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Old 05-21-2020, 02:38 PM   #1
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Name: Delaney
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Help a newbie

Hello everyone! I've owned my beloved burro for 5 years now but haven't updated anything yet (it's in good shape). I know there are many threads to look at but I was having trouble navigating on my phone. If you have websites, video links, or suggestions on where to find good information please share. Otherwise I thought it wouldn't hurt to ask!

I took down the old carpet headliner and would like to put up the tin ceiling tiles from home Depot. I bought 3M adhesive and reflectix to put up first.
Any advice?

I bought butyl tape and a Maxxair fan smoke standard model and plan to replace the vent.
Any advice?

I am looking to buy vinyl plank flooring to replace the laminate that is currently in.
Any advice?

My real dream is to paint the exterior... I've read a million threads on that but still don't know if it's worth it. I'll start with the inside and see if I build momentum or get burnt out for now.

I'm capable and crafty but have never done any of these things and don't have a clue or help. I just taught myself to do the tape, mud and texture on drywall though, so I can certainly learn new skills with some direction and videos!

Thanks everyone! Can't wait to get some updates going.

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Old 05-21-2020, 04:24 PM   #2
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I did the plank flooring thing, but am looking at doing something different. There is enough flex in the floor that they will not stay together for a lot of miles. Or at least mine did not.
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