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Old 09-05-2013, 09:20 AM   #1
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Zep floor polish revisited.....

We finally found Zep which is so highly recommend on this forum to get old RVs shining again. But it says on the containers it must be BUFFED! How are you people buffing the sides of RVs? Is there a Zep that doesn't require buffing? We both have arthritis and there is no way we can hand BUFF a 28' Class-C. How are you people putting Zep on and what or how are you buffing it?
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Old 09-05-2013, 06:04 PM   #2
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Buffed? I never buffed any thing. Did you get the Zep commercial high traffic stuff? I just wiped it on 5 coats but the hardest work was going up and down the ladder.
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Old 09-05-2013, 11:23 PM   #3
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Buffed? I never buffed any thing. Did you get the Zep commercial high traffic stuff? I just wiped it on 5 coats but the hardest work was going up and down the ladder.
It says on both cans at Home Depot to buff the floor after the liquid is applied. We didn't buy it because both the regular *and* the high traffic said to buff it. What does it say on the can or cans you have? It comes in gallon cans at HD. One was $16 a gal and the other $24 a gal. What do you put it on with that it doesn't need buffing - where did you buy it?
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Home Depot, The $16.00 gal. jug (because I'm cheep lol) I pored it it a paint tray and wiped it on with a clean white lent free rag. Don't rub it in just one pass will do. It drys real fast so about the time your all the way around your bus you can start coat 2 and 3 and 4 till it shines like a new nickle.

here is a video of a fella using it.
Using Floor Polish on Faded Motor Home / RV fiberglass. - YouTube
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Home Depot, The $16.00 gal. jug (because I'm cheep lol) I pored it it a paint tray and wiped it on with a clean white lent free rag. Don't rub it in just one pass will do. It drys real fast so about the time your all the way around your bus you can start coat 2 and 3 and 4 till it shines like a new nickle.

here is a video of a fella using it.
Using Floor Polish on Faded Motor Home / RV fiberglass. - YouTube
Thank you. We'll go back and pick it up.
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Get the zep high gloss, used it the other day just wipe on, looks beautiful, 4 coats.
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I used the ZEP Wet Look Floor Finish. As everyone said just wipe it on and walk away. I did 4 coats 2 years ago and haven't touched it since.
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I tried the High gloss on a 12 year old aluminum enclosed trailer, painted the frame and now looks as good as when new. Really
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Get the zep high gloss, used it the other day just wipe on, looks beautiful, 4 coats.
Meant the zeb wet look
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I have one coat on our Journey and it looks streaked and spotty. Please tell me that more coats will straighten this out.
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Three more coats according to the thread, just read above.

Hey, for Canucks. You can buy Zep high gloss stage 3 at Canadian Tire as well as the recommended pre-scrub product Bar Keeper's Friend (used where necessary).
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I have one coat on our Journey and it looks streaked and spotty. Please tell me that more coats will straighten this out.
probably ... just don't put it on too heavily and get runs. A bit of white streaking can be covered with the next coat. I have done spot touchup with no trouble.
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Man, I couldn't imagine using one of those commercial floor buffers on the side of a motorhome. WHEW!
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