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Pooey poo poo washing machine

Postby HannahBanana » Mon Nov 19, 2007 4:29 pm

Help! My washing machine smells icky. I've done high washes with white vinegar but that doesn't seem to help. Any other suggestions?

Also my nappies don't smell but when they are wet and in the dryer it does whiff. This makes me think they're still full of amonia and not clean enough, so I did a 60 wash with them this weekend but is there anything else I can do, short of boiling them!!

Do you think it's because I use Surcare and it's not very strong?

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Postby jules070603 » Mon Nov 19, 2007 4:53 pm

F0r y0ur washer I'd buy s0me s0da crystals and use them. I d0 this s0metimes and als0 a 90 rinse thr0ugh.

Nappies, I have the drier pr0blem s0metimes but with a p00ey smell. Its s0mething I've never f0und a s0luti0n t0 but I'm g0ing t0 get s0me bi0 p0wder and try that in a wash 0r tw0.

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Postby clothmama » Mon Nov 19, 2007 5:15 pm

do you do a COLD quick rinse before you wash? The heat can set smells. Maybe try a load with full amount of bio powder and then do and extra rinse.

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Postby kt24 » Mon Nov 19, 2007 7:26 pm

We have to use bio powder and wash a 60 or the nappies always smell.

Soda crystals in the machine works well to clean it too.

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Postby HannahBanana » Mon Nov 19, 2007 7:56 pm

They don't smell too bad if just left on the rads but the tumble drier really kicks out a stink sometimes!

So where do I get me some soda crystals? 8)

Oh and I'm scared to use bold because of Erin's skin... might try it on a few nappies tomorrow rather than a whole load in case it irritates her.

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Postby jules070603 » Mon Nov 19, 2007 8:08 pm

HannahBanana wrote:So where do I get me some soda crystals? 8)


Y0u sh0uld be able t0 buy them fr0m m0st places. Def the supermarket.


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