The average person spends around one third of their life sleeping, which has a significant impact on a mattresses cleanliness. Accidents happen, like maybe your little angel peed in bed or you spilled your tea or wine. Some of us have pets that are allowed on bed as well, not to mention all the dust particles and those little creatures that we can’t see but we know that they are there.
If you’re still thinking on whether to clean your mattresses or not, keep reading.
1) Have a better looking mattress
Keeping your mattress clean will make it look better and last longer. How often do you wash your sheets or pillow covers? The mattress deserves your attention too, not as often, but once a year or even better, once every six months, you should get it properly sanitized.
2) Get healthier
Did you know that a in a 10-week life span, a house dust mite will produce approximately 2,000 fecal particles and an even larger number of partially digested enzyme-covered dust particles, this can lead to allergies, asthma or headaches. So clean your mattress and maybe your carpets as well and feel better.
3) Sleep better
Everyone needs to have a clean and comfortable place to sleep each night. You don’t want to breathe in the dust and dry skin particles or smell the sweat from your mattress. Did you know that every night a person sweats out around one cup of liquid? Makes you think, right?
There are few things you can do yourself to extend the life of your mattress:
- get a good mattress protector to keep the stains away
- vacuum your mattress regularly
- change the sheets often and don’t forget to open the window in the morning and remove the blankets to let the fresh air take the humidity collected over night away
- and once or twice a year call professionals to sanitize and deodorize your mattresses for you