How to Clean the Mattress in Your Tandem Apartment

You clean your sheets, you clean your mattress pad, but did it ever occur to you to clean the mattress you sleep on in your Tandem apartment in Davis? Us neither. Mattresses are expensive. Keep yours in great shape and ensure its long life with these easy steps.

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Refresh a mattress with baking soda while its cover gets a thorough washing, followed by a tennis-ball tumble or a dose of fresh air.


  • OxiClean Versatile Stain Remover ($11 for 24 ounces,
  • White vinegar
  • Baking soda
  • Sieve
  • 2 new tennis balls
  • Dryer sheets with essential oils, like Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day in geranium ($8,

To find the steps you need to follow to clean your mattress, please follow this link to