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Grrr he's peed the bed - how to clean mattress????

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pinkmamma Tue 02-Aug-05 09:03:58

DS wet his bed last night for the first time, mattress is wet how should I clean it?

lilaclotus Tue 02-Aug-05 09:11:00

to dry it, use a towel to soak up some of the moisture and get a hairdryer on it.

Fran1 Tue 02-Aug-05 09:15:18

I mop it dry, then spray with dettox and mop up, then stand somewhere in the sunshine to kill of germs, dry out and freshen up!

Then invest in a very good matress protector!

suzywong Tue 02-Aug-05 09:16:22

a weak solution of vinegar will take away the amonia smell

kid Tue 02-Aug-05 09:17:03

If you have any cat litter, sprinkle it over the wet part of the matress and then hoover it when its dry. It absorbs the wee so the matress won't smell.

lemonice Tue 02-Aug-05 09:17:09

This is a site with lots of tipsTip King

logic Tue 02-Aug-05 09:52:51

I wash it with plain disinfectant using as little water as possible and then soak it up with kitchen roll and let it dry naturally. Fun isn't it?

gingerbear Tue 02-Aug-05 09:56:53

Boots sell the hippychick mattress protector - or buy direct. fleecy and breathable so not nasty and plasticy to sleep on.
Hippychick

pinkmamma Tue 02-Aug-05 19:46:32

Fab - thanks for your replies.

daisy1999 Tue 02-Aug-05 19:54:30

isn't bicarb of soda good for eliminating smells? I think you sprinkle it on when the matress is dry, rub it in, leave it and then hoover it off.

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