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Old June 16th, 2009, 11:47 AM   #1
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Default Sealing enclosed trailer roof?

I have a small leak in the roof of my enclosed trailer (96 Timberwolf). It has a walk-on roof, and didnt leak until I was up there recently... My guess is a little flex somewhere tore something.

What should I use to repair this? I recall from the RV last year you cannot just use regular silicone caulking.

Something like this?

Or do I need a patch to go over the seam/edge and seal that all up?


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Old June 16th, 2009, 12:44 PM   #2
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Your roof sealant is old & dried out most likely. You may need to just peel it up or at least cut out the lifting sections and start from scratch.

That silicone cartridge from CW may work, but what you ideally want is a self-leveling urethane sealer. It is usually applied over the roof seams about 4" wide and is gray in color. Here is one from CW which is clear:

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Old June 16th, 2009, 8:12 PM   #3
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One thing that worked really well for me was white elastomeric roof coating from Lowes.

Sets to a tough plasticy condition and it absolutely waterproof and remains flexible.

Cost me about $35 to do a 24 footer.
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