Mattresses are one of the main components of your bedroom. Some people won’t have a bed but they would probably have a mattress in their bedroom. Due to continuous use, they get dirty and shabby. It can be due to many reasons and among those reasons, urine stains are the most degrading ones as they leave an everlasting impression on your mattresses, no matter how thoroughly you clean them after the mess is done. If you have kids or pets in your home then you will be most familiar with these kinds of stains become these little creatures don’t know how to say I need to go out and pee bit with proper training tiny learn.

Urine comprises different types of unwanted chemicals that your body doesn’t need and the most prominent one among all the chemicals is ammonia. Ammonia has a very bad smell and doesn’t go away that easily. That’s why your mattress may smell bad even after you have cleaned it. Another thing present in urine that makes your mattress look bad is urea. Urea is an acidic part of urine that leaves behind yellow or brown stains on your mattresses.

Pee stains are very stubborn but not impossible to remove so Melbourne Clean masters is giving you some DIY methods to clean your mattress along with some tips when it comes to mattress cleaning. Firstly here are some tips followed by methods of cleaning.

  • Clean the urine with the help of a vacuum cleaner.
  • If you don’t have a vacuum cleaner then bloat as much urine you can from the mattress.
  • Don’t use a drier to dry the urine as it will make your problem even worse.
  • You can use waterproof mattress covers.
  • Avoid having your pets climb into your bed.

Methods of cleaning when urine stains are fresh:

  • Vinegar and baking soda: first of all pick a vacuum cleaner and try to dry up the area or you can use a cotton cloth to blot away the excess urine. After this, you have to mix white vinegar in water and spray it over the affected area. Just after this sprinkle 1-2 scoops of baking soda all over the vinegar sprayed area and rub it gently over. Let it rest for 1-2 hours. After this, you can vacuum away the residue along with moisture and as a result, the urine stain will be gone along with the smell.
  • Vinegar solution and plastic wrap: Melbourne Clean masters recommends you to use this method if you have a spare mattress in your home. This method is quite time-consuming and lengthy. Firstly mix water and vinegar in a ratio of 2:1 respectively and then add few drops of cleaning detergent in it. Apply this solution to the affected area with the help of a cloth or spray bottle and wrap the whole mattress with plastic wrap. Let it stay that way for 1-2 days. The plastic wrap will not let vapors escape and as a result, the stain will be completely treated.
  • When urine stains are old:

  • Hydrogen peroxide, dish soap, and baking soda: this method is another effective DIY method of cleaning your dirty mattresses. First of all mix 1 tablespoon of dish soap with 1-2 cups of hydrogen peroxide and mix them well. After that pour it into the spray bottle and spray the solution over the urinated area. Now pour the baking soda over the treated area and let it absorb all the excess moisture along with the bad odor from the mattress. It can take up to 2 hours to dry or you can use fans to dry it off even faster. After it's all dried up, Use a vacuum cleaner to remove the powder that’s left. As a result, the stain will be gone.
  • Oxygen-based bleach: it can only be used if your mattress is white otherwise the bleach will remove the color. In this method, you only need two things and that is water and an oxygen-based bleach. Mix any type of oxy-bleach in lukewarm water as per the directions on the pack of oxy-bleach. After that apply it directly to the stain and let it rest for 20-30 minutes. Now get some cold water and start cleaning the area with the help of cloth dipped in cold water. Once you are finished, the urine stain and smell will be gone, and if not then repeat the process once or twice again.

These were some of the best DIY techniques of mattress cleaning that you can use to clean urine stains and smell from your mattresses. But sometimes old stains can be really tough to remove and you might require professional help to get your mattress cleaned. At that time without hesitation call Melbourne Clean masters because we are among the best mattress cleaners in Canberra. So next time whenever you feel like having your mattress cleaned then simply get in touch with Melbourne Clean masters workers for mattress cleaning in Canberra. Your satisfaction is the ultimate objective of our company and for that, we do everything that can be done. Another best thing about Melbourne Clean masters is that we provide our services all over Australia and that also at very reasonable prices so that everyone can afford to get neat and clean mattresses.