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Old 09-03-2015, 08:07 PM   #1
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Soft Spot in Floor

I seem to have developed soft spots in the floor in the kitchen. Is this normal?

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Old 09-03-2015, 08:27 PM   #2
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It is not likely normal although I have heard of campers built with flimsy flooring. More probably is water damage rotting your floor. Posting what model camper you have will give owners of the same a chance to share their opinion.


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Old 09-03-2015, 08:30 PM   #3
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No it is not normal. Give us more information. What kind of RV do you have, make, model, year. You probably have a water leak problem. Since you say in the kitchen area did you check any plumbing fittings for possible slow leaks or as someone on another thread mentioned a cracked fitting on the water heater. Do some detective work.
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Old 09-03-2015, 08:59 PM   #4
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It's a 2013 Columbus 5th wheel 370fl. I can't seem to find any leaks, but will do some more investigating. Thanks for the responses.
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Old 09-08-2015, 12:54 PM   #5
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Need to find the source, and stop the leak before you bother with any repair. Nothing worse than fixing something in dry conditions, only for it to happen again from the same problem.

Being a 5th wheel, it likely has a joist-floor, which can likely be repaired in the affected area. Those with ultralites (including laminated floors without joists) are much worse-off when soft spots surface. Ask me how I know.
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