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Old 02-28-2013, 10:26 AM   #1
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How do you clean your motor home

This is how I get mine done...with my checkbook...wash and its first wax job today...Detail Kings of Las Vegas

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Old 02-28-2013, 11:46 AM   #2
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Hi Oscar Mike,
Do it myself. Griot's Garage products. Speed Shine or Spray On Wax. In 8 years, the coach has never been washed. Also use Griot's tire care products.
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Old 02-28-2013, 12:01 PM   #3
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Oscar Mike: How much $. ??

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Old 02-28-2013, 12:09 PM   #4
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I do mine by hand...just as I would my car. Mine still has lots of shine, but I'm going to have to buff it this summer. I use spray detailer after every wash. Takes me 30mins to do the whole thing.

Makes no sense to pay someone to wash it, especially since there's only 1 shop here that can fit MHs into their pay (and because of it, they charge $150 for a hand wash/chamois dry). A compound/wax and full detail is about $1k here.
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Oscar,

Just got back from Rocky Point Mexico. Had mine done down their for $40. They charge $150 a foot so your results may vary.

Will probably make this an annual trip just to have the wax job done.

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I just do it myself, gives me something to do and gets me outdoors for a while.
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Oscar,

Just got back from Rocky Point Mexico. Had mine done down their for $40. They charge $150 a foot so your results may vary.

Will probably make this an annual trip just to have the wax job done.

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$150 a foot? Hope that's a mistake especially for Mexico.
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Oscar Mike: How much $. ?? Kerry
It cost me $375.00, which included washing the roof and body with a mild detergent, cleaning the tires, polishing the wheels, cleaning all of the glass inside and out, full hand wax and hand buff....it took 4-men 3 1/2 hours to complete....

I'd do it myself to save the money...but the doggone arthritis won't let me...
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I hire a day worker to do the ladder climbing and roof that I physically cannot - work with them to ensure they know how to. Usually takes about a half day. Then yard work or other stuff to make a full day. Usually about $100+lunch.
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Oscar,

Just got back from Rocky Point Mexico. Had mine done down their for $40. They charge $150 a foot so your results may vary.

Will probably make this an annual trip just to have the wax job done.

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your M/H must be really short
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Had mine washed and waxed here in San Carlos, Mexico for $ 70 but I had to provide the wax
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When I went for emission testing, I had to drive over about a mile of muddy un-paved road. I'm paying Danny's Family RV wash for this one.
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clean an RV

OH you mean the outside DW just doesn't let me get the inside dirty!
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DIY Wash for me. Hint: for washing roof if rear ladder extends above roof. Rope between ladder hand rails at highest point. Run hose over rope and it won't drag on the sides. Start at front and hose will drop to ground as you work twords rear end. No damage to RV.
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