Cleaning the roof ( again ! )

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  1. Jaws

    Jaws Funster Life Member

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    So it is that time of year again.

    Cleaned the roof this morning.. tried all manner of cleaners, and believe it or not ended up using my bloody bus pass as a scrapper to get most of the mess off.

    What do other folk use

    As an aside, it was great to finally find a use for the bus pass !!
     
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    I always use my wife's bus pass, can't wait for the next 12 years till I get mine.....:Rofl1:
     
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    just leave it dirty John.....unless you get blown over no-one will see it :Laughing:
     
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    Oddly enough....................................

    Left it dirty last year.
    MOT place has an upstairs office.. Guy looked out, looked at the roof and said, ' hmmm Hope you take more care of the rest of the van that that'
    Then at customs , young lady said 'coo, you should be ashamedat the state of that roof !' They have a camera that looks down !!

    But .................

    I often wonder if a filthy roof causes more drag than a cleaned and polished one ?
    I mean, I might be loosing a whole mile of economy per tank full for all I know if I leave it dirty !!
     
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    Wot about those crooks sitting on the bridges noting your post code:Doh:
     
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    wont do them much good....cant see the postcode for the crap on the roof :Rofl1:
     
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    Post code on the roof !!! ???

    Yer, I am really going to advertise to the world where I live !!! LOL !!

    Ok, I know I am lucky in that if I am away two people move straight in to run the business so the house is never empty, but why take the chance !

    Do people REALLY put their post code on their roof ???
     
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    Apparently some do..........:Doh:
    http://www.motorhomefun.co.uk/motorhome-security/41056-roof-post-code-letters.html
     
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    :Rofl1::Rofl1:Get the MICROFIBRE CLOTHS and some elbow greese going​
     
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    never cleaned the roof until after last hab service at hamilton enginnering who told me the green algea around seals will eventually cause the roof to leak so now make sure it is cleaned regularly at least along the seals
     
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    Use "Hammerite" cheaper :thumb:
     
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    :Rofl1: !!!!!!!!

    Ok.. but I suspect that might be able to be seen ?
     
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    1948, we had a Hymer which leaked thrugh the roof at 18 months old, Hymer uk said it could have been the dirty roof, one which i had cleaned several times and wasnt that bad. That was the beginning of the end of Hymers for us.

    Philk
     
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    Someone on here recomended this stuff, and I love it, my roof is spotless:thumb:
     
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    Cheers for that.. will see if I can find some locally :)
     
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    clean roof = happy bunny

    Muc Off... well that`s what it says on the tin....
    Best thing for cleaning that clinging dirt off your motorhome.
    Used it on ours and it`s amazing how you don`t get those black lines running down the sides. :thumb:
     
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    I am actually supposed to be a MucOff dealer !
    Love it on the bikes but am reluctant to use it on the motorhome cos it is a bit violent !!

    I spilt a little on some concrete. It cleaned that up shiny white.. A bit worrying really :Wink:
     
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