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Old 10-10-2016, 02:26 PM   #1
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Advice for Replacing Front Cap Sealant

I noticed that the sealant at the joint where the front cap overlaps the sidewalls on my Rockwood Signature UL is beginning to crack and will need to be touched up or replaced. I need some advice on the best method to do this.

Can I clean it and caulk over the old caulk or do I need to remove and replace it? Either way, what method and materials do you use to prep?

When I caulk, I usually use painter's tape to get clean lines. I'll be using ProFlexRV sealant.
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Old 10-11-2016, 07:38 PM   #2
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Old 10-14-2016, 05:34 PM   #3
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I recently found myself in need of replacing the corner molding on mine. Through my research I found a product called seal tite corner seal. It's used to seal the gap in the the joining panels under the molding. There are several you tube videos on the product. The seal tite is a sealing tape with a fabric outer layer. Think of it being almost like aluminum tape. It combined with butyl or the sealant you mentioned will make for a great weather tight seal and repair. The seal tite is reasonably priced but shipping is inflated. But for a superior repair and piece of mind knowing there won't be any future water penetration, it's worth it.

The way I describe would require you temoving the corner moldings and cleaning all the existing sealant off first.

Search for the product on you tube and decide for yourself.
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