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Old 05-10-2014, 10:48 PM
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enclosed trailer floor, what kind of plywood?????

was going to replace the plywood floor in my enclosed trailer. my questions are,
1. what kind of wood do I use? I know 3/4 inch but don't know what kind.
2. pressure treated or no??
I kinda think don't use pressure treated because its softer and not as strong. but just want to buy like whatever trailer companies use stock.
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Old 05-11-2014, 01:03 AM
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There is nothing wrong with p/t wood are you going to paint the floor then regular is fine if your not I would go with the p/t.
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Old 05-12-2014, 09:18 AM
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i have seen some mfg's using an engineered product on the floor now. stealth calls it ''rainblock'', but there are several variations for essentially the same product. they claim its impervious to water, oil, etc but i'm kinda leery never had any experience with the stuff. visually it seems to be a good product but as far as how long it lasts i have no idea
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Old 05-21-2014, 12:32 AM
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Painted "CDX" plywood will work just fine, and if you want a "non skid" surface, mix about 2 cups of "play sand" per gallon of paint. gives you a nice sand texture on the floor and you won't slip.
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Old 05-21-2014, 12:39 AM
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What's the best kind of paint to use? Any deck and floor paint..
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Old 05-28-2014, 08:04 PM
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Mine came that 3/4" advantech stuff, i put a layer of 3/8" textured exterior siding on top of that, found at hdepot it comes in 4x8 sheets, then i jusy thompson water sealed it

its held up good last 4 years, but the texture roughness has wore down in the traffic lanes

next time i will bite the bullit and have it linex
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Old 05-28-2014, 09:09 PM
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I would use 3/4 PT Yellawood it is very excellent quality.
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Painted "CDX" plywood will work just fine, and if you want a "non skid" surface, mix about 2 cups of "play sand" per gallon of paint. gives you a nice sand texture on the floor and you won't slip.
Agreed. Use the cheap non PT stuff. I've neve painted the inside floors. Non skid or sand mix on the ramp is a good idea.
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Old 05-28-2014, 10:06 PM
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I used decking boards....they are 5/4 x 6 x 8 i think. They were less than $3 a board when I bought them a few years ago.. Way better than plywood IMO...treated and you can replace just single boards when damaged.
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If you got 1/2 ply and doubled it up installing it longways then the other layer sideways it would never budge or break super strength
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