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chesikatter

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Replacing flooring - recommendations?!
« on: June 22, 2019, 05:59:53 PM »
Hi all! We're looking to replace the flooring in our 1984 Ford Ambassador Holiday Rambler.
It's the original carpet right now. I want something that has the appearance of wood but lightweight is the top priority!
We have a kiddo so I just think wood is much easier to clean for spills/dust & looks a lot nicer ;)
What are your recommendations for a lightweight wood (laminate maybe?) I'd love to see pics!

And also how to go about installing it... honestly I'm doing all the renovations on the interior myself so I am looking to hire someone to do the flooring for us. I got a quote for $3,000 on Yelp but oh my gosh, that's so much! A friend got theirs done for $700 and that's much more in-budgetl - that was ages ago though and they've since lost the number and forgot the person. We're in San Diego if anyone has recommendations for that too!
« Last Edit: June 22, 2019, 06:01:29 PM by chesikatter »

HueyPilotVN

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Re: Replacing flooring - recommendations?!
« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2019, 06:12:48 PM »
Here is a link to the write up I did when I replaced mine.

Do not bother to click on the Photobucket links as the pictures are reduced and posted later in the post and this will not use up your data allowance.


http://www.rvforum.net/SMF_forum/index.php/topic,69841.msg1083688.html#msg1083688
« Last Edit: June 22, 2019, 06:14:37 PM by HueyPilotVN »
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Re: Replacing flooring - recommendations?!
« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2019, 03:52:41 AM »
Hi all! We're looking to replace the flooring in our 1984 Ford Ambassador Holiday Rambler.
It's the original carpet right now. I want something that has the appearance of wood but lightweight is the top priority!
We have a kiddo so I just think wood is much easier to clean for spills/dust & looks a lot nicer ;)
What are your recommendations for a lightweight wood (laminate maybe?) I'd love to see pics!

And also how to go about installing it... honestly I'm doing all the renovations on the interior myself so I am looking to hire someone to do the flooring for us. I got a quote for $3,000 on Yelp but oh my gosh, that's so much! A friend got theirs done for $700 and that's much more in-budgetl - that was ages ago though and they've since lost the number and forgot the person. We're in San Diego if anyone has recommendations for that too!
dont pay someone 3K, thats highway robbery. I have less than 400 dollars in my bamboo flooring and if you can use a chop saw you can do it fairly easily.Remove the sofa and dinette booth and anything else that you can to reduce cutting, follow instructions and watch some youtube videos
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