I've had enough people ask me about using Lysol to disinfect cloth diapers that it has me worried. When someone says the word 'Lysol', the aerosol spray can pops into me head. Maybe you picture the wipes or the spray cleaners. Either way, when you hear Lysol and disinfect cloth … [Read more...]
Top 5 (Possibly Overboard) Ways to Prolong the Life of a Cloth Diaper
A big part of using cloth diapers for many is saving many. And the longer they last…the less you have to buy (unless there's a new print of course) and the more money you save! If you are anything like me, I’m sure that you agree that a cloth diaper lasting forever would be … [Read more...]
I Went SIX Days Without Washing My Cloth Diapers…Oh The Horrors!
My poor cloth diapers! I (used to be, now I just don't have the time or inclination) am a bit of a baby-er when it comes to them. I use loop fabric on the tabs to keep them from forming chains in the wash. I hang to dry. I've even been known to use a lingerie bag when washing my … [Read more...]
Three Totally Unscientific Findings about OxiClean and Cloth Diapers
I’m Not Afraid to say I use Tide and OxiClean was one of the first cloth diaper washing posts I wrote. I can’t even remember where I had first heard about using OxiClean on cloth diapers. But I do remember quite clearly why I started doing it. I had been struggling with an angry … [Read more...]
Three Interesting Things You May Not Know About Cloth Diapers, 3rd Edition
In the mood for some little known fun facts about cloth diapers? Today’s post is jam-packed with interesting things you never knew you needed to know! If you missed the first two installments, you’ll want to check them out! Besides, who knows when you are going to be playing … [Read more...]
I tried OxiClean Detergent On My Cloth Diapers and I really ???…
If you follow my posts, you know that I am a big fan of Tide and OxiClean. I have tried many other detergents and that combination seems to be one of the only ones that gets my cloth diapers clean and keeps them that way. That is what works for me. What works for you could be … [Read more...]
My Top 5 Favorite Posts About Washing Cloth Diapers
We get questions all the time on our Facebook page and private Facebook group about washing cloth diapers! It seems to be one of the most popular topics on AACD with 90 posts tagged between Autumn and I! WOW. Here are my favorites that I refer people to most … [Read more...]
Cloth Diapers at Night Part 2: Wool and How to Lanolize
Wool can hold 30% of its weight in liquid before it even starts to feel wet! You might think it’s hard to take care of, expensive and hot. It’s NOT. Promise. I'm going to bust a few myths and show you how to wash and lanolize wool. Let's get started! MYTH: Wool is hot! I can’t … [Read more...]
Does Something Smell? Then You Might Need to try Bac Out!
I ran out of Bac Out about a month ago. I thought I would try to make a go without it. But I have to be honest, I missed my spray bottle of Bac Out. I love using it on our cloth diapers. But I also love using it on our other stinky laundry (hubby’s socks for instance) and other … [Read more...]
How to Clean Your Washing Machine!
The other day I was attempting to help an All About Cloth Diapers fan with her laundry issues. I was thinking that the diapers weren’t getting clean enough in the wash and were resulting in rashes. Turns out we had similar washing machines. I took a picture of what my diapers … [Read more...]