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How to Wash Memory Foam Pillow

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(Last Updated On: May 30, 2024)

Hello everyone! As the CEO of a leading memory foam product processing company, I’m thrilled to share some insider tips on how to wash your memory foam pillow. We specialize in creating the best shredded memory foam pillows, and we know how crucial it is to keep them clean and fresh. So, let’s dive into the steps to maintain your pillow’s comfort and longevity.

Why Wash Your Memory Foam Pillow?

First off, why bother washing your memory foam pillow? Over time, pillows can accumulate dust, sweat, and oils, making them less hygienic and potentially affecting your sleep quality. Regular cleaning ensures that your pillow remains supportive and clean, contributing to a healthier sleep environment.

Can You Wash Memory Foam Pillows?

Before we go into the details, it is important to understand if memory foam pillows can be washed.The short answer is yes, with some limitations.Unlike ordinary pillows, memory foam pillows, particularly the best shredded memory foam pillows, require special handling to avoid damage.

Steps to Wash a Memory Foam Pillow

Let’s break down the steps to wash your memory foam pillow effectively:

1. move the Cover: st memory foam pillows come with a removable and washable cover. Take it off and wash it separately according to the care instructions.

2. Spotleaning: For stains and spots, use a gentle detergent mixed with water. Dab the solution onto the stain using a clean cloth, and gently blot until the stain is gone. Avoid scrubbing, as it can damage the foam.

3. Deep Cleaning: If your llow needs a deeper clean, fill a bathtub or large basin with lukewarm water and add a small amount of mild detergent. Submerge the pillow and gently squeeze to allow the water and detergent to penetrate.

4. Rinse thoroughly. Drain the soapy water and refill the tub with clean water. Rinse the pillow thoroughly by gently squeezing it to remove all detergent residues.

5. **Drying**: This step is crucial. Memory foam is highly absorbent, so it’s essential to dry it properly. Gently press out any excess water without wringing or twisting the foam. Lay the pillow flat on a dry towel and roll it up to absorb more moisture. Finally, let it air dry completely in a well-ventilated area. Avoid direct sunlight and heat sources, as they can damage the foam.

Supplies You’ll Need

To wash your memory foam pillow, you’ll need the following:
Mild detergent
Clean cloths
large basin or bathtub
Dry towels
a Ventilated drying area

Precautions When Washing Memory Foam Pillows

Washing memory foam pillows isn’t rocket science, but there are some precautions to keep in mind:

1. Avoid machine washing: Memory foam can get damaged in a washing machine due to the agitation and spin cycle.

2. **No Harsh Chemicals**: Stick to mild detergents and avoid bleach or strong chemicals that can break down the foam.

3. **Dry Completely**: Ensure the pillow is fully dry before using it again to prevent mold and mildew growth.

Common Questions About Washing Memory Foam Pillows

**1. Can I use a dryer to dry my memory foam pillow?**

No, using a dryer can damage the foam. It’s best to air dry the pillow completely.

**2. How often should I wash my memory foam pillow?**

Spot clean as needed and deep clean every 2-3 months to keep it fresh.

**3. What if my pillow still smells after washing?**

Try sprinkling some baking soda on the dry pillow and letting it sit for a few hours before vacuuming it off to neutralize any remaining odors.

**4. Can I use fabric softener?**

Avoid using fabric softener as it can coat the foam and reduce its breathability and support.

Reviews on Shredded Memory Foam Pillows

Our shredded memory foam pillows have received rave reviews from customers. They appreciate the adjustable firmness and superior comfort these pillows provide. You can read some of our shredded memory foam pillow reviews here


Washing your memory foam pillow may require a bit more effort, but it’s worth it for a clean and comfortable sleep experience. Whether you have the best shredded memory foam pillow or an adjustable shredded memory foam pillow, these cleaning tips will help you maintain its quality and longevity.

Got any more questions or need further assistance? Feel free to reach out to us. And remember, if you ever need a new pillow or want to explore our custom products, we’re just an email away at

Sweet dreams and happy cleaning!


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