The average person spends a whopping third of their life sleeping — or attempting to sleep. In that time, your mattress comes into contact with sweat, body oil, dirt, dead skin cells, various body fluids, pet dander, as well as dust and allergens from your surroundings.
Regardless of how clean you and your sheets are, oils and debris still make their way inside your mattress. Once inside, they create odors and provide a warm home for microscopic organisms to breed and feast. Ick.
We’ve put together an in-depth guide with the best ways to clean your mattress and keep it feeling brand new.