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Old 08-13-2014, 08:23 AM   #11
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I think the method if cleaning it on the part that still on the roller would work best. Gives you a nice hard surface to rub on. Sure takes a while but what other option do you have.

I agree one should maintain the awning and not let it get too bad all at once. Cleaning it every 10 years is not very good.

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Old 08-17-2014, 09:14 AM   #12
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I like both LA's Totally Awesome and Simple Green. Whichever I have around the house at the time. The trick no matter what you use, is to soak the awning and roll it up as described above. You will have to use a mop or even a scrub pad for really tough stains.

Here's my awning a few years back before and after I used Awesome. Simple Green will work just as well.



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How much do you use of the LA????do you use it full strength or mix with water or mix with simple green. Thanks for the Help......
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Old 08-17-2014, 09:42 AM   #13
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i have been using "Spray Nine " on my awning since i've had the trailer. i spray the cleaner on the awning doing a section at a time. i then wipe it with a swiffer pad to remove the dirt and then follow up with a damp towel draped over the swiffer. i'm amazed how clean the awning gets plus how effortless it is .
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Old 08-17-2014, 09:53 AM   #14
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Thanks for information, we are trying to get the mildew off.....and am thinking that LA will do the deed, we stopped at a Dollar General yesterday and looked it over just not sure how much to use
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Old 09-01-2014, 02:47 PM   #15
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Thanks for the above solutions. I'll be doing this today. I guess I didnt get the awning dry after our 4th of July Durango trip, so we have some work to do. Wife noticed when we were in the Jemez Mountains of New Mexico for Labor day.

Just got reservations for San Elijo State Beach California. Woo hoo

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Old 09-01-2014, 03:11 PM   #16
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I could never get/ or keep my white awning clean. I made sure my next RV had a brown color awning (both sides) so I didn't need to spend a lot of time trying to keep it clean!
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Old 09-03-2014, 04:50 PM   #17
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Just wanted to say that the Totally Awesome method didn't work or else I wasn't scrubbing hard enough.


going to try again with a different solution. Our awning isn't even that bad and the Totally Awesome didn't touch it.

Also remember to WEAR EYE PROTECTION and perhaps even a paint mask so as not to breathe the misted cleaner.
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Old 09-03-2014, 04:56 PM   #18
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We use a mix of simple green and car wash soap in one of those garden sprayers - add a small amount of bleach, wet awning with water and spray with mix - roll shut and leave 20-30 minutes

Unroll
Scrub lightly and rinse - PRESTO


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Old 09-03-2014, 04:59 PM   #19
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Heavynlori what would you estimate in terms of parts of soap / bleach / water / Simply Green?
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Old 09-03-2014, 06:48 PM   #20
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We used the quart sized simple green and half a bottle of turtle wax liquid car wash in the garden sprayer and filled rest of way with water and maybe a quart of bleach - the sprayer is one of those three gallon ones with a spray nozzle

We used the same mix on our last two campers including the roof on each but they were both white ones - works wonders on cleaning the roof!!

No mixture on new Crusader though - its the champagne touring edition so we only use simple green and stiff brush on roof and a high quality liquid car wash on the rig - have not waxed yet but will be done soon


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