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Old 05-18-2011, 08:19 AM   #1
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Best Cleaner/Wash for Rubber Roof

Hello, I have searched and looked at different places on what is a good Cleaner for the Rubber Roof that won't hurt anything like aluminum when it runs down the sides. My roof is dirty from a year being outside. And a good way to clean Awning ,,, Thanks
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Old 05-18-2011, 09:52 AM   #2
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If you have an Alpha Systems rubber roof, here is a post with cleaning instructions. They recommend Murphy's Oil Soap and a soft nylon brush or sponge.
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Old 05-18-2011, 11:52 AM   #3
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I use Spic and Span liquid. I have also used Murphy's. Regardless, I end up doing the entire camper because of the residue left on the sides.
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Old 05-18-2011, 06:07 PM   #4
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Thanks alot,,
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Old 06-01-2011, 01:43 PM   #5
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One site I found said any kind of dishwashing soap was best. I just finished cleaning my Surveyor 235SV.
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Old 06-01-2011, 09:45 PM   #6
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Mold Armor works great on awnings.Just don't get it on your roof or your clothes.
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Old 06-08-2011, 05:09 PM   #7
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I use Spic and Span liquid. I have also used Murphy's. Regardless, I end up doing the entire camper because of the residue left on the sides.
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Spic and Span removes WAX!

When I was a young 1st Louie, a neighbor's young 13 or so girl knocked on my door with a bucket and sponge and asked if I wanted my car washed for 5 bucks. Always a sucker for a skirt, I said, "sure" and when she knocked on the door for her 5 dollars I was shocked at the damage to the car. The wax was completely stripped right to the paint and there was white streaks everywhere.

So I did what any "right thinking" young man would do. I gave her ten bucks and told her to go wash her old man's car the same way.

I spend the rest of the day waxing my car.
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Old 07-19-2011, 02:15 AM   #9
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^^^That right there is funny!!!

I just did the roof on my Rockwood with a brush and Murphys Oil Soap...looks 100x better. Then I did the trailer with Meguiars car wash. Tomorrow...a cpl coats of wax and she will look better than new!!
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Old 07-19-2011, 06:50 AM   #10
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Two tricks that I've learned about washing my TT roof:

1) "Unlevel" the TT. MIne normally sits level on my driveway, which makes it more difficult to rinse. I jack the nose down, then re-stabilize off-level to facilitate rinsing. Re-level when done. The hour or so that it takes to wash doesn't seem to hurt the refrigerator.

2) Thoroughly clean the rain-gutters after rinsing the roof. For me, this is toothbrush and q-tip clean! I've found that dirt left in the rain gutters is an attaction for insects to nest (had a problem with mud-wasps a couple of years ago), and is also the cause of the hated "black streaks".
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