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How To Clean The Oil Stains From Your Mattress At Home?

How To Clean The Oil Stains From Your Mattress At Home?

You spend half of your time on your mattress and your body may develop stains over it with sweat and oil. The mattress is considered one of the biggest investments so it requires immediate cleaning. If you want to make your mattress last longer and want to clean the oil stains from your mattress then you need to do some extra effort. If the oil spills deep into your mattress then it becomes difficult to remove the stains and get the mattress back. 

clean the oil stains from your mattress

Ingredients You Need To Remove The Stains:

  • Paper towel
  • Baking soda 
  • Detergent Powder
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Old toothbrush

Blot The Stain

With the help of a paper towel remove the excess oil from your mattress. You need to blot it until the fluid is fully absorbed from the mattress.

Clean With Baking Soda

Search for the affected area and then sprinkle some amount of baking soda and cornstarch on the affected area of the mattress. After that wait for 50- 60 minutes. Baking soda will not allow the oil residue to settle on the threads of the mattress.

Vacuum The Mattress

With the help of a vacuum cleaner remove the baking soda on the mattress. Along with baking soda, vacuum helps to lift the oil stains. Make sure that every bit of baking soda powder is removed with a vacuum.

Treat With Detergent

By using an effective laundry detergent, clean the stained area. Damp the affected area and sprinkle 1 or 1/2 tbsp. of the detergent. Scrub the stained area with a toothbrush and then wash off the detergent by using a wet towel. Let the mattress air dry after that and you can use a hair dryer for that. 

Flip And Repeat

After that, flip the mattress and clean and dry on the top. Vacuum the other side of the mattress because it might be possible that the flat surface won’t need any stain treatment. 

How To Keep Your Mattress New For A Long Period?

Use a mattress protector to keep your mattress new for a long period once you clean the oil stains from your mattress and the odor from your mattress. If you use a waterproof protector then there is no need to worry about mattress stains again. After placing a mattress cover on the mattress, you need to add a fitted sheet. Keep your mattress fresh for a long period by washing the mattress cover every month. Hire professional mattress cleaning services to deep clean the oil stains from your mattress. 


To prevent the dead skin you need to change the sheets after a regular interval. Mattress covers don’t let the moisture get into the mattress fibers. This will also prevent the growth of mold and mildew. Every 3-4 months flip your mattress. Never use the commercial products on your mattress because this will give birth to allergies and other skin issues. If you don’t want to snag the surface of your mattress then never scrub it with a brush. You may also contact us at 02 6105 9139 for further information.