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Old 01-22-2015, 12:46 PM   #1
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roof cleaner and protectant

What do you use to wash the fiberglass roof of your motorhome that has a UV protectant in it?



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Old 01-22-2015, 01:12 PM   #2
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Steve here is one end product...I have a rubber roof but was looking at this for my fiberglass sides.

303 Aerospace Protectant

I am using POLIGLOW on my fiberglass as I had some good recommendations concerning it in the RV forum

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Old 01-22-2015, 02:43 PM   #3
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Hi msg1951,
Consider using the same product(s) you use to clean and wax the fiberglass sides of your coach. There are a variety of products available at http://www.griotsgarage.com/home.do?code=PPC04&utm_source=google&utm_medium=cp c&utm_campaign=1VN+Brand&utm_term=griot's%20garage &utm_content=Brand&gclid=CJfZt5bJqMMCFVE8gQod4FQAA Q

I use Griot's Garage products. They are great products. Over time my choice has changed based on my ability to apply the product.
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Old 01-22-2015, 02:44 PM   #4
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I use car wash soap and wax it once a year
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I had owned this coach since 2008 and had washed ~2 times a year with car wash soap but it kept getting dirtier and dirtier.

Last ~June I finally bit the bullet and started scrubbing with a combination of Awesome, Tide, and Soft Scrub on my hands and knees with a hard bristle brush. I also used a small pressure washer to get it completely clean. The hard work paid off and it was as white as when it came out of the factory. I then put ~3 coats of Zep high traffic commercial floor wax on it. Below is a picture after this was done.

We did a 2800 mile trip and then I rewashed the roof in Oct and all the dirt that had accumulated came right off. I looked at the roof today, after another ~1500 mile trip in December and the roof looked nice and shiny white.
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Old 01-22-2015, 05:56 PM   #6
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I have a rubber roof and it has been recommended to me to use Spic and Span to wash it and 303 aerospace protectant to coat it.

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Originally Posted by pops2 View Post
I have a rubber roof and it has been recommended to me to use Spic and Span to wash it and 303 aerospace protectant to coat it.

Yep, Dicor used to recommend using Spic N Span until they began selling their own branded cleaners.
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If you search this web site you'll find a myriad of suggestions and products that folks have used. But basic it's elbow grease and a commercial floor wax. I try to do it once a year but don't always manage. I use a stiff brush baby shampoo, and Zep floor wax.

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