LifestyleRevitalize your dirty mattress to make it like new

Revitalize your dirty mattress to make it like new

Tik Tok / easy.tips39
Tik Tok / easy.tips39
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5:11 PM EST, December 8, 2023

A high-quality mattress can be a considerable expense, and ideally, it should last for many years. So, is it possible to renew an old and worn-out mattress without incurring additional costs or investing much effort? Thankfully, there is a simple yet effective trick to do just that.

Healthy sleep is essential for well-being, so we should pay as much attention to our sleeping space as we do to other rooms. A robust bed frame and comfortable mattress are worth investing in as they will serve us for a long time. However, over time, all items accumulate grime, and a mattress is no exception. Considering we spend a significant part of the day on it, it inevitably becomes dirty with sweat and occasional food spills if eating in bed is a habit.

Thankfully, there are methods to rejuvenate even the most used mattresses. Instead of discarding it, you could just clean it thoroughly.

Got a dirty mattress? Use this affordable remedy from your kitchen

A certain TikTok user, known as @easy.tips39, has proven expertise in the art of cleaning. He recently shared a trustworthy method to deep-clean even the most sullied mattress. This technique doesn't require any significant investment; all necessary items can be found in your kitchen. Among the ingredients for this almost miraculous cleaning solution is an ultimate cleaning ally – vinegar.

The formula to success: a simple blend of affordable ingredients

To create a solution capable of banishing mattress stains, prepare approximately ⅔ cup of warm water and then add 1 tablespoon of salt, 1 tablespoon of baking soda, 1 tablespoon of dish soap, and 2 tablespoons of vinegar. Combine these ingredients in a bowl, then pour into a household squeeze bottle. Punch a small hole in the cap to make dispensing the liquid easier. With a clean cloth, you're ready to begin cleaning.

Wipe the mattress and witness the transformation – this mixture does wonders

How do you clean the mattress? First, sprinkle it with some regular table salt (around 1 tablespoon should suffice, depending on the size). Then, spray the surface with the prepared cleaning solution, being cautious not to drench the material excessively. After waiting a while, take a cloth and systematically rub it on the mattress surface to remove the dirt.

This method doesn't just remove dirt, but also eliminates dust and mites, which are potential allergens. Your mattress will be as good as new, and you won't have to sneeze every time you sit on the bed…

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