I know, this is gross. :) Is there a way to clean a foam mattress pad? It
won't fit in the wash so I'm wondering, should I just throw it out and get a
new one or try cleaning it with the garden hose? There are no visible
stains, just odor. I would appreciate any easy solutions, otherwise, I'll
just throw it out and get a new one. It's pretty new itself which is why
I'm even considering washing it.
Can you take it to a coin laundry? They often have over-sized machines. If
not, and there is only odor, not any debris, then I would try Fabreze or the
Resolve brand of odor neutralizer. Cleaning it with Odoban may also work.
If you can put it outside in the sun that may also help.
I've used a product called "Unique Odor and Stain Eater". It's
concentrated, and you mix it with water.
I bought it at our local hardware store, but here's the company info:
Unique Manufacturing and Marketing, Inc.
Arvada, CO 80002
(I'm not affiliated with the company in any way.... just a very
You're never going to be happy with this, no matter how successful a
cleaning operation. Toss and get a new one. Unless the vomit is a
regular problem and it's not *you* sleeping above the pad. In that
case, other posters have offered good cleaning solutions. :-)
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