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How do I wash foam bed pillows?

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Question: How do I wash foam bed pillows?


Foam bed pillows can be washed at home to keep them smelling fresh and clean. But, foam pillows, including memory foam, cannot be washed in the washer. The agitation will cause the foam to crumble. They must be hand-washed in a large sink or bathtub.

Use lukewarm water and a small amount of gentle detergent. Use enough water to cover the pillow and gently squeeze to move the detergent and water through the pillow. Rinse several times until the water runs clear. Gently squeeze the foam to remove water. Do not wring harshly.

Foam pillows should not be placed in a dryer because the high heat can ruin the foam and cause it to crumble. Allow the pillows to air dry on a flat surface. It is a good idea to launder the pillows on a sunny day so that you can put them outside in the sun for a final dry.

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