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Why RV Roofs Need an Industrial Coating

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Are you one of the 8.9 million American households that own an RV? Did you know that the average RV driver covers about 10,000 miles in a single year?

Whether you're a recreational RV driver, are looking to save about 42% by taking an RV on vacation instead of booking a hotel, or are seriously into the RV lifestyle, you know how much you depend on your RV to get you and your family around!

That's why you spend so much time doing all you can to protect it. But while you're busy focusing on keeping your tires looking good, making sure your appliances run well, and finding safer travel routes, you could be overlooking something.

RV roofs, especially if you're traveling in the rainy and snowy seasons, can quickly become damaged.

Maybe you're not thinking about securing your RV roofs now. But trust us, when something goes wrong, you'll really wish you had!

If you're dealing with a leak already, we know you need ways to fix it -- fast.

In this post, we're telling you why you need to use Marvel's protective coatings on your RV roof. Stop leaks before they start, and don't end up spending money on a hotel room! Instead, read this guide.

Why You Need To Protect Your RV Roof

You already know that a leaking RV roof can be a major annoyance, and can cause you to have to rethink your travel plans.  But why else do you need an RV roof coating?

Maybe surprisingly, keeping germs at bay is a big reason why you need polyurea coatings. Especially in a small area like an RV, germs can spread very quickly. It's easier than ever to get sick. Plus, if you're dealing with a leaking roof, you know how easy it is for water to start pooling quickly in your RV. Even if you're catching it in a bucket, it's still a haven for germs and bacteria.

Also, a leaky roof is a gold mine for mildew and mold. Even if the leak is small, the risk of mold developing is still high. Do you really want your family to be breathing that in?

Luckily, sealing your RV roofs with a polyurea industrial coating helps to keep germs and mold at bay.

How? Because they can prevent cracks from appearing altogether and getting larger. They cover up any leaks you have, quickly and permanently. They're a sealant.

This means that bugs, dust, and other bacteria have a hard time getting in. Plus, a coating creates a tough shell, meaning that any insulation you use is automatically more effective.

Are you tired of freezing in the winter, and feel like you're constantly getting colds? It's probably a good time to get a new RV roof coating.

A leaky RV roof can cause a host of other problems in addition to health scares. If you ignore it long enough, your entire RV roof may cave in. We don't even want to think what those repair costs would look like - and we're sure you don't, either.

Coatings can also help to guard against UV rays. This doesn't just help keep your family safe, it also means that your roof will last longer.

Plus, since your RV likely has lots of electrical wiring and electronics, leaky RV roofs can very quickly turn into serious fire hazards.  It's not worth the risk - especially when the solution is so easy.

How Can You Protect Your RV Roofs?

First of all, remember that prevention is the best cure. We suggest routinely checking for any hairline cracks, leaks, and holes in your roof. This is especially important if you recently drove in bad weather.

Also, it's a good idea to just go ahead and apply a protective, industrial coating from time to time, even if you don't see any problems right now. Especially if your RV has a rubber roof, it will need a little bit more attention that an aluminum option, or even a fiberglass one. These coatings are scratch-resistant, and also include corrosion and impact resistance.

The good news about polyurea industrial coatings? For everything they can do to protect your roof, they're affordable and easy to apply!  We do recommend considering professional services because it can be tough to install on your own, especially if you've never worked with this equipment before. Also, a professional can make sure that the surface is prepared. If your roof isn't properly cleaned and primed (if needed) before a coating, it won't be as effective.

Plus, applying the coating requires you to wear protective gear. If you don't have any, don't risk it - call in a professional instead. Check out this video to get an idea of just how easy the process is.

Best of all? There are even different color options -- so there's no need to worry that your new roof coating is going to mess up your feng shui.

Where Can You Find Industrial Coatings For Your RV Roofs?

We're so glad you asked! Whether you're currently dealing with leaking RV roofs, or if you just want to stop them from happening in the first place, we have the answers. We know what it takes to get the job done right the first time.

Also, if you're currently a service professional, and would like to learn more about how we can help you to get the best roof liners to your customers, reach out to us.

Stop spending nights wide awake, listening to the annoying sound of water dripping into your bucket.  Stop putting the health and safety of your family at risk by putting off fixing a leak in your roof for another day.

The solution is simple. Contact us with any questions, or to go ahead and schedule a service call.