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twinkletot
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hard water

Postby twinkletot » Sat Aug 29, 2009 9:17 pm

I live in a hard water area. Is there anything I should be doing to stop my nappies etc from getting a little hard so to speak?

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happytails
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Re: hard water

Postby happytails » Sat Aug 29, 2009 9:55 pm

twinkletot wrote:I live in a hard water area. Is there anything I should be doing to stop my nappies etc from getting a little hard so to speak?

Ta.


Doesnt vinegar soften things up a bit?

Or after the nappies are clean hang them out for a bit of rain water before drying - so ive heard.

We have soft water so not a prob here x

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Re: hard water

Postby dawnsmummy » Sat Aug 29, 2009 10:02 pm

I don't know if we have hard or soft water here... :-?

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indigosky2k
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Re: hard water

Postby indigosky2k » Sat Aug 29, 2009 11:40 pm

Cumbria has lovely soft water Stacey, thanks to the lakes :wink: We have soft water here in Manchester too, again thanks to the lakes :mrgreen:

White vinegar is supposed to soften them, I've just started using it, because I have to dry my nappies inside and that seems to make some hard, sometimes.

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Re: hard water

Postby fluffycabbage » Sat Aug 29, 2009 11:49 pm

hmmm, im in manchester too, and find my nappies get hard. once theyre almost dry, i just put them in the tumble dryer on a cool setting with a damp towel and that softens them up a bit....

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Re: hard water

Postby indigosky2k » Sat Aug 29, 2009 11:52 pm

Yea TBH the only thing I find that gets them soft is the tumble drier :-? Only use it when I'm desperate to get things dry though or have a mountain of laundry.


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