I have looked in our Walmart detergent section to no avail. I have a slew of FB that I have stripped and need to sell , but I want to be certain that they don't cause any problem for the next owner. Where is the Calgon located?<br>
I just thought of something someone had suggested to me one time for heavy build up. There is this stuff you can get from I believe pool stores or online at places that seel dyeing and tye dye stuff. It strips the fabric of build up to ready it for dyeing. Crap, I can't remember the name. I'm sure someone here will.
How about Fred Meyer? I can always find Calgon there. As well as our local grocery store, but it's way more expensive there than at FM. I've found things at our grocery store that no other 'box' store carries, it's quite amusing.
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<div>Originally Posted by <strong>vegaenglit</strong></div>
<div style="font-style:italic;">what about regular baking soda? its a water softener, and probably much cheaper.</div>
Yes, baking soda softens water and is much cheaper, but it is a different type of water softener than Calgon. I am not a scientist, but it has to do with the water softening "mechanism" of each - people that have had bad detergent build-up experiences with baking soda seem to have much success with Calgon.<br><br>
If you do a MDC diapering search on "Calgon", you can find out why this is the case. Several threads have listed the scientific differences between Calgon and baking soda.<br><br>