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Old 01-01-2018, 11:29 PM   #11
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Surely it'll be no worse than when it rains, then freezes overnight?
I'm not sure if you get 100+ bar rain where you are!

(The point being, a pressure washer can push water into places it wouldn't get by rainfall alone).
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Polished Bliss tell you to do exactly that in the Winter.

http://www.polishedbliss.co.uk/blog/...commendations/
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Old 02-01-2018, 08:55 AM   #13
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The problem with that is if it freezes overnight and you haven't dried door shuts, door handles, rubbers etc... You can't open the doors in the morning

I think it's a fair point also but I've never experienced this problem, maybe it's because my vehicle is more secluded.
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Old 02-01-2018, 09:56 AM   #14
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I'm not sure if you get 100+ bar rain where you are!

(The point being, a pressure washer can push water into places it wouldn't get by rainfall alone).
I don't, but I also don't blast my door gaps with 100+ bar and neither does anyone else with any sense.
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I don't, but I also don't blast my door gaps with 100+ bar and neither does anyone else with any sense.
Sure, but even the most careful and judicious pressure washer rinse down is going to be more penetrating than rainfall.

The key here of course is not to attempt this style of wash if the forecast is for freezing temps, in just the same way as one wouldn't set out to do machine polishing if the forecast was for rain.
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snow foam & jet wash rinse is what I've done since switching to Bilt-Hamber. Must be looking ok as the Son in Law keeps coming round & asking if he can use my yes MY snow foam & lance. Not perfect but almost.
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Old 02-01-2018, 11:48 AM   #17
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I’ve also spent the last few months using the snow foam/jet rinse method when the weather is too foul to allow any time properly cleaning the car. I’ve got soft water so I’ve no worries about water spotting. I’ve been using Power Maxed snow foam and have been very pleased with its cleaning ability. It’s not perfect by any means but at least the cars look presentable. And it’s far better than simply leaving them dirty!!

Will want to try BH next though - it’s too tempting to try something new when product runs out :-)
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Old 03-01-2018, 08:37 PM   #18
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Thanks all, it seems Autofoam will be my weekly cleaning regime until the weather gets better then.
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