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Repair interior wall caused by water damage Judy Szabo 8-15-06  
I bought a used Class A motor home and after a year or so the bedroom walls under the side windows began to "bulge". Insurance agent said it was due to water coming in through windows not sealed properly and insurance denied claim. I need to repair damage but can not afford to go to a dealer. I am retired and have limited resources. Can anyone provide some guidance on how to go about reparing this type of damage?
Re: Repair interior wall caused by water damage Howard 8-11-13  
I have a 2010 Work & Play toy hauler that is leaking from the roof? down the inside wall which has started to bulge and has created lots of little pinhole blisters in the paper surrounding. I think it originates at a seam in the roof/wall corner where the sealing putty has failed. Can this be repaired from the inside or? The Work and play is a laminate of plywood to fiberglass exterior.
Thanks for any help!
Re: Repair interior wall caused by water damage Laura T 7-29-08  
2 skylights and or shingles lifting with major rain storms, have cause damage to the inner walls holding my slider door to deck. Touching the wall one day, my entire hand went through the wall. A single mom, I need help repairing the entire wall space around the slider.
Re: Repair interior wall caused by water damage John Newman 8-19-06  
I had a similar problem with a motorhome I previously owned.

Side of the motorhome was damaged when a car sitting next to it caught fire and burned...melted part of the fiberglass siding and some plastic parts.

The people who repaired the RV did a poor job of sealing a bedroom window (along with other issues) which resulted with the same problem you have.

First, I removed the inner window frame, then I cut the inner panneling and removed the damaged portion until I was shure I had all the damaged material removed.

The structure of the RV was square steel tubing and I had to remove the rust and retreat and paint the steel. The insulation was styrofoam block and was not damaged by the water and was reusable.

I did have to add some wooden strips where the replacement panneling abutted the original to have something to fasten both to. I did that and installed some trim molding over the joints and the finished job looked really good. I did remove the entire window and reseal it.

There was luck involved in that the bedroom was twins and the panneling that the matress pads were on were the same panneling as the side wall. I simply used that for the side wall and replaced the bed top with the nearest match I could find.

That is what I did; however, each case is different...if you have wood structure, you may have to replace some of the wood as well as possibly the insulation.

Be careful around any plumbing and electrical stuff.

Good luck with your project,
John
Re: Repair interior wall caused by water damage James Norby 2-13-10  
I bought a motor home and realized that the wall paneling under the windows is rippled and soft, but it is not wet. How do I fasten wood paneling under the windows?
Re: Repair interior wall caused by water damage Ken Mackie 7-2-08  
Good evening

I notice that the trim around the counter in the kitchen area is all cracked.

What should I use to repair this - is there a special trim I should use or just use caulking?

Thanks very much

Ken
Re: Repair interior wall caused by water damage shaun 3-5-09  
What is the right way to patch in the wall studs?
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Re: Repair interior wall caused by water damage Denver Rice 4-5-10  
I'm currently repairing water damaged walls in my 05 Revolution. Stripped off all loose and damaged plywood and wall paper. I found that wherever it is loose or buldging, it is trapping moisture. Ran a dehumidifier for 2 weeks after stripping walls. The damaged plywood turned nearly to crumbling dust after that. Removed the fridge and found the ice maker supply was the leak source. Installing new wall board over foam and remaining plywood.
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Re: Repair interior wall caused by water damage Michael Miles 10-1-10  
I recently purchased a 1990 Fleetwood Pace Arrow. First time owner knowing nothing about motorhomes. A few wks later after a rain noticed leaks along the sides under the cabinets both sides of the coach. After a close roof inspection the roof seems were cracking and the rubber on the roof was fadded and discolored. Repaired the roof and re-coat surface.Interior damage to wood interior wall cabinets disconnected from rotted wood.Wood Back panel of cabinets also has water damage but repairable. The wall panels on both sides of the coach from the kitchen forward will need attention. to what extent i won't know until i remove all the cabinets in question. I aso see a bulge on the outside that would indicate this is an old problem. I love the motorhome and i want to establish a good plan and do the restoration over time. Guidance and instruction would be appreciated.
Seating windows Shelly S 11-8-06  
We have a bus conversion, we noticed that the window was leaking, we have pulled out the window, when we pulled out the window, it had a gray material between it and the bus frame. The window was just pressed in and had a frame on the inside of the bus, more like an aluminum trim that was kind of screwed into the window frame. I am wondering what the normal way is to seat a window in for a bus conversion. It seems to me that the window should be held in with more than a few screws, and the gray material. Do you normally try to rivet the window in?
Re: Repair interior wall caused by water damage donnie cravey 2-15-11  
What is the best contact adhesive to use when reataching fiberglass siding back to laminant of coach?
Re: Repair interior wall caused by water damage Frank McKenna 10-6-10  
Rear wall construction of 31ft Itasca Spirit motor home. Center window in wall. I have water damage to interior wall. I need to know location of wall studs. Basic blue print of wall would be great. Thanks for any held anyone can give

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