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Old 01-07-2016, 04:00 PM   #11
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So how do you tell what type of roof you have? My roof is very thin almost as thin as printer paper the seems are also very thin and I cant tell if they are torched on or some type of adhesive. Its on a 2014 Palamino Columbus F370FL.

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Old 01-07-2016, 04:26 PM   #12
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This is great information, thank you. Love being able to get advice from this group.

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Old 01-07-2016, 04:29 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by grangalo1812 View Post
Hi! We also own a Windjammer (2014).

The instructions as for caring for a roof membrane made by Alpha (found in the packaged documents in the RV)states that the product is quite inert and does not require periodic application of products to protect it from ultra-violet light or ozone and that in fact, these products can often cause DAMAGE to the roof membrane.

Just clean with household cleaners such as Top Job or Spic and Span and a medium bristled scrub brush and rinse thoroughly.

The dealer wanted to sell us a product containing harsh abrasive to clean the membrane so, I just wanted to let you know that they don't always sell or do the right maintenance.
I too have the Alpha Superflex roof.
The above highlighted is exactly what Alpha, FR, my dealer and my manual instructed.
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Old 01-09-2016, 10:46 AM   #14
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Thanks again for all the good advice. I called our dealership, where the windjammer is getting a little repair work done, and asked about the 6 month inspection. The service manager at Arbogast RV, Troy. Ohio, said they do a multi point inspection every time a trailer comes in for service. This included the roof and is documented for the warranty. Wow, Proactive service and no charge and they didn't try to sell us anything additional.
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Old 01-09-2016, 02:59 PM   #15
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So for the 6 month inspection on the roof and to have proof you inspected it do you need to take it into a dealer every 6 months? Can you have a log showing what dates you got up there and inspected it?? I am sure they would not trust an owners log though.
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Old 02-02-2016, 01:03 PM   #16
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Why go through all that just get rid of the lap sealant, self leveling caulking and replace with a 4" fiber backed seam tape that accepts a coating, all done never inspect your seams again.

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