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Velvetsteph wrote:We've got a whooooole section on washing nappies if you scroll further down the board and people often post similar questions viewforum.php?f=19
mrstessyman wrote:I only wash at 30 - should I be washing hotter?
Soupdragon wrote:I asked about this a few weeks ago and, based on the info I got here, here's what I did:
- do a cold wash without detergent
- do a 60c wash with a full amount of detergent
- do two full rinse cycles without any detergent (or as many rinses as you need to make sure all the soapy bubbles have gone)
It's probably also worth doing a maintenance wash on your machine, just so you know that's working as well as it should be (I use soda crystals for this).
I also switched from non-bio to bio and now use 1 tablet of Ariel to wash nappies (I usually do a cold wash without detergent, followed by a 60c wash with bio). That seems to make sure the nappies come out smelling lovely and clean.