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Old 02-27-2014, 03:28 AM   #1
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New flooring choices

We are thinking about replacing our carpet in the living room. Maybe wood laminate

Has anyone done anything like this?
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Old 02-27-2014, 04:19 AM   #2
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Ordered ours w/o carpet, but still has it on chair slide. They said it had to be on slide due to it not being totally flat at seam. Also if you do go with wood or whatever you should get some "Slide Slickers", sold at most camping suppliers, as the slides when will scratch the flooring, the service center gave us a set for that very problem. Love not having carpet!!
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Old 02-27-2014, 05:58 PM   #3
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We chose not to have carpet in the living area of our 36RL. I'm interested in hearing more about the "Slide Slickers". So far, over two years, we haven't had a problem with the slides scratching the floor but can see where the edge sits while traveling and the bumping up and down is beginning to show. We have placed small thin rugs in strategic places to help prevent the damage whick has helped.
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We ordered our 39RL with no carpet except the stairs and of course, where the chairs are. Going to have vinyl plank throughout when it gets here in a few weeks. Redwood insisted they put their lino on the kitchen slide. We're going over top that.
We've got this in our kitchen at home and it's survived the 120 lb dog no problem. Still looks new. 2 years old
It's made by Laurention. If installed right, is waterproof. Some type of "post it notes" like glue. If you wreck a plank, you can lift it out and put a new one in.
Something important to think about here..... we didn't think of weight till long after we ordered. Figure on around 750lbs for our unit.(around 350 square feet)
Good luck on your choice. Happy travelling
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Old 02-28-2014, 04:27 AM   #5
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Slide Slickers come package of 2 & are plastic strips with non-skid foam on the back & designed to hook into the slide gap & extend about 2-2.5'x6" into coach so that slide glides/rollers run onto them, may have to trim length. No marks now except on slickers, stored away when not in use.
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Old 02-28-2014, 06:22 AM   #6
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When you ordered yours without carpet, is it the square tiles like in the kitchen or is it a wood floor?
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Old 02-28-2014, 01:13 PM   #7
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Haven't seen it yet, but I'm hoping just wood. We had to repeatedly tell them no lino in the kitchen. I'm also going to look into these "Slide Slickers". They sound like a good item to have.
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They will work over carpet as well to help prevent some of those black streaks. Our flooring looks like 12" tiles, but are some kind of laminate, it's not linoleum. They only used this flooring in a few batches 'cause most people didn't like it, we think it looks great.
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They will work over carpet as well to help prevent some of those black streaks. Our flooring looks like 12" tiles, but are some kind of laminate, it's not linoleum. They only used this flooring in a few batches 'cause most people didn't like it, we think it looks great.
One of the reasons we chose our 31sl off the lot was because it was one with the plush carpet and tile floors. We thought it was a step above the rest. It is a very expensive high quality tile. I'm very disappointed to see the newer models going back to the lino. We also have the Quartz countertops that have brought many "Wow's" from people wanting to see the inside. That is no longer offered. In Redwood's defense, they have made some great upgrades since mine was built. They are trying to keep ahead of the competition.
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Ordering a couple sets of these since our carpet is getting tracks and indentations...
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0031NFUHQ/...l_9izt0tcr5p_b
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