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How to Maintain Your RV EPDM Roof

Caring for your EPDM Roof

Yearly upkeep and proper attention to your RV’s roof will provide years and years of life expectancy. Some of our customers EPDM roofs have been coated 20 years ago. That is essentially equivalent to the life of the entire RV. For any separation in the joints seams we suggest applying the two sided Butyl tape along the seams prior to the application of the Liquid roof. For areas around your vents, air conditioners or where existing caulk has become loose we suggest filling those with the Rutex caulk found on or order form. This Caulk has been field tested and is compatible with the liquid epdm and will not void its warranty. It is free of any solvents or isocyanates and is 100% volume solids. More information can be found HERE (RUBEX CAULK)

Many of the RV manufacturers suggest a cleaning 4 times per year. It is important that the cleaner used does not contain any petroleum distillates. Products which do contain distillates will cause the rubber to swell and loosen. Regardless of being designed for cleaning or protecting, Today there are just so many products on the market it is difficult at best however there is one very clear way in determining a cleaner. Be sure when you read the label it clearly states “does not contain petroleum distillates” or “safe on epdm roofs”.

Many of our RV repair shops use dawn dishwashing detergent and a soft bristle brush to bread down and remove any built up dirt. And of course you should NOT be standing on your roof particularly when you roof is wet. You want to clean and brush on your hands and knees.

Any branches or sharp objects should be removed by hand. Step one is to rinse the roof with plain water; with high pressure if possible. While EPDM in general is very resistant to tears or rips be mindful that any sharp object could cause a scratch and as we all know scratches eventually turn into expensive tears. After all the debris has been removed take you’re soft to medium bristle brush, a bucket of cleanser with water and scrub down the entire roof. Keep the hose handy so you can rinse while you are cleaning. You will want to begin in a corner that is farthest from your ladder. Also work backwards to avoid spending too much time walking on a wet surface. Once the roof is clean and dry you can apply a protectant to the roof or our Roof Conditioner that is specifically designed to work with the Liquid Roof. EPDM roofing manufacturers will also sell their own protectants. A protectant is not necessary but it will extend the life of your roof.

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Where do you park your RV? Many of our customers who require the Liquid Roof coating were a result of parking under pine trees and/or fruit trees. Fruit trees in particular will rain havoc on a roof due to the citric acid buildup.

Repair RV Roof Leaks with EPDM Coatings

Any RV owner will tell you the last think you want to deal with on an RV is a roof leak. The 2nd thing any RV owner will tell you is that once they fix their leak they don’t want it coming back again. Well we can’t say this for all RV coatings on the market but when it comes to Liquid Roof we guarantee results. Don’t spend more on less quality products. Do it right the first time with Liquid Roof. And remember with Liquid EPDM you are not just putting on a coating; you are essentially giving your RV a new roof for a fraction of the cost. Don’t waste another minute looking at products that require primers and multiple coats. There is no need to put unnecessary weight on your RV’s roof. With Liquid Roof you get a 5 year warranty against any pealing, flaking, cracking etc. Also because Liquid Roof is a one coat process it now becomes a “do-it-yourself” process and repairs are easily and of course less weight is now on your roof. Through some accelerated ageing testing Liquid Roof was put to the test against many of the elastomeric RV roof coatings as well as the acrylics and was proves to outlast them not 2 or 3 but 4 times longer. We have heard horror stories of RV shops charging as much at $5K for a new epdm roof. You don’t need to reroof just recoat. For about $425.00 and 4-5 hours of your time you can save $4000.00. Visit our videos and read the testimonials sent in by our customers and if you are still not convinced that Liquid Roof is the only choice for an RV leak then give us a call and speak to one of our sales managers and express your concerns. We are always there to assist.

Unconditional 10 Year Warranty

EPDM Coatings is proud to offer the only one coat 10 Year warranty in the RV industry and is transferrable. With over 25 years of proven success in the RV industry; Liquid Roof has proven time and time again to outperform any other RV roof coating. Once you get to our order form you will be given the opportunity to upgrade to a 10 year warranty or keep the existing 5 year warranty. To upgrade you simply choose “Yes I want a 10 Year Warranty”. The system will automatically update your order by adding enough material to be applied at a 30 mil vs a 30 mil. A gallon covers approximately 42 sq. ft. per gallon but for a 10 year warranty you will want to apply it at the rate of 30 square feet per gallon. Once you place your order you will simultaneously be e-mailed a warranty certificate containing your order summary and warranty number.









  • Testimonials

    • Hi

      Please find attached before and after photos for my camper roof. I forgot to snap a pic of the before, so I had already started applying the Proflex primer when I took the picture. You can still see the condition of the roof though! Also, the after pic was after the newly coated roof endured it’s first rainfall.

    • Paul

      Hi Everyone, I completed my project and it was much easier than I thought, I wish I had done this years ago, and glad I chose this coating versus the other offerings out there. I will send you 2 more emails, this is the start of cleaning, next is primer, the third is the coating. Hope they are worth of a gift card. Thanks

    • Fred D.

      EPDM is amazing. My RV roof was a disaster. I have been battling leaks for a few years now and no other product would stop the leaks or even last more than a few months. Everything else would peel up after awhile. I used the EPDM with the primer. It rained a week later. Zero leaks! The product goes on easy and covers well. No cracks no bubbles. I am very satisfied and would recommend this product to anyone. The are so many products out there and skepticism runs high…. Read more

    • David R. D

      Just a great product, went on easy and looks great. Just completed my 35 Bus, cut in the rap around sides and around the ACs and vents. Spent the hardest time on cleaning and prep. If you are looking for a product to seal your RV stop looking !!!! David R. DLincolnton GA

    • Stephen L

      Let me tell you this stuff if fantastic. I replaced my roof several years ago and white rubber was not available at the supply company, it was out of stock and I had to replace the rubber as I had ripped the old off. The black rubber made it miserable in here. I did a lot of research looking for a good quality coating that would last and hold up to the elements. I found your product and was convinced, so I ordered and have now applied. I did not… Read more

  • Contact

    EPDM Coatings N.E Sales Office
    494 Bridgeport Ave Suite 101,
    PMB 342 Shelton CT 06484-4748
    Call: 610-298-1989, Fax: 702-977-2936
    Proud Distributor of Proguard Coatings
    Tel: 1-610-298-1989
    Email: info@epdmcoatings.com
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