Van cleaned the easy way

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  1. bigfish

    bigfish Read Only Funster

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    OK that time of the year, used the van throughout the winter and looking
    proper dog eared and grubby, 2 days ago thought got to get it cleaned up
    nearly 4 Hrs spent just doing the roof, knackered and wet just lost the will
    to carry on.

    Wife says there is a new, wash - valeting place just down the road, was never going
    to give in to getting cleaned up by anybody else but thought sod it and gave it a go.

    Cost verries on size of job, so £40 later one spotless van, inside and out, big thank you
    to the crew at "CAR WASH CITY" Bishops stoke Rd Eastleigh.
    Just over the bridge going away from town.

    If your in the area, and have a couple of hours spare to get cleaned up then give them
    a go. Well worth the wait. :thumb::thumb:
     
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    did they use pressure washers or do the job by hand ?
     
  3. pappajohn

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    more to the point....did they use fresh water.
    Many of the eu (east european) carwashers use the same water for hours at a time.
    Full of grit and muck and Guaranteed to scratch your paint and plastic windows.
     
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    If mine needs a quick wash and I don't have time I nip it down the road to the Polish lads £15 cash and they do a brilliant job. :thumb:
     
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    Did mine on Saturday at the local camping car shop (5 miles away) as he's just installed a Karcher Pro system with 2 large bays for campers and both supplied with ladders:Smile: Made the job a little easier although at £40 that's good value
     
  6. Phill D

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    i'm afraid i keep the pressure washers away from our van.
    i have a large set of steps that allows me to stand safely level with the roof top and a soft caravan extendable brush and a normal hose pipe.:thumb:
     
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    All done indoors guess it was a garage, very clean all round, some hose some hand cleaning,
    steam cleaned carpets, spotless waiting / veiwing room with free hot drinks / tv cant knock it one bit :thumb:
     
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    Interesting, Phil.

    I have 12 years of MH and caravan experience, I have jet washed every one .

    Never had a problem .

    Keep away from the seals stay away from windows job done :thumb:
     
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    definitely no water recovery systems in the east european car washes around these parts though i do suspect the disconnect the water meters
     
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    sounds like a bargin then:thumb:
     
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