There are plenty of choices out there and you don’t need “special for cloth” laundry products. Oxi-type cleaning products are good if needed when added to the hot cycle for extra disinfection but do not use it as a detergent.
Is OxiClean a water softener?
The blue crystals in OxiClean™ Versatile Stain Remover are made of water softener molecules which help your detergent work better.
Does OxiClean weaken fabric?
Oxygen bleach (like OxiClean) is an alternative to chlorine bleach, and it’s safe for many fabrics. You can use it to remove stains on colors, as well as whites. It doesn’t contain scary chemicals and it won’t ruin most fabrics—though you should avoid using it on silk or leather.
Can you use OxiClean without detergent?
Unlike chlorine bleach, OxiClean uses oxygen ions to safely clean and brighten clothes without risk of damaging colored clothing. OxiClean has enough cleaning power to use alone in the washing machine, allowing you to eliminate your basic laundry detergent.
Can you use dawn on cloth diapers?
To strip your diapers with Dawn: Use hot water: Fill your sink with hot water, then add one tablespoon of Dawn and stir it into the water. If you are using your bathtub, add a few more tablespoons of Dawn. Add the diapers: Add your diapers and stir again to mix the diapers into the water.
How long do cloth diapers last?
“Plus, you can use cloth diapers for two to three years, on average, and probably longer if you take good care of them,” she says. Another difference with washable diapers for babies is the amount of laundry in your future. Cloth diapers need to be washed every two to three days to avoid stink and staining issues.