How to Clean Mattress From Urine?
Mattresses are way too heavy and very difficult to wash. There are times when you are faced with the task of cleaning your foam mattress and you have no idea how to go about it. Your pets or children might have inevitably pissed on your bed and you are left with the undesirable odor absorbed by the open-celled structure your mattress is made of.
One thing you should remember is that, urine should be immediately cleaned off your mattress for it to avoid staining. Below are smart steps to clean off your beddings and make it retain the same appearance prior the liquid seeping in:
1. Wash the mattress with a regular laundry detergent.
You can add up a little bleach if it’s white or any color-safe bleach for the colored ones.
2. Tap dry.
Tap dry the mattress with any water absorbent cloth or sponge to extract as much urine as possible.
Mix a cup of vinegar with a cup of warm water and put the mixture inside a spray bottle. Shake the mixture well.
4. The positioning.
Position the mattress well so the side with urine is exposed. Spray the mixture on the exposed part. Let it stay for 5 minutes.
5. Press the excess.
Rinse the same area and press hard until all the excess water are out. Let it dry completely before putting it back for use.
These steps will not just clean your mattress. It will also kill bacteria which will likely produce critters. The process will as well remove whatever undesirable odor. Most of all, you surely have learned by now, that it is very hard and it is time-consuming to wash a mattress, so you better have your bed off-limits to children or pets without nappies. At the end of the day, you definitely do not want to go through the hassles of washing your mattress foam every now and then.