Wrapping in plastic wrap?

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  1. Adam Smith

    Adam Smith New Member

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    Good idea? Bad idea?

    I replaced the sidewalls of my pup's roof last year, and there is not a good seal now between the roof and the body, so when it is popped down, there is an inch gap. I was thinking of wrapping the whole circumference of that joint in plastic wrap to better seal it up. Anyone think this is a bad idea?
     
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    tombiasi Well-Known Member

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    Are you talking about for all winter?
    I would be working on fixing the gap.
     
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    Wrenchgear Near Elmira, Southern Ontario

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    Yes, as tombiasi says, get working on that gap. The thing is gonna fill full of bees, and flies, and potentially mice and whatever else figures out that there is a space to get into.
     
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    No, yet it breathe! Tarp it.
     
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    Moisture trap inside, adco cover with 5 pool noodles under the cover for air flow
     
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    gladecreekwy Well-Known Member

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    My roof seals well, definitely doesn’t breath through there. Why should his ?
     
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    Dingit Well-Known Member

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    If you can't fix it before putting it away, heck yeah I'd seal it, and plastic wrap is as good an idea as any.

    I'd probably ALSO put a tarp or cover over the whole shebang if it'll be exposed to the elements.
     
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    Arruba Well-Known Member Gold Supporting Member

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    Good or bad idea. I don’t know for sure. One of the RV/Marine places here advertises they’ll shrink wrap your boat for winter storage. Point is it’s not unheard of.
     

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