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Old 09-06-2015, 10:49 PM   #1
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Basement untreated wood

The PO did a repair underneath the front stair area on my Damon Challenger 34 ft class A. I need to shield it from water and debris from the road. Paint doesn't seem to be the answer. Have any of you DIY'ers had any experience in this area? I was thinking some kind of undercoating but I wasn't sure if it would adhere to the wood. Ideas?

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Without seeing the area, the first thing comes to mind is fiberglass. Just mix up some resin and apply. Wet out fiberglass cloth for increased strength.

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I would get some Kilz either in a spray can or quart can and coat the surface with Kilz to seal the wood. Once dry, I would buy some rubberized undercoating from an auto parts store and spray it well. I find the rubberized undercoating does a good job and holds up for years. It will also seal the gaps where the wood meets the metal framing.
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