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Old 03-20-2011, 06:39 PM   #1
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Window Caulking

I need some suggestions on what product to use to replace the exterior caulking on my 2003 Dolphin coach. The existing black caulk is deteriorating and has come off in some spots so I am trying to stay ahead of any potential leaks. Also any suggestions on how t best remove the old caulking would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 03-20-2011, 06:55 PM   #2
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I am assuming you are talking about the window caulking, if so it actually is a sealant put on before the windows are installed. As such the only proper way to replace it is to remove the window remove the old replace with new and reinstall.The sealant is avaliable at any rv parts store it is on a roll like tape, its more like puddy than caulk. Another tip is use a double layer of sealer on the window to insure a good seal. The windows can be a challange to get out.

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Old 03-21-2011, 07:47 AM   #3
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Butyl tape is the favored caulking to reseal windows. It does require removing the window. Home Depot, Lowes and many hardware stores carry the tape at a much better price than RV dealers. It is also advisable to seal across the top and down the sides of the window about 2" with polturethane caulk.
When removing the window be sure to watch for any spacers that may be present and replace them in the same position when the window is reinstalled.
Not all that hard a project but much easier with two people.
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