How to Clean a Mattress after a Bed-Wetting
Accident. Most children who wet their beds eventually grow out of it. Cleaning up is
a snap with these simple tips. You will need Paper towels White vinegar Water Cornstarch
A vacuum Dishwashing liquid and hydrogen peroxide (optional). Step 1. Blot the urine with paper
towels. Step 2. Mix a solution of ½ cup white vinegar and 1 quart warm water. Dampen the
urine-stained area with the solution, wait a few hours, and then soak up any excess liquid.
You can substitute hydrogen peroxide for white vinegar. Step 3. Mix cornstarch and water
together until you get a thick consistency. Step 4. Spread the mixture over the stained
area, let it sit until dry, and then vacuum it up. Step 5. Mix a solution of ¼ cup white
vinegar and ½ cup liquid dish detergent. Step 6. Apply the solution to the stain and
let it sit for 30 minutes. Then soak up the solution and sprinkle it with cornstarch.
Step 7. Let it dry and vacuum it up. Did you know Kids usually grow out of bed-wetting.
About 13 percent of 6-year-olds wet the bed, while about 5 percent of 10-year-olds do.