To clean an RV awning, use a cleaner that is designed for use on awnings. Difficult stains can be removed with a bleach solution. Cleaning the awning can be completed in under an hour, but it is necessary to allow the fabric to dry completely before placing it in the recommended travel position.Continue Reading
Using a commercial cleaner that is made specifically for awnings, spray the cleaner on the top and bottom of the awning. Stains, such as mold stains, can be treated with bleach if the awning is colorfast. Apply a few drops of a cleaning solution made with 1 cup of bleach and 4 cups of water to an inconspicuous area to determine whether the material is colorfast. If the color changes, do not use bleach.
After applying the cleaner, roll the awning up for at least 10 minutes to distribute the cleaner over the surface of the material.
Use a garden hose to rinse the awning thoroughly, and allow it to dry in a sunny location.
Apply a product that is designed to prevent mildew on awnings. Allow the product to dry completely before placing the awning in travel position.
Used camper awnings can be purchased from classified sites and junkyards. There are specific junkyards that solely sell parts of recreational vehicles.Full Answer >
While it is not generally necessary to completely remove motorhome awnings before moving the vehicle, they should be put into the travel position. Failure to properly stow the awnings before driving the vehicle can result in damage to the vehicle or awnings due to high wind force.Full Answer >
To purchase awnings from Carefree of Colorado, as of 2015, go to CarefreeOfColorado.com, select Accessories from the home page, and then select the awnings from the available ones under Rooms. On the new page, select the width length under Complete Room Size, and then click Continue.Full Answer >
Three common and useful RV accessories are an RV awning, an outdoor entertainment center with a stereo or television and a self-aligning satellite dish. Other common accessories include GPS units specifically designed for RV travel, folding step stools for easy reaching, washing, and cleaning and a weather radio.Full Answer >