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Old 04-18-2010, 11:49 AM   #1
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How much detergent?

How much powdered Country Save detergent should I use per load of diapers in a Front Loader?

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Old 04-18-2010, 12:34 PM   #2
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Re: How much detergent?

I've been wondering the exact same thing, except for top loaders--I use a half scoop in my smallish portable (the kind you attach to the sink) washer, every 2 days, but I'm worried maybe it's too much or not enough.
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Old 04-18-2010, 09:08 PM   #3
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Hopefully someone who uses it can help us out!
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Re: How much detergent?

I use the full amount. CS is clean-rinsing, so I don't worry about build-up with it. For the FLer, I think you need 1/2 a scoop.

PP with a portable machine, when I was in the same situation, I used about halfway to the midline on the scoop. HTH
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Old 04-19-2010, 09:53 AM   #5
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Do you do a cold soak or rinse first? I have been doing a cold soak with detergent. If you do a cold soak, how much detergent do you use?
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Re: How much detergent?

When my son was an infant, I just did a cold rinse with nothing else. Now that he has stinky toddler pee (and poo! I don't have a sprayer but just plop what will come off into the toilet), I do a cold rinse with a squirt of Dawn. I was putting in a half scoop (I have a TLer) of the CS for the rinse, but felt like I was going through the detergent too quickly that way.

So, my routine for a TLer:
cold rinse with squirt of Dawn
warm heavy wash with full scoop of CS

That's it! You may want an extra rinse to be safe with a FLer, but I hope this helps some.
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