Why your RV roof needs to flex

Courtesy Dicor Corporation [Editor’s note: This information is provided by roof membrane manufacturer Dicor. While there’s plenty of “promotion” for their product included, some of the information and principles may be of assistance to our readers.] Most people don’t think of the need for an RV roof to be flexible, but flexibility is a vital characteristic that every RV roof…

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Roof reflectivity can help your RV beat the heat

Courtesy Dicor Corporation and RVtravel.com staff  You may have noticed the logo for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star program attached to various appliances, electronics, office equipment, heating and cooling products — and the list goes on and on. But what exactly is Energy Star? Energy Star is a program to identify and promote energy-efficient products and buildings in order…

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How to locate roof leaks

Here are some tips from Dicor about how to locate roof leaks. Being careful, get on your roof and feel around. Soft spots can indicate loose roofing material and damage to the substrate, composed of anything from 1/4-inch luaun to 3/4-inch plywood layered over trusses. Structural integrity can be seen by looking for low spots or ripples in the roofing,…

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