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Old 11-10-2016, 07:45 PM   #1
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Wood floor or vinyl floor....

Would like opinions on wood floors on Forest river campers, fifth wheels etc. Are they durable or any problems with them. Its a $145.00 option and would like to know if its worth it.
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Old 11-10-2016, 08:14 PM   #2
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Its not real wood,its residential grade laminate.We dont have it in the wolf pack and I dont think I would want it.We have it in 4 of the rooms of the house and it does not do well with moisture or abrasion.
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Old 11-10-2016, 08:16 PM   #3
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The "wood" floor in my Sabre is actually vinyl, I'm guessing for that price you would be getting the same thing. Mine seem fairly durable although I did have a slide tear the floor in the bunkhouse. I have wood treads on the stairs in the front of the fifth wheel and they appear to be holding up nicely as well.
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Old 11-10-2016, 08:46 PM   #4
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The wood floor in our Puma is actually vinyl, as well.


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Old 11-10-2016, 09:42 PM   #5
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Vinyl is final... Until it rips.....

Laminate don't hold up well as stated previously. We have it in some high traffic rooms in our home and it's been replaced once in 10 years and needs replacing again.

I'd go with the standard vinyl sheet and be happy. Thats what we have in our unit and it's fine. I believe it's Armstrong and it gas some 'give' to it.
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Vinyl is final... Until it rips.....

Laminate don't hold up well as stated previously. We have it in some high traffic rooms in our home and it's been replaced once in 10 years and needs replacing again.

I'd go with the standard vinyl sheet and be happy. Thats what we have in our unit and it's fine. I believe it's Armstrong and it gas some 'give' to it.
Interesting I guess all brands are different, we have had laminate floors in our home for over 15 years with high traffic and two heavy dogs and their nails, but it looks new like the day we had it put in. No wear.
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Old 11-10-2016, 10:09 PM   #7
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Interesting I guess all brands are different, we have had laminate floors in our home for over 15 years with high traffic and two heavy dogs and their nails, but it looks new like the day we had it put in. No wear.
THIS is the same result in our house! Youroo! !
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THIS is the same result in our house! Youroo! !
X3- and I run a dog business in my home. I would prefer vinyl to wood for camping though.
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Old 11-11-2016, 01:54 PM   #9
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Would like opinions on wood floors on Forest river campers, fifth wheels etc. Are they durable or any problems with them. Its a $145.00 option and would like to know if its worth it.
My wife loves the laminate in our 360PDEK...it cleans well and has had no problems...Even when I get out of the shower and there's water on the floor, I dry it up.. it's no big deal...It looks good too....We only have been full-timers for 6 months...time will tell
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Interesting I guess all brands are different, we have had laminate floors in our home for over 15 years with high traffic and two heavy dogs and their nails, but it looks new like the day we had it put in. No wear.
X4! We have had laminate floors in our home for 12 years or longer and they look as good as the day we put them in (Pergo brand). This is with two very active dogs and all kinds of kid traffic.
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Old 11-11-2016, 02:24 PM   #11
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Vinyl plank is the way to go we put it our Mobile Suites 5 years ago still looks good did buy a commercial grade that glued down no problem even with slides rolling across
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Old 11-11-2016, 02:25 PM   #12
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The $145 option is for a wood "LOOK"floor. Its nothing more than an upgraded resilient vinyl floor that is slightly thicker than the standard vinyl floor which looks like stone tile. Its thicker so they can emboss the wood grain look into it. None of it is a "laminate".

Its made by Beauflor.
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Old 11-11-2016, 02:34 PM   #13
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We have the wood look floor in our Windjammer. It is not wood, nor is it a laminate. It is wood look vinyl (linoleum) sheet flooring. As such it has exactly the same durability as the standard vinyl flooring, but it hides dirt better. We like it, plus it doesn't look just like everybody else's floor.
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Yup. It's all really vinyl sheet flooring in either a wide plank wood look or a ceramic tile look. We prefer the tile look because we feel it mimics tile better than the wood. It's just your personal preference. I think they cost the same when ordering.
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Yup. It's all really vinyl sheet flooring in either a wide plank wood look or a ceramic tile look. We prefer the tile look because we feel it mimics tile better than the wood. It's just your personal preference. I think they cost the same when ordering.

The wood look floor is a $145 option for Rockwood.
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Would like opinions on wood floors on Forest river campers, fifth wheels etc. Are they durable or any problems with them. Its a $145.00 option and would like to know if its worth it.
It would help if would if you posted what brands you're asking about, since there are around 100 different brands under the FR umbrella. Most have different flooring patterns options.
Only high end RVs have wood floors available.
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I stand corrected then. I hadn't seen your post when I started typing mine. I guess I'd save the $145 then if I were ordering a new Rockwood or Flagstaff.
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Your right, talked to dealer today and they said same thing. I also asked if the wood look floor would have wooden stairs instead of carpeted stairs they said yes, hope their right.THX
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We opted for the "wood like" floors in our Flagstaff 27RLWS, Emerald Edition when we ordered it.....wife loves the look of it... easy to clean as far as she's concerned.
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Old 11-12-2016, 09:38 AM   #20
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We have the wood look in our Flagstaff 832 OKBS Emerald edition with miminal carpet option in lr and kitchen area. DW likes it, easy to maintain with traffic from grands and our full time fur baby.
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