It’s fall! Time to check your RV’s roof

By Chris Dougherty Certified RV technician When autumn arrives, it’s a good idea to spend a little time on RV roof maintenance. First, make sure the roof is clean, using a cleaner recommended for your roof. There are many RV roof cleaners that are safe to use, and some store-bought cleaners will work also. Once that’s done, inspect the roof... Read More

Leave roof vents open even in rain with MaxxAir covers

By Chris Dougherty Certified RV Technician Imagine this: You are dry camping in the rain in July. Stuck in your RV, you can’t run the air conditioner, and because it’s raining you can’t open the roof vents. So there is almost no ventilation. No fun, right? Ventilation of an RV’s interior is of primary importance. During the warmer months, using... Read More

The value of RV roof coatings

By Dicor Corporation Protecting your RV roof with a coating specially designed for the type of roof material you have is one of the best investments you can make in extending and refreshing the look of your RV roof. Your RV roof is exposed to many elements, including sun, rain, hail, snow and wind-blown debris, along with atmospheric conditions that... Read More

Roof coating time? Prep work is a key

By Dicor Corporation Just like painting, much of the work in coating an RV roof is in the preparation. Roof coating is a multistep process, beginning with lap sealant replacement or touch-up performed one to two weeks ahead of the actual coating. This will allow the sealant to be well-cured before the coating covers it, helping the sealant and coating... Read More

Steps in coating your RV roof

By Dicor Corporation In coating your RV roof, it is important that the whole cleaning and coating procedure be done in one day. For example, when coating EPDM roofing, the cleaner/activator not only cleans the roof surface, it also opens the pores in the EPDM membrane for about five to six hours. Once the cleaner/activator is rinsed off the roof,... Read More