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Old 06-09-2012, 10:15 AM   #1
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Question Washing Outside of Travel Trailers

We store our trailer at a facility about 3 miles from our home. We do not have access to water there. How do most of you in the same situation wash the outside of your trailers?
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Old 06-09-2012, 11:37 AM   #2
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My facility has a place to wash but I prefer to just hook up, back it onto my driveway and wash it at home. I am about 5 miles from my storage and some do use the wash bay but it always seems when you use the storage facilities, someone else will pull up behind you and act like they are in a hurry to wash, use the dump station, etc. I don't have that problem at my home.
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Old 06-09-2012, 02:49 PM   #3
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I wash it in front of my house either before I put it away or before I take off after loading it.
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I wash mine at home and then take it to the storage facility about 10 miles away. Since I store indoors I usually only wash it before I put it away.
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2X- wash at the house. 2 mi to storage. Having it at the house also gives me the opportunity to have all my tools available for any maintenance needed. My bride takes care of the inside and I do the outside. We pull to the house the day prior to a departure for loading, fridge cool-down and a once-over for any maintenance prior to departure.
With a little effort I can get it into the drive (1 car wide) and have room to roll out the awning if I need, plus it's real convenient to the kitchen and garage.
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Old 06-09-2012, 07:59 PM   #6
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Luckily I can wash AND store it on my property!
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She gets washed in the street in front of the house... I've also washed it at the campground, after it was loaded up and ready to go home (so as to not get all of my stuff wet, nor the campsite right before we unpack).
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Some CG don't allow you to wash. I've seen a spray-on, waterless product for cleaning TT's in those situations,
made by Boss Technology.
http://www.bosstechnology.ca/34-en_W...es_trucks.html
Some say BOSS is not available in USA, but maybe there is an equivalent.
Also heard the waterless product is used by people who show cars and need to clean just before the show.
Although if it's really dirty, this may not work.
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Luckily I can wash AND store it on my property!
Some day, I'm going to be just like the Crabman. But until then, I bring the TT home for any cleaning/maintenance it may need and return it to the self-store. I live in a cul-de-sac and neighborhood is pretty good as I've parked it in front of our house for a month or more on rare occasions and no one's ever complained to me about it.
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Some day, I'm going to be just like the Crabman. But until then, I bring the TT home for any cleaning/maintenance it may need and return it to the self-store. I live in a cul-de-sac and neighborhood is pretty good as I've parked it in front of our house for a month or more on rare occasions and no one's ever complained to me about it.
But yours can never get dirty or leak when being stored inside of that mountain/cave!
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