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Old 10-06-2009, 08:29 PM   #15
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Old 10-07-2009, 07:55 AM   #16
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Hi jdsr. I did not have a rest easy sofa, that is one reason I removed the original(jacknife sofa). It was not hard to remove, the hardest part was getting the replacement through the doorway. The replacement is a queen sleeper sofa, it takes a lot of room when opened, but the replacement chair is easily temporarily moved & I made a portable cover for the stairwell to prevent someone from accidentally falling in the hole.
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Old 10-07-2009, 10:06 AM   #17
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Hi jdsr. I did not have a rest easy sofa, that is one reason I removed the original(jacknife sofa). It was not hard to remove, the hardest part was getting the replacement through the doorway. The replacement is a queen sleeper sofa, it takes a lot of room when opened, but the replacement chair is easily temporarily moved & I made a portable cover for the stairwell to prevent someone from accidentally falling in the hole.
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Old 10-08-2009, 08:44 PM   #18
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I replaced all the carpet in my 36ft Journey DL with a high grade linoleum that looks like wood. It also has a padded backing which i would think helps reduce road noise. Real nice stuff. I paid $2,000 total including installation. Local floor guy had it done in 2 days. Looks amazing. Not a fan of laminate bc water can get under it causing bubbles.
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Old 10-08-2009, 10:11 PM   #19
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We replaced ours in a 2004 Winnebago Sightseer 35N with Pergo Laminate from Home Depot. Replaced it from front seat belt posts to just before the bathroom door. Did not track cost but as I remember it was well under $1,000.
As others have commented it is easy to keep up, looks good, & a few area rugs
let you change the look easily & as often as you like.
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looked at your albums and what a great change...did you do all the work yourself??????????looks just like home...
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Old 10-09-2009, 03:32 AM   #20
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I replaced all the carpet in my 36ft Journey DL with a high grade linoleum that looks like wood. It also has a padded backing which i would think helps reduce road noise. Real nice stuff. I paid $2,000 total including installation. Local floor guy had it done in 2 days. Looks amazing. Not a fan of laminate bc water can get under it causing bubbles.

Just wondering what you did with the carpet that is on the main slide? Our slide goes out and then down. It worries me about replacing the carpet because of that. What happens if you get a rock or something that will scratch the flooring?
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I covered the area under the main slide in linoleum too. So far no problems. goes in and out just as smooth as ever. I travel with 2 bulldogs so getting rid of all the carpet made the rv alot easier to maintain. Check out the pics. I think it makes it like a new rv.
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Just purchased seven cases of Traffic Master Dimensions Resilient Flooring-Allure, from Home Depot ($1.79 sq ft) and plan to do the installation myself once the weather cools down. Will leave the carpet around the cockpit and bedroom. Never want to deal with carpeting again, just too much upkeep.
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Hi, When I saw your post I was interested and checked on Allure through Google. I found a blog that told a frightening story of a smell problem with the flooring. I don't remember the web site, but it should be easy to find. I think you will be glad you did.
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Old 10-09-2009, 05:54 PM   #23
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Hi Faye. Thanks for the positive input; yes my Bride & I completed these projects by ourselves.
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Hi Faye. Thanks for the positive input; yes my Bride & I completed these projects by ourselves.
You did some job. It looks amazing. How long did that take you? I do not know why they do not come from the factory standard without carpets. Rug is way too hard to maintain.
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I covered the area under the main slide in linoleum too. So far no problems. goes in and out just as smooth as ever. I travel with 2 bulldogs so getting rid of all the carpet made the rv alot easier to maintain. Check out the pics. I think it makes it like a new rv.
did you remove your sofa?
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did you remove your sofa?
Yes. I had everything taken out, covered in linoleum, then bolted back down.
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Hey Stardalo

Here is the reason we put in Laminate flooring.

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