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Pre-loved bamboozles reek!

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Pre-loved bamboozles reek!

Postby Bumboleo » Sat Dec 05, 2015 12:48 pm

I bought 3 preloved bamboozles and they stiiiiink! They're fine when dry but as soon as DS wees it smells like the stairwell of a multistorey carpark :( The smell of wee is toooo much! Yikes. I have already strip washed them, but looking for any other tips?

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Re: Pre-loved bamboozles reek!

Postby LynniferT » Sat Dec 05, 2015 1:04 pm

I know hanging nappies in the rain can soften them but im sure i read somewhere it may also strip smells too. (I could have been dreaming though as i am suffering from lack of sleep :hohoho: )

Anyone else?

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Re: Pre-loved bamboozles reek!

Postby clothmama » Sun Dec 06, 2015 10:03 am

If the strip wash hasn't worked I'd try a bucket with some water and white vinegar as white vinegar is really good at getting smells out. How did you do the strip wash?

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Re: Pre-loved bamboozles reek!

Postby Aeseldyr » Sun Dec 06, 2015 12:02 pm

clothmama wrote:If the strip wash hasn't worked I'd try a bucket with some water and white vinegar as white vinegar is really good at getting smells out. How did you do the strip wash?

Agree this allways worked for us :)

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Re: Pre-loved bamboozles reek!

Postby Bumboleo » Mon Dec 07, 2015 4:33 pm

Ooh OK, I will try that, thanks!

Strip wash I did a rinse, then 60 degree with extra water and full dose detergent, then 60 degree extra water no detergent, then 2 rinses.

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Re: Pre-loved bamboozles reek!

Postby Aeseldyr » Mon Dec 07, 2015 5:02 pm

For stripping when its not PUL i use vinegar or soda
And no detergent

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Re: Pre-loved bamboozles reek!

Postby Bumboleo » Fri Dec 11, 2015 9:07 pm

Hello again :) I have bought a big bottle of vinegar and googled some vinegar strip wash methods :) Oddly excited! Would you do a bucket of vinegar & soak over night, then rinse and spin in the machine? Seen other methods that are all done in the machine with vinegar instead of detergent.

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Re: Pre-loved bamboozles reek!

Postby Aeseldyr » Fri Dec 11, 2015 10:32 pm

@bumboleo:
I usually just do it in the machine: no detergent only vinegar, and its good for the machine too :thumbsup:

but if its really bad, then you could let them soake in it over night, then wash on warm with no detergent. Its most likely build up detergent thats causing the stink, so don't wanna ad more to them :)

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Re: Pre-loved bamboozles reek!

Postby Bumboleo » Thu Dec 17, 2015 10:33 am

Vinegar soak followed by vinegar machine wash worked a treat! :yahoo:

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