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Posted: 10/18/20 06:08am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I put the Henry Tropicool on my 2017 Motorhome back in May. It is excellent. It goes on very well and I used two coats. It binds firmly to roof membrane. I was surprised at how well it looked afterwards. I have in years past used the acrylic coatings on other RVs but the silicon is superior to those. Very good price at home depot as well. Don't think you will be disappointed after using it and now is a good time to get it done.

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These costings are just a temporary bandaid that needs to be replaced again and again. Fine if you are getting rid of the rig in 2-3 years. Bite the bullet and get the RV Armour roof. One and done. Throw out the caulk gun, dicor, paint pans and rollers. Another benefit, it keeps us old guys off the roof and out of intensive care.

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I used Henry’s, the one with life time warranty. It covers very well. I saw no way to put on the amount they said with out building a dam around the roof. Didn’t clean the roller pan and it’s so stuck on I see no way it can peel off. Very satisfied



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The problem with the "rubber" roof on RVs is the owner. They are obsessed with cleaning the roof annually, or usually more often. They wash away the protective layer thus exposing the roof to more UV rays and another protective layer develops until it, too, is washed away. Soon the entire protective layer is gone, exposing the black base, which requires roof replacement. Commercial applications on buildings last 30+ years because the building owner doesn't wash the building's roof all the time!

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DownTheAvenue wrote:

The problem with the "rubber" roof on RVs is the owner. They are obsessed with cleaning the roof annually, or usually more often. They wash away the protective layer thus exposing the roof to more UV rays and another protective layer develops until it, too, is washed away. Soon the entire protective layer is gone, exposing the black base, which requires roof replacement. Commercial applications on buildings last 30+ years because the building owner doesn't wash the building's roof all the time!


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