How To Clean Urine Off Of A Mattress

To Clean Urine Off Of A Mattress:

  1. Use a dry towel to blot the remaining moisture. Do not rub, just pat the area until you have removed the excess liquid.
  2. Sprinkle baking powder on the area to soak up the rest of the moisture.
  3. One website recommends using Percil Bio washing detergent or you can mix one part vinegar to one part warm water to make a cleaning solution. Put the solution in a spray bottle, and spray on the affected area of your mattress. Let the detergent or vinegar solution sit for 5 minutes.
  4. Gently blot the area using a clean towel. Then using a dry towel remove any excess moisture. Do not rub. Rubbing the area will only cause the smell and urine to go further into the comfort materials of your mattress.
  5. Sprinkle again with baking soda.
  6. Allow the mattress to dry thoroughly, overnight, if possible.
  7. After the area is completely dry, vacuum the baking soda.

Now that you’ve cleaned the mattress, your next goal is prevention

The most Googled mattress question is “How to clean urine off of a mattress”. It is a common problem, but a very preventable one! That’s why we have mattress protectors. Some people worry that a waterproof mattress protector will make a crinkling noise or change the feel of their mattress. Not so with the Serta Sleep To Go Mattress Protector. It’s very light and soft and it DOES NOT CRINKLE. It’s amazing. There is also a mattress encasement made from the same materials if bed bugs or even allergies are a concern. A mattress protector is not only recommended to stop urine from making contact with a mattress, but to keep the mattress warranty valid, it is required. Mattress warranties require there be no stains on a mattress if there is an issue. When you purchase a protector you’ll be safe from sweat, urine, blood and anything else that may ruin a mattress. Here’s a link to a video review of the Serta Sleep To Go mattress protector.

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