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Old 02-27-2011, 08:09 AM   #1
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Spring Cleaning

Happy days are almost here and everyone wants there rigs to shine for the first trip out. I am inside looking out the window at my camper and can see how dirty it is from old man Winter and thinking about all of the threads that are showing up on the forum about the best cleaners to use.

As i look at what Mother Nature has done and the reaction of the material that my camper is made of from the elements, it made me think about chemical reaction from the cleaners and the effects on caulk as an example.

Has anyone thought about this? Nothing is forever, but have we shorten the lifespan of some of these materials and help Mother Nature speed up the process?.....It would be nice to have the MSDS sheet on the caulk that is used since this seems to be the first thing that breaks down.

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Old 02-27-2011, 08:52 AM   #2
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A good way to save the inside of your trailer for the winter months is to put a heavy liner on all the windows between the glass and the curtains to prevent the sun damages on the inside fabrics etc. I have seen unsold new trailers at rv's trailers with damaged fabrics and believe it or not I sat on one of the bed in a Cardinal trailer unsold for 2 years and the mattress fabrics torn apart because of the u.v's sun damages and it was a new trailer. Just to show you that even at bargain price a new unsold trailer sitting on the lot for long time is not always a good bargain.

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Old 02-27-2011, 11:17 AM   #3
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Another thing to consider is, if whatever cleaners your using does have an adverse effect towards the life of the caulk and/or other materials on your camper, are they worse on your trailer than Mother Nature?

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