Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 09-20-2016, 11:16 AM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: Jul 2016
Location: Newbury Park, CA
Posts: 5
Default Roof Sealing

I have a used 2009 FF 16. The roof has been patched in several places with what appears to be Eternabond tape. there is caulking in the front corner which was applied to seal a leak by a PO. The roof is arched and appears to be solid. AC and all the usual vents through the roof. As far as I can tell, the roof is TPO. After reading all the posts on roof sealing, I am thoroughly confused.
My question is; Is there a sealer that I can paint over the entire roof as it sits that will provide adequate water protection for several years with proper maintenance? The trailer is in the LA area and parked at home in the sun.
If not, What are my options?


shakyone is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2016, 02:02 PM   #2
Junior Member
Join Date: Sep 2016
Posts: 6

My 2010 FF has the Alpha-ply roof. After doing some research on it, I am of the opinion that it does not need a sealer unless you want to maintain the look of it cosmetically. I would focus on the sealing around your protrusions. You need to use Dicor for any sealing that you do on the roof. Inspect your existing Dicor for dryness, cracks, holes, etc. and touch those up each year. Other than that, you can clean the surface of the roof with water, spic n span, and a medium bristle brush or broom.

BatesMark is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2016, 05:30 PM   #3
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Monterrey, Mexico
Posts: 98

Do a search on Amazon and you will find many. Then, take the brands and do a search on Many people use them and have great results.

I do a sealer check every six months. What I have found is that it's not the roof so much as it is running lights and seams in general that need sealing.

Dicor is my best friend and there are some other brands that work as well. Leaks are our enemy and we need to be constantly alert!
qtla9111 is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
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

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Fun Finder RV, Cruiser RV, or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:04 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.