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How to remove blood stains from a mattress

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How to remove blood stains from a mattress

There are various methods that that can be used to remove blood from a mattress. We have found that using a mattress stain remover is the best way to completely remove a blood stain with no hassle.

Mattress Stain Remover Method

You can use a mattress stain remover similar to the ones listed below to remove blood from your mattress:

Inspired Mattress Stain Remover

Your Choice Mattress Stain Remover

Step by step guide on how to remove blood stains from your mattress using a mattress stain remover:

Step One:

Shake the bottle well before use.

Step Two:

Ensure the area is clean of any debris, you could use a soft brush or a vacuum for this.

Step Three:

Spray the area to be treated with a light covering. Try to make sure that you do not over saturate the affected area.

Step Four:

Allow the mattress stain remover to dwell, do not wipe or rub. You should leave the mattress stain remover to dry completely before wiping, doing this will ensure that the mattress stain remover has fully penetrated the mattress fibres that have been saturated in fresh or dried in blood.

Step Five:

Once the mattress stain remover has dried completely wipe, brush or vacuum away any residue.

You should have now removed the blood stain from your mattress. If you can still see the stain faintly repeat the previous steps.

To buy mattress stain removers, take a look at the  stain removal section on our website, Home and About.

The Saltwater Method

You could also try the saltwater method. This method only works on fresh blood stains, but is still quite effective.

Step One:

Prepare your stain removal solution. This solution is made by mixing two teaspoons of salt with one cup of cold water. Make sure the water you use is COLD, if the water is hot or even just warm you may risk permanently staining your mattress with blood.

Step Two:

Pour the solution into a spray bottle, this allows you get an even coverage of the stain.

Step Three:

Spray an even coving of your homemade stain remover onto your mattress, covering the blood stain completely.

Step Four:

Using a dry cloth, blot the affected area to absorb the solution. Keep repeating steps three and four until you have absorbed as much of the stain as you can.

Step Five:

Use a towel or a dry cloth to dry the area. if the stain is still visible you should try and use a more effective stain remover such as Inspired Mattress Stain Remover.

The Hydrogen Peroxide Method

Hydrogen peroxide should only be used as if you have no other option. This is because although hydrogen peroxide is a great blood stain remover for mattresses it has strong bleaching properties that can weaken the fibres in your mattress.

Step One:

Put a couple of drops of weak hydrogen peroxide on the blood stain.

Step Two:

Leave to dwell for twenty to thirty seconds.

Step Three:

Blot the area with a clean dry cloth until the stain has been absorbed by the cloth.

Step Four:

Using a clean cloth that has been dampened with clean water rinse thoroughly.

Step Five:

Using a dry towel or an old rag rub the mattress to absorb the moisture from the mattress.

Your mattress should now be spotless. Remember, the best way to remove a blood stain from your mattress is to use a stain removal product such as  Your Choice Mattress Stain Remover.

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