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Old 04-07-2015, 10:44 PM   #1
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Roof cleaning, caulking & UV treatment

Is $180 a reasonable cost for having a rubber roof washed, everything on the roof re-caulked, and the roof treated with UV protectant including the slide. This is a 29 ft Salem travel trailer with super slide.

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Old 04-07-2015, 11:09 PM   #2
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Wish I could find that price where I live. I was quotes over $250 to do the same job. Make sure the roof gets clean as most people will not climb up there to look at it after they pay to have it cleaned.

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Depends on their products used. If it's the liquid cleaner and treatment not sure. If the treatment is the rubber treatment like Koolseal it's $80 to $90 a gallon. Make sure Dicor caulking is used on the roof and not silicone.

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Old 04-09-2015, 08:05 AM   #4
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My last cleaning, sealant touch up, and sealing with UV was 385.00

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Gentlemen, How often should this treatment be done?
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Old 04-09-2015, 04:34 PM   #6
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I was a fanatic on my previous rig. Washed 2-3 times a year. Applied UV protection annually. Watched carefully for cracks in the Dicor sealant. After a year I gave up and only checked the Dicor every 3-4 months. IMO, nothing is necessary to maintain your roof except for NEVER allowing crack in the sealant. That could lead to water damage. You may experience some chalking but that is a natural occurring thing that may drip down your sides but easily washed off. Roof was good as new after 7 years of service. Used the extra money for fuel and camping. Google the manufacturer of your roofing system and see what they say.

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Old 04-09-2015, 04:51 PM   #7
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There is a company called the RV roof man that travels across the country and comes to you , don't know his prices but he coats the roof and has a life time warranty of never wearing out which is good to have over a rubber roof.
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Old 04-09-2015, 05:52 PM   #8
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I would advise you to "jump" on that offer. The materials alone will cost you $75 or more.
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Old 04-09-2015, 10:45 PM   #9
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It really depends on your roof. We've got a 2013 Rockwood Signature Ultra Light, 8315BSS with a Alpha Roof. Dicor is not recommended on a Alpha Roof, you must use the Alpha Caulk. If you have a failure within the warranty period, they will not cover it if you haven't used their caulk. The cleaners they recommend are Top Job or Spic-N-Span. for more information give them a call at 574-295-5206
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Old 04-20-2015, 06:19 AM   #10
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Called my dealer Saturday to ask what kinda roof is on my 2014 heritage Glenn 312qbud and the service manger answer was I don't know just a rubber roof. Does anybody know exact manufacture as care and maintenance is totally different from manufacture to manufacture. Thanks in advance

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