Now that you got the sheets done, it's time to take care of the mattress. Here's how to clean a mattress to get rid of bed bugs, dust mites, stains and to deodorize: For this step, you also need baking soda. But first, you need to vacuum it. After you do that, sprinkle a generous amount of baking soda on and rub it well.
Remove all bedding from your bed. This includes the sheets, blankets, pillows and pillowcases, bed skirt and mattress pads. Wash all bedding in your washing machine using hot water and your usual laundry detergent. Machine dry as well on high heat. The heat and the detergent will help kill any bed bugs or their eggs that are on the bedding.
These tips don't just work for clothing, either. Washing and drying with hot water, dry cleaning and heat treating will kill bed bugs in bedding, draperies, pillows, cushions, area rugs and other household textiles, too. Just make sure that the heat penetrates all the layers of the items you're cleaning.
You're not going to like this, but you do need to know about it: when you move in your sleep and squash a blood-filled bed bug that's just fed, it'll leave little blood smears on your sheets
Bed bugs do not spontaneously come into existence out of dirty sheets. If washing your sheets only every month or two works for you, go for it. Consider that you probably spend about 8 hours a day
One in eight people sleep in bedding that has not been washed for over a month, according to a new study. Time and cash-strapped Brits are cutting back on washing their bedding - putting them at a