Hi guys,

I want to run some ideas by you. My husband had a day off yesterday and so he's out there with me and the trailer. I'm looking at the floors and seeing where and how to fix the spots that need to be fixed. Ideally I would replace the whole floor, but I just don't want to mess with the walls at all so I'm planning on patching some spots.

Well, my husband wants to just put a new plywood floor over the existing floor. Is this even possible?  On the bottom of the trailer we noticed there is a thing layer of sheet metal or something maybe just a little thicker than aluminum that is under the whole floor. He doesn't want me to mess that up by patching the floor in places.

Can you guys give me your thought of whether this will work or not?

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If there is rot in the bad places it must be cut out or it will keep spreading. Even if you cover it. If its not rotten soft wood then covering it will work.

winnebago did some strange things. 3/8 ply laminated to foam and the sheetmetal. stringers in unlikely places. construction adhesive with ply overlay. pilot top layer and dont strip securing screws. table saw bottom of drawers or doors that dont clear new floor height. pay attention to any appliance on floor level that may no longer slide out of opening. clearance these above so they are not trapped by new floor.

Thanks guys. So I guess it's not as crazy as I thought it would've been there's only 1 spot where it full on rot. I do plan on getting that out of there and replacing  it, but good to know I can do that.

Hi Angie, nice Winnebago camper. Installing a plywood floor cover should fix your rv. We do not see many of these 70's models.

Thanks Jimco I appreciate your reply. I'm excited that it will work cuz I was really not wanting to take up the whole floor. I'm excited to get things moving along. You're right I have not seen very many of these. And I have looked!




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