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Old 07-13-2012, 07:30 PM   #15
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I know that in a home, you need to be concerned about expansion, but I think the issue is minimal in the short distances of a motorhome.

What I know is that leaving the recommended gap at the edges of this floating floor allowed the flooring to move enough to open up at the ends of the planks in the center of motorhome, where the frame has the most flex. Or whatever the reason, the "click-lock" tongue and groove is not strong enough to hold the ends of the planks together in this one part of the MH.

I WILL glue mine down to the subfloor, if I do this again.

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Old 07-15-2012, 09:27 AM   #16
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I can understand gluing it down, I am afraid that if and when I have to replace it I would have a real project if I did that. I've had to do-over so many things in my life that I try to think about the easiest way to rip out what I put in. And thats not just the rv...

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