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Old 05-31-2016, 08:58 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by zzzroc2005 View Post
I was thinking of taking mine to a Truck wash for 18 Wheeler's.. haven't washed mine yet. I just bought it this past April.
I have taken our last 5er to a local truck wash and they charged $1/ft. That's was a couple years ago and thought the $40.00 was worth it. It wasn't perfect, but pretty nice not having to get wet and climb the later to do it!

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Old 05-31-2016, 09:20 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by whj77372 View Post
In my yard next to my house. I go up and down a 16 foot ladder.
I don't get up on the roof unless I have to. Funny tale: I got a new fiver in
February and it was at Camping World for a slide adjustment and my better half states
that I am to old (67) to be going up and down to wash and wax it, I could get hurt. She calls and inquires about the cost to wash and wax it. They tell her that for my 38 foot Wildcat it will be $420 plus tax. She tells me that maybe I am not so old and wash and wax it myself.
I get my 42 footer washed, waxed(hand waxed), and roof treated twice per year in Yuma (where i winter) by a professional RV wash/detail company. They come to my site, and get it all done in about 2 hours. Cost? $125 per visit. For that I'm not about to do it myself.

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Old 05-31-2016, 09:52 PM   #13
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Simple washes in my driveway. Twice a year wash, wax and detail by a mobile RV wash also in my driveway.
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Old 05-31-2016, 11:49 PM   #14
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I wash in the driveway at home . ihave a power washer & a brush. In Mesa we could was at our site.
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Old 06-01-2016, 07:04 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by Mattrousseau View Post
Sounds stupid but I've seen campgrounds say no washing rv aloud. I could see me doing this and waxing because I was bored. What's proper etiquette.
If you search Washing your RV,,, you will find many more ideas !!!
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Old 06-01-2016, 07:21 AM   #16
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I wash our Coach wherever I want - even in Campgrounds that expressly forbid washing your RV. How? I use this
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Old 06-01-2016, 07:37 AM   #17
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Since mine is at the house all the time I wash/wax at home. Later RJD
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Old 06-01-2016, 08:23 AM   #18
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My town has a water ban so washing cars and RVs is a big no no. My brother is on well water as he is nice enough to let me wash it at his house.

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Old 06-01-2016, 08:33 AM   #19
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Our campground allows it for seasonals only...mainly because it would be a pain to haul your 5th wheel out just to wash it. We get bombarded with bird poop from all the trees so it needs a wash every month or so and a quick spot clean every week if the birdsnail the sides....darn nature.
We do keep it reasonable...I do one wash with a bucket and brush using an RV gel coat wash and then a quick rinse with the pressure washer. I don't sit and let water run everywhere. Then usually just a quick pressure wash or more of a rinse several times in the summer. I never have a wet soggy mess afterwards.
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Old 06-01-2016, 09:16 AM   #20
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Ditto, this stuff works great!

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