How to protect inside of van garage?

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  1. Chockswahay

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    I want to protect the flat surfaces in my vans garage. I was thinking PVC sheet or something similar but I can not find anything suitable (at the right price or locally).

    Does anyone have any ideas please?

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    I used a sheet of the white plastic sign writers use. It proved to be very resilient.
     
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    why not use thin ply? easy to cut..not expensive
     
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    I use the dinner table heat insulation ( bought by the meter) cut it to size , double side adhesive tape to keep in in position...keeps the warmth in the van, protect's the Paper:Sad: wood veneer of the garage walls and partially stops the contents ratting against the floor etc etc:Cool:
     
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    I like the plastic idea but dunno where to buy it

    Plywood would be ok but trying to avoid all that dust etc

    Table protector.............hmm a bit pricey

    I had wondered about vinyl flooring but thats not cheap

    Thanks so far guys
     
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    We use the interlocking mats which connect like a jigsaw to line our small box trailer so similar to a garage. As with table insulation material used double sided tape to keep them in place. Often get them quite cheap in Lidl or the like. Some people use similar as a mat or groundsheet for an awning so double use.
     
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    For the floor in the garage we used 1/2 phenolic plywood very hard wearing and waterproof
     
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    hippo tape - it is the plastic that you had one your carpet when you viewed your van - sticky back stuff, good as it can be renewed.

    Or I quite like the garage floor tile idea mentioned earlier! Far better fix! Stops sliding items/rattles etc
     
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    Thanks everyone, used thin plywood in the end :BigGrin:
     
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    We use breathable groundsheet material in the boot bit of our MH. Protects the surface and stops stuff from sliding around. Also very cheap.
     
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