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Buying a new mattress? It has come to my attention that some of the newer mattresses that I am servicing are showing discolouration in the top third of the mattress area. While I am usually quite successful in the removal of bodily fluids, I have discovered that this more uniform discolouration is in fact dye. The dye is being transferred via heat and moisture from your body through yours sheets and onto your mattress (hence the top third of the mattress is where most of the discolouration is, towards the pillows).
While coloured sheets are the culprit, the reason is more about the softer cotton materials that are being used in your modern type of pillow top mattress. An easy way to protect the appearance of your new mattress and keep it looking better for longer is to:
Buying a new mattress is a process that most of us must go through at some stage in our lives, making some smart decisions before and after such a purchase may see you going through this process less often than most.
While mattress warranties don’t seem to be as long as they used to be due to the flooding of the market with cheaper mattresses built with inferior products and fabric, a quality mattress isn’t cheap. It’s not unusual to spend north of $5000 when purchasing a quality mattress these days. Make sure that you make a wise choice. Your body, mind and spirit will thank you.
I’ve placed some ideas about things you might want to consider before and after purchasing your mattress
Here are 4 things you might want to consider before buying a new mattress.
- only use quality white sheets. lower quality sheets may cause pilling
- use your white sheets underneath your coloured sheets.
- use a moisture proof protector sheet under your coloured sheets.
- have your mattress cleaned by a professional regularly.