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Old 09-17-2016, 07:49 PM   #1
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Taped all my roof seams with Eternabond today

I spent about 5 hours today putting on 3 new Camco vent covers and taping all the roof seams with Eternabond tape. It was a lot of work but I feel pretty good about keeping the water out now. I didn't have a leak, this was a preventative measure. Has anyone else done this? Click the link below to watch the video if you want to see it.

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Old 09-17-2016, 09:05 PM   #2
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I'm thinking of doing the same with my 5th wheel. 3 years old, so time for some maintenance, so might as well tape it and not worry about it again.
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Old 09-17-2016, 09:29 PM   #3
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I did mine after discovering a leak from the skylight. Went on the roof a couple times to check things, but never found the Eternabond lifting. That stuff is amazing!
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Old 09-17-2016, 09:43 PM   #4
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The giant roll of eb is sitting in the garage and will be installed some day doing just what you did.
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Same here. Bought it, just waiting for a cool day. Any tips or things to avoid?
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Same here. Bought it, just waiting for a cool day. Any tips or things to avoid?
Make sure it is EXACTLY where you want it applied when you put it down. It is not very forgiving.

Also have some kind of roller with you to flatten any bubbles that arise.

This stuff is great.

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Same here. Bought it, just waiting for a cool day. Any tips or things to avoid?
Same advice as dmdrj5 said. I slowly peeled away about a foot or more of the clear covering, kept it stretched as I slowing used my hand to pat it down onto the roof. Just take your time and you will get it down in good order. As you may have heard on my video, the couple places I didn't do so well, I cut a patch and put it down. Its on the roof so it doesn't have to be pretty, it just has to work.
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I spent about 5 hours today putting on 3 new Camco vent covers and taping all the roof seams with Eternabond tape. It was a lot of work but I feel pretty good about keeping the water out now. I didn't have a leak, this was a preventative measure. Has anyone else done this? Click the link below to watch the video if you want to see it.

Taping the Roof Seams
Did the EB Tape to all the seams on our Lexi when it was still new. 3 years now and still tight and dry.
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I did my class C about a month ago. It took 3 fifty foot rolls to do the perimeter and the many roof vents. It took about 1.5 days total, including a good cleaning of the entire roof surface. For me, it was a preventative measure. I couldn't believe how sticky that eternabond is!
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Same here. Bought it, just waiting for a cool day. Any tips or things to avoid?
Make sure the surface is very clean! There must have been some sort of coating on my roof and the Eternabond did not want to stick. I had to use a Scotchbrite pad to remove whatever it was. Also prep the surface with Acetone, and use a good roller.
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