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How To Care For Your Latex Mattress For A Good Night’s Rest

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Are you the proud owner of a natural latex mattress? If so, congratulations – your latex mattress is a worthwhile investment that can help you achieve a good night’s sleep. Due to its many benefits, such as durability, contouring support, and breathability, it is no surprise that the demand for latex mattresses has been on the rise. But as with any household essential, your brand-new mattress requires proper care and maintenance.

By following a regular cleaning regime, your latex mattress will be kept in good shape and can continue to meet your sleeping needs for many years to come. In this article, we will share some vital tips that can help you to prolong the lifespan of your latex mattress.

1. Invest in a removable mattress cover

After purchasing a latex mattress at a mattress sale in Singapore, the following item you should consider bagging home is a removable, washable mattress cover. It is designed to protect your bed surface from any bed bugs, dust mites, and bacteria. It will also safeguard your mattress from any damages or spills.

Furthermore, investing in a fully enclosable mattress cover makes the whole upkeep process effortless. Instead of removing the entire mattress for cleaning, all you need to do is remove the protective cover and toss it into the washing machine. Thanks to the cover, your mattress is kept clean and hygienic.

If your latex mattress is paired with a storage bed frame, you can also utilise the storage space beneath your bed to conveniently store your protective mattress cover when it is not in use.

2. Remove stains immediately

The idea of having breakfast in bed may sound enticing, but it is imperative to keep your latex mattress stain-free. Latex mattresses may be highly durable and resilient, but they are not impervious to the damage stains can cause.

After all, latex is natural rubber, and those stains and spots can seep in and break down the composition of your mattress. Your mattress might end up discoloured or mouldy if you do not remove the stains immediately.

Water generally does the trick when spot cleaning your mattress. However, stubborn stains will require you to scrub the affected area with a mild detergent or a few drops of dishwashing liquid to remove it altogether. If a large spill occurs, you may use an absorbable cloth to bloat out the moisture before drying it off with a clean towel.

3. Ensure constant ventilation from your bed frame

In Singapore’s hot and humid climate, latex mattresses are an excellent choice to keep you cool throughout the night. This is because they have an open-cell structure and are punctuated by pinholes to improve airflow circulation. However, you must also ensure constant ventilation from your bed frame to prolong the longevity of your latex mattress.

For example, it is best to use a slatted bed frame that will not block the underside of your mattress. This will help the air circulate freely between the slates and keep your latex mattress cool and airy. In addition, purchasing the right cooling latex mattress can do wonders in helping you to sleep comfortably at night.

At Four Star, our all-new DETENSE | Artic Silk® Advanze Aire Flex™ mattresses feature revolutionary Japanese technology that significantly improves airflow and reduces the overall temperature of your bed. They are also made with silk-like eco fibres to aid in breathability and keep you refreshed for longer. In addition, it contains natural latex that supports the curvature of your spine. With adequate spinal support, your pressure distribution is improved, thereby promoting pain relief. Furthermore, you can pair our mattresses with a customised storage bed frame made with a German Hydraulic system, which allows you to access and store your belongings without much hassle.

4. Avoid sun exposure

Direct exposure to sunlight is damaging to latex mattresses. This is because the heat and ultraviolet rays from the sun can cause the latex material to degrade and break down. Its cellular structure will gradually crumble and result in discolouration of your mattress.

Bearing that in mind, when it is time to air out your mattress, steer clear of direct sunlight. If you have no choice but to sun-dry it, then placing a removable cover over it would be ideal as it can take the brunt of the damage from the ultraviolet rays.


Taking proper care of your latex mattress can significantly improve your quality of rest and health, leaving you energised for the next day. By cleaning it regularly, you will also enjoy the comfort and luxury of your mattress for an extended period of time.

If you are looking to purchase quality mattresses that are a bang for your buck, our extensive selection of luxurious beds is sure to meet all your sleeping needs. Come on down to our flagship Four Star store to experience our premium mattresses today!


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