Important RV Roof Do’s and Don’ts

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We have been in this business for over 10 years and our experience dealing with our customer’s stories made us realize we need to share our ideas and experience so everyone can benefit.

1) Watch your Budget:

Regardless of how you are spending your money, you need to make sure you are keeping a tight watch on your budget. Always make sure you have a rainy day account for fixes, and make sure you have money coming in quicker than you spend it. Just because you’re living in an RV and don’t have the typical monthly expenses of living in a stationary house doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be economical. While we don’t have rent or a mortgage, utilities, or other monthly expenses like that, there are still costs that come along with this lifestyle.

2) Plan your trip ahead:

Living in an RV allows for a lot of flexibility in travel plans. At any point in time, you can pick up and move to a new location. This is amazing, but it can also be overwhelming because there are so many great places to see. Plus, the more people you meet on the road, the more recommendations you get for amazing places. What we’ve found helps is having a general idea of where we are going, so plan ahead, and goal dates to arrive in certain cities. This way you just don’t save money but also can enjoy being relaxed.

3) Check Leaks on the roof:

Regularly check for leaks on your RV roof especially if you have an older unit. Whenever you get to a new location, we’ve found it’s a good idea to take a quick peek at the roof and make sure that everything still looks good. Then, every time it rains, do check around for leaks. Leaks are troublesome, and they are indefinable, disappearing as soon as the rain stops, so check every time to figure out where the water is coming in. If you do have a leak you can check out our Rexoseal rv roof coatings which will waterproof and prevent future leaks.

4) Know Your RV roof:

See what kind of roof your RV has. If it’s a fiberglass RV roof it’s harder to the touch and is a bit rarer than a rubber RV roof because they add cost and weight to the RV. An rv roof replacement is costly for this kind of roof. Rubber roofs on RV’s are the most common material for an RV roof that comes with two different types TPO and EPDM. The rarest material used for RV roofs is aluminum. Like fiberglass, aluminum adds weight to the RV.

5) Coating your RV roof:

It’s always suggested to wash your RV’s roof 2-3 times a year and coat it with Rexoseal RV Roof Restoration Kit for its longer life. Our rubber roof rv coating is available on our website.

6) Basic needs for RV’s:

  • Potable Water Hose.
  • Extra Potable Water. Even if you routinely camp in resorts with hookups, it’s always a good idea to keep extra drinkable water aboard.
  • Levelling Blocks.
  • Sewer Hose & Supports.
  • RV Toilet Chemicals.
  • RV-Friendly Toilet Paper.
  • Emergency Kit.
  • Timely roof coating for rv.

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