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tsjoshua

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I just had the roof and side walls replaced on my 2017 motorhome (long story for another topic), and am nervous about having future problems. I have seen some posts on the various roofing systems, and am considering getting my new roof done just to mitigate any future issues. I guess I am just looking for some feedback (good and bad) from those that have made the move and what they think about their specific roofing system.


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I wouldn't...however I go on my roof about three times a year and re-caulk any cracks I see.

Have been doing that for 14 years and never a leak yet.

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We have the RV Flex Armor on our 5th wheel. Lifetime warranty...Three years no problems.


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tsjoshua wrote:

I just had the roof and side walls replaced on my 2017 motorhome (long story for another topic), and am nervous about having future problems. I have seen some posts on the various roofing systems, and am considering getting my new roof done just to mitigate any future issues. I guess I am just looking for some feedback (good and bad) from those that have made the move and what they think about their specific roofing system.


If you want a maintenance free, trouble free, will last longer than you roof. FlexArmor
You have to make an appointment and go to them, it takes about a week to have it done. Cost about $170 per linear foot.


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My TPO roof is 19 years old, never an issue. I do inspect it and I did put Eternabond on most of the seams a few years ago. You just got a new roof, no reason to put another new roof on top of it right now.


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Blackdiamond wrote:

My TPO roof is 19 years old, never an issue. I do inspect it and I did put Eternabond on most of the seams a few years ago. You just got a new roof, no reason to put another new roof on top of it right now.

^^^ this!
Exactly ! Maintain it at least annually and Wait until it starts to fail. It’s a NEW roof for goodness sake. It should have many years without issues . Why throw money away ?
Very odd to have a 17 have problems , if they fixed it properly it should be fine.

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yes yes yes if you have the money go for it my c class had it done best thing ever it had.


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southernsky wrote:

We have the RV Flex Armor on our 5th wheel. Lifetime warranty...Three years no problems.


RV Flex Armor here. Installed January 2015. I should have done it when the rig was brand new rather than waited.

During the past 6 years the Flex Armor roof has has withstood numerous weather issues from hail to a 6" oak limb falling on it and no damage from anything so far. And zero caulking to monitor or reapply. My wash/wax guy just washes the roof off with some Dawn and a soft brush during each wash/wax.

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Blackdiamond wrote:

My TPO roof is 19 years old, never an issue. I do inspect it and I did put Eternabond on most of the seams a few years ago. You just got a new roof, no reason to put another new roof on top of it right now.


My initial OEM roof membrane started failing at 5 years of age and it had been cleaned and inspected every six months since new. If I was buying another rubber roof I would have Flex Armor installed before I ever used it. Worrying about leaking caulking and reapplying just isn't worth it to me. That hairline crack can destroy a rig and by the time you notice it the damage is done.

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