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Old 11-22-2015, 06:36 AM   #15
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Thanks all. Did not think of hiring a day labor but that is probably the way to go here in Cumming. I did get 3 quotes they were in the $300 range. I did it myself prior to this year just ran out of time.
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Old 11-22-2015, 07:27 AM   #16
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Thanks all. Did not think of hiring a day labor but that is probably the way to go here in Cumming. I did get 3 quotes they were in the $300 range. I did it myself prior to this year just ran out of time.
Check my post. #7
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Old 11-22-2015, 07:30 AM   #17
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I agree. It's a real concern to me.
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I'd be careful who I hired. Do they have insurance if they fell off the roof or a ladder? They might end up owning a MH and everything else you had.
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Old 11-22-2015, 07:32 AM   #18
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If it's just waxed, the price will very a lot depending on the type of wax, method used, experience level, and how bad the guy needs money. To have it detailed using good products and giving all the little things (rubber, seals, window,s and roof) the attention they need... Figure on $10 a foot (exterior only) and that's a deal if done right.


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Old 11-22-2015, 10:54 AM   #19
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I have been doing it myself but no longer can so while out in AZ I'll sit in a chair and toss out instructions. I'll also make sure they are licensed and bonded. For those rates I might even toss in a Coke or Pepsi..

Thanks for the info, all
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Old 11-22-2015, 11:42 AM   #20
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I agree. It's a real concern to me.
For sure!
There are too many scam artists out there just waiting to have an accident and then pouncing on someone to collect compensation for it. The sad part is there are also low life lawyers lying in wait to assist the scam artists and scoop up 30-50% of the take.
"I ordered hot coffee. It was too hot, I am clumsy and spilled it on me. You are going to pay" Whaaaaa!
Ca Ching!
I have some money invested in my MH. Nobody is going to touch it unless I am assured I know who they are and know what they are doing. Getting references would be in order here.
That is why I do everything myself. Sometimes I even wonder about ME.
I spent considerable time researching what to use to clean and treat the rubber room on my MH before I actually did it. Same for the wash and wax treatment. Once I was satisfied I bought the proper materials my son and I went to work. We are fussy but the results were just what we were looking for. We spent about 4 hours doing this (combined 8). Time well spent. It looks like new and we are proud of our work.
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Old 11-22-2015, 10:05 PM   #21
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I am thinking about having someone wax our 31 foot MH. It is clean so a wash and wax is all that is needed. The roof does not need anything. What have others been paying for similar service.

I have paid about $400 to have my 35' MH washed and waxed yearly at the dealer . Roof included. Expensive but it kept it looking good for the five years I owned it and I kept it stored outside.

So far my son and I have washed our new Ventana a few times but now at the end of the year, it needs a good waxing. I plan on paying someone to do a nice full wax before I put it away for he year.
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Old 11-23-2015, 01:29 AM   #22
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I was quoted $4.50/ ft for wash n wax just a couple of months ago (Sept of '15) in eastern Mass.


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Old 11-23-2015, 10:07 AM   #23
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If you just want a wash there are many truck stops that will do it for about $1.00 to $1.50 a foot. If you want a good wax job too plan on $5.00 a foot or more. I have had my 42 foot 5th wheel washed for as little as $40 and a wash and wax for as much as $350.00.
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Blue Beacon for the wash - $35 for mine.. worth it just to get the bugs off the front

Waxing - I hired an rv detail company to do it and now I have swirls all in my paint... be careful who you hire !
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Old 11-23-2015, 11:05 AM   #25
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Had my washed 4 different times and on average I was quoted $3-5/ft for washing only. Never had a wash only, I go with this: $8-11/ft for wash and hand waxing. Location makes a difference, but from Cali to TX I've paid about the same. So for a 31 footer my guess would be about $300.. My .02
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If you want to take kind of a shortcut, have it washed by a Beacon etc.

then get a can of $5 Turtle wax hand wax it and wipe/buff it real quick & easy.



https://www.turtlewax.com/shop/produ...ax-14-oz-paste

About 3 hours or break it up over 3 days an hour per.

It will last about 6-12 months.


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Call Brownlows. Ask for Dayton. $200 cash wash n hand wax. Any size. His company is all over the place. Did mine in TN and still looks great. 865-765-3896


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Old 11-29-2015, 06:36 AM   #28
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just had my 42 ft Providence done in Hilton Head SC, 10 bucks a foot but really worth it.
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