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Old 09-07-2015, 08:26 PM   #1
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Roof Repair Question

I found a small crack on the roof probably half inch long and no deeper than eighth of an inch deep. Any recommendations on a silicon/sealant? Would that be the way to go?

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Old 09-07-2015, 08:38 PM   #2
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I think it called delco self leveling but you should tape it first with esterbond. ( I know i spelled that wrong)
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Old 09-07-2015, 08:39 PM   #3
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I don't know what type of roof you have but if it's fiberglass I would drill a 1/8" hole at each end of the crack to keep the crack from spreading, clean it well with acetone or alcohol and cover the crack 1" all around with eternabond tape. The eternabond tape will work on patching most any RV roof.
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Old 09-07-2015, 10:05 PM   #4
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Taping it off as the others stated is recommended. I had bigger dents/holes in my roof and I used marine epoxy used for repairing boat hulls. The stuff is stronger than any repairs you can make. And lasted for more than 15 years without a single leak. And still hard as a rock.


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Sounds like a good case for EternaBond like others have suggested.
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Had some small hairline cracks develope on my Lexi, but that looks like something fell onto and cracked the roof.
Drill small hole at the ends of the crack, maybe 1/8 inch. Will prevent crack from spreading.
Clean area with mineral spirits, dry. Clean area again with acetone, dry.
Take some Dicor Self Leveling Caulk and force it into the crack with your finger, and spread some around the area around the crack.
Let it dry a few hours, and then cover the crack with a piece of Eternabond Tape.
Will take care of the crack pretty much forever n ever.
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