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Old 05-23-2007, 01:39 PM   #1
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Need directions for dishwasher stripping please!

I've been having some ammonia issues with my dipes as well as wicking with my pockets.

It started when I switched to Allen's Naturally last week. Well, I'm sure the ammonia stank nasty is a longterm build-up issue but the wicking started with the Allen's. Does anyone else with hard water have Allen's issues?

So I stripped my diapers (prefolds & inserts) today. Super duper hot scalding water, 1/2 T of original Dawn, capful of bleach, warm rinses, extra rinse cycle.

Then another full wash + extra cycle with hot/warm. No detergents.

And now a n o t h e r.

And there are still suds. Wha??



I quit. Seriously. My machine is about to spin itself right out of the laundry room. Why can't I get the suds out???

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Old 05-23-2007, 01:43 PM   #2
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Re: Enough already!!!

Have you tried them in the dishwasher?
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Old 05-23-2007, 01:47 PM   #3
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Re: Enough already!!!

You know, I haven't. Mostly because I can't even figure out how that works . . . do you lay them over the rack? do you use teh top and bottom racks? Dry cycle? Detergent? Cycles? So confused.

How does it work?
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Re: Enough already!!!

i have the same ammonia issue and also have hard water and use Allan's. no more Allan's for me!!!
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Re: Need directions for dishwasher stripping please!

check out this thread...I've only done it once, so this might be more help.
http://diaperswappers.com/forum/show...ght=dishwasher
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My machine is about to spin itself right out of the laundry room.
I'm sorry but I SERIOUSLY about peed my pants laughing when I read this!!
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