Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-08-2016, 10:10 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2013
Posts: 571
Fake hardwood flooring... How to remove?

Is it attatched with glue? Loose? Thinking of installing quiet warmth heating film under.
__________________

__________________
Kuba is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-16-2016, 11:39 PM   #2
Go Pack Go!!
 
codespy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2015
Location: Packerland
Posts: 93
My FR Wildwood did not have any glue when I replaced it last year....it was last loose everywhere.
__________________

__________________
1994 Damon Hornet 27R
2016 Wildwood 4092BFL (Still Getting Fixed by Dealer After Production)
codespy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-17-2016, 08:44 AM   #3
Senior Member
 
shughey00's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2015
Posts: 161
Doubtful it is attached down...should be floating. The few I have replaced in my RV's are not attached. The exception is if it goes under a slide then in this case the edge under the slide will be.
Whether you can remove it and not damage it depends. Then again a great time to put in new if you like..and you have a pattern already from the old.
__________________
shughey00 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-17-2016, 09:38 AM   #4
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2013
Posts: 571
Guys, were your trailers old? My trailer is 3 years old. Its a salem cruise lite 26rks model.
__________________
Kuba is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-18-2016, 09:24 PM   #5
Go Pack Go!!
 
codespy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2015
Location: Packerland
Posts: 93
Mine was a 2008....but I don't think it matters. Glue=additional/unnecessary cost. Unnecessary costs to manufacture RV=lower profits. Hence- I don't think you will find much glue for flooring in RV's.
__________________
1994 Damon Hornet 27R
2016 Wildwood 4092BFL (Still Getting Fixed by Dealer After Production)
codespy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-18-2016, 09:39 PM   #6
Wanna Be Camper
 
SaskCampers's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
Posts: 2,370
I had to have the floor repaired in a unit back in 2009 and the Service Manager told me the floors are glued around the edges only.
__________________

John & Deb
2011 F250 Lariat FX4 Crew Cab 6.2
2011 Flagstaff V-Lite 30WRLS
Days Camped 2016: 3 2017: 0
SaskCampers is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-18-2016, 09:45 PM   #7
Go Pack Go!!
 
codespy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2015
Location: Packerland
Posts: 93
Luckily we had none in ours....and we had a 12' hallway on the edge/side of our RV and a living room with vinyl where the patio door is. No glue whatsoever. Guess we got lucky.
__________________
1994 Damon Hornet 27R
2016 Wildwood 4092BFL (Still Getting Fixed by Dealer After Production)
codespy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-06-2016, 12:07 PM   #8
Senior Member
 
Too Tall's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Posts: 814
My fake hardwood is not glued but an easy way to tell is to test it with a vacuum cleaner. The vacuum will lift it if it's not glued. Mine lifts right up.
__________________
Rockwood 2104S, 2014 Ram 2500 Diesel.
USMC 68 -70
Too Tall is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-06-2016, 12:21 PM   #9
Senior Member
 
cdangel0's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Posts: 148
It's probably not glued. Due to the huge temperature and humidity swings inside an RV if it were glued it could swell and buckle.
__________________

__________________
Craig & Lynn D'Angelo
Delaware

cdangel0 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
flooring

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




ForestRiverForums.com is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:24 AM.