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How to: VANLIFE FLOOR

Updated: Nov 2, 2019


By creating a well insulated “floating” floor, your van will stay warmer for much longer which will massively improve your Vanlife adventure. The roof batten structure we use, provides a strong foundation for you to drill into. This prevents screws being drilled into the vehicle floor, which could cause rust. This how-to guide will take you through our 6 step method so you can do it too.

EQUIPMENT NEEDED


•Drill / impact driver •Scrubbing Brush •Paint Brush & Tray •Jigsaw •Circular Saw (recommended but not essential) •Stanley Knife •1m Steel Rule •Straight Edge / Fence •G-Clamps


MATERIALS REQUIRED


•5 x 4.2m Roof Battens (25mm x 50mm)

•2 x 25mm thick Insulation boards (Celotex, Kingspan…)

•3 x sheets of 12mm plywood

•1 x roll of foil tape

•30mm Self-Tapping Screws

•Sikaflex 221 adhesive

•2.5 Ltr white Hammerite paint

•Aluminium or PVC Angle

•Vinyl Flooring


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