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    Thumbs Down Hose pipe ban, now I use more water

    Poxy hose pipe ban we've got in this area really seems a pain in the arse first time today with no hose

    I wash my car once a week, pretty much without fail, I use a nozzle on the hose pipe that has various sprays and shuts off when not in use.

    No hose pipes means I have to use a watering can to rinse, so I reckon I use at least 3 times more water that way as it just pours out with no pressure, hence less effective than the hose.

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    I've always washed the car using a bucket, in the summer it is about 3 buckets because it's fairly clean, winter is much much worse. Chris drowns the car with a hose, so he's going to be complaining bitterly

    As for supposed "water saving methods", I can agree with you, a shower definately uses more water than a bath.. Well for me any way

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    so a hose pipe ban is def on - well i will use my hose to fill the bucket up then seeing as thats the only way i get water out my garage tap

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    i just walked out with hosepipe to wash car today luckily it aint hit us yet

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    If your cars were sufficiently clean, polished and cared for

    ...you could probably get away with a quik detailing spray instead of washing !

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    thought about the detailin option - problem is tree sap and the detailer wont remove it

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    Martin you are more than happy to come over and wash the car at mine. Since we have not been imposed by the hose pipe ban as yet. Not 3 valleys water who with are with have said anything.
    Also just double checked in the local paper to be sure
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    Cheers Mike I'll be round at 7:00 tomorrow morning mate bacon sandwich would be nice

    Not convinced I'd want to clean my car with detailing spray only, probably mix with the grime to form a nice grinding paste

    AFAIK the hose pipe ban only affects people supplied by three valleys water in the SE as from 3rd April

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    Hose pipe ban?!? You can have some of our water, it's running down the road about 3" deep here.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Legoman
    Cheers Mike I'll be round at 7:00 tomorrow morning mate bacon sandwich would be nice

    Not convinced I'd want to clean my car with detailing spray only, probably mix with the grime to form a nice grinding paste

    AFAIK the hose pipe ban only affects people supplied by three valleys water in the SE as from 3rd April
    Oh well The local paper is saying its only Thames Water that are affected
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