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Buying a Used RV: Roof Inspection

Buying a Used RV: Roof Inspection

When buying a used RV, it’s important to fully inspect every component on the vehicle, from the engine to the bathroom and especially the roof. The roof is the primary spot for cracking, leaks and damage due to the elements. To help you figure out what to look for when you climb the ladder to

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How and When to Walk on Your RV Roof

People ask all the time if it’s safe for them to walk on their RV roof to do maintenance or otherwise, and the truth is there is no clearcut answer. Whether or not you can walk on your RV roof depends on the make and model of your vehicle, and the type of support the

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How to Clean a TPO Roof

How to Clean a Rubber Roof

By cleaning the roof of your RV at least once a year, you ensure that the material will last much longer and keep your unit free of leaks and damage. Taking care of an RV roof is a simple process, but it can be fairly time consuming and dangerous if you don’t take the proper

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RV Roof Inspection

What to Look for in an RV Roof Inspection

Most RV owners know that it’s important to conduct regular maintenance on their vehicle in order to ensure it runs in tiptop shape every time they hit the road, but they may not know what exactly “regular maintenance” entails. Engine inspection and tests of propane and generator systems come to mind, of course, but what

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Roof Maintenance and Inspection Video Download

Video Download: Roof Maintenance and Inspection Whether your RV is your year round home or you use it as a vacation cabin, you’re still going to get wear and tear on the structure. Heat and cold cause materials to expand and contract, and all sorts of weather combine to wear away at the outer surfaces.

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TPO RV Roof

Fixing a Hole in a TPO RV Roof with a Rubber Patch

When it comes to maintaining the exterior components on your RV, regular preventative care is just as important as making the right fix when the damage is done. This is especially true for a TPO RV roof, which is that thin skin of rubber material that lines the roof of your rig. It’s prone to

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The Various Types of RV Roof Vents

Whether you’re spending a weekend in the woods or traveling cross country, a functional RV roof vent is essential for a pleasant trip. A roof vent in both the bathroom and main compartment are highly recommended for letting out unwanted fumes and drawing in fresh air. In recent years, manufacturers have developed new forms of

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How to Determine Which Type of RV Roofing Material You Have

To extend the lifespan of your RV’s roof, you should complete maintenance at least once a year, which involves cleaning and treating the rubber membrane that keeps the RV interior cool and dry. It’s important to note, though, that not all roofs are outfitted with the same RV roofing material. There are three main types

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RV Rubber Roof Conditioning Tips and Products

We recently received a question from a Club member in regard to conditioning an RV rubber roof. They wondered, I’ve already cleaned the roof, is conditioning actually necessary? According to RV expert Dave Solberg, the answer is a definitive yes. Rubber roofs are constantly exposed to the elements, particularly UV rays that can cause the

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Refrigeration Session 12: Roof Vent Exhaust

The average RV owner doesn’t know there is an exterior exhaust vent for the refrigerator! Units mounted in a slideroom have it on the side at the top, others have it on the roof. This session shows how to identify the vent, remove it, and proper cleaning.