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Old 05-06-2014, 10:02 PM   #1
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Bubbled interior roof

Anybody know if there is any way to remove the bubbles in the interior roof of a camper ? See pics


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Old 05-06-2014, 10:41 PM   #2
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Ummmm that looks like water damage.......

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Old 05-07-2014, 03:25 AM   #3
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Old 05-07-2014, 05:36 AM   #4
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You first need to find the leak on the roof. It may or may not be directly above the damage because water seeks its level and can run down ribs to pool where you see the damage.

DO NOT ignore this. It will only get worse until your camper is destroyed.

This type of damage can be repaired if found early and prompt action is taken. Additionally, contact the insurance company, both homeowners and RV, to discover if your policy(s) will cover water damage.

Good luck. Unfortunately, this type of damage is easier to prevent than cure.
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Old 05-07-2014, 07:29 AM   #5
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You or someone who is comfortable being on the roof will have to check the caulking on the roof of your Roo. On your model year Roo it looks to be close to the seam where the front or rear wall rolls over to connect to the roof material. That's the first place I would look. My 2010 Roo has the same style end walls and I find that there are low spots where water will pool near that seam. I covered it with 6" wide Eternabond tape to help prevent water from getting past the caulking.
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Old 05-08-2014, 11:22 PM   #6
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Definitely water damage. :-/
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I covered it with 6" wide Eternabond tape to help prevent water from getting past the caulking.
Do you have a pic of how you applied the tape?
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Old 05-09-2014, 07:27 AM   #8
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I don't have any pics but there are several posts on the forum showing the Eternabond used on roof seams. Do a search for Eternabond and you should find them.
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It appears to be in the rear near where the roof transitions from roof
membrane to rear wall.
Go on the roof or stand on the ladder and look -closely- at the caulking
seam where roof meets back wall.
Mine had several suspicious pock marks or wrinkles so I over caulked
it anywhere it looked like it could possibly leak.

BTW- I had similar bubbles inside on my back wall just down from the curve at
the top. Mine turned out to be leaking clearance lights.
I wound up removing and re-sealing several of them.
Yours is probably the joint between roof and back wall.

Good luck! The bubbles probably won't go away but you do need to
stop any more from happening!!
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Anyone know where to buy the material to replace the ceiling? Just thinking maybe a future project to fix the bubbled area.

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