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Old 09-12-2016, 06:16 PM   #1
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Possible Water Intrusion

Went to give the rig a bath yesterday and found several cracks/gaps in the sealant between the roof and front cap. They have only been visible as is for about three weeks, as they weren't there last time I looked up there. Needless to say, I resealed the area immediately.

I don't know how long there may have been small, essentially invisible cracks up there, but DW has commented a couple of times about what she thought was a musty smell in the bedroom - I never noticed it.

All of this to ask, any way to get at the underside of the roof to see if there's any damage there and/or dry things out?

Thanks in advance of for the help.
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Old 09-12-2016, 07:06 PM   #2
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Once the sealant is cured, I would cover that whole strip with eternabond. While you're up there it would be wise to eternabond all seams . Don't forget to check under the vent for the frig. Probably the most overlooked area on a roof.


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Once the sealant is cured, I would cover that whole strip with eternabond.
That's what I did. I used the 6" wide strip and applied it the entire length of the seam.
As for accessing the under side to inspect and dry out, I don't know any way to do that short of removing a ceiling panel.
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Unless you're seeing some type of water damage (staining) I don't think I would worry about it.


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