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Old 28-01-2017, 05:17 AM   #11
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I'm here in Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai. People here don't seem interested in car detailing, so long as the car looks clean and isn't covered in dust then they are happy.

I've seen beautiful exotic cars being wiped over by the car park guy with his dirty scratch cloth and bucket of filthy water, it's a crime but the owners don't care less, it looks clean so they are happy.
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Old 18-02-2017, 05:41 AM   #12
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I'm here in Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai. People here don't seem interested in car detailing, so long as the car looks clean and isn't covered in dust then they are happy.

I've seen beautiful exotic cars being wiped over by the car park guy with his dirty scratch cloth and bucket of filthy water, it's a crime but the owners don't care less, it looks clean so they are happy.
Yeah it is horrible to see

Just been banned by my building for cleaning, apparently I make the car park floor too dirty
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Old 18-02-2017, 10:13 AM   #13
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My sister had the same problem; her solution was to move the car out of her space at the end, then use the rinse water and a rubber broom (like a large squeegee) at the end.

ONR washes are the only thing you can really do in apartments without annoying the residents/staff.


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Old 23-02-2017, 05:45 PM   #14
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They tried that with me and insisted I had to pay for the car park cleaning guy to wash my car. I stood my ground and asked them to provide a set of house rules which state I'm not allowed to wash my own car.
I clean up after myself and squeegee the water down the drain, I also wash the car in a spot right next to the drain to make less mess.
To be honest, the floor only looks wet this time of year, it's 45'C in the parking for the rest of the year so water evaporates off the floor in no time at all.

I was detailing a friends car last week using the DA polisher, I got 2 offers to rectify an M3 and mustang while I was at it. Some people obviously care for their cars.
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My solution... 20x30ft tarpaulin

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Old 04-03-2017, 12:54 PM   #16
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For those of you who are there - your car must get dusty in no time - is it a futile exercise trying to keep it clean?
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Old 05-03-2017, 06:26 PM   #18
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It is a very dusty environment so keeping a just cleaned look is a challenge, you just need to clean often. With the gtechniq protection it does just need a quick hose over to make it look good again.

I look forward to seeing DW over here, will that be at the exhibition centre during the car show?
I can PM you my number if you need someone to take you out and show you the town, happy to help.
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