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Old 11-07-2019, 03:44 PM   #1
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I just bought a power washer but we have hard water which leaves spots. I have seen a post where someone made a device out of PVC pipe, using some sort of chemical(?) to rinse with, eliminating water spots. I've tried to find the post but so far no luck. If anyone can direct me to the post I would appreciate the help.
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Old 11-07-2019, 06:22 PM   #2
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For rinse-only, use a garden hose whole-house filter, and these soft water filters. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...CQ1ZC8U1&psc=1
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I just bought a power washer but we have hard water which leaves spots. I have seen a post where someone made a device out of PVC pipe, using some sort of chemical(?) to rinse with, eliminating water spots. I've tried to find the post but so far no luck. If anyone can direct me to the post I would appreciate the help.
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Robert,

I can't direct you to the post you're looking for but there are other options for you to consider.

For instance, I carry a pressure washer and a deionized water tank on my coach. There are many DI tanks available, mine came from here:

https://dirinse.com/product/d-i-rinse-pro-50-unit/

This tank is rated at 2,000 gallons before the resin must be replaced; the actual output will change depending on the hardness of the incoming water. For reference, it take about 100 gallons to wash our coach.

One piece of advice - whatever you do to take the minerals out of your water make sure you wash and rinse your RV with that water; don't just rinse it. You'll actually use less water this way, since any water on your RV will be DI water.
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Old 11-11-2019, 01:43 PM   #4
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This is what I did for a DIY Di system

rechargeable inner cartridge

DuPont Valve In Head whole house filter

Di material

You'll need a couple plumbing parts to convert NPT to garden hose

I'd like to thank Brobox for his thread on this DIY
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My first thought is there are rinse aids for dishwashers
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A way to eliminate a great deal of water spotting is drying your rinse with a leaf blower, then use it to clean off your campsite.....
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We live the winter in Mexico with the hardest water known to man.Never wash your vehicle in the sun. Dont use a shower sprayer to rinse. Use one with a full flow on the nozzle. Dry it immediately. I rinse it first. Then put Meguiars professional wash n wax in a pail oif distilled water. Use a mitt to apply the suds. Rinse and dry. Sometimes I wash the vehicle as the sun is just starting to rise. Or later at night when it is going down.
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