Free 7 Day Trial RV GPS App RV Trip Planner Campground Reviews RV Maintenance Free 7 Day Trial ×

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-08-2019, 12:24 PM   #1
Senior Member
Join Date: Jul 2017
Posts: 160
Rubber roof sealant/conditioner

I have a 2012 grey wolf 28bhks that I bought in January of 2018. Can anyone recommend a good RV service place that would be able to scrub to roof and put on rubber roof sealant/conditioner? All ready spoke with Brooks in connellsville. K RV in Jeannette does not offer that service. And help would be appreciated.

Alucke is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-09-2019, 11:23 AM   #2
Senior Member
SeaDog's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2016
Location: Idaho
Posts: 9,416
Have you considered doing this project yourself? There are many video's on Utube that cover the steps. Here is a link to just one.
Retired Navy
Jake my sidekick (yellow Lab) 10/04 - 05/20
2017 RAM 2500 CC 4X4 Cummins Diesel
2016 Flagstaff 26 FKWS
AF&AM & El Korah Shrine of Idaho
SeaDog is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-30-2019, 09:18 PM   #3
Join Date: May 2019
Posts: 53
I resealed the roof on a 2001 Dutchmen a few years ago. It was a hard hot job working on the roof for two days. If you plan to DIY replace or reseal all the seams before applying the roof coating and tape off all the edges.
Eddie2002 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-01-2019, 11:09 AM   #4
Senior Member
Join Date: Jul 2017
Location: North of Seattle, WA
Posts: 12,370
It's a bit of a pain to do it yourself but I went ahead and re-coated the roof on my old trailer. Like mentioned before, it's a two day job but worth it when you consider the average cost of having someone else do it at an average "Shop Rate" somewhere between $85-$120/hr.

I purchased an EPDM roof coating from Camping World (I did this about 8 years ago so I think the product was made by Carlisle(?).

Consisted of a cleaner/primer and a gallon of liquid EPDM material in a bright white. Required a good cleaning of the roof to remove all oxidized material, application of the primer and a rinse. When completely dry, then apply the EPDY with a roller. Difficult parts were working around A/C cover and all the vents. Took a lot of patience. If I were to do it again I'd rent a large garage so I could work in a covered space. It was hot, working on the roof during full sun. I figure I saved about a grand by doing it myself. Product itself wasn't cheap but it was in great shape when I sold my trailer after 6 years.

FWIW, if your edge trim/gutters are bedded in a putty like material, this would be a good time to remove, clean off all the sealer/putty and then replace AFTER re-coating the roof. In our environment in the PNW mold/mildew and even moss can start growing in this caulk/putty and by removing before coating then re-installing after roof has cured makes for a nice finished look.
"A wise man can change his mind. A fool never will."

"You only grow old when you run out of new things to do"

2018 Flagstaff Micro Lite 25BDS
2004 Nissan Titan
TitanMike is offline   Reply With Quote

roo, roof, seal

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Forest River, Inc. or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:26 PM.