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Old 03-31-2010, 02:09 PM   #1
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Cool Cleaning "furry" ceilings...

We have a fifth wheel trailer (NOT a FR) that has white ceilings that are almost like indoor/outdoor carpeting...very furry texture. There are quite a few dirty areas especially around the A/C outlets....does anybody know of a way to clean them?...we are guessing carpet shampoo but the canisters are all designed to dispense downward!! My wife thanks you in advance!
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Old 03-31-2010, 03:41 PM   #2
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Try spraying windex and then blot with a paper towel or another absorbent towel. That trick was suggested to me on my fabric headliner in an older car by an upholstery shop.
Seems to work
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Old 03-31-2010, 08:32 PM   #3
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Try to rent a carpet cleaner that also has the attachments for furniture, they usually have a wand which sprays any direction, then sucks up like a vacuum. I have a Bissell cleaner that has the option.
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Aerosol can of fabric cleaner in one hand and a shop vac wand in the other...
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Old 04-01-2010, 05:45 AM   #5
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I have used "Tough Stuff" in the past when cleaning the ceiling in my old MH. It work well, the hardest part was the vacuming of the ceiling
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Old 04-01-2010, 01:48 PM   #6
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I would try the fabric cleaner first rather than renting a rug cleaner. Much easier and cheaper.
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Old 04-01-2010, 07:23 PM   #7
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Try spraying Tilex on the area and let set awhile, wipe off with paper towel.
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Old 04-01-2010, 08:01 PM   #8
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Beware - that "carpet" is held on there with glue. make sure whatever you use doesn't dissolve that glue. Don't ask me how I know this.
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Old 04-01-2010, 08:32 PM   #9
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Beware - that "carpet" is held on there with glue. make sure whatever you use doesn't dissolve that glue. Don't ask me how I know this.
I second that, car headliners are also "glued" up... Don't ask me how I know this either. Stay away from anything with a brush and serious scrubbing action.
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