I have a 2001 33ft R-Vison Condor on a P32 Chassis with 8.1 vortec. I'd like to install Pergo or similar laminated wood strip tongue/groove flooring. My mechanic tells me that in time the wood strips will seperate due to flexing.
Have any of you had experience with this or know of problems with squeaks, seperation, etc.
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I have installed it in our kitchen at home. The type I used had a interlocking tongue and groove system coated with wax. Also it required a flexible dense foam underlayment. Nothing was glued or nailed. the perimeter had a 1/4 inch clearance hidden with 1/4 matching molding. The entire floor is "floating". I see no reason for it to come loose, since it is nowhere attached. Gravity and perimeter molding is holding it down.
Lots of luck with your project.
I agree with garyspang, let it float and leave a gap around the perimeter for expansion and contraction. Many folks have done this very successfully. Sounds like your mechanic should stick to problems under the hood, not under the roof
Bob & Donna
'98 Gulf Stream Sun Voyager DP being pushed by a '00 Beetle TDI