Most people should wash their sheets once per week. If you dont sleep on your mattress every day, you may be able to stretch this to once every two weeks or so. Some people should wash their sheets even more often than once a week.
How long can you go without changing your sheets?
If you properly allow your sheets to dry out in the morning, then bacteria will grow for roughly two weeks, with a peak amount on your sheets at around the 14-day mark, says Petro. “So scientifically speaking, 14 days is probably when youre going to want to change your sheets,” he says.
Do I have to throw away my clothes if I have bed bugs?
You dont have to throw away your belongings if you have bedbugs. A common misconception about bedbugs is that if you have them, you have to trash your mattress and send all your clothing to the dry cleaners.