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Old 06-05-2017, 12:19 PM   #1
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Cleaning underside of awning

What is the best solution to clean the underside of an awning? We are on a seasonal site and the trees drop sticky seeds so when the awning rolls up they stick and stain the white underside.
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Old 06-05-2017, 12:26 PM   #2
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Here's what I use......accept no substitute. Read label carefully for all the different surfaces.

Make sure to rinse very thoroughly. Can be used to remove black streaks on the outside wall of the RV too. Again.....rinse thoroughly.

https://www.dollartree.com/20-oz-Tot...8056/index.pro
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Old 06-05-2017, 12:32 PM   #3
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Yep "Awesome" on everything except Glass! Youroo!!
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Thanks, I'll give it a try !
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Old 06-05-2017, 01:38 PM   #5
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I use Tilex but I get everything wet first before I apply.
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I just used Thetford awning cleaner to clean mold from the underside of my awning. Was really impressed how white the white stripes are now. And best of all, so was my wife.
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Awesome is a great cleaner but be cautious using it on grassed areas. I used it as a degreaser once working in the side yard. I don't know about everyone else's experience with it but it killed the grass in the area I was working with it!

I've had success with Mr. Clean Magic Erasers.

I think my awning is a Dometic and the cleaning instructions for it say to use a mixture of bleach, water and soap (I don't recall the proportions). Spray it on the top, roll up the awning and let it sit for a half hour or so, then unroll and rinse off. It works OK but not for stubborn stains and dirt.
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Yep "Awesome" on everything except Glass! Youroo!!
Yep. Might dilute it 50/50. That's what I do when I use it on my awning, black streaks and even on tough spots on the rubber roof. Just make sure you rinse well.
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We found a great combo, works on pretty much everything. Powdered Tide with bleach laundry soap. A scoop in a 5 gal bucket of water and a long extension brush; cleans and brightens everything!
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