Cotton is a heavy duty fabric and the vinegar is quite dilute. I do understand that I may be shortening the lifespan of the clothing article, but I find it to be a worthwhile trade off. My jeans still last much longer than fashion trends and my kids grow out of them long before they wear out. I do NOT use vinegar on silk. For loads where stripping excess detergent is the goal, use 1 cup of white vinegar for every gallon of water.
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Often minerals get trapped in the layers of fabric, which can cling to bacteria or just start to repel, causing your diapers to lose absorbency. Has the item in question been washed repeatedly at least a month or longer in untreated hard water? Has the item in question been repelling after use? Did you buy the item in question used, from someone else who might have washed it repeatedly in untreated hard water? Have you been using a weak detergent or something that can coat the fabrics? When do you NOT need to strip?
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Instructions Pre-wash item in warm, soapy water. Fill a stainless steel pot with enough water for the fabric to move freely. When water begins to simmer, add Color Remover and mix well. Keep temperature at a low simmer.
What products are good? Which ones are you supposed to avoid? What is cloth diaper stripping? When and how do you do that?