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Old 03-20-2021, 04:14 AM   #21
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Pictures of the mold/dirt in the window butyl which was visible when we took our shrunken glazing bead off. And the window series number.
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Old 03-23-2021, 05:56 PM   #22
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Is anyone able to tell me if the insulation used in my boler is ensolite? I had assumed it was but I came across someones blog today who said it wasnt ensolite used in the 17ft bolers?

(Picture is from last year when we re-glued a portion back up)
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Old 03-23-2021, 08:02 PM   #23
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Some were made with ensolite. Others were made with what appears to be a spray in foam. The liner in that photo appears to be spray in foam.
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Old 03-27-2021, 06:24 PM   #24
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I believe it is an open cell foam. I don't know what was used to give it the popcorn ceiling look. Both my 17' and one of my 13' has this puffy type of liner. Ensolite is more like a skin. The 17' I am working on was partially stripped when I bought it and was due to leaking. The leaks were never dealt with. Removed the rear and side windows and will put new butyl tape, but having a difficult time finding replacement seals and glazing bead.
If your foam is not mouldy you could try reattaching and then painting. It will be easier than stripping and replacing. If you have to remove it and replace...I used 3M 90 spray adhesive to attach reflectix type insulation the lower walls (from mid window to floor along back wall) and then yoga mat on top of that and it seems to hold very well. I don't know if this would be a good option for the ceiling. Contact cement might hold best there but need good ventilation and a respirator to protect from the fumes. Do not use the 3m 77. After sitting in the cold shop (5 degrees max) for 5 months of winter, it has held and look pretty good.
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Old 04-09-2021, 07:03 PM   #25
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I just pulled out one window which we think is causing a leak, I started cleaning off what I think is old butyl tape and was going to apply new stuff and then put it back. But your saying to pull out the part that's attached to the shell and put the butyl tape on that as well? or instead? That part seems really secure to our shell.
Would also like to second Todd's question about the furnace as I think we will need to replace ours as well.
Lastly wondering if anyone in BC knows the best place to get the butyl tape from?
I really appreciate everyone's help!

Hi Rachelle,

Im am just curious if you changed out the fuzzy window seal on your slider window while changing the other seals. If so I'm just wondering where you by chance got it from. Thanks. Also your trailer looks great!

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Old 04-09-2021, 07:25 PM   #26
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Hi Rachelle,

Im am just curious if you changed out the fuzzy window seal on your slider window while changing the other seals. If so I'm just wondering where you by chance got it from. Thanks. Also your trailer looks great!

Tyler
Hi Tyler,

Im not exactly sure what you mean by fuzzy window seal, but so far all we've done is updating the butyl tape on the window portion that attaches to flange on the fiberglass, on just the one window so far.
If your referring to the sealant from the glass to the frame portion we haven't changed ours but I have come across other posts on here about it that might be helpful for you.
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Old 04-09-2021, 07:52 PM   #27
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Thanks for the quick replay. Yes I am talking about that seal. Guess I should have said fabric rather than fuzzy lol. Anyways ill take a look around on the site and see what I can find. Thanks again!
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