Effective way to clean vomit from a mattress using regular household items.

Vomit is notorious for leaving a stinky smell for a very long time. However, you will be happy to know that there is an easy way to sort it out.

There is nothing more unpleasant than a tummy bug entering the house. It is hard enough trying to keep our little ones content whilst they are in the throes of a bug but along with the mountain of washing that is inevitable, it is difficult when you have a soggy smelly mattress to deal with also. 
Vomit is notorious for leaving a stinky smell for a very long time. However, you will be happy to know that there is an easy way to sort it out.
  • Soak up excess vomit with some flour.
  • Once it has soaked up transfer to a bag (using a spoon or dustpan)
  • Pour some soda water onto a kitchen towel or a sponge to help lift the stain. 
  • Next, mix some washing up liquid and water and gently blot the stained area. 
  • Mix together cold water and vinegar (1 part water and 3 parts vinegar). 
  • Wet a clean cloth with the solution and wipe the stain. The vinegar will neutralise the smell and also clean and disinfect the area. 
  • Leave to dry. Sprinkle over some baking soda if any smells linger and vacuum up after 20 mins. 
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