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Old 01-11-2020, 12:52 PM   #1
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Roof Care

Good afternoon,
Hope you all are having a great time and in warm weather.
My question is, we have a 2018 Fleetwood which appears to have a fiberglass roof, definitely is not rubber. When cleaning it, the dirty water comes off chalky and its hard to get the dirt or mildew off the valleys of the fiberglass. What do you all do to care for your roof?
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Old 01-11-2020, 08:39 PM   #2
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I just use car wash solution from Auto Zone and a soft bristle brush. Once or twice a year. Then do a careful inspection of every singe joint and penetration resealing any suspect area with appropriate self leveling lap sealant. Iím betting itíll need attention at least twice a year.
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Old 01-12-2020, 03:48 AM   #3
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After spending a lot of time scrubbing our roof with bleach, soap and water, with poor results, I now use a product called House Wash. See link.

I buy the gallon and mix a 2:1 water and product then fill up a pump sprayer (or you can buy the product with the water hose adapter sprayer). Using the application instructions - Wet the roof then spray on the product. It works GREAT with minimum scrubbing. This will get rid of oak stains, mildew and the rest of the crud.


It also works great on fiberglass, vinyl covered rubber roofs and canvas. Make sure you rinse off with lots of fresh water.
https://www.walmart.com/ip/Mold-Armo...RoCpssQAvD_BwE
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Old 01-23-2020, 08:12 AM   #4
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Thanks for the responses. I'll do some experimenting with products you all talked about.
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Old 01-23-2020, 08:24 AM   #5
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We have a TPO roof and use a 2000 psi elec power washer, water only. The PW is small enough to carry in one of our compartments and usually needs cleaning once a year, unless we long term park under trees. It's simple,fast, and doesn't leave any streaks on the sidewalls from the soap residue.
I would think that EDPM or fiberglass would use the same process. If you do discover a leak or peeling seams/caulk, that would be great and much better than finding it later during a storm.
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Which powerwasher do you have? Thanks.
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After cleaning with soap and brush I tried my pressure washer (not getting to close) worked great great. Then I went over it with 303 no more white running down sides.
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Which powerwasher do you have? Thanks.

Walmart pressure washer, black friday special for $60.
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