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Old 10-01-2014, 09:37 PM   #1
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Question stubborn roof stains

Got some tough stains on the roof from the A/C condensation any hints on the best way to clean them without damaging the rubber roof?

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Old 10-01-2014, 10:03 PM   #2
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Old 10-01-2014, 10:18 PM   #3
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Me three. Just bought the fiver in July (although it was born in Feb). Already have stains we can't get up near the AC.
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Old 10-01-2014, 10:33 PM   #4
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Hmm? So far it's a Carolina thread. Come on Coot, chime in here!
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Old 10-02-2014, 07:13 AM   #5
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Same issue in Texas
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Old 10-02-2014, 08:01 AM   #6
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I wonder if there is a mod we can do that will provide a drain path for the water so it isn't running directly on the roof. Some kind of small hose or channel to the gutter. Or even better, all the way to the ground.
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Old 10-02-2014, 08:17 AM   #7
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more then likely are you seeing kinda rust color? If you are staining it is coming from your Evaporator pan and coil needs cleaning, They make a coil cleaner. might help. As far as the roof, just plain old rubber roof cleaner.
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Old 10-02-2014, 08:40 AM   #8
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I took other's recommendations on the forum and tried Totally Awesome. I purchased it from the dollar store in 1 quart spray bottles because the bigger gallon jugs were all sold. The lady in the aisle said they have a hard time keeping it in stock. My 5'er is 36' long and cleaning the roof is a JOB!!! I try to do it twice a year. The Totally Awesome works better than anything I have found previously, to include Tilex. Be sure to dilute it according to the instructions. I used it straight on tough stains and was very impressed. I purchased 4 quart bottles and used one on the roof with warm water mixed in a bucket. Dipped a brush in the bucket and went to town. Use plenty of water to rinse, I could see the places on the sides of the trailer where I didn't rinse well. It was hot out when I did it last and the spots where I didn't rinse well, left white streaks on the fiberglass sides. So, once I finished the roof, I did the rest of the trailer with warm soap and water. I was very impressed with the Totally Awesome. I am on 4 acres and parked under oak trees. Not a lot I can do about them, they drop leaves constantly. Good luck and post pics!
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Old 10-02-2014, 08:52 AM   #9
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I was told to use spic and span in a bucket of water and a brush, not to stiff a brush. It took all the dirt off. This time I'm using the stuff from camco and sealing it too.
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Old 10-02-2014, 09:04 AM   #10
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I used this stuff and I was very disappointed in the cleaner and the UV protectant. The cleaner didn't clean much besides loose dirt and I mixed it twice as strong as recommended and it still wouldn't remove the stains on a new roof. Then I applied the UV protectant and wasn't impressed either so don't waste your money on this stuff.

I'm sure Dawn dish washing soap would have been better and then a coat of 303 protectant.

don't waste your cash on this stuff!!!
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