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Old 03-02-2012, 02:06 PM   #1
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Vinyl Plank Flooring: Do you have stairs in your 5ver ????

If so and you decide to put down the vinyl plank flooring as I have and encounter stairs, go right ahead and do the stairs in the flooring. I did the interlocking panels but used liquid nails to hold them in place on the kick plate.
It has been over 9 months and the pieces have not loosened or budged and these stairs get allot of use. At a minimum between both of us 400 lbs. are treading up and down these little stairs all day long. Molding and all are holding up great. I used oak quarter round and 90 degree angle and stained it cherry to match the floor.
The stairs turned out quite handsome. "Or so I think"
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Oh...and I forgot to mention... the bottom tread lifts off the stairs (made deep lip all the way round so it stays snug with using the step but will lift off with a good pull), under these stairs on my model of 5th wheel is a cool storage nook. Great place to store emergency food stores or anything you want out of sight, (fire box safe) etc. "You can never have too much storage."
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Old 04-11-2012, 07:54 PM   #3
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I agree, that does make a good looking stair. I have oak running up to carpeted stairs and I wondered what it would look like if the stairs were wood covered as well. Now I know. Thanks,
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Looks very nice. I am consiering a new floor in my fifth wheel. Certainly an option.
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Old 04-12-2012, 07:24 PM   #5
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Allure plank flooring

If you are considering the vinyl plank flooring, I cannot say enough good about it.

This stuff is amazing. Waterproof, durable and it looks brand new and I have had it down now for at least 9 months. It looks just like it did the day I put it down.

It cleans very easy and my slide comes in right on top the floor and no scratches or blemishes. Amazing. It is because the planks are so thin that they do not interfere with the slide or really any part of the inside of the 5th wheel. I strongly recommend that when you remove your old floor coverings that you make sure the sub floor is clean and free of any staples or nails. You would hate to get this floor down and have a nub show up later.

If you should ever have to replace a plank due to damage or a bad scrape all you need is a hand held hair dryer and the floor will soften right up and the adhesive will release and come up so you can replace it. It really is quite care free and it makes the inside look like a million bucks.
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