Go Back   iRV2 Forums > MOTORHOME FORUMS > Class A Motorhome Discussions
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 10-28-2015, 07:57 PM   #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2015
Posts: 2
Cracked grout

Hello all. Purchased a new Georgetown XL in August. Beautiful marble floors that are easy to keep clean (big dog tracks). Unfortunately, the grout has started to crack already. Hubs thinks we should do away with the marble all together and just replace with a different product. Is this a common issue?
__________________

__________________
CinThom is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 10-28-2015, 08:03 PM   #2
Registered User
 
Damon Owners Club
Workhorse Chassis Owner
Join Date: May 2008
Location: N. Palm Springs CA (in winter)
Posts: 2,420
New, then it may be under warrantee. Have them do it right.
__________________

__________________
Doggy Daddy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-29-2015, 06:41 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
FreedomDream's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: fulltiming
Posts: 294
Agree with Doggy Daddy. Have them fix it. This should not have happened. MH manufacturers use special thin set and grout to flex a bit with the coach frame. They must have used the wrong stuff or did not wait long enough for the grout to cure before moving the floor.

If you want to take this opportunity to have them install some other product, they may charge you for it.

Good luck
__________________
Bob & Joan Alexander, 2010 Tiffin Phaeton 36 QSH, 2013 Jeep Wrangler (toad)
Lobo & Juniper (woof, woof)
FreedomDream is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-30-2015, 07:18 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
Pigman1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 1,937
Definitely something wrong there. The grout should flex. They build Tiffin porcelain tile floors on a luan base on a flat table. After they're laid, and then grouted they pick up the entire floor with a vacuum rig, put it on a trailer and send it to the production line where they again lift it to the chassis. Lots of flexing. We've had a 2008 and the 2013 Bus and run them 70,000 and 52,000 miles and haven't had a crack.
__________________
Pigman
2013 Tiffin Allegro Bus 43QGP
2011 Chevy Silverado 1500 Toad
Pigman1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Sealing the tile grout wagonmaster2 Newmar Owner's Forum 7 09-04-2015 11:15 PM
Entegra Floor Grout brianw8602 Entegra Owner's Forum 8 05-11-2015 07:22 PM
Engine Fan Mount Bracket Cracked yuppie_rednk Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 2 09-27-2014 08:35 AM
Cracked turbo exhaust outlet tube samert111 Fleetwood Products Owner's Forum 2 08-26-2014 11:43 AM
Water holding tank cracked connections OneSiren Class A Motorhome Discussions 15 07-28-2014 08:19 PM

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:19 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.