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Old 02-20-2011, 09:11 PM   #1
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how do you clean your roof ?

ive clear coated the rv sides but now im getting that white chalky film again was curious how you clean your roof ? thanks in advance ! oh monaco says to use mop n glo ? ive heard of other products being used what is your preference !

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You didn't say if you have a fiberglass or rubber roof but for my fiberglass, I like ArmorAll wash and wax. Seems to do a good job for me and after using water just beads off the top.

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I use "Krud Kutter" sold at Home Depot or Lowes. I spray an area of 2 feet by 2 feet. Scrub with a medium bristle brush and wipe with a micro fiber towel. Works for me. I have a fiberglass roof. You may not need to use brush, depends on how dirty the roof is. If using on clear coat sides, etc. test on a small area that is not to visible.
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Scrubbed the roof with dawn detergent, rinsed well then dried it completely. Put 2 coats of mop n glow and no more chalk running down the sides.
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We have a TPO roof & use a solution of Dawn detergent with a bit of bleach (to cut any mildew/mold). Work in small sections, scrub with a stiff bristle brush & rinse well. Once a yr seems to really keep the black streaks at bay.

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I have a fiberglass roof and use Gel-Gloss RV Cleaner and Wax -- removes the oxidation and waxes with the Carnauba wax that is in the cleaner. I do it twice a year now -- the first time it took a while to get the oxidation off --- very easy and quick since then.
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I start on the ground with a oval bucket of water that the extend-a-handle brush will fit in. I use the Dawn dish washing detergent. Do not use a scented detergent as birds will think there is a fruit under the smell and possibly peck a hole. I have the hose ready, and it is usually up on the roof somewhere for rinsing. Rinsing needs to be real thorough. I saturate the bristle brush with soap and water. Then.....

I hand it up to the Dear Wife and she does the scrubbing. After all, isn't that what is supposed to be done? I have pictures for proof if needed.
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I've been using a gas powered pressure washer with a white nozzle for 7 years. I hold it about 2-3 inches away from the roof top. It cleans right down to the white. Then I cover it with Mop-n-Glo. I have a one piece fiberglass roof.

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