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post #1 of 69 (permalink) Old 14-02-2009, 15:36 Thread Starter
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I have been considering setting up a car valeting business, which then got me thinking. Does anyone specialize in valeting motorhomes? I suppose quite a few people would rather pay to have their MH cleaned and detailed if they know it would be done well (especially the roof).

I am interested in getting some feedback from members to see if it is worth me looking into it.

So what do you think?
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I have been considering setting up a car valeting business, which then got me thinking. Does anyone specialize in valeting motorhomes? I suppose quite a few people would rather pay to have their MH cleaned and detailed if they know it would be done well (especially the roof).
I am interested in getting some feedback from members to see if it is worth me looking into it.
So what do you think?
Very time consuming if you want to do it properly, we have three valeters so we should know.

Other problem is the geographical location of the vehicles, widespread and very few compared to car and vans.

Limited market in my view.

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Excellent idea.. I`l be your first customer, plus car to do as well

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One step up from a car wash......external wash and polish to a high standard......should do OK?

The only doubt I have is the distance between MHs and the even greater distance between the small minority that would pay for such a service.

Presumably it would be a mobile service?

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I have been considering setting up a car valeting business, which then got me thinking. Does anyone specialize in valeting motorhomes? I suppose quite a few people would rather pay to have their MH cleaned and detailed if they know it would be done well (especially the roof).
I am interested in getting some feedback from members to see if it is worth me looking into it.
So what do you think?
Very time consuming if you want to do it properly, we have three valeters so we should know.

Other problem is the geographical location of the vehicles, widespread and very few compared to car and vans.

Limited market in my view.

Peter
Thanks Peter,

I had considered all the things you have pointed out. I would also be doing cars, but if there is sufficient interest from MH owners I would like to look into the possibilities of offering a good quality service to them.

As an owner I know what should and should not be done to a MH, which many regular valeters would not know.

Obviosly I cannot offer a nationwide service, unless I can get a few vans that need valeting in close proximity of each other.
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One step up from a car wash......external wash and polish to a high standard......should do OK?

The only doubt I have is the distance between MHs and the even greater distance between the small minority that would pay for such a service.

Presumably it would be a mobile service?

Good Luck
Yes it would be mobile. Have motorhome and can travel
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Excellent idea.. I`l be your first customer, plus car to do as well

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It would be great to pay someone who enjoyed clambering about on the roof of our MH. My husband doesn't mind doing the sides and lower areas but he is not so keen on the roof, and you won't catch me up there for all the tea in China!!

Unfortunately I have a good view of the roof of ours from the upper stories of the house so am well aware how well it has (or has not) been cleaned! Devon's not far from Leeds though - you could nip over this afternoon and do it for us could you?

I think it is a fabulous idea, although I think the logistics of covering such a disperate customer base may make it difficult for you. Good luck, and please let me know if you do start up such a business.
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You could set up a rally Jezport, Motorhome Wash Rally or come to all the rallies we have listed with your gear, I am sure you would get at least a few requiring your services me included I hate washing the thing


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