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Old 09-28-2018, 09:57 AM   #1
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What to use to clean the bunk ends

i wouldn't want to use anything like bleach to clean off the exterior tent bunk ends on my roo. But they are starting to get dirty and its almost that time of the yr to pack it up for the winter. Wanted to get them nice and clean but not sure what to use to get them nice and clean. Any help would be great.
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Old 09-28-2018, 12:07 PM   #2
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After you clean them, get a set of PUGs. They'll keep the canvas from getting dirty. My 10 year old Roo 23SS tent ends still looked almost new when I sold it because I always used the PUGs.
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Old 09-28-2018, 01:54 PM   #3
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that is my plan to get them. But wanted to clean them up real well.
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I was going to try my upholstery shampooer, from my carpet shampooer. The cloth sides get stained. I haven’t tried it yet. I used to use it on the mattresses, especially with young kids. I wouldn’t use anything but mild soap.
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Vinyl bunk ends can be cleaned with Oxyclean or Spray Nine. If you have any canvas, with mildew, it can be cleaned with the mixture on the attached pic. Click image for larger version

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Old 08-03-2019, 09:27 AM   #6
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I think the biggest thing with the fabric sides is getting it rinsed completely. I laid the panel down on a plastic garbage bag, with the mattress pulled out, and wiped it down with a mild solution and a rag. I zipped it up, and worked on the inside, letting it soak for a half hour. Then I put towels down inside and wiped it down with plain warm water. I hosed off the outside til their was no soapy water left. The panels are still faintly stained, but you can barely see it. I will try again at the end of the season, and then put fabric protector on them.
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