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I'm getting my supplies reading so I can start making my own fleece liners! I'm so excited! Just ordered two extra large uhaul pads 150x300 cm!

What do you guys recommend? One layer of uhaul pads or two layers of uhaul pads? Andy why?

I'm still hesatating about how to cut up the uhaul pads and the fleece.. My cage is 2x5
 

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2 layers,i would wash two or three times before using in your liners as it shrinks alot,i have some liners made in the USA,ive noticed they have shrunk two inches.
 

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@eileen Thank you for the information! I was planning to prewash them though even the fleece. Don't want to take the risk that everything would shrink. Do you think that adding two inches is enough for the shrinkage?
 

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@eileen I heard that the woven ones has wool in it and thought about the absorption would be less because of the wool. I've already order the non woven ones :(
 

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@eileen How many times did you prewash your fleece? Do you think that I have to prewash the absorbent layer the same x time? I prewashed on 40 degrees celcius or should I prewash on 60 degrees celcius?
 

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40 degrees ,i washed my liners 3 times,i would wash the absorbent layer as well.if you ever need to wash at 60 degrees there maybe further shringage,but if you wash 3 washes at 60 degrees it will shrink to its maximum,therefore you will not have any further shringage once liners are made.x
 

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@eileen I washed the absorbent layer ones on 40 degrees. I'm still hesitating to wash it on 60 degrees. Don't want it to shrink too much so I can't use it anymore. I will try with one absorbent layer first :) x
 

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that is a good idea,ive washed my uhaul liner at 60 degrees and it shrunk in length by 2 and a half inches,but it has still maintained its absorbency .x
 
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