Parents of babies and toddlers know the importance of a crib mattress that is going to be durable and easy to clean. Crib mattresses are exposed to diaper explosions, spit up, and much, much more – meaning that parents should consider the ease of cleaning the mattress when the crib mattresses is being chosen.
How should a crib mattress be cleaned?
First, it is important to take into account the texture and fabric that is used to cover the crib mattress. Some crib mattresses are created with a built in cover that can allow the parent to simply wipe away the mess from the crib Mattress, without the mess absorbing into the fabric.
These easy to clean crib mattresses are a popular and time-saving choice for parents, and can be a great way to extend the life of the mattress.
Crib mattresses that are created from plush fabrics or pillow tips can be more difficult to clean, as the parent must remove the mess from the mattress and clean the mess that has absorbed into the mattress, before the mess has damaged the mattress.
Parents can use mattress cleaning solutions, steam machines and vacuums that are able to remove the mess while cleaning the top layer of the mattress and within are going to clean the soiled mattress effectively.
Parents that are trying to extend the life of the crib mattress may want to consider a crib mattress cover as it can protect the top layers of the mattress – and can be an inexpensive way to do so. Crib mattress covers are available through department stores and retail stores and can be a cheap way to get the best value from the crib mattress.
Crib mattress covers are created from a material that is going to repel the moisture and spills from the mattress, allowing the parent to either remove the crib mattress cover to clean the crib mattress or allow the parent to simply wipe the mattress clean for those minor spills.
New crib mattresses are created with woven fabrics that can be used to repel moisture and stains, quilted weaving can help to create a sustainable and stain-repelling mattress, well suited to infants and toddlers.