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scrubjaysnest

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Posted: 06/13/18 09:27am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Didn't work for us; we use Dicor or for larger areas Eternabond and Dicor.


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F4Jock wrote:

Hmmmmmm. Of course we are new at this but seems to me that every year one has to inspect and reseal parts of their roofs which leads me to wonder how good the "good stuff" really is. If I have to reseal every year it would appear that, if it works, a rubber spray would be easier, faster and less messy.

Everyone was just giving their opinion and/or experience with Flexseal.

Dicor must be checked and reapplied when necessary. Eternabond, if applied properly, is considered a one time repair.

Maybe you should coat your roof with Flexseal and report back in a year or two with an update on how it is holding up?
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gbopp wrote:

F4Jock wrote:

Hmmmmmm. Of course we are new at this but seems to me that every year one has to inspect and reseal parts of their roofs which leads me to wonder how good the "good stuff" really is. If I have to reseal every year it would appear that, if it works, a rubber spray would be easier, faster and less messy.

Everyone was just giving their opinion and/or experience with Flexseal.

Dicor must be checked and reapplied when necessary. Eternabond, if applied properly, is considered a one time repair.

Maybe you should coat your roof with Flexseal and report back in a year or two with an update on how it is holding up?
We could all be wrong and, Flexseal is the new 'good stuff.' [emoticon]


Coat the entire roof? Nope. I was thinking more of the seals around the penetrations like vents, seams etc. In any case I will try it on one or two and the usual stuff as well and see how they compare.


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I tried it in a pool. It never stuck and sank to the bottom. Looked ok laying on the bottom though. Worthless to me.


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Tried it on my RV around a skylight..lasted 2 days. replaced with eternabond tape..still there doing its thing after a year now.

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stvdman wrote:

Tried it on my RV around a skylight..lasted 2 days. replaced with eternabond tape..still there doing its thing after a year now.


I wasn't thinking about the tape. I was referring to the spray on rubber coating that I thought would be easy to apply around the seams.

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I did use the Spray On FLEXSEAL. It did NOT perform well at all. I haven't tried FLEXSEAL TAPE as I have no issues with the ETERNABOND tape.

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stvdman wrote:

I did use the Spray On FLEXSEAL. It did NOT perform well at all. I haven't tried FLEXSEAL TAPE as I have no issues with the ETERNABOND tape.


Okay. Thank you for the clarification. I have sprayed some of the joints and will keep an eye on them to see how they work out. If they don't I will go to other compounds.

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