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by Norm Frechette
Mon Oct 12, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Skirt vents. Should they be open all year ?
Replies: 4
Views: 649

Re: Skirt vents. Should they be open all year ?

i live in Connecticut

i have skirt vents (built in to skirting) all around my home and have never had a problem (12 years)
by Norm Frechette
Mon Oct 12, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: installing wired speakers for surround, questions?
Replies: 5
Views: 883

Re: installing wired speakers for surround, questions?

no opening ceilings, walls etc

use wire tracks to hide the wires. can be painted to match your wall color

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by Norm Frechette
Tue Mar 17, 2020 8:30 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: two wire thermostat question
Replies: 4
Views: 6978

Re: two wire thermostat question

graveyard

go to the manufacturers website of the thermostat you want to buy and look for their installation documents

everything you want to know will be there

boggenson

Google can tell you

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by Norm Frechette
Sat Feb 09, 2019 7:20 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Data plate covers?
Replies: 2
Views: 530

Re: Data plate covers?

somewhere inside your house should be a paper data plate attached to a wall, cabinet door, inside a closet etc that would contain more info than the tiny plate on the outside https://mobilehomeliving.org/wp-content/uploads/Manufactured-Home-HUD-Tag-DATA-PLATE-EXAMPLE.jpg take a photo of the outside ...
by Norm Frechette
Thu Sep 07, 2017 5:27 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Needing some new stairs
Replies: 4
Views: 1822

Re: Needing some new stairs

google found a bunch of metal mobile home stairs https://www.google.com/search?biw=1455&bih=699&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=metal+mobile+home+stairs&oq=metal+mobile+home+stairs&gs_l=psy-ab.3..0i24k1.13901.16339.0.16755.6.6.0.0.0.0.128.566.5j1.6.0....0...1.1.64.psy-ab..0.2.212...0i13k1.3S...
by Norm Frechette
Mon Sep 04, 2017 5:49 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: The home needs curtains now
Replies: 1
Views: 999

Re: The home needs curtains now

bed bath and beyond

jc penney

walmart

target

kohls

online retailers

whatever department stores are in your area
by Norm Frechette
Tue Jan 17, 2017 9:43 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: can i do this?
Replies: 5
Views: 2096

Re: can i do this?

you can get styrofoam ones for less weight

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by Norm Frechette
Fri Oct 14, 2016 1:15 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Rigid foam insulated skirting
Replies: 7
Views: 6816

Re: Rigid foam insulated skirting

do you really need the expense?

i have lived in my mobile home for 8 years in connecticut and we can get brutal winters and have never had a problem with any kind of freeze up.

just saying
by Norm Frechette
Tue Aug 09, 2016 6:28 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Not really a repair issue but a rules issue
Replies: 10
Views: 3073

Re: Not really a repair issue but a rules issue

smart move. youll find another one
by Norm Frechette
Mon Aug 08, 2016 8:55 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Not really a repair issue but a rules issue
Replies: 10
Views: 3073

Re: Noit really a repair issue but a rules issue

if you are nearby why not go to the mesa arizona building inspector department in the town hall and ask them about your situation
by Norm Frechette
Sun Aug 07, 2016 3:01 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Buying a Single wide in Mesa AZ and found
Replies: 4
Views: 1433

Re: Buying a Single wide in Mesa AZ and found

can you open up the skirting and see where the sewage lines go?

i know where my tank is. it looks like i buried someone in the yard :D

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by Norm Frechette
Sat Aug 06, 2016 8:27 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: mobile home wall strength ?
Replies: 21
Views: 8982

Re: mobile home wall strength ?

even with a multi level roof you can roof it with metal http://www.cwemi.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Metal-mobile-home-roof-over.jpg you could truss only the lower end to the same level as the higher end http://www.waldeneffect.org/20120910trailerroofproject.JPG then do the entire roof http://md-...