Do Bailey caravans suffer with damp?
Do Bailey caravans suffer with damp?
When buying it we asked about damp issues in Baileys and the salesman said that 1. They had never ever heard of a Bailey Alu tech having any sort of damp or water ingress issue and 2. This caravan was 100% damp free.
What is alutech frame?
Alu-Tech is a completely new approach to bodyshell construction. Using a unique interlocking aluminium framework to clamp the body panels together, Bailey created a shell that was so much more robust and durable than anything else.
What are Bailey caravans made of?
The construction of caravan used an extruded aluminum (without the external joints between elements) and fiberglass-reinforced plastics (GRP). The entire body structure doesn’t include any pieces of wood.
How do you fix damp in a touring caravan?
Use a scrubbing brush and apply some pressure to the affected areas. Let it dry completely, then fill a spray bottle with a tablespoon of clove oil and a litre of water and spray this over the surface. If the mould is quite substantial, you may need to call a professional in to remove it altogether.
Is it worth buying a used caravan?
For many the choice to buy second-hand is made by budget constraints but there are actually many good reasons to buy second-hand. A second-hand caravan will hold its value far better than a new one and if minor wear or tear occurs, as it often does if you have pets or children, it’s far less significant.
Where are Bailey caravans made?
All Bailey caravans are manufactured in a state of the art production facility in Bristol and are built using the acclaimed Alu Tech construction system.
Can you walk on a Bailey caravan roof?
You cannot and you should not stand on a Bailey caravan roof under any circumstances. Although there are caravans with a roof designed to sustain the weight of a person, the Bailey caravan roof was not made for it. There is a high risk of falling and injuring yourself.
How long does it take to build a Bailey caravan?
Each caravan takes around two-and-three-quarter hours to build from start to finish, with hundreds of dedicated workers involved.
Can you stand on a Bailey caravan roof?
You cannot and you should not stand on a Bailey caravan roof under any circumstances. Although there are caravans with a roof designed to sustain the weight of a person, the Bailey caravan roof was not made for it. To wash the roof, use a bucket of soapy water and scrub with a sponge or telescopic brush.
Where are Bailey caravans built?
The company’s main manufacturing plant is based at South Liberty Lane in South Bristol and it also has a Large Panel Laminating Plant in Clevedon, North Somerset which produces the caravan and motorhome body shell panels.
Are there quality control issues with Bailey Caravans?
Spent all day going around caravan dealers today and think we have decided on a Pegasus 524. I know there are quality control issues with Bailey most of which I think can be sorted by applying increasing pressure to the dealers neck.
How can Bailey Alu Tech caravans, leaking water?
It isn’t just Bailey it is all makers. How can they duck and dive like they do year on year, we need to fight to protect all owners and stop the makers using their warranty clause “all vans must have a damp check at service intervals” as a cope out. Most owners do their own servicing,the ones I have known have done.
Are there any problems with the Alu-Tech caravan?
I have gaps in the sealant on the Alu-Tech frame to the front of the caravan, not sure whether its missing sealant or the frames coming away from the body, the front dinette seating upholstery does always seen damp??
Where do Alutec Bailey’s suffer from damp issues?
Just had a visit from my local travelling caravan repair man (cooker issue) I quizzed him about where (and if) Alutec Bailey’s suffer from damp. His response was that its the floor in the four corners that IF there’s an issue it manifests itself.