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Old 07-20-2016, 01:52 PM   #11
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The gutter on both sides of the unit is two pieces with caulk in the seam. The caulk on ours was just gooped on...making a dam in our gutter towards the "low" side. Even when level, you're always low in one corner or another. I noticed it leaking through on my awning side....check it out on yours. Betcha that's the problem.
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Old 07-20-2016, 01:53 PM   #12
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Water on slide out

If you suspect water is on the roof of slide out, before hooking to your tow
vehicle raise the front of your unit with the front jack or landing gear about six inches higher than the rear. The will cause the water to run off the back of your slide out before closing the slide out. I have slide out awnings
but sometimes the water will pool on the largest slide out, this is how I remove the water sometimes.
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So agree that slide toppers are the way to go. No more leaves, pine needles or water.
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Old 07-20-2016, 03:01 PM   #14
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I was told that the slide covers make the rv hotter! True?
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Old 07-20-2016, 03:06 PM   #15
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This is our first rv with them but I don't see how they would make it hotter. I don't see any temperature difference. Then again I do not live in the south.
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I was told that the slide covers make the rv hotter! True?
Nope
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Old 07-20-2016, 03:18 PM   #17
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The slide seals do not always get all the water off the slide roof. Some amount of water is generally normal.
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I was told that the slide covers make the rv hotter! True?
Not at all, light colored toppers here so if anything reflect heat.

My theory is 'old bones take longer to heal' so we are not climbing ladders any longer. Using a broom or blower is no longer even considered. The toppers keep the slide from accumulating water, leaves, twigs, and etc. Even young bones do not heal overnight.
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Old 07-20-2016, 04:31 PM   #19
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You should have some type of squeegee/seal at the top. Although probably not adjustable, most slides have jacking screws to raise sliders. Visual verification of your top seal is a must before attempting any adjustments.
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I often put a slight risee in the RV. This may also be helpful to you.
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