Dragonryder wrote:I've heard of the Dr. Rot CPES. I think it is a bit pricey by the time you buy the filler, CPES and top coat. I'm guessing I would need the two gallons. Ouch!!! 184 dollars for 2 gallons. I guess anything you pick will probably be pricey.
Dragonryder wrote: With the winters we have here in Ohio, I probably won't be able to put a good coat on it until early spring. No big deal really, I don't want to rush it at this point in the game.
mechmagcn wrote:I hope to install the EPDM rubber roof on my tear by this weekend. The material I have is left over from a RV roof job, but you might find some scraps at a roofing co. that installs rubber roofs. A teardrop roof really doesn't require that much material.
mechmagcn wrote:Uh, correct me if I'm wrong, but I have seen very little that will stick to an EPDM rubber membrane. Another consideration, if any solvents are used, the membrane will fail, I have replaced several where folks have rolled on a topcoat of sealer the was solvent based and the membrane just fell apart.
If you use the EPDM, only use the suggested glue, a water based product, and I only use the Dicor lap sealant for any seams and to seal around trim.
The EPDM rubber membrane is some great stuff if used and cared for properly, but the application of the wrong cleaners or other chemicals can ruin it quickly.
I'm not trying to scare anyone away from this product, just giving a heads-up before mistakes are made.
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