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Old 04-09-2013, 06:36 AM   #1
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What to patch the roof holes with?

I am removing the box on my rear roof. What should I use to patch the holes.
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I have not used these products, but one of them might be part of your solution.

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I am not a fan of Eturabond,but will try it as a last resort
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I am removing the box on my rear roof. What should I use to patch the holes.
Vulkem sealer, is the extremely long lasting very durable sealer.

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Sure is! (I know. I'm trying to remove some of it in preparation for polishing.)

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The roof is fiberglass, so you could just use fiberglass mat and resin to make the seal as perminant as the original roof. Just make sure there's no sealant around the holes (need to do this no mater what you do) and scuff up the area. A small section of mat fiberglass and brush on some resin with hardener and your done. If done right, theres no chance of leakage.
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I am eventually going to remove all of that Eturnabond. Does anyone have a suggestion on what to use for that?
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Why the descision to remove the Eternabond? No fun removing all the Eternabond if it's stuck down right. Just removing a few inches too a fair amount of time using heat and an X-acto knife. If it comes off easily, then it never was stuck down correctly.
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Old 04-09-2013, 08:35 PM   #10
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Old 04-11-2013, 09:58 AM   #11
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I am going to try the fiberglass resin/mat repair after removing the box this evening and hope this will end my leaks
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Hopefully the box is the source of the leak and sealing the mounting holes after removing it will fix your problems. Exactly where are you seeing water inside the cabin? I thought your original water leaks were seen at the front.
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in the back corner cabinets on each side of the rear its been leaking.
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Check the seal/seam between the roof and the molded end cap on the MH. Pick at the seal material to make sure that there is a good bond. That area, both front and back, needs to be checked often to prevent water intrusion.

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Agreed with Sam. The end caps need to be inspected along all seams. That includes from the roof all the way down the sides. One area especially prone to leaking is where the end caps meet the roof corner rounds.
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What do you think?

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A/C and bathroom vent not too far away, I found when I replaced the vent for bathroom there was one leaking screw, had rust and wood was damp, caulk applied over screws around perimeter of vent looked good but allowed water to penetrate. For back corner closet leaks, end cap is best bet at the turn from roof to side.
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Only 3 of the 6 screws that held the box down were not rusted 2 were really thin , I expect that is where a leak was. I also removed all of the Eturnabond, that tape held water under it. I am so glad I removed it and applied Dicor to the seams and screw heads. That tape seams to stick to painted aluminum and smooth fiberglass really good but not the pebbly texture of the fiberglass roof
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Old 04-20-2013, 02:37 PM   #19
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Wow and the Eturnabond company is refunding all my money I spent on two rolls that I removed from the roof.
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What did you do? Just contact them and tell them you were disappointed with their product? Dicor offers a product to clean fiberglas roofs and an Elastomeric sealer if you are happy with their products.
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