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Old 06-07-2011, 03:57 PM   #1
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Question New Floor

Hi, I have a 1978 31' Airsteam I have removed the old carpet and want to install a new floor over the existing plywood underlay. I am fairly handy and am thinking either vinyle or laminate, which is easier? What preparation would I need to do to lay stick down tiles? Tks Bev

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I would question the stick down tiles with the temperatures swings you will have up north. That would be easier but may not last a long without lifting around the edges.

Consider removing the cabinets, not the kitchen sink cabinet, and putting down laminate. Removing the cabinets is easy and gives you a good area to work in and greatly reduces the cutting. I used Armstrong product mainly because of the color match and the locking system they use. So laminates would be hard to lock in place in a small area.
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Old 07-18-2011, 10:34 AM   #3
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I used engineered hard wood flooring with tile at entry and center bath. 5 years and thousands of miles later it held up well.
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