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Old 11-26-2011, 03:41 PM   #1
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roof cleaning?????

What is the bes product to clean and treat a ruber roof ? I would like to clean the roof and give it a good wash before the hard winter hits, what are you guys using out there? Thanks Joe

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Old 11-26-2011, 05:28 PM   #2
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I don't know if it is the best but I used this on my previous Motor Home with a rubber roof.

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Read the instruction in the owners manual for the roof. Most of the rubber roof manufacturers recommend a mild detergent and a scrub brush and rinse well. When we had a rubber roof, I used powdered Spic-N-Span and a boat deck brush. Most of the after market products are not necessary and are really just to make the owner feel good that he is doing something for his RV. The guy selling the products will appreciate your effort more than the roof.

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I use the mild RV/Car wash soap and warm water and a BIG soft rag on my hands and knees (knee pads of course). After it is throughly dry I use the camping world Dicor Roof-Gard Rubber Roof Protectant, again applied with a BIG soft clean rag.
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Any decent detergent and a mild brush will do the job. I always added bleach as well, since mold is a common problem on RV roofs.

Once you get it clean, you can apply a rubber roof protectant such as ProtectAll rubber roof coating, or a plain old kitchen floor wax like Mop N Glo. That will help reduce the chalking for awhile.
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I wash it with Murphys Oil Soap. Stay away from anything with citric acid or abrasives. I also use 303 protectant.

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