Go Back   iRV2 Forums > iRV2.com COMMUNITY FORUMS > iRV2.com General Discussion
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 01-26-2013, 02:29 PM   #1
Junior Member
 
Holiday Rambler Owners Club
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Delaware
Posts: 5
New floor for my Class A

The old carpet in my 2000 34' Ambassador is shot. Question #1: Seems like a wood laminate would look better and be easier to keep clean. Someone said they prefer a wood look-alike vinyl that isn't bothered by dampness or scratches. Any thoughts? Question #2: one bid came in. Labor (only) to rip out old carpet and replace with laminates would take 48 hours at $100/hour. Does that seem reasonable? My first reaction is its outrageous, but I'm naive. Any thoughts? Thanks.
__________________

__________________
DelawareBob 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 01-26-2013, 03:21 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
docj's Avatar
Official iRV2 Sponsor
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 3,712
We used what's called luxury vinyl tile to replace both carpet and ceramic in the living area and kitchen of our MH. We stayed away from laminate partly because of the concern about the effects of water. The product we used was Armstrong Alterna which is a commercially rated tile and is only available from selected Armstrong dealers (check on the website). We installed it nearly a year ago and I am pleased with its scratch resistance and cleanability. Although we used a "stone look" tile there are wood-look ones in the same product family.
__________________

__________________
Joel Weiss--WiFiRanger RV Ambassador
RVParkReviews administrator
2000 40' Beaver Patriot Thunder Princeton CAT C-12
docj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-26-2013, 04:10 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
Steve Ownby's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Cosby, Tn
Posts: 6,392
The price, if the installer knows how to do motorhomes is not too bad. We did this 18 months ago along with several other remodel type improvements and I estimate the floor, including the front step well and all trim was between $5-6,000. This includes the material cost. We had Master Tech in Elkhart, IN do the work and they did an outstanding job. If interested call Master Tech RV and ask for Jack Harris.
__________________
Steve Ownby
Full time since 2007
2003 Monaco Signature
Steve Ownby is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-27-2013, 08:56 AM   #4
Senior Member
 
docj's Avatar
Official iRV2 Sponsor
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 3,712
I forgot to comment on the price in my previous post, but I think it is a bit on the high side. We paid roughly about the same plus $1000 for the new tile and our installation included removal of ceramic glued to the subfloor over half the area. A plywood subfloor was laid as a base for the new tile. The work was done by Custom RV Remodeling & Repair @ Truline RV of Spokane.
__________________
Joel Weiss--WiFiRanger RV Ambassador
RVParkReviews administrator
2000 40' Beaver Patriot Thunder Princeton CAT C-12
docj 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


» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:42 AM.


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