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Old 08-17-2011, 03:50 PM   #1
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Caulking?

What about re caulking? When I went to clean the black dirt in a 6" section with my fingers, the caulking came off too, with very little effort.
Has anyone used something they did or didn't like? I read a reply by the RV Dr., saying to use silicone or like sealant.
Home depot is 15-30$ for a 12 pack. Or a flexible RV sealant online for $15 each. Thank You
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We were told never to use silicone on the RV, we just had some repair work done and they used an elastrometric sealer on it
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Old 08-17-2011, 06:07 PM   #3
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Silicone is very hard to remove when used---best not.
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Dicor is one of the best sealants/caulking products that I have found. Preparing the surface is very important. Clean the area with denatured alcohol or acetone.
I agree that products containing silicone should not be used.
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I read a reply by the RV Dr., saying to use silicone or like sealant.
Wow, I don't recall Dr. RV saying to use silicone.. Just the opposite.. Never use that stuff on the RV.. as stated previously.. it really doesn't stick that well. He is a proponent of Eternabond. I am too. I also have used the Dicor kits with good success.
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Ok, I'll look into the Dicor. RV Doctor – Should I Just Clean or Remove Old Caulk before Recaulking?
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Silicone is OK to use around windows and vents, just not on EPDM rubber roof material. Other caulking materials work too.
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