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Old 07-28-2019, 06:54 AM   #1
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I'm not sure if I'm in right location but here goes. As a camper we are responsible for inspecting our camper every 90 days or so. I'm checking every time I walk past it. But anyway I crawled on my roof to put that rv UV ray protection stuff when I noticed the seals and seam with the dicor from factory is starting to crack. Its three years old well taken care of and stored under shelter. Beside the point. If I buy more of dicor can I put it on top of already existing or do I have to remove that layer in order to start a new seal? What is the best solution? Thanks for any input.


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Old 07-28-2019, 06:57 AM   #2
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Just clean and apply Eternabond tape. Problem solved forever. Stuff is great!
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Old 07-28-2019, 09:55 AM   #3
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The tape will not work. Its on the cap and there is a bead of dicor. I just got to see if I have to work to remove it or run a new bead on top of it.


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Old 07-28-2019, 10:20 AM   #4
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No you donít have to remove self leveling caulk just clean it and add more . Unlike silicon it will stick to itself. However the tape is great stuff I taped over all my roof edges and seams .the caulk needs to be checked every year and always has places it needs gone over where the tape has a 20 year life.I put it all the way around my roof and around everything on the roof, vent , skylight etc. except the ac units . Itís a little pricey but in the long run saves time and money . Thatís my 2 cents
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Old 07-28-2019, 03:07 PM   #5
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Agree with Sfgoble you can fill in your cracks with self leveling dicor just make sure the aurface is clean before you apply. and whatever you do. Dont use silicone.
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What do you guys clean with before applying more DiCor? I've taken a small brush and lightly clean the surface with denatured alcohol.
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Old 08-12-2019, 06:40 PM   #7
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I clean the roof with roof cleaner I ordered off amazon I think it was starbrite brand . Alcohol will be fine for spot cleaning before recaulking .
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