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Old 07-10-2010, 11:01 PM   #1
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2011 392 QBBS Roof maintenance questions

My 2011 QBBS has been on a permanent site for about 2 months. I want to make sure I maintain the roof correctly from day 1. I would appreciate any feedback regarding roof maintenance.
-How soon should I re coat the seams?
-Any product suggestions?
-What about UV protection coatings?
Where I am parked there is HEAVY cover from trees, and it is fairly shady. I already can see dark marks on the roof from leaves. To date, I have had ZERO leaks, and ZERO issues with the roof. I want to keep it that way. I am limited as to roof cleaning-there is no water on site.

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Old 07-10-2010, 11:17 PM   #2
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It would be very helpful to know what kind of roof you have. Being a new trailer, not many on here will have that model. Is your roof rubber, or metal. That will make all the difference on what you need to do to re caulk seams, usually once per year. For only two months old, I would expect zero problems with the roof. Hang around here though, and you'll find most leaking problems are with slide-outs, an occasional "sky light", and a few trailers with fiberglass end caps.

If you are on a permanent site and want a real solution, build a roof over your camper, and then no maintenance and no worries. You can leave the vents open in the heat, and if you make it wide enough, maybe even a window or two.

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Old 07-11-2010, 08:43 PM   #3
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Sorry-roof is rubber
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Old 07-11-2010, 08:59 PM   #4
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In my opinion, Eternabond is the BEST solution to preventing roof leaks. Apply as directed on package.

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Old 07-14-2010, 09:28 PM   #5
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Any idea how it works in areas with heavy snow?
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Old 08-18-2010, 01:28 PM   #6
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I have a 2010 SV 291 and noticed some heat checks in the caulking already and was starting to look at this stuff.

My question is: Do you really need the primer?

I can understand the cleaner and was planning on getting the roll of tape 1 size bigger than the absolute size I need for a fudge factor/1 step seal.

Also, where have people been getting this miracle cure for a reasonable price?

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