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Old 11-07-2018, 04:09 PM   #1
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Smile What's under my carpet?

I have a 2008 Winnebago Destination 39W class A motorhome that was manufactured with linoleum in the kitchen and bathroom, with carpet in all other areas. It looks like the carpet was installed over the linoleum, but I'm wondering if anyone knows how far the linoleum extends under the carpet. I want to pull up the carpet, and would like to leave the linoleum in place if it's in good enough condition. I'll leave the carpet on the slideouts. Thanks!
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Old 11-07-2018, 09:14 PM   #2
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If it's like my '04 Adventurer, the tiles/vinyl, only goes under the carper a few inches.

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Old 11-08-2018, 11:50 AM   #3
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Thanks for the info, Tim.
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Old 11-08-2018, 03:07 PM   #4
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Beyond the vinyl it will be unfinished plywood. I'm not familiar with your model but it may be metal in the cockpit area.
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If it's anything like our 2007 Sightseer, the linoleum doesn't go very far under the carpet. We removed all the carpet and linoleum in our coach. Up by the captain's chairs, there is metal under the carpet with incredibly sticky glue. It is the worst stuff I have ever encountered. My original plan was to put linoleum back in everywhere, but that glue is impossible to remove. We are putting carpet back down under the captain's chairs and linoleum everywhere else. Our slides come in right on the carpet with no rollers, so we are going to have several carpet-covered pieces of wood to put down when we put the slides in so it doesn't scratch the vinyl.

I tried to salvage our carpets by cleaning them when we purchased this in September and unfortunately only succeeded in making mud. It was disgusting. I'm not sure this rig was ever cleaned in its lifetime :( Vinyl isn't as soft and plush on the feet, but at least it can be truly cleaned!
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