How to Clean a Baby Stroller

It is true that baby strollers do tend to get so dirty and even house germs because you use your stroller for your baby out in public. There are many medical studies that prove that it is necessary to disinfect and clean strollers, at least, weekly in order to ensure the well-being and good health of your dear child. So this article will be discussing how to clean a baby stroller to help you get your stroller as clean as it possibly can be.

You really love your baby or toddler and you are glad to have a stroller for the child. But you know that the stroller can start looking really messy and grimy. Also, it can have lots of crumbs after the child consumes a snack when he or she is in the stroller. You like taking care of your child and you want to clean your child’s stroller well and to get rid of harmful germs. Therefore, this article will be able to give you some great tips and techniques in relation to cleaning your child’s stroller.

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How to Clean a Baby Stroller

How to Clean a baby Stroller

Be sure to vacuum the material
  • You will need to get out your vacuum so that you can vacuum the part of the stroller that is made of fabric.
  • You will start off by vacuuming loose debris and any crumbs that you discover on the stroller seat and other parts.
  • It is a good idea to use a handheld vacuum that allows you the comfort of using an adjustable nozzle so that you can do a truly thorough cleaning in the various crevices, corners and even pockets of the stroller.
Be sure to vacuum where the seat part and back support connect
  • It is important to note that the dirtiest area of the stroller will most likely be the part of the stroller where the seat part connects to the back support of the stroller since this is where the crumbs tend to slide to and collect there.
  • It is a good idea to pass your vacuum cleaner over that area several times in order to be sure that all the crumbs are now gone.
Be sure to vacuum where the seat part and back support connect
  • It is important to note that the dirtiest area of the stroller will most likely be the part of the stroller where the seat part connects to the back support of the stroller since this is where the crumbs tend to slide to and collect there.
  • It is a good idea to pass your vacuum cleaner over that area several times in order to be sure that all the crumbs are now gone.
Be sure to remove the material part of the stroller if it is removable
  • You may need to consult the manual that came with your stroller when you purchased it to find out if there is a way to be able to remove the fabric from the stroller if it is not visibly clear to you that it is removable.
  • Some strollers are designed with material pieces that are easy to remove. Other strollers are designed so that the fabric cannot be removed.
  • Once you are able to remove the fabric, follow the instructions about machine washing or hand washing the fabric.
  • Do not put the material from the stroller that you have washed into the dryer as this could cause it to shrink. You must hang it to dry.
Be sure to clean the stroller outside to clean it if the fabric cannot be removed
  • You will clean the fabric of the baby stroller outside if the fabric cannot be removed from the frame of the stroller.
  • You will turn on the hose and use it to wet the whole stroller in order to give it a thorough rinse.
  • It is okay to wet the stroller like and to scrub the material since stroller are made to be very durable in order to stand up to the different types of weather conditions.
Be sure to dry the stroller
  • Let the stroller dry well outside.
  • But if it is cold or wet outside, or if it is unsafe to leave the stroller outside, then you will want to bring your stroller indoors to let it air dry.
  • If you are drying your stroller inside, you can use a small heater since this will make the process of drying it to go much more quickly.
Be sure to remove all the detachable plastic parts
  • You will want to make sure that you remove, wash and disinfect the detachable plastic parts of the baby stroller. These are items such as the holder for cups or tray for snacks.
  • Use a disinfectant that is labelled as baby friendly.
  • A mild dish soap will get the grime off.
Be sure to wash and check the wheels
  • You can use a scrub brush and disinfectant to get the grime off.
  • Check to see if the tires need more air in them. If they do, fill them up.
  • Also, lubricate the wheels if they are squeaking and are not turning well.

Final Words

You will be glad that you have gone through the process of cleaning and disinfecting your baby stroller. By doing so, you are showing that you care about your child’s health. The germs, dirt and crumbs will be gone. Your child will enjoy his or her clean stroller. You will have peace of mind that the stroller is clean and free of germs so that your child will be well and safe.

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