HOW TO WASH YOUR PILLOWS
Replace or wash? Just keep your bed hygienic.
This article shows you a step by step guide with pictures to washing all types of pillows including new memory foam ones. www.wikihow.com/Wash-Pillows. They also add the following tips:
- Check your pillow to see if you need to replace it altogether. If you fold your pillow in half and it stays in place, it is too old and needs to be replaced. If your pillow springs back, then it is good and just needs a washing. On average, you should replace your pillows once every two years, more if you have allergies.
- Pillows should be washed 2-3 times per year to remove sweat, bodily oils, dandruff, and dust buildup.
- Throw pillows on couches can be cleaned the same way the pillows on your bed can. Just be sure to remove their covers when possible to keep them protected.