Originally Posted by rburns4147
You have a pretty good list of things you have purchased and plan to purchase. Here is a tip from my thrifty thinking (think tightwad). I see that you have awning cleaner in your list of things to purchase. Awnings do get fowled up after a while camping. It seems they always are wet and when you roll them up and they can mildew. I clean ours with car wash soap and mix in a quarter cup of bleach. It cleans it and kills all mildew. Much cheaper than buying commercial made products. Wear old clothes or don't let the bleach spill on you as it will spot your clothes.
I added this to the list, because after we purchased our Camper we brought out the awning to clean. I tried a mixture of Water/Bleach/Detergent. Maybe I didn't have the right mixture or something, but It didn't get the awning as clean as I wanted it. I brushed it on with a soft brush and then rolled it up for 15 min, then unrolled and sprayed off..
I was hoping that a more "Commercial" product would clean it better.. then after I can just maintain with household stuff.
But maybe I should try your mixture.