Journey with Confidence RV GPS App RV Trip Planner RV LIFE Campground Reviews RV Maintenance Take a Speed Test Free 7 Day Trial ×
 


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 03-19-2023, 04:06 AM   #1
Weekend Camper
 
Join Date: May 2022
Location: Mi
Posts: 27
Eternabond

I have seen some Youtube videos that advocate applying Eternabond to all seams and roof penetrations on trailer roofs as a more permanent alternative to maintaining the caulking in those areas. My question is, is this truly a better and longer lasting solution to roof maintenance? What are your thoughts.
__________________
2018 Sunset Trails 222rb
Dlowfer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2023, 06:04 AM   #2
Site Team
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: WI.
Posts: 9,160
Yes it is----IF, it's done correctly. It's certainly not necessary tho. My trailer is 15 years old, and all the seams (excluding the front cap) still have caulk. Which is still in good condition.
Lloyd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2023, 06:14 AM   #3
Full Time Camper
 
Papa-T's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: N.C. Mountains
Posts: 2,414
I used the Eternabond to redo the top outer edge of my slide do to a small hole in the existing Eternabond. Besides using it to replace an Eternabond repair. I personally would maintain and maintenance the caulking on the seams. Others might have other opinions but that’s just mine.
__________________
*2016 CAF25SE Cruiser Aire 5er. *2020 Chevrolet 2500 HD Custom
*Ted & Tricia (Mimi - Teacup Poodle/ Sailor - Maltipoo)

*I have tried to live my life so that my family would love me and my friends would respect me. The others can do whatever the Hell they please!” —John Wayne
Papa-T is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-21-2023, 07:46 PM   #4
Weekend Camper
 
Join Date: Apr 2018
Location: Illinois
Posts: 66
I go up on the roof and do a visual on the caulking twice a year. Mine is a 2016 stored outside and I usually have a few spots that I touch up. I am actually surprised on how well the caulk has held up. If I got to a point where I was having to recaulk the whole thing I probably would use the eternabond - but I don't feel I am anywhere near that. Most likely I won't own it when that's needed as my better half has been itching for something bigger.
__________________
Jim
16 - 211RD
2021 RAM 2500
4X4, 3.73 gears, 6.4 gas engine
xltjim is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-23-2023, 07:26 PM   #5
Weekend Camper
 
Join Date: Nov 2020
Location: OR
Posts: 11
I put Eternabond on all of the straight and 90 degree seams on our TT two years ago. Around the TV antenna and vents I still use caulk. Never regretted doing it.
Duke4857 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-23-2023, 11:25 PM   #6
Weekend Camper
 
Join Date: Jul 2016
Location: Alberta
Posts: 12
I used Eternabond in 2016 to repair hail damage to a cracked sky light and air conditioner shroud (didn’t want to go through insurance for what I thought was relatively minor damage). The Eternabond repairs have stood up well. Is a long lasting remedy as long as it is properly applied.
keithm is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Crossroads RV or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:58 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2024, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
×