The Importance of Mattress Cleaning
Having your mattress professionally cleaned is even more important than having the carpets and upholstery in your home cleaned. You may believe that a mattress doesn’t need cleaning unless there’s a spill or accident, but the truth is that it requires more regular cleaning because of how often you use it.
Book your mattress in for a Professional deep clean and get a better nights sleep: You're worth it!
Why clean your Mattress?
Maintaining good indoor air quality becomes very important, especially in your bedroom. Even if your mattress looks clean, it could still be filled with pests, their faeces, body fluids and dangerous bacteria.
When you turn in your bed at night, it stirs up fine dust particles from the mattress that you can breathe in. Those dust particles can lead to poor indoor air quality that causes health issues such as throat and eye irritation, sneezing, upper respiratory congestion, watery eyes and fatigue.
We wear our clothes once then wash them. On average sheets are washed every 1 - 2 weeks. Even with a mattress protector on your bed, the mattress still requires cleaning because dust mites, body oils, sweat, dead skin and other residue from pets daily dirt gets through to the protector and into the mattress. Stains on a mattress may be difficult to remove, but the main reasons for cleaning a mattress are to extract soil and disinfect the material.
The weight of the average mattress doubles after ten years due to dust mite infestation, and the weight of the average pillow increases 10% after one year. For this reason, people who suffer from asthma, eczema and other allergies will also benefit greatly from regular mattress cleaning.
A clean mattress also promotes a better night's sleep, which studies have shown improves your physical health and emotional wellness.
Protect against dust mites and dirt between Professional Mattress Cleaning
* Vacuum mattress regularly.
* Vacuum carpet regularly.
* Vacuum / clean drapes.
* Dust the room regularly.
* Perform carpet, upholstery and mattress cleaning every 6 - 12 months
* Use a mattress cover.
* Wash bedding regularly.
* Clean headboards and night s stand.
* Keep dirty laundry contained to one area.
* Clean windows
Quick Facts about Dust Mites
The Dust mites prime habitat is your bed, they can also be found in bedroom carpeting and household upholstery.
Dust mites and their excrement are one of the most common trigger to common allergy ailments like asthma, rhinitis, eczema. As house dust mites are mainly found in the mattress, it is important to ensure dust and house dust mites are removed thoroughly from the mattress to keep their presence to the lowest. Doctors strongly recommend allergy patients to clean their mattress regularly as it is common for allergy patients to have their worse attacks at night when sleeping because their bodies are reacting to dust and house dust mites from the mattress. So, by minimizing contact to these allergens, one will have less allergy trigger that may cause serious health condition.
Much smaller than a grain of sand, dust mites are too tiny to be seen with the human eye.
At least 10% of the human population and approximately 80% of allergy sufferers are allergic to proteins that are found in the waste and decomposed body parts of dust mites.
If you often wake up with congestion, a runny nose, watery eyes, itching, or sneezing, then you are probably allergic to dust mites.
A gram (about a half teaspoon) of dust contains as many as 1,000 dust mites and 250,000 allergenic dust mite faecal pellets.
Dust mite populations increase rapidly. Each egg-laying female can increase the population by 25 or 30 new mites per week.
Depending on its age, your mattress may house between one million and ten million dust mites.
During its 80-day lifespan, the average dust mite produces about 1,000 allergen waste particles.
The weight of the average mattress doubles after ten years due to dust mite infestation, and the weight of the average pillow increases 10% after one year.