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I got the most awesome deal on seven Kissaluv 0's (no, not pg yet but still ttc) that i could not pass up. She said they are fine but kind of stiff from her hard water. I think mine is pretty good; seems not to hard or soft, as i have never had stinky hemp or anything weird like that. So, how to soften them specifically? Calgon? I do have some of that.
 

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I have hard water, and I put a downy ball of vinegar into the rinse (then I do another rinse to get the vinegar out) - my dipes are quite soft and fluffy.
 

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Definitely try the Calgon!<br><br>
We have medium water- not soft, not hard. I have never had a problem with our water. But I still like to use Calgon occasionally. It seems to get them a bit cleaner. Could be my imagination, but it seems to help a bit.
 

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I have hard water. First strip them. She may not have done that prior to sale. Secondly, do lots of extra rinses. I do one wash cycle with detergent and one without (adding vinegar sometimes, Calgon when I have it). Last, consider using Downy Advanced. It's different from other fab softeners and won't hurt the dipes at all. They just make them buttery soft. I promise. :)<br><br>
Darshani
 

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Can you use vinegar on fuzzi bunz?
 

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What is the best way to strip them, darshani? Just lots of hot washes? I ocasionally will do a hot wash (VERY hot) with RLR and then a couple plain hot washes after that. And i think i might try the DA on those, too.
 

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Turn up your water heater. Add 1/2 cup of vinegar or a full cap of Calgon. Put it through the permanant press cycle. Then just keep starting the cycle over again with hot water. With each cycle check for suds about 5 mins. after it fills with hot water. My strip washes take an average of 7 cycles!! Even with using a minimum of detergent.<br><br>
Hope it works!<br><br>
Darshani
 
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