your mattress very clean, free of stains and unwanted insects, don’t miss the tips and tricks that we leave you below. continuation. It is much easier than it seems and your health and rest will greatly thank you.

Make the bed every morning

For those who wonder if it is necessary to make the bed every morning , the answer is yes, but with some nuances.

According to recent studies, it is better not to make the bed immediately after getting up.

Dirty mattress

It is recommended to wait at least two hours for this. In this way, the heat and humidity that has accumulated in the bed during the night is dissipated and we avoid creating a dark, humid and warm paradise inside the bed, ideal for the growth of mites, fungi and others.

Another important practice to ensure the hygiene of your mattress is to open the windows before making the bed for at least 30 minutes, although it ideal would be about an hour and shake sheets and pillows when making the bed.

You should also change your sheets every 1 to 2 weeks.

Remove blood stains from the mattress.

Of the different formulas that can be used to clean blood stains from a mattress, the best is to use hydrogen peroxide, as it breaks it down.

To do this you only need a cloth or cotton soaked in hydrogen peroxide.
Then rub the stain for a few minutes , leave it until the mattress dries (no need to rinse).

Clean with hydrogen peroxide.

You must remember that hydrogen peroxide has bleaching power, so if your mattress has color, it is best to test it first in a small, discreet area to make sure it does not corrode the color.

Remove sweat stains with white vinegar

To apply it comfortably, it is best to put the vinegar in a spray bottle , then spray the vinegar on the mattress and let it act for about five minutes.

Lemon juice

Then you sprinkle it with baking soda and wait for the mixture to stop sizzling and dry. Continue removing product residue with the vacuum cleaner.

If the vinegar smell is too strong (remember that after a few hours the smell disappears), you can use a mixture of water and lemon.

Mold stains on the mattress.

Baking soda is very effective in removing moisture, as it has drying, antiseptic and antibacterial properties.

Sodium bicarbonate

In a plastic container add 250 grams of baking soda with 5 drops of tea tree oil or tea tree essential oil , one of the best natural disinfectants.

Then spread the mixture on the mattress and let it sit for an hour.
Finally, remove any traces of dirt that have adhered to the baking soda with the help of a vacuum cleaner.