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Old 11-03-2011, 10:51 AM   #1
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Question canvas awning cleaning

Florida weather and humidity along with regular A/C seepage causes lite green algae(mold) on rollout awning. Any tips on cleaning, without removal, that is also safe for the colors in the fabric?
Can't find a fabric ID tag on canvas. Is this a Sunbrella product?
Tried Tide detergent and lite brushing to some areas and looks better but still has a greenish tinge in the white areas.

Any home remedies out there that might help?

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Old 11-03-2011, 11:28 AM   #2
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1/4 cup bleach, 1/2 cup dish soap, 1 gal water. Apply to awning roll awning up leave for 10 min. unroll awning rinse off. This was formula was given to me by my dealer.

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Old 11-12-2011, 05:56 PM   #3
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Wow, that sounds too good to be true! You've done this, and it worked? No scrubbing? I was outside today and unrolled my awning because somehow it got wet and I wanted to let it dry. I'm looking at it, seeing some slight mildew build-up and thinking, "that's gonna suck to clean." So tell me that magic potion worked for you first hand!!!
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Old 11-12-2011, 08:08 PM   #4
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It did work for me. I applied it with a wash brush, rolled up the awning let it soak and opened up and rinsed off. The person camping beside use came over and asked what I had used because the was tired of scrubbing his awning.
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