Month: March 2020

RV rubber roof with flaking silicone caulk after only two years

RV Roof Sealing

Do not use silicone caulk! Silicone sealant is great indoors for caulking cabinets, but it does not work on RV exterior surfaces for two reasons. First one: RV Roofs made of rubber either EPDM or EPO will not allow adhesion of silicone. Secondly, if you do use silicone in areas of aluminum trim and fiberglass […]

Image of RV toilet shut-off valve

RV Toilet Water Valve Upgrade

RV Toilets are not designed to be as tough as household domestic toilets. I have had to replace the water inlet valves in both my RVs three times in as many years. I live between my RVs, so they are almost used fulltime. When the flush valve leaks, the water drips into the bowl, but […]

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Norcold RV Refrigerator cooling problems

Sonoma County, California. A recent call to help a customer with his Norcold refrigerator revealed some problems created at the factory. This beautifully presented Class A diesel pusher has the Norcold N1210 icemaker four door refrigerator. The customer reported that he was never able to make ice or keep anything frozen in his RV fridge. […]

RV Damage Repair

A customer called recently asking if I can repair body damage to his Class C Winnebago. It’s not possible to answer a question like this over the phone, so I arranged an inspection appointment. The poor RV owner swung too hard next to a garage corner and twisted the contoured corner trim and tore the […]