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Old 12-09-2007, 03:29 PM   #1
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Question Want to Replace Carpet in 73 31ft suggestions?

I am ready to replace the carpet in my 31 ft 1973 Airstream and I wanted to get suggestions? I have heard that tile or squares of vinyl will not work because of flex. I would appreciate all opinions and comments.

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Old 12-09-2007, 04:41 PM   #2
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Andy, there's a zillion threads on this very subject. Most of them (80%) tear out the carpet and put in pergo-type flooring. Another 15% put in tiles or linoleum. The 5% that stick with carpet do so because they live north of the arctic cirlce and want the floor to be as warm as possible.

Once you start removing the carpet you will see why few members ever want to go back to carpet. If you need carpet, use throw rugs--they clean up nice and easy and if not, they replace easy.


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Old 12-09-2007, 04:48 PM   #3
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thanks for input
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Old 12-09-2007, 05:16 PM   #4
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Check out the thread "has anyone tried this flooring" if you want an alternate to pergo, vinyl sq's or carpet. Several folks have tied faux wood vinyl and I am unanimous in it's suitability.
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