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Old 08-27-2014, 04:20 PM   #1
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Squeaky bathroom floor 8280ws

I asked this question in the 5th wheel --> Rockwood forum but didn't receive any replies so I thought I'd try here...

The bathroom floor on out 5th wheel squeaks when we walk on it. It sounds as if the floor is rubbing on the bottom of the shower stall, but I'm not sure. I know the floor flexes slightly when weight is applied, which is fine, but it would be really nice if I could get rid of this squeaking...

Any ideas?

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Old 08-28-2014, 05:25 AM   #2
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Mine does on a 29 RE. Watched with basement door open with wife in camper. Looked like the aluminum rail was flexing.

In other places on the camper I have noticed they have washers wedged in between stud and floor. Assume this is FR fix.

I will mess with it one day but I want to put insulation between the floor joists and strap it up to help on heating and cooling.

It reminds me of the old house I grew up in but I don't think it hurting anything. But I have been wrong.

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Old 08-28-2014, 10:52 AM   #3
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Yes, I'm sure it's caused by the flexing of the studs/joists... which is not, in itself a real problem to me but I'm guessing that because the shower bottom 'pan' doesn't move the same way/time, it makes a squeak.

I guess the answer would be to stop the flexing or somehow separate the floor and the shower. No idea how that could be accomplished!

Thanks for the reply.
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Old 09-04-2014, 09:24 PM   #4
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Totally agree with cachencouple. I have two places on my Flagstaff 5r. In fron of the stove and outside of the forward bathroom.
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