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#1 of 2 Old 10-26-2005, 05:25 PM - Thread Starter
 
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One person told me I should use vinegar in my cold presoak and another told me that vinegar sets in stains. Who is right? Does anyone have experiance with this?
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Theoretically it should help to set stains, considering it's used in dyeing fabric for that purpose. However, I use vinegar almost every time I wash, and the only diaper that I have that has a stain is from blueberries (which are notorious for staining diapers), and it gets lighter each time. Honestly, if I stuck it outside, I think it would go away. I guess it might depend, but no it hasn't been my experience. And, actually if you're using a dryer to dry your diapers, that would contribute to stain setting as well. HTH
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