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Old 08-14-2013, 12:16 PM   #11
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I walk on the roof and always have. I wouldn't dance a jig up there, though
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Old 08-14-2013, 12:20 PM   #12
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Ha thanks! I was figuring about the same. My trailer didn't come with a ladder so it got me wondering and of course one guy at the dealer says no problem and another says no way.
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Old 08-14-2013, 12:27 PM   #13
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I've never done it and will not for my trailer (or truck for that matter) - it's too harsh. Good way to take the decals off the camper and I think it could easily force water into seams and seals that you don't want.

Hand wash only.
Thanks!!!! Glad I asked first
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Old 08-17-2013, 09:56 PM   #14
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Well I finally cleaned the camper today! What a huge difference, I'm a little embarrassed I let it get that bad. It looks great, still meted to get a ladder and get the roof and top of awning but I made a good start.
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Old 08-22-2013, 09:54 AM   #15
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I clean the roof from a latter next to the RV with a long handled brush. I try not to stand on the roof if I can help it. I will lay on it if I must. I weigh a little over 200 lbs and I don't want to stand on the 3/8 inch plywood. Good luck
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Old 08-22-2013, 11:37 AM   #16
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I clean the roof from a latter next to the RV with a long handled brush. I try not to stand on the roof if I can help it. I will lay on it if I must. I weigh a little over 200 lbs and I don't want to stand on the 3/8 inch plywood. Good luck
While I was a little nervous the first time, I'm 175 lbs and I have now walked all over the thing on several occasions, and I don't feel like it bends under my weight at all. I've read on other posts most of these roofs are designed for up to 300lbs.

As for cleaning my roof, DW ended up finding a gall of Purple Power instead of Simple Green, saving a few $'s. I mixed it 5:1, sprayed my roof w/ a garden sprayer, let it set for 10, then brushed it off using a hand brush around the vents and AC, and a car wash brush I picked up at Lowes for the larger areas.

All in all it came out pretty well, although I think a stiffer brush than what I used would have done a little better job.
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