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Products for cleaning exterior of caravan 9 months 3 weeks ago #439651

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So many youtube clips and products used for getting your caravan to shine but what do other site users use which has given them the best results ?

from washing to polishing and waxing ?

anything useful for light scratches on windows ?

thanks all..
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Products for cleaning exterior of caravan 9 months 3 weeks ago #439653

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I use Fenwicks Caravan Cleaner for washing it and getting rid if any "mould" on the outside especially on tricky areas of roof. Then Fenwicks Bobby Dazzler for a shine. In October after the van has been washed it will be sprayed with the Fenwicks winter wax solution and that stays on until Spring. For specific polish ifany panels don't shine up I use Autoglym. Recently I've used Meguirs spray on polymer and Carnuba wax Gold class Quivk Wax after washing and it does come up nice. Use it on cars too. Windows are really drenched and I use a soft car mitt but don't press hard. Never had to deal with scratched Windows but believe Fenwicks do something. Rubber seals are treated once per year with Autoglym Platsic and Rubber spray, or Armourall.
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Products for cleaning exterior of caravan 9 months 3 weeks ago #439654

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I use supermarket own brand car wash.Dilute it stronger than suggested. Brilliant.
I bet its the same chemicals as Fenwicks etc.
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Products for cleaning exterior of caravan 9 months 3 weeks ago #439655

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I now use Banana Sudz car shampoo on my cars and the caravan.
It's water repellent so rainwater tends to form droplets which run off painted surfaces.
I use either Collinite Insulator Wax or Meguiars Ultimate Wax for the final finish on the cars and caravan depending on weather conditions, the Collinite can be applied in sunlight but the Meguiars product is best done in the shade.
I only polish the vehicles once a year using Meguiars Step 2 polish to remove road grime, the wax protects the shine.
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Products for cleaning exterior of caravan 9 months 3 weeks ago #439656

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Autoglym motorhome/caravan cleaner , then autuglym wax , autoglym glass cleaner , comes up better than showroom spec , then back to black tyre spray from the poun£ shop !! ( and a sunny day ) B) :P no expense spared !!
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Products for cleaning exterior of caravan 9 months 3 weeks ago #439657

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Craigyoung wrote:
Autoglym motorhome/caravan cleaner , then autuglym wax , autoglym glass cleaner , comes up better than showroom spec , then back to black tyre spray from the poun£ shop !! ( and a sunny day ) B) :P no expense spared !!

How much is the tyre spray? :P :P
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Products for cleaning exterior of caravan 9 months 3 weeks ago #439660

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SWMBO uses what she's given. At the moment Autoglym caravan and motorhome cleaner. Not much been happening with polish and wax lately but we'll see what winter enthusiasm she musters. The waterless spray when away IF it's got a bit mucky on the journey.
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Products for cleaning exterior of caravan 9 months 3 weeks ago #439664

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Muckoff is very good at shifting streaks and the crud that collects on the roof, then any good wax car shampoo will leave it sparkling. Just done exactly that on our van this morning.

The same sequence works well on the car as well.

A splash of Muckoff in your washer bottle and you will never have smear problems. (AutoGlym Engine Cleaner is also good for the screen but you only need about 30ml in the bottle - and its water soluble and biodegradable.)
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Products for cleaning exterior of caravan 9 months 3 weeks ago #439665

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Also keep a look out for aldi specials cos they do caravan accesories to and cleaning products , ive got the black streak remover , good stuff to
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Products for cleaning exterior of caravan 9 months 3 weeks ago #439669

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Craigyoung wrote:
Also keep a look out for aldi specials cos they do caravan accesories to and cleaning products , ive got the black streak remover , good stuff to

watching the Fenwicks youtube video and the black streak remover is actually a 10 to 1 solution of the fenwicks caravan cleaner :P
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