Singapore culture translates to hard work, diligence, and a terrific sense of timing. The often-hurried state is exacerbated by the pandemic, where on top of all the work hours, there is now a need for more frequent and thorough cleaning.
Experts have advised us to run our sheets and beddings through the washer at least once a week. Cleaning a latex mattress does not need to be as frequent, especially since our latex mattresses are dust-mite and fungi-free, but it is an available option in refreshing your mattress from time to time.
Here are a few ways to keep your latex mattress smelling fresh.
Deodorising sprinkle. Sprinkle baking soda over the All-Natural Latex Mattress and leave it for at least 30 minutes (or a couple of hours if you can spare it). Simply vacuum the baking soda after the dry ‘soak’.
Spot treatment. For areas with stains, you can use a damp cloth to wipe the surface off. Make sure to use gentle strokes so you are not pushing the dirt back into the latex mattress. You may also use a paste of baking soda and water, let that sit, and wipe after several minutes.
Gentle deodorising shower. Make a solution of a little bit of white vinegar in water and place it in a spritz bottle. You can also opt to add three-to-five drops of witch-hazel extract and your favourite essential oil. Lightly spray over the latex mattress and leave it to air dry.