Roof Vent Screen - Cleaning

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  1. GEOFFs125

    GEOFFs125 Read Only Funster

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    Hi, would appreciate any tips, hints, suggestions etc on the best way to remove and clean the roof vent screens. :thumb:

    Thanks Geoff
     
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    Obviously if you can take them down and clean them in soapy water then replace them!

    Thats what we do on out RV sorry but it's not that hard !!:thumb:

    Regards Pat

    PS what is the problem removing them? What vehicle do you have please??
     
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    Hi Geoff,

    Ours are just 4 cross-head screws and the screw holding on the skylight winder.

    They were looking a bit faded and torn due to wear so I ordered up some more flyscreen mesh and recovered them all.

    Now we just remove and wash them as Pat has suggested.:thumb:
     
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    We have a Monaco Cayman and I have to go onto the roof to undo a couple of screws that support the mesh holder - then I have to move into the vehicle to remove the winder handle and the fan switch.

    Generally I find it easier to simply remove the 'MaxAir' vents and give the mesh a darn good brushing whilst Mo stands underneath with a vacuum cleaner nozzle pointing at the mesh.

    Not quite such a simple procedure as some of the other RV's.
     
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    :thumb: Thanks for the replies.

    I thought I might be missing something, i. e. a quick way of doing it, when I first looked at the job. But as said 4 screws holding the surround in, 2 screws holding the sreen on and the crank handle screw.

    Could not believe how dirty they were.
     
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    :Cool: Use an Hairdryer on cool or an Hoover in reverse to blow the leaves & debris back out of the Vent. :Wink:
     

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