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Old 11-20-2014, 07:22 PM   #1
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Flooring in RV

I just bought my first new motor home a month ago and love it so far even though I haven't got to use it much. It has white ceramic flooring and the groat is coming out between tiles and a lot of them are starting to lift up. Seems crazy for a new RV. Was wondering if anyone else has had problems with there flooring.
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Old 11-20-2014, 08:01 PM   #2
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With all the flexing a motor home does.If they installed the tile and grout with cheap materials it will happen.
Did you buy it new?
A good mortar should not let loose.Pop up a tile and see if it's glued or a mortar (cement base look)
Should use a epoxy grout .and A good mortar and this shouldn't of happened
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Old 11-20-2014, 08:10 PM   #3
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Nope, this should not be happening....

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Old 11-20-2014, 08:25 PM   #4
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I did buy it new. I did talk to dealer and they told me that the whole floor would be redone. You would think that a $170,000.00 motor home wouldn't need a new floor before you get to use it. I have been camping for years now with a Fifth wheel trailer and this is my first Motor Home. Bad experience for first motor home.
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Old 11-20-2014, 08:41 PM   #5
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Sorry for your experience, but don't let it sour you on class a's. I've got a Berkshire and had a few issues when I got it. Same feeling, all this money and having problems....but Forest River stood behind everything and now I love the coach. Unfortunately, most coaches have problems the first year....kind of like cars in the 60's and 70's. Good luck and hang in there....


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Old 11-21-2014, 02:34 AM   #6
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agree with everyone it should not be happening, but FR is great at taken care of issues and most issues will happen in the first yr. Sorry that it happened but once you get her back you'll love the MH over the fiver, we do!! Even your million dollar rigs have issues it's how the company stands behind what they make which makes the difference. Also having a great dealer helps in the overall experience.
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Old 11-21-2014, 06:30 PM   #7
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Hi I just bought a 2015 378xl and doing the pdi and see my grout is come out to did even used it het but its little things its my second one and we love it
hang in there
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Old 11-22-2014, 02:36 PM   #8
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on my stick house had some tile added in a walk way and the tile stores carried a grout in a silicone tube. It matched perfectly and it will never come loose because it a silicone type not a sand blend. Some installers use this around the edges so there is a give. Worth a try if its just the grout coming loose.
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thanks Ramair I will try that on mine my dealer is order the grout but I like your idea better because is silicone if I can matched its what I will used thanks


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If your talking about caulk with sand in it.It is not grout.It is made for small edges where you don't walk on it .
I been in the flooring business 25 years and been a manager of a flooring distributor.And never seen grout in a tube....
You use it on tile floors to keep water out of edges. (Like bath tubs)It does not last long either.
Epoxy grout is the best.
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