How to properly install and seal an RV roof vent using Dicor lap sealants. EPDM Lap Sealant creates a secure, secondary seal along the roof's edges, air vents, vent pipes and screw heads. Compatible with EPDM, TPO and DiFlex II roofing, it adheres firmly to aluminum, mortar, wood, vinyl, galvanized metal, fiberglass and concrete. Ideally suited for aftermarket use. Dicor Lap Sealants are color matched and are UV stabilized to prevent deterioration and discoloration. Plus, they will not stain or ...
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EVERY RVer should have a tube of Dicor self-leveling lap sealant in their toolbox! You can find it here: http://tinyurl.com/dicor-sealant
Just about everything attached to the roof of an RV is a potential entry point for water. The TV antenna, vent fans, satellite dish, plumbing vents, solar panel mounts or anything else screwed into, or transitioning through the roof to the interior are places that invite leaks.
The main line of defense against water damage is vigilanc...
A clean RV exterior starts with a clean RV roof. Keep your RV roof clean and you'll help keep your RV looking great year after year. Algae, moss and tree pollen build up over the winter and spring can turn a clean white RV roof into a nasty mess. This is really a problem if you have solar panels on your RV. In this video I show you the easiest way I know to make your roof sparkle again.
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In this video I show how I clean my RV rubber roof with Canco Rubber Roof Cleaner. Keeping your RV roof is very clean important. You want your rv roof to last for years and it all starts with keeping it clean.
http://www.RVdoctor.com The RV Doctor Gary Bunzer shows how to seal an RV roof leak using EternaBond tape. It's available in many sizes at Amazon.com: http://www.amazon.com/s/?_encoding=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&field-keywords=eternabond%20tape&linkCode=ur2&sprefix=eternabond%20tape%2Caps%2C266&tag=rvtravel04-20
It's easier to install an air conditioning unit where there already was one, but what about when you'd like to add one where there isn't already a hole in the roof. Learn how to cut a hole in your RV roof to install an AC unit, vent or sky light.
Along with posting questions, answers and partaking on the RV living community at http://www.pippenings.com you can now read and comment on my personal blog which will features posts and topics ranging from RV DIY renovations to RV living t...
http://RVrepairSeeGrins.com Learn how to remove and replace caulking and sealant on your RV, Motor Home or Trailer roof. All you need is a heat gun and self leveling all weather roof sealant and caulking gun. Courtesy of See Grins RV Service & Repair Center in Gilroy, CA.
How to fix a leaking roof on a $50 deer camp trailer. I'll take you step by step through the process of removing an old failed patch and replace it with a new leak proof patch that anyone can do. You may not wish to do this with your $100K luxury motor home, but this $20 repair is just the ticket for that old leaky trailer!
http://GilroyRVrepair.Leales.com/ If you want to learn the details of how to replace a roof on an RV, Motor Home or Travel Trailer then check out this video. The job is not that hard, but does take a bit of time and careful layout. Please feel free to give us a call and ask for advice. 408.842.2442 http://GilroyRVrepair.Leales.com/
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Video courtesy of EPDM Coatings. This video from one of their customer shows you the proper application of Liquid Roof on an RV Roof. This is a liquid EPDM rubber. It is a one coat application and does not need a primer. Full 5 year warranty. Call 610-298-1989 to order or visits www.epdmcoatings.com. When ordering on line enter promo code "SUNNY" and get $5.00 off your order through august
Mike Thompson's RV Service Tech, Keith Norby, shows you how to check your RV Roof Sealant for cracks. Regular roof inspection can help RV owners to identify cracking before causing potential damage.
Before we get started, it is important to consider the following safety recommendations:
1. Keep your keys with you, you don't want someone else to drive away while you are on the roof
2. Ensure your vehicle is turned off with the parking brake set
3. Park on a level su...
You can find our vent cover on Amazon.com.
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Both of our Fantastic vent fans are equipped with rain sensors, but there are lots of times that we want the fan open and running even if it's raining out. The solution is to install vent fan covers. Our favorite is the Camco Aero-Flo (no, they did not pay us to promote it!), which has lots of venting for high air flow, plus allows easy swing-open access for cleaning.
This is how to install a Alpha Systems Superflex membrane roof on your rv or camper. This installation process is very similar to EPDM roofing sold by Dicor as well. If interested in purchasing please visit our website or give us a call. http://CheapRvParts.com or http://RecreationPro.com.
Once again, spring is upon us and so are those RV maintenance chores! This week we climbed up on the roof to check all the seams and reapply Dicor lap sealant where needed.
For those that have been following along with us you'll know that we replaced our entire roof (along with some walls & floor) about a year and a half ago. During that time we haven't had any issues with the roof, but after dealing with the aftermath of water damage we know the importance of preventative maintenan...