Replace or repaint RV swooshes — Which is better?

Dear RV Shrink:Now you’ve done it. Since your column on removing weathered decals and painting them back on, my husband has been out buying painting supplies. Now my husband wants to be a painter. Is this really a good idea? Shouldn’t we just replace the decals with new vinyl ones? —Cautious in Claremont Dear Cautious:My mother always said, “If somebody... Read More

Stop water leaks with Seal-Tite Corner Seal

By Bob Difley Water leaks into your RV are not something to be ignored as the damage that can be done can be expensive and time consuming. It is important to stop leaks immediately upon discovery. There is a way to stop these leaks at the vulnerable corners where panels meet.  Seal Design’s new Seal-Tite™ Corner Seal tape is made... Read More

Can you seal over old RV roof sealant?

By Chris Dougherty Chris Dougherty is a certified RV technician. Here is a letter he received from a reader while he was serving as’s technical editor. Dear Chris,When inspecting the roof on my Rockwood travel trailer I have noticed some areas of sealant that cause some slight concern, such as cracking. Am I able to apply new sealant over... Read More