25 November 2020
Our mattresses put up with a lot from us. We, as a race, spend about a third of our lives in the comfort of our beds. This is quite a lot of time. Mattresses soak up a lot of unpleasantness during that time – sweat, dead skin cells, and other bodily fluids. That is why it is important to know how to care for your mattress at home.
How to “Freshen Up” Your Mattress at Home
First off, we are going to show you how to “freshen up” your mattress at home. We recommend that you complete this process every 2 or 3 months. This procedure is to help get rid of bacteria, grime, and dust that is lodged into the fibres of your mattress. Your mattress will be completely refreshed and deodorised after completing these few steps. But first, here is a list of things to equip yourself with:
- Bicarbonate of soda and/or cornstarch;
- Essential oils (optional).
Now that you have gathered your tools, here are our tips on how to freshen up your mattress:
- First thing first, vacuum the top side of your mattress (we will worry about the underside later).
- Now, get your dry compound (soda bicarb and/or cornstarch) and sprinkle a generous amount over the surface of your mattress. Leave this a good hour or so (the longer, the better). This is to give the dry compound time to absorb all of the nasties that have buried themselves into the fibres.
- Last but not least, hoover again. Make sure you get up all of the dry compounds so as there are no unpleasant crumbs left in your bed. You may also add 10-20 drops of your favourite essential oils to add a pleasant fragrance. Lavender is a great option for a good night’s sleep.
How to Care for Your Mattress at Home
Now it is time to look at the general care for your mattress. Seeing as we spend so much time in our beds, it is no wonder that they have the potential to become something like an amusement park for bacteria and germs. Our team of professional cleaners has put together a list of weekly and monthly chores to incorporate into your routine to guarantee this does not happen.
What Tasks to Add to Your Cleaning Routine:
- Changing the bedclothes regularly. This is an important one as people sweat a lot during the night, shed dead skin cells, among other things that produce other bodily fluids. We advise this be done at least once a week and at least twice a week if you have pets or children.
- Vacuuming the mattress. Despite our constant changing of the sheets, dirt still accumulates under the sheets. If left for too long, dust and grime will work itself into the fibres of the mattress, making the chore of cleaning much harder. Our professionals advise a monthly mattress hoovering for best results.
- Flipping your mattress is another thing you should do every now and then. Once every 6 months should do the trick. This helps prevent one side deteriorating from being ignored by everyone but dust and dirt.
- Another thing we think is important to mention as there is a lot of misinformation on the subject – if you notice a stain or blemish on your bed, do NOT attempt to tackle it on your own. Most products available on the shelf contain high pH levels and end up adding to the problem instead of helping. For one, you can not rinse out the solution properly without soaking the mattress and eventually causing damage. Stain-removal specialists tend to have access to products that you won’t find on the shelf. They also usually have special equipment to help deal with the issue.
That is it for our frequent chores. Not so bad when you think about it. If you manage to keep on top of these things, you will help guarantee your mattress lives to its maximum potential.
4 October 2020
Our home interior is the reflection of our inner self. Velvet fabric is an indulgence not many people dare to take on. But, if the opportunity presents itself, getting a velvet sofa is going to change your living space forever. If you have decided to make the lavish decision of adding a piece of luxury furniture to your home, you are going to need to know how to care for a velvet sofa the right way.
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26 September 2020
Our upholstered furniture is one of the greater pride and joys in our life. On this hard path through our existence, there are few achievements that are actually long-lasting. Although it might sound silly, decorating and creating your home is one of the most soul-nurturing things we can do. However, fabric-covered furniture has a large range of enemies that line up to try and ruin its beautiful appearance. One of those staining foes is blood. Blood can be hard to get out of upholstered furniture, especially if it has dried out. That is why we have put this guide together to explain how to clean blood stains from upholstery.Read More »
24 October 2017
Upholstered furniture is the part of the interior that gives a complete touch of the room when you enter inside it and take a look around. And it can not be the other way! Have you ever seen a house without any armchairs, chairs, sofas? No, of course, it is something that it goes without saying, just the same way that we understand that maintaining and cleaning upholstered furniture is mandatory.
26 July 2017
Do you feel how the ends of your hair are getting straight when you hear that it is again time for cleaning?
Yes, we understand you completely, but this time we could slightly disappoint you, because we have prepared something else for you, which is not the usual part of advice for easier cleaning. This time the specialists from Cleaner Cleaner would like to remind you (a real friendly reminder) some peculiar surfaces and places that we often miss while cleaning but you shouldn’t.
3 June 2017
We are all well aware of the fact that upholstery is one of the most difficult things for cleaning at our homes. The problem lies in the fact that textile is really delicate and fragile. And as it is according to Murphy’s law for sure there will be a situation in our daily life that will end up in having a stain on the textile. Stains are so many and different – beer, wine, juice, chocolate, coffee and even chewing gum. And the methods for cleaning them are just a few. So what should we do? The qualities of a housewife appear to be judged according to the fact how clean her home is – then stains are completely unacceptable, but how to clean upholstery stains?
28 February 2017
Our Upholstery at Home
We are all well aware of the fact that upholstery is one of the most difficult things for cleaning at our homes. The problem lies in the fact that textile is really delicate and fragile. And as it is according to Murphy’s law for sure there will be a situation in our daily life that will end up in having a stain on the textile. Stains are so many and different – beer, wine, juice, chocolate, coffee and even chewing gum. And the methods for cleaning them are just a few.
10 December 2016
The mattress, since its appearance became very important for all of us. Just thanks to him we can give ourselves a full night’s rest. We know how important the ergonomic structure for the health and quality of our sleep is. We are aware of the importance of the regular mattress cleaning, so we go regularly with a vacuum cleaner on the surface – to a level of hygiene throughout our home. Well, that is not enough.
6 December 2016
To make sure that the home sparkles with cleanliness, you should pay closer attention to the soft furnishings. It is understandable to try first by yourself and if you can’t handle the problem, only then turn to the London cleaning company. Let us not be discouraged, but to roll up our sleeves. Here are some useful ideas shared by Cleaner Cleaner.