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Old 04-16-2008, 11:08 AM   #1
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Pressure Washing? Good or Bad idea for a Forest River Sandpiper (Bonded Sliding) My old Holiday Rambler I would clean up a couple times a year with the pressure washer, and would just becareful to stand back far enough to not harm the decals, or blow into the vents.

I suppose if we have to "hand wash" I am going to have to get the Wife involved.
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Old 04-16-2008, 11:31 AM   #2
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I say go for it and just do as you did with your other trailer and stand back.
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Just be cautious...and you should be fine. Be careful around those vents, outlets and such. Windows too.
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That's one way to see how many leaks you have!
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highwayman,

You could do like I do. I have a rotating brush attachment for my pressure washer. I have one of my kids hose down the 5er in front of me, and I wash the camper using the pressure washer (PW) w/ rotating brush. With the rotating brush, the PW will siphon a RV Wash/Wax & water solution. Gives a nice soapy bath. When I finish a section, my helper will go behind me and rinses the soapy water off. We can wash the entire 5er in a couple of hours.

One other trick...I open my awning, wash it w/ the PW, RV wash/wax and rotating brush. I make sure I have gone over the entire awning, top & bottom. With the soap still on it, I roll it back up. I wash the 5er and when completed, I open the awning & wash again. Letting the awning sit rolled up w/ the wash/was on it helps loosen up the dirt/mildew/mold and makes it an easier job to clean.

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