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Old 11-09-2017, 12:50 PM   #1
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How do i remove mildew stains from main Coachmen decal on front cap of TT?

I am about to buy a 2015 Coachmen Freedom Express 282BHDS.

It has the large Coachmen Logo decal on the front cap.

It has a lot of mildew staining on it. Although there is none on the rest of the sides, except for some usual spots on the roof.

What are the best products and methods to removing mold or mildew from the vinyl graphics of TT's?

What has worked for you?

I want to avoid buying and applying a product that doesn't work or ends up discoloring the graphics and making it look worse.

Sorry I dont have pics, prob can post some Sunday.

Thanks for your input and experiences!
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Old 11-09-2017, 01:03 PM   #2
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Use a bathroom cleaner that contains bleach. Just try it on a small area first to make sure it does what you want and doesn't do what you don't want. Also be careful not to get it on any non-grubby clothes because it does stain!

Those two cautions would be true of almost any cleaner you try strong enough to remove mildew.
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Old 11-10-2017, 10:22 AM   #3
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Try a product called Wet and Forget. It's available at Lowes and Home Depot. It worked very well on my vinyl sided house. No reason it wouldn't work on your rig.
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Old 11-10-2017, 10:47 AM   #4
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Be careful of products containing bleach.
They can discolor and remove things you wish they didn't, especially on graphics.

I have had good luck with two products on mildew/mold.

Wet & Forget (mentioned above)
I have only been using this product recently.
I didn't know it existed until about a year ago. Not sure how long it's been around.

The other I've been using forever,
It's called Jomax.
Originally designed to be added to paint to keep mold/mildew from forming, it is now marketed as a cleaner. You do mix it with bleach but the Jomax reacts chemically with the bleach to make it safe to use on all surfaces. I find it in most big box home improvement stores. It works wonders on awnings too!
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Old 11-10-2017, 02:27 PM   #5
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I've been using a product call 4U for many years now and it will clean anything off anything, including the grease off your engine block. I have never had any staining on vinyl, fiberglass or even cloth from the product. It is the only cleaner I use, indoors and out. You can pick it up at an RV store or maybe some hardware stores.
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Old 11-11-2017, 09:21 AM   #6
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SD20,,, comes in an aerosol can !!!
Mold or mildew could be under the decal ???
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