RV Roof Sealing and Cleaning

RV Roof Sealing and Cleaning

by Jane
(Florida)

We just bought a 2000 Class A RV and sure enough there are small leaks around the skylight in the ceiling of the bath.

It is a 30' Georgie Boy Landau. It is a rubber roof. First question: Is there a weight limit for getting on the roof?

Can I use a product called "Dega Seal" by BASF? I understand I should wipe it down to clean it with mineral spirits, diluted, and then re-seal over what is already there.

I should not remove the seal that exists now? I would appreciate any help on this.
Thanks

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Jan 05, 2010
RV Rubber Roof Coating
by: Sharon

I recommend you check with the manufacturer to find out the roof weight limits for your Georgie Boy Landau.

Here's the customer support contact information for Georgie Boy:

Georgie Boy Owners Support

Service Support Center
P.O. Box 1000, C.R. 12
Middlebury, IN 46540
Phone: (800) 453-6064
Fax: (574) 825-8339

You can also ask them what products they recommend you use to fix your roof leaks.

I wouldn't use the "Dega Seal." I am not familiar with it, but I think it's a rubber caulk designed for traditional house roofs, not for RV roofs.

You'll want to use an RV roof sealer designed specifically for RV use like ProFlex, Dicor, Liquid Roof or Eternabond RV roof repair products.

You need a product that has the correct adhesion, elasticity or flexibility for RV rubber roof repair.

If the old seal is leaking it is generally cleaned off before applying a new sealer. Follow the manufacturers directions for which ever product you decide to use.

We have some tips for RV Roof Repair Basics you might find interesting also.

I hope this was helpful.

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