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Old 05-26-2012, 07:50 PM   #29
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Last year I bought a "foam cannon" from Autogeek. It hooks up to my pressure washer and puts out a foam very similar in consistency to that of shaving cream. It does not drip or immediately run down the side of the MH. It additionally has a lubricant that help remove grime and leaves a nice finish. I also use an extending brush (soft bristles) and this combo gets the job done quickly and efficiently.
This works well for us as well - except we just use the foam cannon with the hose and not the pressure washer. The foam is great stuff. Dirt pretty much slides off. Have had many favorable comments regarding the finish, even from the service manager at our RV dealership.

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Old 05-26-2012, 08:08 PM   #30
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Originally Posted by R1Kirby View Post
Do you know how to turn a dishwasher into a lawn mower????.......Stand her out in the yard.....
And when do you expect to be discharged from the hospital?

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Old 05-27-2012, 02:14 PM   #31
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My favorite tool not mentioned is a couple feet of rope. To clean roof - stretch hose out behind - tie rope across ladder sides above roof line. Now I can pull hose up and lower as I work without damage to RV.
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Old 11-14-2014, 09:31 AM   #32
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I use Microcareful Wash Mitt from RouteGurus, they also give you a free waffle weave towel (the type of towel that detailers recommend for drying).
You can find one here: http://www.amazon.com/MicroCareful-P...dp/B00OHYPFV4/
Hope this helps
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Old 11-14-2014, 06:20 PM   #33
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My favorite tool is a local product called Black Butte Porter produced by Deschutes Brewing. I have a two step plan, I mention to my wife that the RV would look much better after a nice soapy bath and then she takes the project on. Wonderful woman! Second part of plan is to retrieve a cold one from the fridge and retire to my zero gravity chair to watch the action. I love watching my wife go up and down the small step ladder that I purchased for her. She loves it. I'm not sure what she uses to clean the RV but she's the best at it.
As she cleans the outside and after I've finished two cold ones I'll cook her a fancy dinner and we will have a great night.
Am I lucky or what?
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Old 02-22-2015, 09:26 PM   #34
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I've been using a Tri-Angle Montana Boars hair brush for years. They are expensive approx. $120. It will not scratch paint or decals. Autogeek and others sell this model. The tri-angle gives more protection.
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Old 02-22-2015, 09:53 PM   #35
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O-Cedar Professional Dual-Action Microfiber Flip Mop with Extra Refill - Sam's Club
I found this @ Sam's and feel it will work great and no scratching.
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Old 02-22-2015, 10:03 PM   #36
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Try to get my son to help but he says Oh Dad that is a grown up job!

At least he has no problem being my safety watch when I am up on the roof.
I have always said when you own a MH there are 3 things you won't get help with: washing, waxing or filling it full of gas!
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Old 02-22-2015, 10:08 PM   #37
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My fav RV washing tool or item?

Truck wash or a day laborer...

Wax, wax off, wax on, wax off...
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Old 02-23-2015, 09:34 PM   #38
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I recently have been to two different Blue Beacons that TOWEL dry my 45' for an extra $20!
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Old 02-24-2015, 06:57 AM   #39
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For the roof, A Mr. Clean Magic Eraser Mop & dishwashing liquid. Many ways to wash the coach, but wiping it down was always a problem. So I use a Swiffer. Any type rag can be wrapped around the mop head and stuck into the holes in the back. To keep the head from flopping over, I just drilled two holes into it and slide a twist tie through the holes to hold the head inplace.
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Old 02-24-2015, 10:32 AM   #40
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This topic was discussed some years ago. One of the replies said his brush scratched his RV. Well, it's kinda like brushing your teeth; you don't push hard enough to flatten the bristles against your teeth or it irritates your gums. Same effect when pushing on the RV wash brush, it irritates your paint. The bristle tips should do the work.
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Re read akadeadeye's post. We got the same instructions from Tiffin. We were also told not to use microfiber to scrub bugs from the Diamomd Shield. We got the lambs wool cover and extension pole online from "Marry Moppins". Depending on how dirty the coach is I sometimes just use soft water and the lambs wool, no soaps.
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Dicor used to recommend the use of Spic and Span to wash the roof as it is rubber and just think what would you wash rubber with not to damage this product.

The final surface prep should be to apply 303 protectant to a clean dry roof. This product has not silicone or petroleum distillates and is safe for rubber application.


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