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Easy Way To Deep Clean Your Bed Yourself

Are you trying to clean your house? Here’s an easy DIY trick to help you clean your bed and your mattress!
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The home is where we all rush to when we all need a place to rest or just stay at peace with ourselves and our loved ones. The most amount of time spent by ourselves is undoubtedly our bed. Many of us prefer to do most things in the comfort of our bed, like watching television, eating snacks, and even working. 

Spending a tremendous amount on that piece of furniture makes us wonder if you’ve been able to clean your bed properly by yourself. Have you? Here’s an easy way out. We may have a trick or two up our sleeves that could help you out and make it way easier for you to clean your happy place. 

Step-By-Step Guide- 

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  1. Remove all the bedsheets and pillow covers from your bed and soak them to wash. 
  2. While the former may be soaking, you can carry on with the mattress. 
  3. Gather the following supplies- vacuum cleaner, dish soap, laundry detergent, baking soda, cleaning cloths, and some cold water. 
  4. With a vacuum cleaner, you may also need your vacuum cleaner's upholstery attachment to make the process easier and quicker. 
  5. Go all over the mattress with the vacuum cleaner along with the attachment, making sure you are covering all corners of your mattress. 
  6. To get rid of the stains on the mattress, apply the cleaning solution directly on the spot. After that, you can apply cold water to a different clean cloth and continue blotting until the stain lifts.
  7. Once done with stains and vacuuming, you can now sprinkle baking soda all over your mattress. Leave it for several hours. 
  8. Utilize and use this time to clean your soaked bedsheet and pillow covers in the washing machine as per the instructions. 
  9. After giving the mattress and the layered baking soda several hours to soak, you’ll be in need to vacuum your mattress yet again. 
  10. Since one side of the mattress is done. Flip your mattress and repeat the above-mentioned steps and have your bed all spotless within a day! 

How Often Do You Need To Do It?

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While changing bedsheets is totally a call on how you keep your bed and how often you use your bed, deep cleaning your mattress should be done at least once in 6 months. 

6 months is a good interval time to spot any stains on the mattress and the mattress may also be in need to be disinfected every 6 months. 

Read More- Enjoy A DIY Tie-Dye Session With Your Kids At Home

How To Know If My Mattress Is Infected?

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We hope this guide helps you with a much easier and comfortable manner to ease your load while deep cleaning your mattress. Connect with us over our official Instagram page and let us know in the comment section. Stay tuned to HerZindagi for more tips and tricks!


Your skin and body like you are unique. While we have taken all measures to ensure that the information provided in this article and on our social media channels is credible and expert verified, we recommend you consult a doctor or your dermatologist before trying a home remedy, quick hack or exercise regime. For any feedback or complaint, reach out to us at compliant_gro@jagrannewmedia.com