It was time for the plywood to be added to the Poly-Iso insulation panels on the floor of the cargo van. I use the paper templates that I made previously to remove the cut-outs from the sheets of plywood and add dadoes to form an interlocking system. Although I ended up sealing the plywood at… Continue reading Plywood Sub-Floor Installation
Laying a sub-floor in an RV consists of many individual steps. After removing the tie-downs, insulating the wheel wells, creating plywood templates, cutting and gluing the strips of Poly-Iso to the floor, I’m now completing the insulation by filling the voids with a spray foam application. Although it is a closed-cell, waterproof foam, after cutting… Continue reading Spray Foam Floor Insulation
Gluing Insulation Every RV should have Insulation and gluing it is the best way to keep it in place. As part of the Insulated Floor Project, I just finished gluing all the individual pieces of Poly-Iso insulation board between the floor ribs of the Ford Transit floor. You can read about all the details, and… Continue reading Insulate Your RV Floor – Part Four
Cutting Poly-Iso After having done the preparation by removing the tie-downs and by applying sound insulation to the wheel wells and preparing to cut the plywood by making paper templates. The next step is cutting the insulation boards. Types and amounts of insulation have always been a controversial subject amongst us DIY’ers and in all… Continue reading Insulate Your RV Floor – Part Three
Paper Plywood Templates After having done the preparation by removing the tie-downs and by applying sound insulation to the wheel wells, I’m preparing to cut the plywood sheets to fit around the wheel wells and pillars. You can read in greater detail about this part of the project at Insulated Floor – Paper Templates. Making… Continue reading Insulate Your RV Floor – Part Two
Another last-minute task. This morning I sprayed the stainless steel bolts, that hold the sub-floor in its place, with some undercoating, to prevent future rust. In the coming weeks I’ll be posting all the details and videos. You can find the project at Mod: Insulated Floor.