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Old 06-11-2013, 04:51 PM   #1
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Rockwood ultra light roof cleaning

Hello all i am in the Uk and was wondering what to use for cleaning my 5th wheel roof, I cannot find Murphy’s Oil Soap anywhere in the uk, so was wondering what you would suggest as an alternative. Thanx for any help.
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Old 06-11-2013, 05:03 PM   #2
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Sorry that I can't answer your question but I wouldn't spend anymore time looking for Murphys. We found it to be nearly useless. Will watch your thread and hope to learn something.


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Old 06-11-2013, 07:09 PM   #3
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Can you find anything similar to Dawn dishwashing soap? That's what I used and worked pretty wel.
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Old 06-12-2013, 08:39 AM   #4
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Old 06-12-2013, 10:51 AM   #5
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I use a produce called "Awesome" for all my RV cleaning. You can get it at Walmart but it's cheaper at Dollar General, $3 for a gallon here. When I wash the exterior I mix it with some car washing detergent. It works great on the roof and on black streaks too. For black streaks I use about a 1 to 5 ratio in a spray bottle.

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Old 06-12-2013, 11:00 AM   #6
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I use "409". It's a spray-on as it's sold, but I pour 4 or 5 bottles into a bucket, add just a little bit oif hot water, and use a medium bristle scrub brush on a broomstick to scrum. Rinse thoroughly, let dry, then use the spray-on roof protection, working that in with a softer bristle brush.

I use the same "409" treatment on my awning. Works great!
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Simple Green. You can order through Amazon UK.

I use LAs Totally Awesome on my trailer, too. I use it mostly on the awning, but I don't think you'll find it too easily in the UK.
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Old 06-12-2013, 12:36 PM   #8
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When I purchased our travel trailer in 2000, the dealer told me to use laundry soap to clean the roof. It will not harm the rubber roof as it is a gentle cleaner. I've used that method for the 10 years that we had it and when I sold it the roof still looked new with no problems of any kind.

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