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Old 11-07-2013, 12:47 PM   #1
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I would like to put a new interior floor in my overlander,has anyone had any luck with using a floating wood plank floor.My concern is that it might pop up while in motion...Thanks for you advice..God Bless

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Old 11-07-2013, 01:54 PM   #2
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I have floating vinyl flooring. It doesn't go anywhere. I was scared to use wood because of moisture and water leaks/spills

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Old 11-07-2013, 01:56 PM   #3
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Most of the floating floor products interlock. If the edge is held with trim. I don't think it would pop up while traveling.
My biggest concern is the expansion and contraction due to moisture and temperature swings of 140 degrees.
-40 in the winter and 100+ in the summer.
Many people use this type of flooring.
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Old 11-08-2013, 07:06 AM   #4
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I do get some expanding and contracting. I only notice it because I havnt installed the "base boards" yet. but I don't notice it in the floor itself
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Old 11-08-2013, 07:42 AM   #5
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Leave room for expansion all around the perimeter (just like a home install) and don't fasten it to the subfloor.
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