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Old 07-16-2015, 09:05 PM   #1
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......use Dawn dish soap to clean your roof? I did a little googleing and many people do. Yet it is petroleum based and apparently that's a no no. I'm just wondering.
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Old 07-16-2015, 09:11 PM   #2
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i just read a post abought removing built up wax on campers, what happens when the soap runs over the side ?
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Old 07-17-2015, 07:59 AM   #3
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Hmm, I washed my two prior travel trailers, which had rubber roofs, and now my RV which has a fiberglass roof. Didn't realize I was doing something wrong. I must say, it does a great job getting the black mold and road grime off though.
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Old 07-17-2015, 08:40 AM   #4
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Old 07-17-2015, 08:47 AM   #5
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My roof manufacturer says to use Spic-n-Span. Can be found at Dollar General or Amazon.
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I've been using 'Simple Green' and a lil' bleach. That gets it sparkling white, but I've heard no-no's on the bleach.
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My roof manufacturer says to use Spic-n-Span. Can be found at Dollar General or Amazon.
Mine also.
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......use Dawn dish soap to clean your roof? I did a little googleing and many people do. Yet it is petroleum based and apparently that's a no no. I'm just wondering.
Never use Dawn what I do is wash roof with Tetford Rubber roof cleaner with UV protector once in spring and fall. Sides I use a wash and wax, I probably do it too much but I don't like to dirt and grime on it. Then all rubber seals I use Slide out Rubber Seal Treatment. Probably over do all this but that's me.
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My RV dealer mentioned liquid Tide, the basic wo all the freshners in it. Does work okay, roof is clean but not bright white. Over spill on the sides just rinses away with hose. About the same as the Theford roof cleaner, and much cheaper.
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