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Old 06-02-2011, 11:15 AM
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How do you all clean pack n plays? Especially if poop is all over it? Thanks for the help!
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Old 06-02-2011, 11:32 AM
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ummm ewwww......

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Old 06-02-2011, 11:36 AM
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I use a clean garden hose attachment fertilizer sprayer (unused) filled with Q128 and set up all of my PNP's on the back deck with the mats laid over the railing.

I hose them down well and allow to air dry. Easy Peasy.

It rinses, deodorizes (smells like lemon soap) and disinfects all at once.
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Old 06-02-2011, 11:37 AM
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I think I would be tempted to throw it on the burn pile!
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Old 06-02-2011, 12:04 PM
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I use the garden hose and Clorox Clean Up. Leave it outside to dry and once completely dry I take commercial sanitizer to it.
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I wanted to clean mine too! I'm glad you asked this question. I was afraid to clean them in case it made them fall apart. Maybe I'll do it on Friday night and then if something happens, I can replace one or two of them by Monday.
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Old 06-02-2011, 12:20 PM
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I use a scrub brush, antibacterial spray and garden hose. I wash it once a week or if an accident
occurs (sick too)
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What do you do on a regular basis year round....we'd never be able to use the hose half the year because of freezing temps.
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What do you do on a regular basis year round....we'd never be able to use the hose half the year because of freezing temps.
I put Q128 in spray bottle and the PNP in the shower stall. I spray it down well, allow it to sit for a few minutes then rinse with handheld shower head.

It justs takes longer to rinse and dry.

I do alot of preventative sheeting with puppy pads under the sleep sheets in winter and with spit-up prone infants to cut down on cleaning time.
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Old 06-03-2011, 03:38 AM
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A few months back I had a 16 mo old get her diaper off, smear poop everywhere in the pack n play and on herself. Even though I had a sheet over the bottom mat, it still got on the mat. So, I took the pack in play outside and hosed and scrubbed it off. Disgusting. After the bottom mat dried, I noticed it had warped because it is made of that fiberboard that is not waterproof. I have since taken all my pack in play mats and covered them with a shower curtain to prevent getting ruined in the future. I always encase the mat in a sheet, just like most do with a a crib mattress....mattress protector then sheet.
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My husband used simple green spray over the packs n play and leave for a few mins then he used garden hose with pressure spray to wash off. Leave it out side for dry. It smells so good and very clean like brand new over again.
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Thanks. I got it clean! Still waiting on it to dry.
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Default Nursery Safety: How To Clean A Baby's Playpen

Nursery Safety: How To Clean A Baby's Playpen

http://www.essortment.com/nursery-sa...pen-56181.html
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Old 06-03-2011, 10:29 AM
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I read it. This would not properly clean some of the poop messes I have had to clean out of a pack in play. And to properly clean bad poop or vomit messes, you seriously need to spray down in the shower or with a hose the mat and possible the top edges and sides. And if you spray the mat, at least with mine, they warp because they are made of particle board that is not waterproof.
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My husband used simple green spray over the packs n play and leave for a few mins then he used garden hose with pressure spray to wash off. Leave it out side for dry. It smells so good and very clean like brand new over again.
simple green d????
our basement flooded (sewer backup too) on thursday. Friday insurance guy came out, and advised us to get benefect, but i haven't been able to find it anywhere. So we bought simple green D which has the same chemical in it, so i imagine it'll work the same for the basement. But that's a great idea for the pnp.
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I USED AWESOME SPRAY FROM THE DALLOR STORE AND POWER HOUSE CAN SPRAY BATHROOM CLEANER IT CLEAN AND DEODORIZES AND YOU CAN MIX THE TWO PLUSE IF YOU NEED TO CLEAN MOLD UP FROM PACK AND PLAYS ITS OK FOR THAT TO AND I USED ULTRA BLEACH SAFE FOR NYLON ORLON DACRON

I JUST GOT SOME FROM GRAGE SALE AND THATS HOW I CLEAN THEM THEY WERE FULL OF PEE YELLOW AND MOLD IF YOU WANT TO SEE A PHOTO OF HOW CLEAN I GOT THEM E MAIL ME AT muffyson@hickorytech.net it was green poo pack and play
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We live in an apartment so access to a hose isn't readily available. No poop yet but I got our pack n play 2nd hand and it smelt like cigarettes. First, I treated the fabric by spraying it with vinegar (amazing at removing smells.) I unscrewed the four corners of the top frame, which allowed me to remove the bottom support. I removed the top rack to the dishwasher and put the fabric with the top frame in standing up onto the bottom rack. I added 1 tbsp of Oxyclean and 1 tbsp of fabric softener. I did not use the heated dry seating, instead I took it out side to air dry. Any other parts that were small enough, like the mobile animals, changing table, and carrying case went in the washing machine. Like new now & no it didn't hurt the dishwasher, you would be surprised what you can safely throw in there.
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This is exactly why I have wooden portable cribs....they are soooo easy to clean!
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Old 11-30-2012, 02:20 PM
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I needed a pnp very quickly, so I bought one from someone locally online. Didn't notice til I got it home that it smelled terrible, kind of like smoke and vomit mixed. Ewww...... Well, we scrubbed it down with various cleaners and then disinfectant wipes, but I thought I could still smell something lingering. So I filled up my bathtub, added laundry detergent, and threw the whole thing in there (broken down, of course). I soaked it a little while (the water turned brown - gross!), rinsed it a few times, and let it air dry for a few days. No warping, thankfully - I didn't even know that could happen. Now it is good as new!
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Old 11-30-2012, 04:28 PM
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I thought the pnps would warp? I sure wish there were pnps that had washable pads!

Also, covering it with plastic or chucks is that safe? Idk, never did it.


I use one pnp per baby. GERBER makes waterproof pads! So does walmart (their brand). I just line the pnp with them. You can also use a quilted pnp fitted sheet for even MORE protection! I wish I had space for two cribs
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