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Old 08-30-2014, 11:50 AM   #1
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Suggestions for roof leak

I brought our trailer home today to get ready for a trip next week and found water damage on the ceiling/roof from a leak around the fan in the bathroom. I think it came in around the fan and after inspection found the caulking/sealant around the fan on the roof looks suspect.
Here's the problem, both RV shops near me are closed today for the Labor Day holiday so I cant get Dicor. We are expecting rain for the next 3 days. Is there another sealant I can use that Home Depot or a good hardware store might carry?
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Old 08-30-2014, 12:32 PM   #2
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I brought our trailer home today to get ready for a trip next week and found water damage on the ceiling/roof from a leak around the fan in the bathroom. I think it came in around the fan and after inspection found the caulking/sealant around the fan on the roof looks suspect.
Here's the problem, both RV shops near me are closed today for the Labor Day holiday so I cant get Dicor. We are expecting rain for the next 3 days. Is there another sealant I can use that Home Depot or a good hardware store might carry?
How bout a tube of caulk?, not silicone though, too hard to remove without damage. Remove and leveling Dicor when you can get it.
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I wonder if plumbers putty would work as a temporary fix?
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Old 08-30-2014, 03:33 PM   #4
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Thanks for the suggestions. I bought a tube of Quad caulk, didn't say silicone on it. I hope it holds for a few days until I can get dicor. Now to repair the water damage.


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