How to Clean Your Mattress With Baking Soda and Vinegar

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Learn how to clean your mattress with baking soda and vinegar. If your mattress needs a little freshening up you don’t have to use expensive cleaning products or harmful chemicals. Simply head over to your pantry and grab two these two basic ingredients.

Using a mattress protectoron any mattress in your home prevents a number of things that can happen resulting in a ruined mattress. And mattresses aren’t cheap! Using a protector will prevent damage from accidents and spills, especially if you have pets and children. Easy to remove and clean, you can use the same ingredients as below but instead soak the protector in a hot water/vinegar solution before washing it.

for this tutorial you will need plain white vinegar (apple cider is fine too) baking soda, a spray bottle and a vacuum. A kitchen sifter is nice to have because it will spread the baking soda evenly but it is not necessary.

1) Remove the bed sheets and fill a spray bottle with vinegar. Spray the bed liberally. The vinegar will help kill germs and bugs/ bacteria.

2) After the vinegar has dried sprinkle baking soda onto the mattress. The baking soda will help absorb moisture left from the vinegar and keep the mattress smelling fresh.

3) Vacuum up the baking soda and make sure there is no moisture left on the bed.

Put the sheets back on and take a snooze!

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Adrienne Carrie Hubbard | Crafty Little Gnome
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  • Stephanie Hainsfurther Stephanie Hainsfurther on May 03, 2021

    Definitely part of my housecleaning routine now! But your gorgeous, boho bed really caught my eye, too. Nice work.

  • LinneaSanchez LinneaSanchez on May 12, 2021

    Thank you!