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Old 11-04-2012, 02:21 PM   #1
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Does the fiberglass roof need to be coated?

I have a 2008 Monaco Knight. It has a fiberglass roof. The roof is starting to look very dull. How should I treat the roof? Just wash and leave as is? Put something over it?

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Old 11-04-2012, 03:26 PM   #2
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We wash and wax ours as necessary.
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Here is the link to a recent thread about FG roofs.

Roof care - what to use?

I feel waxing is dangerous due to the risk of slipping. When I did mine with an epoxy paint I ended up with a suitably rough texture that I like. Joe
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Here is the link to a recent thread about FG roofs.

Roof care - what to use?

I feel waxing is dangerous due to the risk of slipping. When I did mine with an epoxy paint I ended up with a suitably rough texture that I like. Joe
I don't walk on my roof, so I use Mop&Glo. I bought a scrub brush on a stick at WalMart, and my guy washes it well with that, and then applies Mop & Glo with a rag. It is very slick afterwards, but it eliminates dirty streaking down the side of the coach. Lasts for about 6 months and is cheap.
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Just scrub it with something like Spic and Span and rinse it well. Make sure all of the joints and caulk are in good shape and repair as needed.

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I scrubbed mine this summer with a bristle brush with a stand up handle. Rinsed well after drying I hit it with 5 coats of Zep floor polish. Looks great and wasn't too bad to do. Gallon of Zep High Traffic was $15.00 and still have half, not bad for a 42ft roof.
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I used products made by Dicor, bought a Camping World. Roof cleaner, then roof treatment. Both in a 32oz spray bottle. First washed the roof with my RV wash, then used the cleaner, then treatment. It looks good and was easy.
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Dicor has a product for a fiberglass roof? Everything I have seen from them is for EPDM rubber, not fiberglass.
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I use a strong detergent and a brush to clean it, and follow-up Mop n Glo to help it shed dirt that otherwise runs down the sides as a chalky residue after a few months.

You can also re-paint it if needed, or you want it to look really nice. And paint suitable for fiberglass will work.
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Opps, so sorry. I am going to night school to learn to read..
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I just wash mine with a good car wash soap with a little bleach 3 or 4 times a year, and buff and wax the edges once a year, 13 years old looks great. But if one was to feel the need to buff, wax, paint, or othewise treat it couldn't hurt.
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Have never seen a fiberglass roof painted. What color? Glossy paint?


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Have never seen a fiberglass roof painted. What color? Glossy paint? Steve
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