It’s a great idea that you as a cleaning service are familiar with how to clean a mattress that is disgustingly filthy. If you know how much material builds up between the mattresses, then you would understand the fungus and bacteria that follows. Many people’s mattresses contain blood, urine, sweat, and other bodily fluids along with mildew and mold growing. For those clients who shower before bed, your mattresses might contain oils, dirt and trace s of chemicals from different toiletries (how disgusting).
Before starting to clean your client’s mattress, first strip the bed and launder all the linens. Then you should wash and dry up your client’s mattress pad, next comes sheets, and finally the comfy comforter. Confirm the manufacturer’s labels warnings and instructions, apply hot water, and allow dryer heat, so the heat will destroy dust mites in the bedding. While the dryer and washer are cleaning up, turn your full focus to the beat up smelly dirty mattress.
Vacuum it – vacuum cleaning the upholstery accessories is a vital part of the cleaning. Use a powerful vacuum for the best quality mattress cleaning. Begin at the top of the mattress, work your way down in narrow paths, overlapping like normal vacuuming, and then give it one more double clean with the vacuum and make sure it is super clean.
Be sure to deodorize the mattresses because of sweat scents. Even though most of the people don’t notice their own smell on the mattresses you will notice the spots and dirty areas. Over time, our body builds up a funky aroma and will leak into every mattress. For you to get rid of mattress stickiness, sprinkle a little club soda and rub it in with a strong spiky brush. If you want to give a good scent to the mattress, combine the baking soda with a few drops of oil first. Lavender or sandalwood is a comfortable scent to sleep to.
Use the vacuum again – by rubbing the baking soda into the mattress, you’ve helped it to bond with surface wetness. Vacuuming it will now help to pull out dampness and help ensure that you won’t wake up while covered with powdery remains in the morning.
Get the stains in the mattress out – typically, Mattresses acquire three forms of stains: urine blood, and other body fluid. For recent stains, it’s best to remove stains immediately by using soap and cold water and or even hydrogen peroxide.
Dried bloodstains can be removed by creating a mixture of a cup hydrogen peroxide, 1 tbsp. liquid dish soap and salt. Rub the solution drop into the stain and let it stay until it dries before rubbing the residue off. Dab any residual stains with white rags dipped inside hydrogen peroxide rotate the rag as it lifts off stain (it’s best to use a white rag to prevent dye transfer to the mattress).
Other bodily fluids: Open hidden areas using a white rag; spot the stain with unscented undiluted ammonia. Do NOT soak your mattress! Wipe all areas with a clean, partially damp cloth, and then sprinkle the stain with baking soda. You can now vacuum the dryer areas.
Flip it – coil mattresses should be turned over top-to-bottom and side-to-side for a weekly basis in the first four months of ownership. To help remember which end or side needs to be face up, simply use permanent markers and write in small prints, “summer/ winter” on one end of your mattress, and “fall/ spring” on the other side.
Keep your mattress well pampered to get the bacteria bugs off and repeat every year or bi-yearly.
Cover and protect it – cleaning mattresses is a special added service that you can master. We highly recommend to use a washable mattress cover. Mattress covers are made from fabric material to water-resistant layers that prevent dead skin and liquids from spoiling any mattress. Put covers to wash and use strong cleaning soap and make laundering as weekly chore, and you’ll never have a necessity of cleaning a mattress as frequent.