How to Remove Sweat Stains from a Mattress

22 November 2022
Est. Reading: 2 minutes
What's in This Guide?
Cleaning Items You'll Need.
Protective rubber gloves
3% Hydrogen peroxide
Acid rinse
Cloths and towels
A bowl

Introduction

In this tutorial we teach you a quick method for cleaning and removing sweat stains from a mattress. Mattress cleaning isn't difficult when you know how. With this simple mattress cleaning hack, you'll be sleeping on a clean and fresh mattress in no time!

Step-By-Step Instructions

How do you clean a mattress with hydrogen peroxide, in a simple way, that will remedy sweat stains?

Step One:
Start by assembling your supplies by pouring hydrogen peroxide into your bowl.

Step Two:
Apply the peroxide solution:

  • Take a cloth and dunk it in your solution. You don't need to saturate it; just enough peroxide will do the trick. You want to keep the mattress as dry as possible.
  • Start gently rubbing the peroxide over the stain with your cloth.
  • Let it sit for 5 minutes.

Step Three:
Rinse out the solution. We've used a steam cleaner, with an acid rinse in the tank. The jets spray water over the stain, while the vacuum pulls the water out.

If you don't have a steam cleaner, which is true for most people, use a damp clean towel to remove the peroxide.

Note: Acid Rinse - Mix 10 parts water to one-part white spirit vinegar.

Step Four:
Neutralise the peroxide with an acid rinse and then dry your mattress. Lightly spray your acid rinse over the area and gently use a towel to dry it off. Do not rub, but rather dab when using a towel. Allow to completely dry before using the mattress.

  • To make your acid rinse, mix 10 parts water to one part vinegar in your spray bottle and mist over the peroxide solution.
  • If you wish, you can use a damp, clean cloth to wipe it over again. Do not saturate the mattress.

Final Thoughts on Cleaning Your Mattress with Peroxide

That is how you get a stain out of your mattress. The task is relatively simple, and peroxide works well to get rid of the stain.

Don't Forget!
Remember to clean the mattress every three to six months and address stains right away.

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