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Old 05-04-2021, 09:29 PM   #1
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Roof Maintenance

Can't find a post on roof maintenance, but I am sure there has been a post.
I have a 2018 Vegas and wanted to know what routine maintenance should be done, besides inspecting and tending to the seals. The RV is never covered or garaged. Also what type of roof is it? Is it the Air-Gard VHS Series,
BriteTEK Roof Membrane, or the Dicor EPDM Rubber Roofing?

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Old 05-04-2021, 09:46 PM   #2
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Here’s a thread...

https://www.thorforums.com/forums/f8...ial-11635.html
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Old 05-04-2021, 09:59 PM   #3
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Can't find a post on roof maintenance, but I am sure there has been a post.
I have a 2018 Vegas and wanted to know what routine maintenance should be done, besides inspecting and tending to the seals. The RV is never covered or garaged. Also what type of roof is it? Is it the Air-Gard VHS Series,
BriteTEK Roof Membrane, or the Dicor EPDM Rubber Roofing?
I suspect it is a TPO roof. Thor MC was using it until 2019 and maybe after. It requires periodic cleaning and checking of the edges where it is sealed against the sides. Mine is holding up well as is the edges. If it can survive the Texas sun for 5 years is pertly good roofing.
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Old 05-04-2021, 10:05 PM   #4
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Old 05-04-2021, 11:21 PM   #5
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X 2 on TPO...
Inspect and clean it as often as you can stand to.
Watch out for any cracks at the seams.
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Old 05-05-2021, 05:11 AM   #6
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I assume the roof on my 2018 Freedom Elite is TPO. My question is what sealer should I use to reseal where the roof material meets the sides? I assume do not use a silicone caulking?
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Old 05-05-2021, 05:49 AM   #7
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Dicor self leveling for all the flat surfaces & Dicor non self leveling for the edges.
Clean & dry surfaces before covering with more caulk.
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Old 05-05-2021, 12:38 PM   #8
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x 2 on the Di-Cor... But a lot of folks swear by Eternabond as well...
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Old 05-05-2021, 01:15 PM   #9
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I use Dicor but also carry a small roll of Eternabond in case I have a leak out on the road.


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Old 05-05-2021, 05:51 PM   #10
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I put EternaBond Tape over every Dicor seam and joing when the coach was new. No more roof maintence and adding Dicor for me. I only clean the roof once a year and take a peak now and then to make sure there is no damage from our travels.
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Old 05-05-2021, 06:51 PM   #11
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thx all ordered this to have
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Old 05-06-2021, 02:36 PM   #12
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I may have made a big mistake taking delivery.

The dealer (Terry's RV in Frankfort IL) said it was NOT an issue.

The RV inspector said it was a concern
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