Nowadays, as the mattress invented they made more advanced. Mattresses are made not only for good sleep but also to provide support to your body.

If you don’t know how to wash an IKEA mattress cover? then don’t worry I will explain you.

There is no reason to wash the cover until a small accident happens with the mattress cover.

If any kind of accident happens with your mattress covers like vomiting, coffee spill, milk spill or anything can be the reason of appears stain on the cover of the IKEA mattress.

You must clean the cover regularly.

Now we are going to see the procedure for cleaning the mattress cover.

How To Wash IKEA Mattress Cover?

Choosing the right mattress for you is very important because you spend more than half of your life on the mattress.

The mattress gives comfortable sleep and support to your body.

How To Wash IKEA Mattress Cover?

Washing the mattress cover and keeping the mattress clean is very important.

The cover of the IKEA mattress is not washable but it doesn’t mean that you cannot clean or wash the cover of the mattress.

There are many ways you can clean or wash the mattress cover.

To wash the mattress cover you have to unzip the cover of the mattress and then wash it using the proper procedure.

I will cover the entire procedure. Let us take a look at the procedure in deep.

Step 1: Remove The Cover And Check Its Tag

First, you have to remove the bedding and then remove the cover of the mattress.

After removing the cover you have to check its label if any precautions or special instructions are given on the label.

If you see any special instructions on the tag then be sure to follow them.

If you are not seen any instructions then you can follow the next step.

Step 2: Pre-Treat The Stains

If you see any stains on the cover of the mattress then you have to remove the stain before going to put the cover in the washing machine.

You can use stain remover or baking soda and water. For removing stains white vinegar is also a good option.

If the stains are deep then you can use other methods to remove the stains.

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Step 3: Wash The Cover

When the stain gets removed now it’s time to put the cover of the mattress in the washing machine.

Remember one thing you should wash the cover of the mattress in cold water. Don’t use hot water.

While you are washing the cover in the machine use your machine’s linen, regular, or gentle cycle when washing.

Step 4: Dry The Cover

Now you have to dry the cover. You can use a dryer for drying the cover.

If you’re line drying, keep colored fabrics out of direct sunlight to prevent fading. White sheets can be dried in direct sun.

In my opinion, you should use the low heat setting while drying the cover of your IKEA mattress.

You can also put your cover in sunlight for drying and wait until it dried.

After drying put the cover back on the mattress.

How To Clean Deep Stains IKEA Mattress Cover?

If your mattress has deep stains then you should use the other method and you needed solutions for it.

Deep stains like vomiting, blood stains, coffee, or anything.

Things you will need

• Baking soda
• Clean cloth or paper towel
• Vacuum Cleaner
• White Vinegar
• Spray bottle
• Essential oil (Optional)
• Biological enzyme cleaner (Optional)

How To Wash IKEA Mattress Cover?

Step 1: Make The Solution

If you want to clean the deep stains of your mattress cover then you have to make a solution.

Mix half a cup of white vinegar with half a cup of cold water and mix them well into the spray bottle.

Step 2: Spray The Solution On The Affected Area

Now you have to spray the solution on the stains and then take a clean cloth or a paper towel and gently absorb the excess solution again.

Step 3: Spread Baking Soda

After absorbing the excess solution now is time to sprinkle the baking soda on the mattress cover.

Also, you can add essential oil for a great fragrance.

And wait at least 8-12 hours.

Step 4: Wash The Cover

After 8-12 hours you can vacuum the cover or you can wash it using cold water.

After washing the cover put it back on the mattress.

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You can use many methods to clean the mattress cover.

If you have an IKEA mattress then I recommended you clean the cover using the spot cleaning method.

The spot-cleaning method is a 100% safe method.

Because it’s hard to put the cover back onto the mattress.