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Old 10-21-2013, 02:17 PM   #11
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I use what the dealer uses when they do a roof.....it is a one step clean and protect recommended to be done twice a year.....I would be careful with home mixtures as it may void the warranty if there is any....the dirty look is usually mildew and a protectant of a uv nature is required on roof.....good luck I hope mine will last the 12 years the warranty is for.....but there again....it can be pro rated....keep receipts and records of treatment purchased .....

What does your dealer use? Where can you get it?


I'm thinking the simple green/PP/Bleach combo is what I am going with.
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Old 11-11-2013, 02:08 PM   #12
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I am taking a break right now from cleaning mine for the first time since I have owned it. It is a 2006 Rockwood 5ver which I have owned for a year and a half. Not real pleased with the results using a 50/50 mix of Simple Green and water. A lot of dirt is coming off but, it still has a lot of black streaks that will not come out. Not sure what to use but Simple Green did not get the job done.
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Old 11-11-2013, 02:23 PM   #13
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I use a pressure washer and joy dish soap with a RV wash brush w/handle works great for me
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Old 11-11-2013, 02:27 PM   #14
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I use a pressure washer and joy dish soap with a RV wash brush w/handle works great for me
I thought about doing that but, wasn't sure if the PW would damage the roof.
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Old 11-11-2013, 02:58 PM   #15
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I use what the dealer uses when they do a roof.....it is a one step clean and protect recommended to be done twice a year.....I would be careful with home mixtures as it may void the warranty if there is any....the dirty look is usually mildew and a protectant of a uv nature is required on roof.....good luck I hope mine will last the 12 years the warranty is for.....but there again....it can be pro rated....keep receipts and records of treatment purchased .....
I also would like to know what the dealer uses..... I would think bleach is not a good thing
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Old 11-11-2013, 03:14 PM   #16
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Camping World carries rubber roof cleaner (Thetford) that will return it to that pristine white again. My husband has been using this product for a few years now and it does the job well.

I used this from Camping World. Did a great job. The camper is new this year but was pretty dirty by the end of the year.
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I went out and looked at what I had done compared to what wasn't (I was a little disheartened when it didn't look all bright white). Now that it is drying it is noticeably cleaner but still not as nice a Turbs so, I guess tomorrow I will go up and finish it. I think that those strains are down into the pores and only adding some bleach will get it Pearly White again and from what I've read that is not really good for the roof.
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I think you have to consider what kind of dirt has gotten onto the roof when you think about what you need to use when cleaning. Since ours tends to get sap & pollen, the Thetford Roof Cleaner will cut though the dirt. For others, simple soap & water may do the job if it is just dust & dirt up there.
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