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Old 08-08-2015, 06:29 PM   #1
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Walls and Ceiling Cleaning

We have a 2000 Bambi with greyish/white carpet like stuff on the walls and ceiling. It is looking pretty dingy, with grime and water stains. Has anyone been successful at cleaning this fabric?

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Old 08-08-2015, 06:49 PM   #2
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I use a commercial cleaner Company Stanley Steamer. It was painless and the job was great.
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Old 08-08-2015, 07:31 PM   #3
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I used Oxiclean. Seemed to work about 50/50. I also need to have my house carpets cleaned. Might give Stanley Steamer a call and get both done professionally.
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Old 10-26-2015, 01:36 PM   #4
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What if you don't like the stuff?

What can you do if that fuzzy carpet stuff is something you don't like? Is it removable? Can you cover it with something, or do you have to live with it? We just got our 1999 27' Safari and are just starting the project of sprucing it up a bit.
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Old 10-27-2015, 09:38 AM   #5
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We have the same "FUR" in our 98 Bambi. Our carpet cleaner guys cleaned the FUR as they would office parttions and it was amazing how clean and nice the inside is now
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Old 10-27-2015, 10:38 AM   #6
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We love our "mouse fur", it acts as an insulator and sound absorber but the black spots are a pain.
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Old 10-27-2015, 10:59 AM   #7
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Hi from AZ. . . 'ditto' on Stanley Steemer, we do NOT like 'mouse fur' I think it's actually called Ozite. . . ! Annual S Steemer call helps tho. . . regards, Craig
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Mouse fur

We are going to try the Stanley Steamer route and let you know how it turns out. I get the insulation factor but it will be interesting to see how much dog fur will get permanently woven into the mouse fur😱
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Old 10-31-2015, 02:44 PM   #9
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Mouse fur saga

We called Stanley steamer and they wouldn't touch it. So we vacuumed it and used the upholstery brush attachment from our carpet cleaner on it, and tried not to get it too wet. It looks a bit better but of course the grey aluminum dust isn,t coming out.
I also have to say welcome to the airstream world for us, guess what we found under the carpet in the rear? But at least the metal frame is good, minimal rust (no idea why picture is upside down on preview)
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Ozite, hull liner, head liner, mouse fur, whatever you'd like to call it - it's polyester fiber.

woolite spray carpet cleaner, a bucket of water and a brush, and an old wet / dry vacuum worked well for us in our 2002 Safari 25C.

though, using a commercial cleaning service sounds really good, too!



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We called Stanley steamer and they wouldn't touch it. So we vacuumed it and used the upholstery brush attachment from our carpet cleaner on it, and tried not to get it too wet. It looks a bit better but of course the grey aluminum dust isn,t coming out.

I also have to say welcome to the airstream world for us, guess what we found under the carpet in the rear? But at least the metal frame is good, minimal rust (no idea why picture is upside down on preview)

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I clean my car upholstery and carpet with a Bissell Little Green machine loaded with a 50/50 water and Simple Green mix. It really pulls out the dirt. The water ends up black. I wouldn't hesitate to clean the mouse fur the same way.
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We used oxyclean on ours when it had a very slight stain from a small water leak at one window - it did the trick.

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