Dirty van need valeting

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  1. Shuismo

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    I've got a very dirty van and am desperately looking for a valeting service near to Croydon where I store my motor home.
    I'm looking for a proper clean and a wax not just polish I'm sure this subject has been aired before so please excuse!
    Don't any of the exhibitors going to Peterborough offer a service at the show, it used to be you could get jobs done whilst at a show.
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    I had @FJmike do mine ,made a brilliant job looks like new again . But think Croydon is well out of his patch ,but he might know someone in the area that could do that for you..hes a member of this forum and if you pm him I am sure he will be happy to help if at all possible..Roy
     
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    @Jim, can you tell me how to start a special saved thread for this please? I, too, struggle to find anywhere to have van cleaned locally or where I am going to a rally and it would really help. Thank you.
     
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    Joy, just click on "watch thread" below and to the right of the thread title. Then choose "email" as notification.
     
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    Unfortunately Croydon is a bit out of my area, but you could always stop at a site near me. For the life of me I can't see how anyone can do a proper valet at a show, my premium valet takes approximately six hours to complete and thats not allowing for bad weather. Then the organisers would want their cut, so there would be little or no money to be made.
     
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    Just a word of warning at the Malvern show last year quite a few had washes and valets, but on at least one occasion the chemical was not cleaned off properly and left quite a bit of damage to the van. @FJmike has had a lot of positive reports on here so could be worth the option of camping near by to his area.
     
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    Wow, Carol, I don't know who it was that did mine ............. thank you and @swanseajack13 ...... but I was soooooooooooo pleased with it....

    Managed to clean it again in Yorkshire last week and positively annoyed when it rained the day after ... How dare God do that to my beautiful, shiny van.. :)
     
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    Because, God lives in that County. He can't do it anywhere else!!!
     
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    Unless illness, disablement, or location prohibits, does no one clean their own van these days? Needs a bit of elbow grease that's all :D:D
     
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    Wish I could ,wingman ,but other than location I am buxxered health wise ....how ever what I paid @FJmike for two days work was money well spent .......... Roy
     
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    James, I can't because I have an incurable hereditary disease. I am a lazy ba****rd. :ROFLMAO:
     
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    YES :sun:
     
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    Very harsh, a lot of my customers are unable to clean their vans, even if they want too. Others know that they can have a shinier van if they call me in. :):):D
     
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    A combination of lazyness, minor shoulder injury, laziness and time, oh and did I mention lazyness. Plus as Mike says I couldn't get it as nice as Mike as I don't have the gear, the materials, the patience, the knowledge or the experience to do it as well.

    As soon as I get my new van it will be straight over to mikes. This one is not worth cleaning.
     
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    I usually make a half decent attempt at cleaning it while in Spain, but at least once a year get a professional on board ( so to speak ! ) to do a decent clean and wax
    What do you charge Mike ?
     
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    Yep I do .... and being a sad b'st@rd I enjoy it too:D
     
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    @FJmike did mine last year, stopped at a site near him, top job, top man! (y)
     
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    Mike's website
     
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