washing and waxing a 32 foot RV

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  1. gandhibrokemyskates

    gandhibrokemyskates slangin beer

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    a guy called me up this morning wanting his RV washed and waxed. Possibly also wanting an interior detail. I know it takes me 45 minutes to wash a semi with trailer and also another person helping me.

    Scott, I know you've done one of those coaches. How long did it take you to do that black one?

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  2. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Just one stepping a 45' Newell and cleaning the wheels and dressing the tires took nearly 7 hours-and it was already washed. I'd charge at least $12 per foot for the exterior, $18-20 if it needs polishing too. Interior will probably take several hours, just price accordingly.
     
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    osnaps. i don't think this project will be worth it for me. Its fairly far but 7 hours. I'll pass.


    Anyone in North Houston want to take this job? It is in the Magnolia area.
     
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    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    32' @ $12 per foot is $384. That'd be more than $50 an hour...
     
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    Beason They call me "The Stig"

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    Higher a helper to follow behind you to polish everything off. Offer him 50-75 bucks for his day.
     
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    I just did a 35 footer at 12.00 per foot. Used NXT tech wash and Optimum Spray Wax. Customer loved it!!!

    Took me and my brother 6 total hours work time. Even polished his wheels. I'll post pics this evening.
     
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    Ballast Cold Heartless Bastard

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    Would this be a good advertisement for QEW or Optimum No Rinse?
     
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    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Sounds like a good way to wash and wax one reasonably quickly. Last time I detailed the '45 Newell, I applied Meguiars #20 via PC and buffed it off with OCW. Worked very well, super slick and shiny!
     
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    53.9 miles one way trip. 1 hr 15 minutes travel time. :hs: thats how far it is to the RV that he wants done.
     
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    50.00 easy for just the trip. You're coming to him!
    Or just charge 13-14 per hour.
     
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    198 miles one way to Austin-but I ended up detailing 2 Porsche Cayenne Turbos, 2 boats, an H2 and a Corvette. Plus Kdubb paid for one night of the hotel and lunch for my son and I. My cash out was probably near $100 but I made way more than I would have if I had just done some local stuff those two days.
     

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