How do I Clean Pee on a Pillowtop Mattress?

If a child, pet or adult has an accident on a pillow top mattress, you may begin to panic. Urine on a pillow top mattress may seem impossible to remove. The offensive and unsightly urine stains can ruin the look of a pillow top mattress, and the urine can leave behind a lingering smell. You may feel compelled to throw the pillow top mattress out, but you can save yourself money by cleaning it with items you have around your home.

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Remove urine stains from a pillow top mattress instead of throwing it away.

Step 1

Wear gloves to protect your health. Blot the urine stain with a dry cloth to absorb any lingering liquid. Apply a slight pressure to soak up the urine, but do not scrub so as not to spread the stain.

Step 2

Pour vinegar over the urine. Do not oversaturate the area with the vinegar; pour enough over it to soak the area.

Step 3

Blot the urine area with a clean cloth to absorb any excess liquid. If you still notice the stain, treat it with hydrogen peroxide.

Step 4

Fill a spray bottle with hydrogen peroxide. Spray it onto the stain, and allow it to sit for five to 10 minutes. Blot the area dry.

Step 5

Sprinkle baking soda over the area to cover the urine stain completely. Let the baking soda sit overnight.

Step 6

Remove the baking soda with a vacuum cleaner. This removes any lingering odors.