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    washing van using a brush.

    hi,got a new works van last week(citreon relay l3h2 35 heavy 3.0l hdi 160 hp)its rather big and i gave it a good wash the weekend,it was hard work as i had too use some small steps to get too the top,not sure i want to do that every week!whats the best methord of washing using a proper brush??(dont realy want to scratch it too much even tho its a van..thinking of getting a vikan brush but not sure of the best way to go about it,just fill bucket with soap and use my grit guard and just dunk the brush in/out????cheer's....(oh i was guna use my snow foam and power washer first then use the brush,sound good)

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    snow foam yes...

    use a brush NO NO and NO!!! (swirls on a stick mate)
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    but the wife thinks its better to spend money on food and silly things like that.

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    its a works van - do you really need to wash it every week? if so, then does it really matter if there are a few swirls here and there?
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    thats what i feared.but it's so dam big it takes ages too wash and dry...even if i get the worst of the dirt of with the snow foam/power washer,and use a grit gaurd with the brush it is still a no no?

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    its a works van, do you get paid for your time when cleaning it? If so do it properly, if not use a brush and get it done as quickly as possible lol

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    my works van was shown the bus wash every morning

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