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Van Conversion - Installing Vinyl Flooring | Adventures in a Camper
Installing the Vinyl Flooring So we cut our windows out, carpet lined the walls and made the bed frame. The next thing to do was to install the flooring! We decided to go with vinyl flooring to keep weight down. I know a lot of DIY conversions use laminate flooring, but man that stuff is heavy, and for fuel economy, we don’t want to be lugging the equivalent of 4/5 boxes of laminate flooring around with us on our travels, using up our fuel supplies! Some people also opt for planks of real wood. Some use reclaimed wood pallets, some use new wood. We opted for vinyl flooring. It’s easy to clean, soft under your feet and is more insulating (in our opinion at least). It just makes it feel more homely. What you’ll need: * Vinyl Flooring * Stanley knife * Thin double sided cloth tape We bought ours online from a flooring supplier (not sure which). We just looked around, ordered a few samples of ones that we liked the look of then picked our favourite and it came rolled up ready to use. We decided to go for a regular wood effect to keep with the design …