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Old 06-03-2020, 10:22 PM   #21
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Home depot bucket
water w/squirt of dawn
long rv brush
wash top to bottom
spray nozzle w/high pressure
wax twice a year
i store in a covered storage
mine will look as new as the day i bought it
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Old 06-04-2020, 01:29 AM   #22
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Has anyone power washed their RV. Getting up in age and washing by hand has become a long tiring task,
I use a soft brush meant for washing cars and boats and an extension pole for my mh and vehicles. Use turtle wax car wash and don’t have to dry off after ward nice shine and clean
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Old 06-04-2020, 12:27 PM   #23
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Curious - what is a Blue Beacon? Where are they located?
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Old 06-04-2020, 12:39 PM   #24
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Curious - what is a Blue Beacon? Where are they located?
Never mind - I looked them up - pretty excited to find out about this!
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Old 06-04-2020, 06:24 PM   #25
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I have a 2018 Miramar 34.2 gasser

I am 62 and don't want to climb on ladders to clean it.

There's a company here in town that goes around to the different car lots and uses a mobile wash system to clean up cars for sale.

He and his crew come to my home, within an hour he completely washes/hand dries the exterior and dresses the tires for $80.

He's a local small businessman so I'm glad to get my coach washed for a great price and support local business.

That's my exterior coach care technique:-)

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Old 06-04-2020, 06:56 PM   #26
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Power washer with a variable nozzle.
But I've got full body paint; no decals are ever harmed in the process!

Oh! Whatever I use on the cars gets put to the RV also.
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Old 06-04-2020, 09:34 PM   #27
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Has anyone power washed their RV. Getting up in age and washing by hand has become a long tiring task,
Can't say as I blame you, I have a 2018 37BG, take a look at a truck stop wash service.
Some are drive-through auto, some are drive-through hand at about 2 bucks afoot.
I am talking about some of the larger places, We have one here in North Phoenix, and they do oil changes, tires and the like.
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Old 06-05-2020, 01:01 AM   #28
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Self washing

Just wondering how old is too old to wash your Vegas/Axis?
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Old 06-05-2020, 01:22 AM   #29
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When you're looking at the roots of the grass: it's time to consider letting someone else wash it for you..,
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Old 06-06-2020, 04:17 PM   #30
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Folks, when it comes to our coach we decided early on that I wasn’t going to injure or kill myself maintaining ours. I too choose to feed the local economy. I have a gentleman and wife team here in Las Vegas that come to the house. They do have a pressure washer and our coach has decals. They hand wash and hand wax the entire coach and clean the underside by pressure washing upwards from all around.

He then paints our wheel wells black and our tow accessories....who does that?! Lol

They then polish the rims and all exterior windows. When they finish, I swear it’s as beautiful as the day we bought it.

We decided if we can afford the rig, we can afford to enjoy it.
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Old 06-06-2020, 06:16 PM   #31
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How long does it take them to do all of that?
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Old 06-06-2020, 06:17 PM   #32
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Folks, when it comes to our coach we decided early on that I wasn’t going to injure or kill myself maintaining ours. I too choose to feed the local economy. I have a gentleman and wife team here in Las Vegas that come to the house. They do have a pressure washer and our coach has decals. They hand wash and hand wax the entire coach and clean the underside by pressure washing upwards from all around.

He then paints our wheel wells black and our tow accessories....who does that?! Lol

They then polish the rims and all exterior windows. When they finish, I swear it’s as beautiful as the day we bought it.

We decided if we can afford the rig, we can afford to enjoy it.
How much?

Some folks enjoy doing things that other view as work. i.e. I may be able to get oil changes in my cars & RV cheaper at some places, but I do myself. I know exactly what oil and and that it is done right and on my convenience. But you know what, I don't always have to do myself. But I can't wait to learn how much you can get something like that done, because it sounds like they do a top notch quality job.
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Old 06-06-2020, 08:22 PM   #33
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Just wondering if anyone has tried the Aero Cosmetics RV wash system? Has a long-handled 2-sided mop head, one for wet and 1 for dry. It's a waterless system & your rig needs to be fairly clean b4 using-but it is a wash & wax. It's fairly expensive and don't want to spend the $$ unless people on this forum have good things to say about it.
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Old 06-09-2020, 05:05 AM   #34
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We have owned our RV now for just over three months but have definitely used it, so we have had many opportunities to wash it. I have used a bucket and ladder (lots of work), just hosed it down (obviously bad option), used the truck stop wash (decent option, $2.00 per foot and they did good job, not necessarily a great job) and most recently I used Aero Cosmetics Wash and Wax All (for me the best option so far).

The Wash and Wax ALL is either a water or waterless product and I used it waterless. I was able to do my entire motorhome, all 38 feet of it, in about 70 minutes. Aero Cosmetics sells an RV specific mop and pole that essentially eliminates the need for a ladder. It's not cheap, but I am, so I decided to try the product first before I spent the dough. I loved the Wash and Wax ALL so much I've used it on our cars, scooters, countertops, and anything else I can try. Here is the link to the company:

https://washwax.com/collections/rv

This probably reads like an ad for Aero Cosmetics, but I swear I'm in love with the stuff. I'll absolutely buy the RV "kit" and hopefully eliminate the need for the ladder to clean, and sorta, wax my RV. This really won't replace a real wax job and I know I'll still need to do that 2x a year. But in the meantime, I'm taking the easy route!
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Old 06-10-2020, 01:38 AM   #35
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Thumbs up

Thanks for that info, I am thinking of buying the system. Lots of good reviews!
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Old 06-10-2020, 03:09 PM   #36
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Ah yes. Then you're worm food.......
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Old 06-10-2020, 07:48 PM   #37
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About 3-4 hours. I’ve only had them here a couple of times. They really do a great job
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Old 06-10-2020, 07:58 PM   #38
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How much?

Some folks enjoy doing things that other view as work. i.e. I may be able to get oil changes in my cars & RV cheaper at some places, but I do myself. I know exactly what oil and and that it is done right and on my convenience. But you know what, I don't always have to do myself. But I can't wait to learn how much you can get something like that done, because it sounds like they do a top notch quality job.
DK, they ask $300 each time. It takes about 3-4 hours and it’s pretty much non stop until they’re done. They won’t let us bring them anything to eat or drink. When they’re done, he takes me around showing every inch. When I look under the coach I’m always amazed at how spotless it looks.
It started out I needed help due to me still working and traveling a lot. A guy we had hired to replanted/tile our pool had a MH too. I asked how the Vegas sun treats his and he turned me on to them. Wash, wax and then a cover when not in use. First summer in LV we lost the passenger window curtain and two decals started darkening on one end.
Figured that was my last warning and I better get a plan.
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Old 06-10-2020, 10:17 PM   #39
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Wash n Wax all never had water spots in 6 years and 2 motorhomes
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Old 06-29-2020, 06:28 PM   #40
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Ceramic
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