What is a strip wash?

A strip wash is a new process and should only be done sparingly as it is a harsh process and can cause the nappies to break down more quickly. This process is a deep clean that washes (strips) out any organic matter (poo!), minerals and/or detergent that has built up in your nappies. A strip wash can help with increasing absorbency and eliminate smelly nappies. A strip wash is also a good thing to do before the nappies are put into storage between babies.

If you wash your nappies with the right amount of detergent and a thorough rinse, you will find that you will only have to do this occasionally (if ever). However, if you do, here is a document with a few basic methods: Strip Wash instructions