How The Heck Can We Remove The Black Spots On Our RV?
How to Remove Black Streaks on an RV
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The Class C RV we own, we purchased last summer. This spring I am beginning to really detail and clean the RV for the summer and I naturally want it to look as good as possible. There are rubber gaskets/seals around all the windows of the RV that have black spots (almost looks like mold) on them (similar to what you might see on the roof).
I have tried everything I can think of to remove this to no avail. (Purple Power, Grease Lightning, Bleach, RV Black streak remover, Magic Eraser Pads, Roof cleaner, etc) Is there something that will restore these to their glory days? It is the only thing that looks bad on the RV and I am afraid to have them resealed with new ones since they currently don't leak just to improve the looks. Don't fix it if it ain't broke as my granddaddy used to say.ANSWER:
Hi Jason, welcome to wonderful world of getting rid of black spots on an RV. I am sorry that you have used so many products without success. Part of the problem may be that someone may have applied wax over the black spots which does not allow the cleaners to get to the actual stain.
That being said, I do not have a recommendation for any product that I can guarantee will remove the black spots. All I can do is convey to you what other RVers have used with success.DISCLAIMER:
Since I have not used any of these products personally I cannot tell you if they actually work or even if they could cause damage to your RV's finish. So it is up to you to read the labels of these products. I would not use any of these products on or near any decals on your RV.
I would also try the products on a very small area of the RV to see what happens before attempting to use it on the whole RV.
Here are some of the products that some RVers swear will remove black streaks and spots; Spray & Wash
, Castrol Super Clean, Dow Scrubbing Bubbles Bathroom Cleaner
, a diluted solution of Tide Laundry Detergent and some RVers even use WD-40
to remove black streaks and spots.
Hope this helps.
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