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Old 03-19-2018, 09:25 AM   #1
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Snap together vinyl floor

I am replacing my carpet with vinyl flooring. Does anyone know if the slide going in and out will scratch the vinyl?
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It all depends. I put the vinyl plank in my 05 Monaco and it did do a minor scratch. So now I lay a scatter rug at each end and one in the middle where the slide will be when fully closed. We do really like the flooring.
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Very likely, but it depends on the height of the new flooring, the type of slide mechanism (roller, skid, floating, etc), and slide angle & height adjustment. Getting at least some scratch or wear areas is pretty common, but often can be mostly alleviated by placing a thin plastic or metal sheet in the area for the slide to travel over when moving in/out.
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I keep a stash of extra wood floor panels at our son's house and will replace some scratched boards every couple of years. One advantage of a floating floor.
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