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Old 02-12-2015, 02:13 PM   #61
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I really want to start snowfoaming.

I have a karcher pressure washer which I never use, always just use a hose.

But I don't know where to even start with snowfoaming, is there any links on here for a beginner?

I'm guessing I would need some kind of lance, bottle and snowfoam stuff?

Do you effectively not need to use a sponge, you just let it do it's thing and thats it?

Cheers guys.
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Old 02-12-2015, 02:26 PM   #62
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I really want to start snowfoaming.

I have a karcher pressure washer which I never use, always just use a hose.

But I don't know where to even start with snowfoaming, is there any links on here for a beginner?

I'm guessing I would need some kind of lance, bottle and snowfoam stuff?

Do you effectively not need to use a sponge, you just let it do it's thing and thats it?

Cheers guys.
No mate you will still need to wash your car with the 2BM.

Snow foaming is just a pre wash stage to remove as much crud as possible to make your wash stage a little safer.

Some people just snow foam in winter if they are pushed for time and the car is well waxed to remove the worst of the rubbish
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Old 02-12-2015, 02:27 PM   #63
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I really want to start snowfoaming.

I have a karcher pressure washer which I never use, always just use a hose.

But I don't know where to even start with snowfoaming, is there any links on here for a beginner?

I'm guessing I would need some kind of lance, bottle and snowfoam stuff?

Do you effectively not need to use a sponge, you just let it do it's thing and thats it?

Cheers guys.
You just need a PA foam lance, someone bought one for £16 yesterday on here but expect to pay about £23. You will need to get the lance complete with the Karcher adapter so it fits your machine, Just select that when you buy. Then just order some foam, there are loads, many favourites. You could buy Demon foam from Halfords or the trade 5l version, same colour.

You still need a "sponge: or nice mitt. Sponge is ok really, just not my choice.
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Old 02-12-2015, 02:33 PM   #64
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Based on what I found with the Mesto foamer 1.5 and warm water, this would be nice but you will see the catch. . I do not thing the Mesto 8l performs as well.

Take a look, video bottom right.

http://www.carpet-cleaning-equipment...07-p-1496.html
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Old 02-12-2015, 02:46 PM   #65
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No mate you will still need to wash your car with the 2BM.

Snow foaming is just a pre wash stage to remove as much crud as possible to make your wash stage a little safer.

Some people just snow foam in winter if they are pushed for time and the car is well waxed to remove the worst of the rubbish
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You just need a PA foam lance, someone bought one for £16 yesterday on here but expect to pay about £23. You will need to get the lance complete with the Karcher adapter so it fits your machine, Just select that when you buy. Then just order some foam, there are loads, many favourites. You could buy Demon foam from Halfords or the trade 5l version, same colour.

You still need a "sponge: or nice mitt. Sponge is ok really, just not my choice.
Perfect thanks chaps! Yes that would make great sense at the moment as my car is in need of a wash big time. No point going all out on it though only to be a state a day later, snowfoam ticks my boxes then!

I guess it's best to rinse the car fully before snowfoaming, mines covered in grit and mud and all sorts at the minute.. shameful!

Thanks again.
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Old 02-12-2015, 03:24 PM   #66
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Tut and rolls eyes.
Put snow foam in bottle.. dilute it down.
Blast it over car.
Wait half hour whilst it all trips on your drive.
Rinse.
Wash car. Try was ect arc.
Spend two hours clearing the foam up that blew all over the neighbour's.
OR mix up tfr.
Spray it on everywhere.
Rinse.
Wash dry was etc et.c.
Pack up


You gonna be disappointed 330 I'm afraid. I think you are expecting snow foam to remove 100% of the dirt. Which it won't. Not as both gleemspray and I say it won't get everywhere this taking even more time.
Save your rent and just get tfr
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Old 02-12-2015, 04:39 PM   #67
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One of the joys about washing your car in a garage block is that you don't need to worry about getting everything covered in foam.
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Old 02-12-2015, 05:47 PM   #68
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Does Bilt-Hamber Auto-Foam leave a lingering ‘mess’ on your driveway?
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+1 Bilt Hamber great results
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All foam leaves a bloody mess. .
The wind takes it everywhere.
It sits on the grass or the borders etc ( not good for the flowers lol ).
Those that say it doesn't leave a mess obviously don't get right up under arches or bother about shuts et.c. as gleemspray pointed out you CAN'T get it feel under skuttle unless you drape a line over the car.
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