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How many rinses to strip a nappy?

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Marie04
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How many rinses to strip a nappy?

Postby Marie04 » Thu Nov 11, 2010 11:31 am

I'm now on rinse 4 and am still seeing bubbles ... how many rinses is normal (ish!) to strip them?
I'm having leaking issues and smelly nappies, so have taken the plunge and today is nappy strip day! :giggle:

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BingBongBoo
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Re: How many rinses to strip a nappy?

Postby BingBongBoo » Thu Nov 11, 2010 11:32 am

It depends - last time I stripped I had to do 7 rinses before I stopped seeing bubbles! :oops:

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Re: How many rinses to strip a nappy?

Postby Velvetsteph » Thu Nov 11, 2010 2:35 pm

Depends on the build-up and also on your washing machine and water type...
I only need to do a max of three normally ;)

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Kirstyh
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Re: How many rinses to strip a nappy?

Postby Kirstyh » Thu Nov 11, 2010 2:47 pm

I only need to do 3 max as well, I do 2 extra rinses after every normal wash.
Are you sure they are soap bubbles and not just agitation bubbles ? x

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Re: How many rinses to strip a nappy?

Postby fairyanna » Fri Dec 05, 2014 7:56 am

If you have a tumble drier, give them a wash and then whizz in the drier and they'll soften up. If you don't, hang them up outside in the rain for a week or two, that really helps. amboo shouldn't really go crispy so that's a bit odd - I live in a very hard water area and my bamboo has never gone crispy! But cotton def does. The other thing you can do is scrunch them up in your hands, rubbing the fabric against itself. It loosens the fibres up and does make them feel softer again.


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