You Really Need to Clean Your Mattress - Here's How (and Why)

It's only one of the most-used items in your home.

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Learn how to thoroughly clean and deodorize your mattress.

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Sweat, dust mites and and dead skin are just a few of the gross things hiding on your mattress. Improve your sleep and health by deep cleaning the mattress twice a year. Watch the video above to see how to do it.

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