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Old 09-04-2014, 09:57 AM   #1
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Triple E Surfside with a leak!

help, been searching the threads but can't find what i need to know....1979 triple e, with a little leak...do i fix it with caulking or tape, and if so, what kind of tape will last through a Canadian winter? help?
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Old 09-04-2014, 11:52 AM   #2
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A little more information is required Where is the leak ? Photos might help.
What is commonly called butyl "tape" is really a roll of soft putty like material used like caulking. It's just on a roll. Many, most leaks require removing the hardware (window, roof vent etc. ) and cleaning and resealing the two mating surfaces. Shortcuts usually mean a bigger mess and the leak will continue to be a problem. Good luck and welcome to the forum.
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Whatever you do, don't use silicone to caulk it!
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