So.. about a month ago I was having some SERIOUS issues with my cloth diapers. They were getting really funky smelling. Not just stinky...not just smelly... they were down right FUNKY! The ammonia smell was ridiculous! So I finally had to break down and strip my diapers.. again. It doesn't help that Nebraska is cursed with hard water.
In my head I begin to wonder WHAT IN THE WORLD is causing these issues. I mean yes.. we have hard water.. but I know for a fact we're not the only inhabitants of the entire freakin' world cursed with hard water!! I was my diapers every other day. I use the appropriate amount of soap. I do an entire cold wash cycle, HOT wash, cold rinse..yadda yadda. So what's the deal?!?! So I begin reading and researching.
I read that pail liners can be a cause of the stinks. They hold odors and bacteria just like diapers do. My current pail liner (at the time) was about a year old and had housed MANY a disgusting diaper..especially back when I didn't have a very good wash routine.. oops. SO.. I started looking around for a pail liner that could help me out with keeping the stink under control. That's when I came across Kissaluvs Antibacterial Pail liner! I contacted Kissaluvs and had the pleasure of working with Heather who offered to send me a liner to review!
The Kissaluvs Antibatercial Pail Liner is " Made from a high quality PUL (poly urethane laminate) fabric with a special anti-microbial effect*, the Kissaluvs Antibacterial Pail Liner lets your diapers sit another day or so, worry free, without collecting gunk! The special finish also helps reduce unpleasant odors and protects against the spreading of health hazardous bacteria which can sometimes collect on soiled diapers." So I tested it out by using it straight out of the packaging. After tossing in 2 days worth of diapers, it was wash day. BUT.. I didn't wash the liner! I wanted to put it to another test. Could it.. WOULD it really not smell after having 2 loads of diapers in it without being washed? Well... 2 days later I did another load of diapers and after tossing the diapers in... I stuck my nose down into the liner and believe it or not.. I still have my sense of smell!! (Now with my other pail liner I wouldn't dare do that!)
So what makes this liner so different?? It has been specially treated with SILVERPLUS® antimicrobial effect!
Moisture in diapers is ideal biosphere for bacteria, which exploit the organic content of the moisture. The degradation of this exploitation is associated with unpleasant odors. SILVERPLUS® silver ions which are embedded in the fabric in a resistant-to-washing and dry-cleaning manner, without using a binder or adhesive system, protect against the spreading of health hazardous bacteria and form a reservoir to counteract odor. Many products with antimicrobial effects migrate from the textile onto the skin to then attack it. SILVERPLUS® has developed its antimicrobial effects exclusively on the textile surface. The hygienic effect develops on the textile, leaving the skin fully functional. This has been confirmed by the independent test institute ITV Denkendorf.
Lots of room for those stinky, wet diapers (can hold several dozen diapers)
Affordable (costs less than $15)
Keeps a lot of the smell associated with dirty diapers away! (I dig that!)
The liner is only available in white (I'm a woman who loves bright and bold colors and prints)
As you can see.. there's not a very "valid" dislike that I have with this liner. I recommend it to anyone who asks about liner recommendations and I will always sing praise of this liner to any listening ear. So get one. You won't regret it!
Hello and thanks for stopping by! I'm a mama to a beautiful and intelligent 19 month old daughter! I'm engaged to the sweetest and funniest man alive. I work in human services and love it most days. I cloth diaper and it's quite possible I'm addicted. I'm always looking for ways to live a little more GREEN and I'm a shop-a-holic in the worst way! Thanks for stopping by!