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Old 07-15-2020, 10:18 AM   #1
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A Good Cleaning Brush or ? for the Coach

Howdy, So I need to clean some of the bugs off my windshield. I got out my ladder and sprayed down the windshield to let the bugs soften before wiping them off and it occurred to me I had seen bushes on extension poles that would prevent me from getting on the ladder. Ladders and I have a love hate relationship. Anyway wondering what some of you seasoned pro's are using for cleaning your windshields and maybe your coaches with. Anyone have a cool tool that makes it easier or at least keeps me on flat ground?
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Old 07-15-2020, 10:24 AM   #2
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Hi Lynn,

There are lots of wash brushes/windshield cleaning devices on extendable poles.

Here are a couple of Google searches...

Wash Brush on Extension Pole

Windshield Scrubbing Brush On Extendable Pole
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Hi Lynn,

There are lots of wash brushes/windshield cleaning devices on extendable poles.

Here are a couple of Google searches...

Wash Brush on Extension Pole

Windshield Scrubbing Brush On Extendable Pole
Thanks 5Picker, so do you use a micro fiber brush or a soft nylon bristle brush. Do the water fed units work better than the regular brushes you dip in a bucket. A good old fashion scrub brush with a squeegee on it is always an option as well.
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Thanks 5Picker, so do you use a micro fiber brush or a soft nylon bristle brush. Do the water fed units work better than the regular brushes you dip in a bucket. A good old fashion scrub brush with a squeegee on it is always an option as well.
I use (and have for many years) a soft split bristle brush.
This is also the style brush used at the many auto dealerships I've been involved with in my career.

I have two. One on a shorter extension pole for the vehicles and another on a longer, more substantial pole for the 5th wheel.

I do not like the the water fed ones simply because you then have the weight of the hose hanging off the back end and it becomes cumbersome.
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I do not like the the water fed ones simply because you then have the weight of the hose hanging off the back end and it becomes cumbersome.
Wow, I did think of that, thank you. This form is really alot of help for us newbies. Thanks for being there for us.
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Lynn, my wife bought me some products at one of the RV rallies we attended. They seem to work pretty good for us. Home Page


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Wow, I did think of that, thank you. This form is really alot of help for us newbies. Thanks for being there for us.
You are welcome.

I suppose I should also mention (even though you specifically asked about a brush for cleaning bugs off your windshield) I also use a microfiber brush for applying a product I use called Wash Wax All.

While I don't use it to wash per se, I do use it for element protection and I like it really well.

Here is the reversible brush I use for that (Mr. Clean Microfiber Flip Mop Head) and a link to Wash Wax All.



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Just get one of these for bugs and squeegee clean. These have been around for years and if it ain't broken don't fix it.
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You are welcome.

I suppose I should also mention (even though you specifically asked about a brush for cleaning bugs off your windshield) I also use a microfiber brush for applying a product I use called Wash Wax All.

While I don't use it to wash per se, I do use it for element protection and I like it really well.

Here is the reversible brush I use for that (Mr. Clean Microfiber Flip Mop Head) and a link to Wash Wax All.




I use Wash and Wax All as well, great stuff. I use their double headed mop, apply with one side and dry with the other then throw the mop pads in the washer.
With the 4’-9’ telescoping pole I can reach the front cap. I think it’s a neat design the way it telescopes.
https://washwax.com/products/waterless-wash-wax-mop
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Very Cool, I just ordered a kit from Aero Cosmetics. I think I actually used some of their products years ago on my GoldWing Motorcycle. Anyway thanks again everyone, I know all of this may have seemed silly to some, but I am always wondering what others are doing and how they take care of things.
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Just get one of these for bugs and squeegee clean. These have been around for years and if it ain't broken don't fix it.
I carry a gallon of Rain‑X® Bug Remover Windshield Washer Fluid to wash the windshield with the above squeegee.

I pour Rain‑X® Bug Remover into a drywall mud tray.
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I carry a gallon of [URL="https://www.rainx.com/product/windshield-washer-fluid/rain-x-bug-remover-windshield-washer-fluid/"]
Thing is with just plain water (enough of it with a little pressure) it will remove the bugs. At least it does for me.
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My wife turned me on to News Paper and water to get my windows super clean.
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