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How To Clean A Wool Mattress Topper?

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How To Clean A Wool Mattress Topper?

How To Clean A Wool Mattress Topper?: Best Care Practices

How To Make Your Mattress Last:

Clean a wool mattress topper? The topic cleaning your mattress is an uneasy one if you have never thought about it before. When you think about your bed you are sleeping on, the last thing you really want to think about is it getting dirty. Stains, fluids, food, pet hair, kids getting sick, you name it it has probably landed on your bed. So what does The Futon Shop say about cleaning your mattress? Please follow these easy steps below and you will be able to keep a fresh, clean, mattress free from dust mites, bacteria, allergens and even strange bad odors.

Protection And Prevention

Proper Maintenance Of Your Mattress

3 Easy Steps:

1) Mattress Protector

Accidents happen and the best way to prevent damage is to always make your bed with a mattress protector. The Futon Shop offers a few protectors. The bamboo mattress protector perfectly fits any size mattress and custom sized mattress with an added sturdy elastic strap. Not only does this protect your mattress from spills, but bamboo is a natural anti-microbial. So the protector protects your from spills and exposure to allergens.

Mattress Protector

2) Flip Your Mattress

It is important to flip your mattress regularly. In fact, the first few months your receive a mattress from any company it is a good idea to flip your mattress every time you wash your sheets: head to toe, right to left. After a couple months of sleeping on your mattress, flip your mattress quarterly. There are two way to flip your mattress. The first one is the more efficient one. Flip the whole mattress. The second way is to flip your mattress in half like a taco. With any mattress moisture from the air and your body absorb into the mattress and by flipping your mattress, you are releasing moisture.

Flip Your Mattress

3) Air Out Your Mattress

If possible, a great way to release moisture from your wool mattress or any mattress with cotton or wool is opening a bedroom window on a hot sunny day. Even more efficient is to bring it outside and air out on a hot sunny day. Do this and it is amazing to see within just a short few hours your mattress fluffing up. If you do this, your mattress releases moisture, odors,and extends years to your mattress.

Air Out Your Mattress

Ways To Clean Your Mattress

1) Spot Clean

2) Use Natural Ingredients

3) Using A HandHeld Vacuum

A Note To Wool

A not to wool

Wool has amazing benefits such as wicking away moisture. Wool has been used for thousand of years with amazing benefits ranging from keeping your warm in cold weather, cool in warm weather, and is naturally fire resistant. A popular ingredients, Wool is used to fight off sweat for professional athletes, warmth Astronauts as they travel, and used for a healthy mattress to sleep on that is safe and comfortable. Read more about What Are The Benefits Of Wool In Mattresses?.


  • Use Warm and Mild Soap While Spot Cleaning
  • Blow Dry
  • Use A Mattress Protector
  • Flip Your Mattress Regularly
  • Air Out By The Window Or Bring Outside

  • Put Your Mattress In The Machine
  • Buy A Mattress That You Can Not Unzip
  • Pour Water from a cup or bottle on your mattress
  • Keep a mattress with bed bugs, mildew, mold, dust mites

Care Instructions Care Instructions

Preventions First:

    1) Mattress Protector
    2) No Animals In bed
    3) No Eating or Drinking in Bed

Steps To Clean Mattress

First Remove Your Mattress cover/protector

1) First Remove Your Mattress cover/protector

Milk Soap And A Wash Cloth

3) Mild Soap And A Wash Cloth

Dry with blow dryer

4) Dry with blow dryer

Vacuum Monthly

5) Vacuum Monthly

Spot Cleaning Recipe

When To Get A New Mattress

Purchasing a mattress is a big deal. This is a piece of furniture you will be using every night and for many hours. No pressure, but this is maybe the most important decision you are making for your health and well being. Let's see what the experts say. Experts at Sleepfoundation.org call it the 7 year itch. They say if you wake up feeling stiff, aching back, still tired after good night sleep. visible sags and dips in the mattress, and your mattress is more than 7 years, it it time for a new mattress. The idea is if you are not getting a good night sleep and the mattress has become lumpy and not comfortable it ia good time to get a new mattress. Discover the Purest Latex Mattress available on the market.

When To Get A New Mattress
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Marilyn Diamond

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