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by betty
Mon Jun 16, 2014 11:22 pm
Forum: All Other HVAC Questions
Topic: water smells...
Replies: 3
Views: 9135

water smells...

Does anyone have alot of problems with their water smelling? I've lived in a park for along time, other than the one I'm in now & they have all had rusty, iron-y, water? What I have now is water thats very iron-y smelling but also tastes that way & recently the water really smells horrible of sulfur...
by betty
Mon Jun 16, 2014 11:06 pm
Forum: Off Topic Discussions
Topic: outdoor antenna
Replies: 2
Views: 9573

outdoor antenna

I was wondering if anyone has an outdoor antenna, for those of us who cant afford cable bills, I need to find an antenna that will work! The ones I have in the house go in & out alot & it drives me crazy! SO what antennas work in a mobile home with metal siding (indoor or outdoors)& me being in the ...
by betty
Mon Nov 18, 2013 7:49 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: windows-replace or take out completely????
Replies: 12
Views: 5304

Re: windows-replace or take out completely????

thanks everyone for the advice, its probably going to end up being replacing them all in the summer b/c I seriously doubt I will be able to find the same pattern & texture or anything like what is on the outside of my home & I dont want to deal with having everything mismatched until I get money to ...
by betty
Mon Nov 18, 2013 7:46 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: windows-replace or take out completely????
Replies: 12
Views: 5304

Re: windows-replace or take out completely????

Norm Frechette wrote:i wonder why you would take out windows and make the inside darker?

it would be like living in a basement.
No I'd still have 10 windows which is still alot compared to some of the other homes in my park... but I was asking due to the money to replace
by betty
Mon Nov 18, 2013 7:45 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: windows-replace or take out completely????
Replies: 12
Views: 5304

Re: windows-replace or take out completely????

Regardless of your choice to replace or remove you should first speak with your local building inspector to determine if what you plan is according to the local building code. It is easier than being half way through a reno and be faced with a building code violation and fine. I live in a private p...
by betty
Mon Nov 18, 2013 7:42 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Question on mice
Replies: 14
Views: 5734

Re: Question on mice

highway wrote:throw some bars of irish spring (original scent) under the home, seems to work for me :)

REALLY????? are you serious, does this REALLY WORK??? I put moth balls under my home & I cant stand dealing with the smell in all my clothes & everything in my home smelling like moth balls. :((
by betty
Sat Nov 02, 2013 10:13 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: windows-replace or take out completely????
Replies: 12
Views: 5304

Re: windows-replace or take out completely????

Thats for just the window, I would be installing them myself with a friend who knows how to do those.....
by betty
Sat Nov 02, 2013 10:07 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: windows-replace or take out completely????
Replies: 12
Views: 5304

windows-replace or take out completely????

I was wondering if there is a problem with taking out nearly half of my windows in my home? I have more windows in this place then a stick house does.... its insane!! SO I'm asking are these windows placed where they are for a reason? Why do I have soo many when the others here do not?? I have a 12x...
by betty
Fri Oct 18, 2013 8:54 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: questions on electric wiring?
Replies: 6
Views: 2703

questions on electric wiring?

I was just wondering if I was to replace insulation & paneling with dry wall... can I have a non- electrician replace all the wiring while I have the wall open? I was told from someone you can't, you HAVE to have it installed & inspected from an actual professional electrician; due to liability?? Is...
by betty
Sun Oct 06, 2013 3:38 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: kitchen floor getting wet
Replies: 3
Views: 1947

Re: kitchen floor getting wet

I have brand new vinyl.. the old vinyl had to be ripped up b/c there was mushrooms growing under it & they thought it was the glue the previous owners used.. so right now its just the wood floor I've been walking on. I dont have a "contractor" this was just the mobile home depot who came out to give...
by betty
Sun Oct 06, 2013 7:58 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: kitchen floor getting wet
Replies: 3
Views: 1947

kitchen floor getting wet

HI, some of your may recall me posting alot of ?s on my kitchen floor.... SO my ? from the experts would be.. do I replace the whole floor (after I get the water running underneath fixed) & put the plastic on the ground as well as before the insulation & under the flooring? I'm asking b/c the mobile...
by betty
Fri Oct 04, 2013 9:10 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: tube & flap for exhaust fan in bathrom
Replies: 3
Views: 2317

Re: tube & flap for exhaust fan in bathrom

JD. is this what you are talking about from this site? V0569 Bath Fan Damper I went to home depot & they had nothing ... went onto lowes website & all they had was a butterfly damper which was posted from everyone on the site its not worth the money b/c its just steel & is extremely noisy. Finding a...
by betty
Sun Sep 29, 2013 11:16 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: tube & flap for exhaust fan in bathrom
Replies: 3
Views: 2317

tube & flap for exhaust fan in bathrom

Hi, Is there a fix for a flap to the bathroom exhaust fan.... the flap does not shut (I honestly dont know if it ever did since I've moved in or not)... BUT it currently doesnt close at all or open for that matter when turned on & off- it stays ajar all the time letting all the heat & cold in from o...
by betty
Mon Aug 26, 2013 3:40 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: roof overs..
Replies: 16
Views: 5954

Re: roof overs..

Steve not to mention ALOT of ppl dont even want to touch mobile homes! AND honestly if they dont know what they are doing or anything about them... I DONT want them touching mine either or inspecting it! lol
by betty
Mon Aug 26, 2013 3:39 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: roof overs..
Replies: 16
Views: 5954

Re: roof overs..

I need BOTH done, the audit to see what needs to be done to make my home efficient BUT I also at the same time dont have the money to fix the issues, unless of course its something cheap but from what I've been told from mobile home depot- he said a roof-over to stop lossing heat from the roof & new...