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Old 01-06-2019, 09:15 AM   #11
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Maybe get an emergency exit window or two for the driver's side.
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Old 01-06-2019, 09:17 AM   #12
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a bit late for this tip, but --- as a painting and general contractor for 40+ years, I did many smoke and water damage restorations - one of the more difficult jobs were OSB sub floors in trailers that had water damage - the OSB swells up when it's wet and has to be pulled out and replaced - regular plywood seldom has that problem
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a bit late for this tip, but --- as a painting and general contractor for 40+ years, I did many smoke and water damage restorations - one of the more difficult jobs were OSB sub floors in trailers that had water damage - the OSB swells up when it's wet and has to be pulled out and replaced - regular plywood seldom has that problem

Yup, agreed. If it can't be pulled up for whatever reason, it might be best to seal any exposed surfaces with a couple/few coats of Drylok waterproof paint.
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a bit late for this tip, but --- as a painting and general contractor for 40+ years, I did many smoke and water damage restorations - one of the more difficult jobs were OSB sub floors in trailers that had water damage - the OSB swells up when it's wet and has to be pulled out and replaced - regular plywood seldom has that problem
Thanks for the tip. I went back and forth on this and convinced myself that the OSB would be ok. Now that it's been laying there for a few days, each board is bowing in the middle. I've told myself a thousand times on different projects to "do it right the first time"! I guess I'm a slow learner. Probably going to replace the floor now.
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Old 01-06-2019, 02:39 PM   #15
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that's a bummer - 5/8ths tongue and groove plywood with lots of screws should work very well
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Old 01-06-2019, 02:54 PM   #16
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Thanks Geminus. I like your floor plans but I didn't mention that my bus has to sleep three people. What design program are you using?
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