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Old 07-29-2020, 11:37 AM   #1
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Dicor Clean & Prep

Does it remove the residue left after you scrape the Dicor self leveling sealer off the roof?
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Hi Dennis; Not sure about the product you are asking about. All I have ever done is if I need to remove some Dicor and replace I have used mineral sprits to clean all the Dicor off down to the fiberglass and let it dry. Then just a small about of dish soap and water and let dry. Never had any place I reapplied Dicor lift off the surface using what I posted. Hope someone else here has used the Dicor Clean & Prep to give you a better answer.
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Dennis, I've never used that product. I always use Acetone. I don't think you would ever remove all the old caulk. Just get as much as you can and clean it really good before applying new caulk or tape!
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Looking at the MSDS sheet it seems to be a product that just makes oily residue water soluble. Based on that I would say it will not remove old Dicor residue. Use the mineral spirits first then apply the prep IMO.
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I just cleaned and repainted my fiberglass roof with dicor cleaner and paint. Where caulk was cracked or loose on the edges I scraped it until it was secure. On some types of seams you will do more damage trying to remove it all off. I washed it 2 times like it says and 2 coats of paint at right angles like directions. I used the dicor self leveling caulk on the seams as well. It turned out really well but only time and weather will tell how good the job will hold up. I also took the white flex seal paint and painted the top of my black A/C covers to cool them down some. Good Luck
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I forgot to recommend that you place the Motorhome so that it slopes to one side for the runoff to make cleaning easier. After each wash get a leaf blower and blow off around all penetrations and the seams so it will dry better.
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