What is a Mattress Protector and Why You Need One

What Mattress Protector Does?

A mattress protector is a bedding item or a protective sheet which protects the mattress. It is usually placed on the surface of the mattress. Apart from protecting the mattress, it also protects the people sleeping on the mattress from mites, bugs, molds, bacteria and dead skin cells, such as dandruff. 

Although, the surface of the mattress can be cleaned using the vacuum cleaner but the perspiration of people leaves yellowish stains on the sheet which are absorbed by the mattress’s surface. Moreover, stains and marks are difficult to wash off from the surface of the mattress.  A mattress protector is quilted sheet of cloth which protects the surface of the mattress from stains and marks. 

Why We Need Mattress Protector ?

  • Mattress protector is a must quilted sheet for your bed. First of all, it is very difficult to clean off the stains and marks on the surface of the mattress or to remove the perspiration and liquid marks on the surface of the mattress. A mattress protector keeps your mattress clean and free from bacteria and allergens.

  • A mattress protector also keeps the mattress in new condition for a little longer. Some mattress protectors are waterproof. Even if you spill a drink or perspire while sleeping, it will keep your mattress new and your mattress will not be affected by any contact with liquid. 

  • There are many mites and allergens on the surface of the mattress. These can cause allergic reactions to the people such as sneezing, coughing and runny nose. A mattress protector gives little protection from allergens. 

  • Moreover, it also saves the warranty on the mattress from getting stained. 

Who Can Use Mattress Protector? 

Mattress protector is recommended from everyone who uses a mattress of sleeps on it. But, it is important for people who have severe allergic reactions from the dust, mites, allergens, yeasts and molds. A mattress protector will help them to reduce the allergic reaction from the mattress allergens. 

How To Choose The Right Mattress Protector?

If you are looking for the right mattress protector, find one with anti-allergy feature and the one who has a soft quilt for more comfort and a good sleep. It is best to choose a waterproof mattress protector as it protects the mattress from any kind of spilled liquid or sweat. Moreover, mattress protector also come with heating and cooling pads. If you are buying it in winter, choose the one with heating pads. Some mattress protectors do not only reduce the noise of the other person sleeping on your bed but also provides support and firmness to your body, opt for that kind of mattress protector.

Benefits of using a Mattress Protector


This is the main reason why people invest in a mattress protector. It reduces the stains from spilled liquid or sweat and also protects the mattress from growing mold whenever the liquid is soaked deep inside the mattress. Mattress protectors can easily be washed, making this reusable. 


A mattress protector prevents allergies in people who have severe allergic reactions. A mattress surface has molds, yeasts, mites, allergens and bacteria which can act up and cause sneezing, coughing, runny nose and many other reactions. A mattress protector protects a person’s body from allergens.


Bed bugs is one of the biggest problems in America. However, a mattress protector also protects the people from bed bugs while sleeping. 


Mattress protectors are soft quilted sheets which also  provide comfort, firmness and support to the body while sleeping. Thereby, promoting deep sleep patterns. You can sleep more peacefully with more softness. 


A mattress protector is an essential bedding item if you really want to get rid of the stains and the bed allergens. Many people, including me, opt for mattress protectors as they provide additional comfort and protection from stains and liquids.

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