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Old 05-14-2016, 03:02 AM   #1
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Eternabond Tape or Liquid Roof

I'm thinking of taking preventative action and completely sealing the EPDM rubber roof of my 2 year old Jayco 20 foot trailer. From reading the liquid roof reviews, it sounds like a messy job, so maybe covering it with eternabond tape would be less hassle? Has anyone done this? The roof is in good shape, but I'd like to not have to worry about it.
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I'm thinking of taking preventative action and completely sealing the EPDM rubber roof of my 2 year old Jayco 20 foot trailer. From reading the liquid roof reviews, it sounds like a messy job, so maybe covering it with eternabond tape would be less hassle? Has anyone done this? The roof is in good shape, but I'd like to not have to worry about it.
I just got done applying the 4: Eternabond tape to my seams, I should of done it years ago, easy to work with and makes for a great looking job. The Eternabond is the only way to go!
It can be cut into any shape or size.........


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Covering the entire roof in Eternabond sounds pricey. I just did mine with liquid roof and it wasn't too messy. I rolled on two coats. I think you'd be fine either way.
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will eternabond last longer?
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will eternabond last longer?
I missed the part where you were thinking of doing the entire roof......there is no need to do that, your trailer is only 2 years old. Your roof will last for decade's if taken care of. You just need to apply the Eternabond tape to the roof seams and around vents, sky lights and so on, where ever there is a sealed/caulked seam. Then just wash and treat your roof once or twice a year. Do a search on here on how to maintain your roof type and what others are using to do it.
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I agree with just taping the seams. I did mine a few weeks ago and it turned out great and saves me from caulking the vents, skylights, front and rear caps.
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I agree, Just a good annual or half year inspections and servicing for the first few years but, then again you need to make a decision your pulling it and know best
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I washed by roof the other day, not spotless, but took of several years of dirt. This is a 2008 Keystone Springdale I took over from my son. The roof looks pretty good when I consider up until last year it has always been stored in the full sun, and we have sun. But I did notice lots of small black spots. Someone told me the rubber is actually black and then coated with white stuff. So this would mean I better coat it.

My question is, if I plan on re-coating the roof what is the easiest stuff to use and should I plan on removing all the sealant from around vents, AC, etc with heat gun and scraper first then coat, then eternabond the seams? Or eternabond first then coat?
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