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We lost our male bun a few months ago, we weren't going to get another bun because taking care of two cages and the common area was too much for my BF (bad knees) and I'm really allergic to the bunnies so can't do too much where hair is getting kicked up. Any way, the rescue I foster for got in a rabbit whose owner had just passed away. I offered the idea of just dividing the room with an expen, instead of using two crates and rotating out of cage time, and my BF was agreeable to this. The problem I forgot to consider was having a not litter trained bunny. I didn't realize how bad it was until this morning when I went into the room and realized, he's been peeing almost exclusively outside of the litter box, so the rug pieces (peel and stick rug tiles work great...usually) are really gross. I'm thinking of using vinyl (or something like it) on his side of the room, at least until we work on his box habits. I won't really have an opportunity to let the fumes gas off though so I'm wondering if there is a product (either sheets or peel and stick) that would be safe to immediately install in their room.
 

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Wood laminate is a popular flooring right now that is waterproof and can be used in bathrooms, kitchens, anywhere. It is not glued-- so no odors.

You need to be sure it is the good stuff with a lifetime warranty and not a cheap knock off. Floor & Decor carries it (Aguaguard) and here's a sample link from Home Depot:

The sample is just by way of example. But it would be best to go see the options and find one that has lots of texture to it. The more texture the better. Some rabbit won't walk on slippery flooring. I've seen some that have good grain to them similar to real, unpolished wood.

That's one option anyway.
 

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Wood laminate is a popular flooring right now that is waterproof and can be used in bathrooms, kitchens, anywhere. It is not glued-- so no odors.

You need to be sure it is the good stuff with a lifetime warranty and not a cheap knock off. Floor & Decor carries it (Aguaguard) and here's a sample link from Home Depot:

The sample is just by way of example. But it would be best to go see the options and find one that has lots of texture to it. The more texture the better. Some rabbit won't walk on slippery flooring. I've seen some that have good grain to them similar to real, unpolished wood.

That's one option anyway.
hmmm...but wouldn't moisture slip down between the connection points?
 

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Laminates are considered floating floors, so basically you take off the old flooring and lay this one down. No nailing like wood floors, just interlock them together. It's an easy DIY job.
 

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Laminates are considered floating floors, so basically you take off the old flooring and lay this one down. No nailing like wood floors, just interlock them together. It's an easy DIY job.
Very cool, I wouldn’t want anything permanent just looking to protect my wood floors!
 
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