How To Wash Foam Pillows?

Can you put foam pillows in the washing machine?

Solid memory foam pillows can be easily cleaned by simply running warm water over them until it comes out clear. Do not put a solid memory foam pillow in the washing machine. The strong agitation of machine washing will break up the padding inside the pillow and weaken it. Do not use a dryer on a foam pillow.

How do you wash and dry a foam pillow?


  • Select the Best Time to Wash. It is best to select a breezy, warm day to clean foam pillows to hasten the drying because they cannot be placed in a clothes dryer.
  • Mix a Washing Solution. To deep clean, a foam pillow should be hand-washed.
  • Add the Pillow.
  • Rinse the Pillow.
  • Dry the Pillow.

How do you get the smell out of a foam pillow?

Sprinkle baking soda

It works for an odorous memory foam pillow, topper, or mattress too. Simply sprinkle a bit directly onto your memory foam and let stand for a day or two. Then, give it a shake and vacuum off the remaining fine powder with the upholstery brush attachment. This should help minimize the smell.

Can foam be washed?

If you have a steam cleaner, you can use it to clean the cushions. Use upholstery cleaner or a mild detergent. Do not place foam cushions in a washing machine or dryer. If the cushion covers are removable and you want to wash them as well, usse cold water and low or no heat for drying to prevent shrinking.