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Old 03-07-2014, 07:21 PM   #1
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Icicles under the awning....

I don't usually cover my trailers for the winter, and never had a problem. The other day I noticed that there were icicles hanging from under the awning roll. Evidently, where the awning is attached to the trailer, there must be a problem with the calk, if there is calk, allowing the melting snow-water to drip in-between and re-freeze.

We have had an unusully cold and snowy Winter here in Northest Ohio, so when Spring finally does arrive, what kind of calk should I use. I assume silicone?

I know it would help to see a pic, but by the time I though about it days later, they had melted.
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Nope,Dont use (Silly Cone) on your RV-anywhere! Most use (Dicor) products, (Vertical & Horizontal! Youroo!!
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Nope,Dont use (Silly Cone) on your RV-anywhere! Most use (Dicor) products, (Vertical & Horizontal! Youroo!!
Where can I get Dicor products....Home Depot or Wally World????
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Icicles under the awning....

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Where can I get Dicor products....Home Depot or Wally World????

Amazon or a local RV dealer will have it.
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Before you get excited, they may have formed from the water on the awning roll itself or seeping thru the sewn seam of the awning.
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Nope,Dont use (Silly Cone) on your RV-anywhere! Most use (Dicor) products, (Vertical & Horizontal! Youroo!!

I notice silicone on my brand new Rv. Is that bad?
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Old 03-13-2014, 05:43 PM   #7
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Icicles under the awning pictures....

Finally got pictures of the recent icicles under the awning today.....and the water is definitely coming from under the awning, probably where it is attached to the trailer. Oh gee, I can't wait for Spring to see what kind of problem I will have on my hands!!!

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Will follow your tread Sargent's, did find water comming from the awning/wall. (2 areas)
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Will follow your tread Sargent's, did find water comming from the awning/wall. (2 areas)
It is probably something that would be covered under warranty.....but the warranty expired this past Monday!!!
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Old 03-16-2014, 06:19 PM   #10
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we went to a dealership a month ago or so and all the campers had them hanging from the awning. i thought it was a little weird too but apparently normal!
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