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Van Conversion: Carpet Lining the Van Walls | Adventures in a Camper
We decided that rather than paneling the van walls with wood, we would carpet it to get a better finish and make it seem warmer. It looks a lot cleaner, has a nicer finish and also helps to further insulate the van and reduce condensation build up while cooking and sleeping. We used the Kiravans Easyliner 4 way stretch carpet in Wheat to get a nice warm but light look to the van. After insulating the walls with insulation board and foam in the smaller gaps, we boarded the walls back up with plywood for a nice finish. It’s recommended to insulate the walls and ply-line the walls before carpeting, to prevent the condensation building up and making the carpet soggy. It also helps to keep the van warm in the colder months and cooler during the summer months. We bought a huge sheet of carpet that we could cut to the size we needed. As we wanted the best finish with no joins, we carpeted each wall with one piece of carpet which gave a nicer finish. It was definitely not an easy job to do alone, so two people is recommended so that one can glue and pull …