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Old 07-07-2014, 12:55 PM   #1
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Thumbs down Flooring under slides

appreciate any information on how to replace floor in main compartment of coach underneath slide out when extended

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Find the "Search" feature in the window above that also has "User CP" in it. Search for "Ernie Ekberg". Ernie has provided wonderful guidance and help to many people installing new flooring in motor homes. Read some of the threads Ernie has posted in and you will probably find the answer you need.

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If you mean the linoleum and not the sub floor, here's how I did mine...I cut the linoleum around all the cabinets and etc., then pulled up the lino, tossed it and bought some Trafficmaster Allure at Home Depot and installed it, following the instructions that came with the Allure. I did leave the carpet on the slide and in the living room.

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Timay, looks sweet. How has it held up with the temp changes?
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Old 07-10-2014, 05:11 PM   #5
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If your slide has a flap of carpet, you can raise that and then you can cut the main floor carpet. You don't need to get under the slide. Staple the remaining carpet by the slide down and then install your hard surface. You can just lay a piece of hard surface, bring in your slide and see if the bottom of the slide moves that piece. If that happens, you can still install your new material but you will need a piece of that material on top of the new material- this will raise the slide up maybe an 1/8 of an inch to make the slide glide in. Take your time, its not a fast job to get it right.
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Timay, looks sweet. How has it held up with the temp changes?
It's held up fine so far...just did it this spring, so no cold weather yet. The old linoleum split during last winter's cold.


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