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widdlelou 05-11-2006 12:19 PM

How to use Dawn to wash
Okay we have had lots of talks about using DAWN latelya dn I'm wondering how to use it without causing a big sudsy mess. So give me the low down how often to use it, in conjuction to what other things and all that good stuff.

kugrinic 05-11-2006 12:33 PM

Re: How to use Dawn to wash

navars2 05-11-2006 12:51 PM

Re: How to use Dawn to wash

pugmom 05-11-2006 01:29 PM

Re: How to use Dawn to wash
Well, I don't know about everyone else, but probably about once a week or two I use a squirt (errrr....1 squeeze....) in my hot wash with my usual (teeny) amount of detergent.

fouradss 05-11-2006 01:36 PM

Re: How to use Dawn to wash
Umm, I use it everytime. I use about a 1/2 a tsp. I do have to rinse more, but not having stinky dipes is worth a few more rinses. I have really hard water so wrinsing can be a problem. If you don't have really hard water you may not need to rinse as much as me. I actually just bought a small bottle to keep in my laundry room. I got tired of going to the kitchen when I needed it, and then having to back to the laundry room when I went to do dishes. :banghead: :laugh:

Kylie&Logan'sMommy 05-11-2006 02:25 PM

Re: How to use Dawn to wash
Here is my wash routine and it have been using it for almost 2 years and it works for me:)

Rinse off poopies with sprayer
fill washer for cold soak add a few drops of tto, tiny squirt of dawn size of a dime at most, and 2 tsp of tide I actually use the oxyclean scooper for measuring the detergent
let soak for a bit sometimes overnight
hot wash
warm rinse
warm rinse

No stinkies here so far:)

kthoelen 05-11-2006 04:54 PM

Re: How to use Dawn to wash
I use dawn as my everytime soap. I put in a squeeze if it is a few dipes and 2 squirts if I have a ton of dipes(like today!!) I just do an extra rinse (or if I have doubts then I will do another short wash so that it is hot wash)and I don't have any problems.

No stinkies here either!!

ocfb16 05-11-2006 05:04 PM

Re: How to use Dawn to wash
So can you just use dawn everytime you wash diapers, instead of detergent. Or do you still need to use detergent as well?

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