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Old 03-24-2016, 07:13 PM   #1
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Rubber Roof Cleaning

Has anyone used a pressure washer on medium or low pressure to clean a rubber roof? I just bought an electric 2030 PSI unit and am considering using it to clean off the dark spots with a roof cleaner solution.

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Do not do that.

The water can punch right through the roof if you move wrong.

They cut steel with water...

Better to get concentrated cleaner and spray it on strong and scrub a bit.

Let it soak then rinse well.

An old floor polisher works wonders.

We have some from yard sales for scrubbing shop floor and in attachment we used one to scrub the "wonder coating" that some po used on a friends coach roof.
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Old 03-24-2016, 07:37 PM   #3
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Never use a power wash I always cringe when I see people doing that. Use the roof cleaner with a small hand brush is the best in my opinion . Think of all that pressure on the seals some will argue that towing down the highway in the rain has the same effect yes but still ever different
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I have pressure washed mine numerous times. No problem, just use a wide nozel and pay attention.
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Not recommended. If you use spic and span small amount of bleach soft brush, spring and fall you'll be fine.
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As I've mentioned before, get yourself a Mr. Clean Magic Eraser Mop. You'll be amazed at how white the roof will be after using one. I use ours twice a year on our 16yr. old coach and the rubber roof looks great.
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As I've mentioned before, get yourself a Mr. Clean Magic Eraser Mop. You'll be amazed at how white the roof will be after using one. I use ours twice a year on our 16yr. old coach and the rubber roof looks great.

Never though of that I'll have to try it I do mine once a month I can get away with just a car wash brush but I leave mine at a campground for fall fling 7 weeks and then I need to hand scrub the roof it gets so bad.
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Thanks for all of your opinions. Not sure what I will do but I appreciate your input.

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Not recommended. If you use spic and span small amount of bleach soft brush, spring and fall you'll be fine.
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