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Keep tabs on your RV’s sealants to prevent leaks

The following was provided to us by the Dicor Corporation If the sealant around your roof edges, skylights and the like is looking cracked, brittle,...

Emergency repairs: Go a step beyond duct tape

By Russ and Tiña De Maris We know we may be stepping onto hallowed ground: RVers love their duct tape. It's the greatest thing for...

Why does the windshield pop out of the seal on my Class A?

Dear Gary, I have a 2001, 35-foot Class A that has a two-piece windshield. I am having problems with the windshield coming out of the...

Roof sealing questions and answers

Courtesy Dicor Corporation Here are some of my most frequently asked roof sealing questions: Our RV has an all-aluminum exterior. We're looking for a roof sealant...

Prevent roof leaks: Keep an eye on your sealants

If the sealant around your roof edges, skylights and the like is looking cracked, brittle, loose or turned up at the edges, some repair...

How to keep rodents out of your RV during storage

When RVs are stored for the winter it's not uncommon for mice and squirrels to make their winter home inside. In this video, Mark...

Find RV roof leaks? Here’s what’s next

Editor's note: This information is provided by roof membrane manufacturer Dicor. While there's plenty of "promotion" for their product included, some of the information...

How well do you know your putty tape?

By Roger Danforth If you do much RV maintenance or repair, chances are good you've encountered "putty tape." This sticky material is a regular...

Update on keeping black tank smells out of your RV

In last week's Quick Tips, we included a tip from a reader about keeping black water smells from getting back into the RV by...

RV essential tools: Caulking accessories

  By Chris Dougherty Chris Dougherty is a certified RV technician. Here is a piece he wrote while he was serving as RVtravel.com's technical editor. These...

RV sealants prevent water leaks

  Dear Gary, I sure wish I had the ability to attend more of your workshops. Do most RV manufacturers use butyl tape under the...

Fix that leaky RV roof

  Courtesy Dicor Corporation Got leaks? If you've found your roof has a hole in it, you might drown — but don't just pray the rain stops....