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Old 10-15-2010, 03:05 PM   #1
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We have found a water stain on the interior of our 2000 Bounder motor home the ceiling color is a gray/white or a light gray the stain is a rust color. I think I found the leak it was around the spot where the satellite wiring goes through the roof. My question is how do you remove the stain. Again the motor home is new to us. Thank You

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Old 10-15-2010, 03:14 PM   #2
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Again the motor home is new to us. Thank You
One would have to ask, what type of material is on the ceiling? Is it a fabric, vinyl or paneling?

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Some people report good luck with OxiClean.

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My first attempt would be with Oxi-Clean. It the material is very light in color and fabric just a tinge of chlorox mixed with water, might help. I also find this product called Resolve really works well on all kinds of fabric.
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Those stain-remover pens might work if the Oxy-clean does not. Or even a mild bleach solution on a q-tip. Gotta be very cautious with bleach, though. Try in an unobtrusive place first.
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cleaning stains

I hope these instructions come through, I haven't had good luck the same as a lot of others uploading files or photo's.
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Old 10-16-2010, 03:17 AM   #7
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I did forget to mention that the ceiling is covered with a fabric material and I forgot about Oxiclean. Again thanks for the help
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We had a large water stain around the sky light in the bathroom. I fixed the leak and "she who must be obeyed" removed the stain with Oxiclean, I was amazed it's virtually impossible to detect the stain and it didn't discolor the fabric.

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Try straight peroxide in a spray bottle. After two or three aplications follow up with distilled water to re-activate.
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I have a cream / off white colored ceiling in my MH. I had some stains that I successfully removed by mixing 1/4th bleach to 3/4ths water in a small spray bottle. I then sprayed the stain and immediately blotted it with a paper towel. The stain was removed and no discoloration to the ceiling. I would suggest trying this mix on a place that is out of the way to make sure that it does not hurt your ceiling.
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Not Oxiclean with bleach.

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