DO NOT DRY CLEAN YOUR PAD! DO NOT USE BLEACH! DO NOT USE A WRINGER! To clean, follow the directions below: Unplug from wall outlet. Make sure the control is OFF. Disconnect the pad connector by holding control connector and pulling straight out from the pad. Machine-wash the pad in warm water on gentle cycle; tumble dry on medium heat. Remove from the dryer. The pad can also be hand-washed in warm water and line dried. DO NOT plug in the pad until it is completely dry.