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Old 05-25-2015, 08:40 PM   #1
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When rain or dew runs off my roof, it leaves white or gray streaks down the sides of the coach; especially down the driver and passenger side windows. Have you seen this and and what can be done to stop this?
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I use a rubber roof cleaner twice a year and that has nearly eliminated the problem.
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Dan, carefully read all replies, Alpines have fiberglass roofs (not rubber). You can wax them to reduce or hopefully stop the streaks.


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Old 05-26-2015, 08:23 AM   #4
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Wash your roof 2 or 3 times a year & that should eliminate most of it.
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When this white streaking happened to me I realized that the roof requires as much or more maintenance as the rest of the coach. Since your roof finish has deteriorated, you will need to use a mild detergent such as Dawn and a mildly aggressive scrub pad to remove the white powdery residue that has accumulated. After rinsing and drying, apply a coat of wax and the roof will look like new with no more white streaks. I do this every year now and the streaking has not returned.
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Wash the roof each time you wash your coach and this will take care of most the black run off from the top.
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