How Do I Clean My Memory Foam Mattress?

How Do I Clean My Memory Foam Mattress?


Ahhh, the blissful, cloud-like luxury of a good memory foam mattress. And the troubling uncertainty about how the clean the thing. Have no fear – our four-step guide is here! And if you’re still having problems, give the Utah and Park City cleaning experts at Stone Surface Specialists a call at 801 856 0164 – we’ll have you spit-spot in no time!


1 Vacuum Your Memory Foam Mattress Thoroughly

Use a hand-held or regular vacuum with a brush attachment. This will help to remove extra lint or dirt and will enable you really get in the cracks and remove any dust buildup.


2 Treat With Homemade Solution

Fill a spray bottle with 1/2 cup fabric cleaner and 1 cup water. Shake well to make sure that the cleaner is completely mixed with the water before you start spraying. Place the mattress or mattress topper in your bathtub or on a tarp near an outdoor water source. Spray the memory foam mattress with your cleaning solution until it is completely covered, front and back. Let the mattress sit for 30 to 45 minutes. Rinse off the mattress in the shower or with a hose.


3 Second Treatment

Empty, rinse out and refill your spray bottle with 1/4 cup vinegar and 3/4 cup water. Shake well to combine. Spray the vinegar solution all over your memory foam mattress. Rinse the mattress again, getting all of the solution out. Clear out excess water by gently pressing on the mattress. Be careful to not twist or fold the mattress as that may cause permanent damage or warping.


4 Dry the Mattress Completely

Use a small fan or hair dryer to get the drying process going. Leave the mattress outside or in a well-ventilated area to dry. It may take a couple days to fully dry. You can use the hair dryer or fan every few hours to help speed the drying process along.