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Old 05-04-2013, 07:29 PM   #1
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dingy swaddlebees simplex, what am I doing wrong?

I have been using my simplex for about 4 months now, some came a little dingy to me off FSOT, most were bright white. Mine have been fine until the past 2 weeks, and they look awful. Not poo stained, just dingy. I always use the fleece soaker(not tucked in) and it stays pretty white, but the sides/underneath don't look good at all. Am I doing something wrong with my wash routine, or is it just our hard water that finally caught up with me?

I swish all poopies in the toilet, wash every 2-3 days, prewash with oxyclean free, hot wash with Tide (bleach once a month), then cold rinse, sometimes 2 rinses. Any thoughts? I don't mind as long as they are clean, but if I want to ever sell them when I'm done I'd like them to look better. Thanks!

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Old 05-05-2013, 09:58 AM   #2
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Re: dingy swaddlebees simplex, what am I doing wrong?

Anyone?
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Old 05-05-2013, 11:46 AM   #3
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Maybe an oxy clean soak? Or bleach more often? If that doesn't work, sun will do the trick!
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Washing soda soak for a good 3-4 hrs in the laundry sink.
You can find it in Walmart next to borax.
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Re: dingy swaddlebees simplex, what am I doing wrong?

Thanks, supposed to be sunny for 2 days I'll try sun if the soaking doesn't work, I thought sun only fixed poo stains, good to know it might help the dingy part too.
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I suspect it is just your water. I would probably try an RLR soak and see if it helps since it works on getting rid of mineral deposits on the diapers.

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Re: dingy swaddlebees simplex, what am I doing wrong?

What is RLR? I soaked in oxyclean, and used bleach, and no change
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Re: dingy swaddlebees simplex, what am I doing wrong?

Anyone, what is RLR? I sunned and they look sooo much better, thankful for sun!
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