Awesome Tips and Tricks to Clean Mattress with Baking Soda

Dead skin cells, sweat, stains, dust mites can easily accumulate on your mattress, so it is necessary to clean your mattress regularly, especially if you have a dust allergy.

Baking soda is a household item that is great for a number of things. It can be used to make toothpaste, freshen your mouth, or as a facial scrub and body exfoliant (1). There’s no question, it’s very multipurpose, and any household would be hard pressed to go without it. But did you know it’s also great for cleaning your mattress?

After all, we sleep on our mattress every night, and simple usage could lead to a build-up of bacteria and germs that we would rather go without. We want where we sleep every night to be a safe haven where we can go and relax without worry so cleaning it regularly is a good idea.

Killing bacteria

But why should you trust baking soda to clean your mattress? In a study where the antibacterial activity of baking soda was assessed, it demonstrated significant ability to fight against Streptococcus mutans and killed substantial amounts of bacteria suspensions (2).

Supplies you need:

  • 3 tablespoons baking soda
  • 8 ounces hydrogen peroxide
  • 1 drop dish soap
  • a vacuum

How to Clean Mattress with Baking Soda:

1. vaccum the bed
2. mix ingredients in spray bottle
3. spray mixture on to bed and allow to sit until day
4. once bed is completely dry vaccum
5. enjoy your clean bed 🙂