Cleaning a wind out awning ?

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  1. beachcaster

    beachcaster Read Only Funster

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    My Auto Trail wind out awning is a bit manky after the winter...and tips on cleaning it ?

    The actual material has spot of mould etc as no doubt rain has got in over the winter months.
    The mechanism is fine.

    thanks

    barry
     
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    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    My proven method..

    bucket of warm water, a generous squirt of Fairy, + 1 cup of cheap thin bleach.

    Scrub blind on BOTH sides with a soft broom or car wash brush (yes you will get wet) , roll it up still wet and soapy.. and leave for about 30 mins..

    Unroll and hose off.. leave to dry..

    a sparkling clean awning
     
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    Me too would like to find an easy way. :Wink:
     
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    Use exactly the same method as Jim in fact I probably nicked from a post of his some time in the last 8 years.:Rofl1:
    Works well do it once a year
     
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    After a near miss at Sandy this weekend when it survived a collapse overnight, I decided when we arrived home and the awning was still wet to try Jim's method.

    With the exception of one or two stubborn marks it now looks like a new awning.

    Thanks Jim.
     
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    Jock was explaining this method to me @ Sandy & I have to try it next weekend (y)
     
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