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Old 08-20-2018, 12:14 AM   #1
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Torn & Stretches Vinyl Flooring

We had a renter pull in the slide and it had a wood piece wedged underneath. It left a 2 inch gash and slightly stretched vinyl behind. What's the best way to patch or replace flooring damage?
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Old 08-20-2018, 01:04 AM   #2
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Sorry to hear your floor got damaged. Renting out your RV has always been a bad idea. People just don't care enough when it does not belong to them. Hope you charged them for the damage. The best advise I can give you other than calling mobile repair shop is to call Forest River and ask them how they fix tears in flooring.


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Old 08-20-2018, 01:16 AM   #3
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I had a trailer floor redone a couple of years ago and used a local flooring company do the work.
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Old 08-20-2018, 04:02 AM   #4
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Heat gun,adhesive and patience.
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Old 08-20-2018, 09:46 AM   #5
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Heat gun,adhesive and patience.
Sounds about right
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Old 08-20-2018, 09:47 AM   #6
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Sorry to hear your floor got damaged. Renting out your RV has always been a bad idea. People just don't care enough when it does not belong to them. Hope you charged them for the damage. The best advise I can give you other than calling mobile repair shop is to call Forest River and ask them how they fix tears in flooring.


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People have actually been really respectful and this is the first damage case in the 10 months I've been renting. Plus, I've made over $20k renting it out.. which is very much worth it
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10 months I've been renting. Plus, I've made over $20k renting it out.. which is very much worth it

$2000/ month?! I'm in the wrong business!
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Heck yeah. We rent our pop up. No major issues and making money on something that isn't being used.
We had a similar incident happened on our last trip, except for it was a sea shell. Ripped a hole and scratched the floor pretty good.
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Old 08-20-2018, 08:30 PM   #9
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I rent through RVSHARE. They told me Texas is the hottest rental market.
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Old 08-20-2018, 08:36 PM   #10
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Anybody have a particular adhesive they recommend? I have a tear in my vinyl, caused by a screw the slide out rolled over a few times.
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