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Re: a product to kill bacteria when washing underwears in shared machine

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You do know that not all undies are a. White and b. Able to be washed at high temperatures don’t you?
Indeed. My red silk boxer shorts need very careful handling.

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... wash your shit as normal.
Is that like polishing a turd?
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Old 17.11.2019, 14:00
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Re: a product to kill bacteria when washing underwears in shared machine

i'd hate to get in the way of underweargate but can i ask something here (since all the laundro experts are congregated here)

how often do you all wash your bed sheets/ duvet?

as i live in tropical climates it's once a week minimum
back in CH it was also weekly, though i had friends who changed sheets after two weeks, some a month? (really??) that was perhaps duvet covers. (does it vary fm winter to summer?)

thanks for any input, hope i'm allowed to derail this thread a bit...
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Old 17.11.2019, 14:07
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i'd hate to get involved in underweargate but can i ask something here (since all the laundro experts are congregated here)

how often do you all wash your bed sheets/ duvet?

as i live in tropical climates it's once a week minimum
back in CH it was also weekly, though i had friends who changed sheets after two weeks, some a month? (really??) that was perhaps duvet covers. (does it vary fm winter to summer?)

thanks for any input, hope i'm allowed to derail this thread a bit...
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Old 17.11.2019, 14:19
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Re: a product to kill bacteria when washing underwears in shared machine

I don't want to be a deter-gent but all this knickering is causing a vicious cycle that is spinning into a washing machine conundrum.

I know you're all pantying with bated breath so here's my sudgestion.

Bleach, baby, bleach.

It's cheap and will kill anything... even you, if you drink it.

Buy the stuff at your local Coop and Migros (and be delightfully surprised at how cheap it is), add the detergent and start the machine. First add the detergent and then add the bleach (I'd dilute it.)

Of course, you should only do this with whites.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymb10MYlhn4&app=desktop

EDIT:

According to this Live Science article, only those whose health may be compromised (i.e. nursing home residents) really need to worry about laundry bacteria.
It's an interesting report:
https://www.livescience.com/washing-...-bacteria.html
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Old 17.11.2019, 14:54
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Bleach, baby, bleach.
Bleach the baby?

That is S I C K sick!

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Old 17.11.2019, 15:18
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Re: a product to kill bacteria when washing underwears in shared machine

Oh, you Tessiner hippy... how could you have forgotten......?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oeGPpwFpIAA

(This is a first class rendition of beach baby.)
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Old 17.11.2019, 15:20
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Re: a product to kill bacteria when washing underwears in shared machine

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It seems coop have something for you:
https://www.coopathome.ch/en/superma...tant/p/6118163
That's the one we use. We have our own machine but sometimes we wash stuff that needs it
The Maxil product goes with clothes; for cleaning the machine with an empty cycle we use this instead:
https://www.coopathome.ch/de/superma...t=BRAND_calgon
again, even if you have your own machine it might be useful once in a year.
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Old 17.11.2019, 15:25
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Bleach the baby?

That is S I C K sick!

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Old 17.11.2019, 15:33
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Oh, you Tessiner hippy... how could you have forgotten......?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oeGPpwFpIAA

(This is a first class rendition of beach baby.)
Haven't heard that in decades!

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That's the one we use. We have our own machine but sometimes we wash stuff that needs it
The Maxil product goes with clothes; for cleaning the machine with an empty cycle we use this instead:
https://www.coopathome.ch/de/superma...t=BRAND_calgon
again, even if you have your own machine it might be useful once in a year.
My washing machine has a cleaning cycle - 95 degrees, a couple of hours, needs no soap or anything. I do it every month or so, depending.
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Old 17.11.2019, 15:48
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My washing machine has a cleaning cycle - 95 degrees, a couple of hours, needs no soap or anything. I do it every month or so, depending.
That’s what I do too.
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Haven't heard that in decades!

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Re: a product to kill bacteria when washing underwears in shared machine

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Hi all,
it has been a while I haven't needed to use a shared washing machine, but currently I need to.

Not sure how to call this product in English, here is an example of a product
https://www.sunstore.ch/de/sanytol-d...4aAky8EALw_wcB

I struggle to find similar products in Coop or Migros, today I asked an employee of Coop and they advised me to go to the only Coop city in town, also it would cost almost 19 CHF for 500 ml (in French supermarket it is less than 5 Euros)

So I have 2 questions:
1. if you need to use a shared washing machine in the building to wash your underwears, do you add this kind of products? why?
2. if you add it, where can we buy this with convenience (instead of going to the only Coop city in town) and if possible not this price as it can be another brand or the shop's own brand. I don't care for "Sanytol"

Thanks
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Old 17.11.2019, 19:52
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how often do you all wash your bed sheets/ duvet?
Never. But quite regularly I go for my post-prandial nap, and have to get clean sheets etc. out of the cupboard.
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Old 17.11.2019, 19:59
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He said both in the opening post and in the thread title that it was for washing his underwear. He is using a shared machine and is worried he might catch something from one of the other users.

You are right, there are many reasons why somebody may need to do it but in this case he made his reasons clear.
I think the OP has some nasty disease picked up in the Red light district & does not want to infect his neighbours
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Old 17.11.2019, 20:01
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i'd hate to get in the way of underweargate but can i ask something here (since all the laundro experts are congregated here)

how often do you all wash your bed sheets/ duvet?

as i live in tropical climates it's once a week minimum
back in CH it was also weekly, though i had friends who changed sheets after two weeks, some a month? (really??) that was perhaps duvet covers. (does it vary fm winter to summer?)

thanks for any input, hope i'm allowed to derail this thread a bit...
For adults once a week, kids every other week. For kid with dust mite allergies every week. Duvet of allergic kid once a month
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Re: a product to kill bacteria when washing underwears in shared machine

Well if you've bought it in the French supermarket for a low price, I wonder why you are trying to find it in a Swiss supermarket in Geneva. Just take the F bus over the border to Ferney and problem solved. It's much easier to shop in France from most places in Geneva rather than downtown.
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Re: a product to kill bacteria when washing underwears in shared machine

Migros have what you want and call it the same as in the link you shared.
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