Most people underestimate the importance of having a clean mattress within the home. A mattress gets replaced on average once every 8 years. It’s not uncommon for people to sleep on the same mattress for 20 years. Considering that we spend one-third of our life sleeping and how much of an impact it has on our lives in terms of productivity and well-being, people should be paying attention to what they are sleeping on.
Over time, your mattress will start to absorb fluids that your body emits and it will also harbor allergens and mites.
How often should you clean your mattress?
You should aim to clean your mattress at least once every 6 months. Ideally, you can opt to get it professionally cleaned. But if you cannot, you can do a DIY clean and do a mattress clean once every 12 months.
What can happen if you don’t clean your mattress regularly?
You might find that your health isn’t as optimal as it should be. For example, you might experience more allergies than usual.
Dust mites or bedbugs may start to appear and bite your skin, as well as damage your mattress.
Your mattress may start to smell.
Are there some preventative measures that you can take to protect your mattress?
Yes. You can invest in a mattress protector. This will prevent excess fluids, dust and germs from being absorbed into the mattress. You should also vacuum and deodorize your mattress once every 6 months.
How much does it cost to clean a mattress?
It will usually cost around $100, but you can get in touch with Micheal from Clean N Fresh to talk about the mattress cleaning services that he has on offer.