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Old 03-25-2011, 06:10 PM   #1
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to vent or not to vent

I am unsure about cutting holes in the roof.
I have heard they can be a pain to seal up.
here is one i'm looking at:
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The hole is a 14" square and if you use care and properly clean things it won't be a problem with sealing.

IF you can route wires up there with 12 volts on them,,, you can add fans later if needed.

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The only thing I worry about when cutting or drilling a hole is what is hidden there. I have only drilled holes in the sides of my RV but I try to look behind before I drill if at all possible. There seems to be sealing products that work very good.
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Sealing is no problem if you get a good sealant and do a good job of sealing.
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Originally Posted by Cat320 View Post
Sealing is no problem if you get a good sealant and do a good job of sealing.
I agree. On roofs, we use only Dicor self-leveling lap sealant (I'm an RV tech).
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