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Old 08-02-2017, 03:24 PM   #1
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Cleaning awnings

What have you found to work best for cleaning awnings, both top and bottom sides. cleaners, methods, etc.?
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Old 08-02-2017, 03:52 PM   #2
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What have you found to work best for cleaning awnings, both top and bottom sides. cleaners, methods, etc.?
LA's Totally Awesome from the dollar store. I spray it on full strength, use a long handle car wash brush.

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What have you found to work best for cleaning awnings, both top and bottom sides. cleaners, methods, etc.?
I keep up on mine so I just use the car wash soap that i'm using when washing the outside of the rig. If you get stains underneath a lot of people use simple green, any citrus based cleaner or Camco makes some stain and mold cleaner.
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LA's Totally Awesome from the dollar store. I spray it on full strength, use a long handle car wash brush.

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Me too, works great, just gotta be careful around the paint. That stuff will strip wax off in a heartbeat. I used it to remove black streaks once and spent the rest of the day waxing.
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Purple Power works also. Same caution with the wax though. Key is to stay on top of them and let them dry out before storing.
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LA's Totally Awesome from the dollar store. I spray it on full strength, use a long handle car wash brush.

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Aaron, do you also use LA for the roof? A better cleaning solution on top?

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Aaron, do you also use LA for the roof? A better cleaning solution on top?

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I don't use it on the roof, because it of the potential for stripping wax and/or paint damage to the siding. My current rig has full body paint.

For the roof I typically use dish detergent and a medium stiff deck brush. I have a huge bottle of Ajax dish detergent that I got on sale somewhere. Same stuff we use at work for commercial roofs.

My goal when cleaning the roof it just to get the worst of the dirt off so I can see the condition of the sealants and check for any sort of damage. I don't expect to get it spotless. I have also used a pressure washer set on a very low setting with a wide fan tip if it the roof was really ugly, but you have to be careful around the vents and other roof penetrations.

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Thanks Aaron just making sure I didn't miss something.

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