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Old 03-14-2016, 06:32 PM   #1
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How do you protect your fiberglass roof?

I would like to wax it to give the roof some UV protection and make it easier to wash, but I am concerned about slipping off the roof. What are you folks doing?
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Wash it well, coat with 303 protectant and step very carefully...
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One gallon of latex white gloss paint. Numerous brands on the market are great for fiberglass. No streaks no repeated waxing. Amazed that manufacturers do not seal the roof just like the sides. Simple wash twice a year keeps it looking like new.
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Old 03-15-2016, 08:59 AM   #4
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WOW...Your suggesting that I paint my brand new roof?????
Not sure I want to go that route.
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Old 03-15-2016, 09:07 AM   #5
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WOW...Your suggesting that I paint my brand new roof?????
Not sure I want to go that route.
why not? i painted it with dicor... or you sounded like you had known waht to do already
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Mine came from Monaco with a white coating on the roof. It is a semi smooth texture & is not slick when wet. Wash twice a year.
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WOW...Your suggesting that I paint my brand new roof?????
Not sure I want to go that route.
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In 2012 my then 16 year old fiberglass roof was painted with 2 coats of SealBest white elastomeric roof paint: http://www.menards.com/main/doors-wi...86968172639859

(See: http://kareninthewoods-kareninthewoo...roof-with.html)

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It was probably painted from the factory anyway.

Dicor makes a paint especially formulated for RV fiberglass roofs. I applied in on mine when the old paint began to chalk after 10 years.

I don't think it needs any UV protection, and fiberglass roofs are easy enough to wash anyway.
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I wash mine and apply marine wax with UV protection.
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I'm kind of in the same boat as you. We use Nufinish once a year on the caps and sides, and it works great. But I wanted to do the roof. The only problem is a couple times a year my wife insists on going up there and cleaning off the roof. Even the truckers can't see the top of the MH, but she insists. If I polish it, she's gonna slip and slide all over the place, and I told her I wasn't gonna catch her in a 12 foot drop!!! I even thought about getting her some of those water shoes, but they're not a fashion statement. So ultimately I left it alone and let her do her thing. At least the sides and caps look good.
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