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UV question

Postby carinapod » Thu Feb 03, 2011 1:30 pm

Ok. So the nappies are in the machine, being strip washed at the moment. Ive been reading that its important to hang them on the line outside to get UV light on them, even in winter. Our garden is north facing and gets no sunshine in the winter. Does that matter?

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Re: UV question

Postby tiyuricc » Thu Feb 03, 2011 1:32 pm

any outside airing will help, but major stains need proper sunshine. sitting them on the windowsill inside is meant to work, but have never tried that myself.

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Re: UV question

Postby emmalala » Thu Feb 03, 2011 1:33 pm

Nappies only need sunlight if they are stained. I even put boosters and liners in the window and that works!

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Re: UV question

Postby JabberJabber » Thu Feb 03, 2011 1:35 pm

It doesn't matter that it's not direct sunlight (alhough that would get rid of stains quicker), normal daylight is OK.

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Re: UV question

Postby Kirstyh » Thu Feb 03, 2011 1:41 pm

Are they stained? I haven't pput nappies on the line in weeks and weeks!

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Re: UV question

Postby emmalala » Thu Feb 03, 2011 1:43 pm

Kirstyh wrote:Are they stained? I haven't pput nappies on the line in weeks and weeks!

I haven't since before november! :giggle: I need to re hang my line, its on the grass atm :oops:

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Re: UV question

Postby Kirstyh » Thu Feb 03, 2011 1:49 pm

DH broke our whirly gig when we had the snow, we bought a new one last week (£70 :shock: how much) but it is in the garage still, I can put stuff on the bedroom balcony as it is covered and I don't mind it looking like we live in a gypsy camp!

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Re: UV question

Postby emmalala » Thu Feb 03, 2011 1:49 pm

:lol: df says that about our house when stuffs on the radiator

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Re: UV question

Postby carinapod » Thu Feb 03, 2011 2:11 pm

Some of them are a bit stained. I was wondering if they were getting smelly too as they havent been dried outside for so long!!!

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