We clean sheets, blankets, pillows, and whatever else you can cram into your washing machine on a regular basis. If there’s one thing that’s significantly overlooked, it’s your mattress. While washing the layers on top of your mattress are important, in most cases it simply isn’t enough! Learning how to clean a mattress isn’t the most invigorating chore, but actually doing it will ensure that your sleeping area stays healthy and fresh. Here are a few pointers to help you get started, and why it’s important to boot!
Dust mites, allergens, stains, dead skin – all this nastiness adds up over time and often feeds on each other to create an environment of unhealthiness. A dirty rest area has the power to negatively impact your sleep, which may lead to a myriad of other health issues. Humans spend approximately a third of their lives sleeping, and unfortunately much of that may be on a “well loved” mattress. Sheets are an obvious candidate, but think of how often you clean your kitchen, living room, and bathroom – how well does surface cleaning actually work there? With this in mind, let’s learn how to clean a mattress!
Now that you’re finally dedicated to getting your mattress cleaned properly, here are four basic steps you can take to get started:
Learning how to clean a mattress is simply the start in sprucing up your sleeping space and creating a healthy sleep environment. Developing these habits from the start can make any mattress last longer! At Breksta, we’re committed to the full mattress experience. That’s why we’ve developed two types of washable mattress protectors to protect your Breksta mattress from dust, allergens, moisture, and stains. With these steps, don’t be afraid to remove the sheets, grab some supplies, and clean up the one thing you probably spend more time using than anything else!
Summer weather is upon us, which means finding the best temperature for sleeping becomes much more difficult. Many of us struggle between sweaty nights of mediocre sleep and the temptation to adjust the thermostat. This battle usually ends the same way – blasting the AC and overpaying the electric company.
Fortunately, beating the heat without emptying your wallet is possible. Prepare to finally get some restful sleep as we search for better conditions, avoiding those unwanted slumber sweats. Here are our go-to pre-bedtime rituals to find your best temperature for sleeping.
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