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Old 09-11-2013, 06:36 PM   #1
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Zep floor wax

Has anyone ever put Zep on a fiberglass roof? Wouldn't this stop the roof from chalking?
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Here's a link to some previous threads on Zep.

http://www.google.com/search?q=Zep+w...earch=irv2.com
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Old 09-17-2013, 04:09 AM   #3
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ZEP Works on Fiberglas Roof

I recently purchased a 2006 Allegro Bay with a fiberglas roof that was chalking badly. After a significant amount of reading, I used Zep Wet-Look Floor Finish. After a detail cleaning I applied 4 thin coats and 3 months later the roof still shines and no chalking. Found the Zep products at the local home improvement store.
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Old 09-17-2013, 08:03 AM   #4
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Thanks oldcary, I have been wondering about this. my roof needs a good cleaning and wax. This might be a long time fix..
What did you do around the roof sealant, caulk??
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An inspection of the roof indicated that all the caulking & seals were in good condition, just needing a through cleaning. I spent a couple of days cleaning the roof and that is the key. There are some excellent posts or threads on cleaning. Applying the Zep went quick as I could reapply about every 30-45 minutes. BTW, I used Zep Floor Polish on the AC shrouds as they were chalking also.
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Mine lasted two years in the hot sun. I know I will need to do it again this year.
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Thanks guys. I have read many post on Zep. I may start by doing the roof, then decide if I want to do the rest of it..I guess I would wax up close to the roof caulk. I think dirt would have a hard time sticking on the Zep.
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Zep, on the roof

Did the Zep High Traffic, on the roof Thursday, only time for 3 coats.. I may do one or two more if we have more dry days. I am very happy with how it turned out. Hopefully I can post a picture.
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It looks very NICE! How hard/easy it is to apply? It doesn't have any cleaning agent in it, or does it? Also, does it make the roof too slippery to walk on after?

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I am currently Zepping our Journey and have learned a few things.

Number one is be sure your unit is free of dirt and dust. I mean completely clear. If not, the dust will incorporate into the Zep and effect the color.

Number two is I found an old week killer spray head and container, and poured Zep into it. Spraying Zep on and then wiping it in with a clean rag works much better than pouring it on a rag and working it in.

Number three is don't get discouraged. After two coats it really looked like I had screwed up, however I was advised that it takes four or five coats to make it look right.

I still have two or three coats to go.
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SRH, do a search here on Red Max Pro & Zep, same stuff. lots of info on this forum.. As stated proper cleaning first is the thing. No dirt, no old wax. Then apply thin coats, no rubbing, no buffing.
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SRH, do a search here on Red Max Pro & Zep, same stuff. lots of info on this forum.. As stated proper cleaning first is the thing. No dirt, no old wax. Then apply thin coats, no rubbing, no buffing.

Thanks, donhoward49! Do you know if you can apply it over "Diamond Shield" on the front cap?

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srh, not really sure what "Diamond Shield" is. So I am not the one to ask.. Maybe someone will commit on this. If its just a clear coat I assume that you could, but it might stand out more or show where the clear starts and stops. Having dune this one time I am not "the voice of experience"
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