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Old 21-05-2021, 10:09 PM   #11
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For pressure washers look at Nilfisk first (use the outlet website not the full retail sites). If buying Karcher buy from the outlet too to save cash (as all of mine and 2 of my neighbours have always broken too).


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Old 21-05-2021, 11:51 PM   #12
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For pressure washers look at Nilfisk first (use the outlet website not the full retail sites). If buying Karcher buy from the outlet too to save cash (as all of mine and 2 of my neighbours have always broken too).


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I've had a similar experience with Karcher.. though I've always found there warranty excellent. I've had two new pressure washers through it, with no quibble.

Granted, you could say that the products we're poorly made to break under warranty... however at the same time, I expect most consumers probably don't use their pressure washer on a weekly basis..
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Old 22-05-2021, 12:10 AM   #13
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For simplicity or a tight budget look for multipurpose products, a good shampoo can clean paint and wheels if you stay on top of them and a decent apc like surfex (which is also ridiculously cheap) can clean tyres, engines, interiors and just about anything else.

By the same token you don’t need tfr and snow foam as they both do the same thing to a different degree, washing more often will make things easier, quicker and ultimately probably cheaper too.

The only snag with quick and simple maintenance washes is that you have to have a standard of cleanliness there to begin with in order to maintain it. A full on detail and machine polish/protect probably takes me 2 days and uses loads of stuff, but I only do it about twice a year so the rest of the time is just maintenance.
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For simplicity or a tight budget look for multipurpose products, a good shampoo can clean paint and wheels if you stay on top of them and a decent apc like surfex (which is also ridiculously cheap) can clean tyres, engines, interiors and just about anything else.

By the same token you don’t need tfr and snow foam as they both do the same thing to a different degree, washing more often will make things easier, quicker and ultimately probably cheaper too.

The only snag with quick and simple maintenance washes is that you have to have a standard of cleanliness there to begin with in order to maintain it. A full on detail and machine polish/protect probably takes me 2 days and uses loads of stuff, but I only do it about twice a year so the rest of the time is just maintenance.
What should i look for as an al purpose product?
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Old 22-05-2021, 11:04 AM   #15
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For pressure washers look at Nilfisk first (use the outlet website not the full retail sites). If buying Karcher buy from the outlet too to save cash (as all of mine and 2 of my neighbours have always broken too).


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Which would be the better nilfisk option? Struggl8ng to figure out their numbering system
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Old 22-05-2021, 01:53 PM   #16
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another dumb question. where is the best place to get the stuff from?
I currently get most of my stuff from amz prime, but i'm guessing that is not always the best price?
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Old 22-05-2021, 04:25 PM   #17
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another dumb question. where is the best place to get the stuff from?
I currently get most of my stuff from amz prime, but i'm guessing that is not always the best price?
In canada the amazon prices are really jacked up compared to the canadian online detailing sites.
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another dumb question. where is the best place to get the stuff from?
I currently get most of my stuff from amz prime, but i'm guessing that is not always the best price?
Loads of great sponsored traders on this site... Check them out, there's a section for them on here! They're all highly recommended. I tend to order from 'Slims' and 'Clean your car'.. but honestly it varies between where has the items what I want in stock at the time.

Don't forget that a number of traders also have discount codes for members on here.. thread dedicated to the various codes - https://www.detailingworld.co.uk/for...d.php?t=358041
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well made the first purchase AVA P55 Go Limited Edition - shame I missed the offers

next up the liquids....
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Am i better to get products from the same manufacturer, bh?, or mix and match
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