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Old 01-22-2014, 11:09 AM   #1
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Carpet removal

Has anyone removed all of the carpet in their camper to go to all hard flooring? Right now our 5th wheel only has carpet on the slide area & from the steps up into the bedroom. I'd like to remove all of the carpet & replace with hard floor (vinyl?). My concern is at the transition are of the slide out. Has anyone done this?

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Old 01-26-2014, 02:19 PM   #2
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I see no one has responded. I have a little experience but it was in an older TT that did not have a slide out. It was 90 percent carpeted, when we removed it, it was all linoleum under it. I would recommend doing a couple of things. One call Jayco with your VIN number and ask what the floor is under the carpet of the Slide. Secondly you could pull a small corner up, and look.

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Old 01-26-2014, 06:39 PM   #3
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On many of the newer Jayco's they are putting Reflective Bubble type material under the carpet in the slides to help improve the insulation since the slide floor is just a piece of plywood.
Do not know if the Reflective Bubble type material does a whole lot but I guess it is better than nothing.
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Old 01-26-2014, 09:30 PM   #4
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A friend pulled the worn carpet on his trailer (another brand) and put down Pergo. He just did a few rows and then ran the slide in. The stuff was to thick and it all bunched up.
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