Many modern foam mattresses have zip-off covers that are designed to go into a washing machine at around 104ºF, so you can make space to clean them part of your laundry room ideas.
Use a Mild Detergent
Wash your mattress protector with a mild detergent (with no builders) and avoid adding bleach or chlorine to the washing machine. After the protector is washed, complete a rinse cycle to ensure all the detergent is out. Any leftover detergent can cause mold and mildew to develop.
TEMPUR® Down Luxe Pillow:
The down cover must be completely dry before use or storage. Tip: Weigh the Down Luxe Pillow cover (without the foam bag) before washing. Tumble-dry the cover after wash until the cover has the same weight as before wash.
TEMPUR® material should never become wet. We offer a special wet-safe cover to provide extra protection against liquid spills. Do NOT wash or Dry Clean the TEMPUR-Topper Supreme. The cover can be removed and washed in cold water, dried on a cool setting or air drying which is recommended.
“Since the foam mattress and the cover are made in two different places, the zipper is used to simplify the assembly process when closing the zippered mattress cover during the final assembly process,” says Dudek. “The other reason is for aesthetics.
Tempur material does not respond well to water and heat which is why if you do spill something on your bed, you must soak it up with a paper towel immediately. Water will be absorbed by the foam and ruin it, so dabbing with a paper towel or dry cloth will be the best way in removing the moisture.
All TEMPUR® mattresses are no turn! No heavy lifting is involved because you don’t need to flip our mattresses over! Each model is constructed in layers so you sleep on the top side only. Advances in TEMPUR® technology have resulted in keeping maintenance to a minimum.
Follow the washing instructions that came with your particular cover. Most will be machine wash warm, tumble dry low. Cover must be completely dry before placing on bed. Never use bleach or an iron on your cover.
Yes, all bed bug mattress covers can be washed in cold or lukewarm water, and only some can be washed at high heat. None of them can be washed with bleach or fabric softener. And they can’t be dry cleaned ore to ironed.
However, as there is a waterproof layer within the mattress protector which typically contains some plastic, it’s important to tumble dry at a low temperature or wait for it dry naturally to prevent the plastic melting.