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Old 09-23-2013, 01:14 PM   #15
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I use a power washer to clean my rv roof.
I have been using a 1550 PSI power washer on my rubber roof for several years now at least twice a year.

Use water only and it takes the Florida green mold right off with no scrubbing needed. I also use it on the sides but they need a little help with a brush & soap. No window leaks so far.

Cleans the AC units tops and under where no brush can get to, also under 2 Max vent covers.
Cleans Satellite dishes, refrigerator vents etc.

No damage of any kind so far. But the roof is only 14 years old.
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Old 09-23-2013, 01:21 PM   #16
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Maybe a fiberglass roof but not a rubber roof. I use Murphy's Oil soap on ours and maybe a squirt of Awesome in some real dirty areas. I guess I should ask, there are two types of rubber roof. Which one do you have? EPDM or Dicor???
x2 on the Murphy's! Cleans and was told it keeps it from drying out.
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I guess I should ask, there are two types of rubber roof. Which one do you have? EPDM or Dicor???
Dicor is the distributor of several different brands of RV roofing. As such Dicor distributes EPDM as well as TPO roofing products.
EPDM is the so called "rubber" roofing.
TPO is a plastic used on commercial roofs and is much tougher and longer lasting.
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Just wash it with spic and span or Dawn.
I use Dawn also
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Dicor is the distributor of several different brands of RV roofing. As such Dicor distributes EPDM as well as TPO roofing products.
EPDM is the so called "rubber" roofing.
TPO is a plastic used on commercial roofs and is much tougher and longer lasting.
There are 13 USA manufacturers of TPO and EPDM roofing materials. Both were developed for use on flat roofs and are commonly referred to as "rubber roofs".
EPDM was first developed and patentad by Firestone in the early 1960s and TPO in the mid 1980s.
Nither was develop as an RV roofing material.
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I use the products that dicor advises to use. Theres probably products that work, might work and wont work. I`ll experiment with coffee but not my RV roof.
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There are 13 USA manufacturers of TPO and EPDM roofing materials. Both were developed for use on flat roofs and are commonly referred to as "rubber roofs".
EPDM was first developed and patentad by Firestone in the early 1960s and TPO in the mid 1980s.
Nither was develop as an RV roofing material.
TPO is not "rubber" it's a plastic, that's why it's not called a "rubber" roof.
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TPO is not "rubber" it's a plastic, that's why it's not called a "rubber" roof.
EPDM (ethylene propylene dinen monomer) is a synthetic. There is no rubber (latex) in it. So why would it be called rubber? Whats your point?

Just as tires are referred to as made of rubber, they have been made of synthetic materials for many years.
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x2 on the Murphy's! Cleans and was told it keeps it from drying out.
Great idea on helping keep the roof from drying out, I think I'll try that now that I have my roof clean.
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x2 on the Murphy's! Cleans and was told it keeps it from drying out.
Murphy's here too on my TPO roof.
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