How to Waterproof a Caravan
Waterproof your Caravan Roof in 5 simple Stages
Stage 1: Power Wash
Wash/water-blast the entire surface.
Stage 2: Detailing
Stage 3: Apply 2 Coats of Waterproof Sealant
Apply 2 coats of Waterproof Sealant with brush or roller to full surface of caravan roof (Optional) or the defected areas (Patches). Allow 24 hours between coats.
1. Wash/water-blast the entire surface.
2. Use a leaf blower to remove excess water.
3. Pre cut Geo-Textile to bridge the seams, joints, and holes.
4. Apply Waterproof Sealant with brush to seams, joins and holes before embedding the pre cut Geo-Textile - ensure you brush the air from underneath the applied Geo-Textile and make sure there are no crinkles. Once the area is finalised, instantly spray on Rapid Cure Spray to set product. (Optional) Refer to the full video below.
5. Ensure to also apply Waterproof Sealant to any surface rust and around hatches- allow to cure.
6. Once dry, apply a first coat of Waterproof Sealant with brush, roller or LRDIY spray machine to full surface of caravan roof (Optional) or the above defected areas (Patches) - recommended to apply early morning or afternoon or undercover.
7. Following the Waterproof Sealant application, instantly spray on Rapid Cure Spray to set product incase of approaching rain or to speed the job up (Optional) (ensure Rapid Cure Spray is dry before apply second coat with brush or roller). Watch the rapid cure video to see how this is done.
8. Apply a second coat of Waterproof Sealant to entire caravan roof surface or to the above defected areas - more coats can be applied.
9. Recommended thickness 1.5mm dry-film (2 ltrs./sq. metre).
10. IMPORTANT - Waterproof Sealant must be cured - 24hours per 1mm minimum, longer during cold weather, usually weekend or 2-3 days is ideal.
11. Once cured, wash surface again for any dirt or nature that may have landed on caravan.