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Old 03-04-2020, 11:56 AM   #1
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Fake wood wallpaper peeling, recommended glue?

I have a 2020 Coachmen Apex and there are a few places that the fake wood finish wallpaper is curling off of the junk particle board trim. Is there a known good and well recommended adhesive product that can be applied to the curled wood grain wall paper that may adhere it back down and actually keep it?

I suspect that this is something that will be a continuously recurring thing, so no point in trying to tie the unit up with warranty and repair if I can just glue the junk back together as it fails.
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Old 03-04-2020, 12:05 PM   #2
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The fake woodgrain vinyl is probably a self adhesive product. You might try heating it with a heat gun and pressing it back down in place.


I do know that Forest River will sell you this stuff, what they call seam tape. For my 2020 class C, it was available and sold by the foot, in 3", 12", and 24" widths. I bought about 30 feet of 24" wide woodgrain self adhesive vinyl that is exactly what is in the coach. I can cut it to any width/length to make shelving, trim, etc. of any size. and it matches exactly. It helps to heat it once it's smoothed in place and it seems to stick well.


If your unit is in warranty, send your dealer a picture of the peeling tape product and you should be able to get some for free under warranty.
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Old 03-06-2020, 11:19 PM   #3
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I use Contact cement and a little wallpaper seam roller. It works great on my WW fake wood !!
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Old 03-29-2020, 09:17 AM   #4
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I can't remember what glue I used but after applying it under the curling ends I put clamps and a piece of 1x4 to hold it down while glue dried. It was edge of bathroom door so I could get clamps on. Year later still good but other places are peeling now so gonna try more repairs soon.
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