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by mirabella69
Tue Oct 25, 2016 8:33 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Rigid foam insulated skirting
Replies: 7
Views: 8590

Re: Rigid foam insulated skirting

Norm, just saw your post...I haven't checked the site in a while ! Thanks for the positive note ...I need it about now...because the more I think about the foam insulation and the prep for it...the more discouraged I get....now I'm thinking of some shrubbery up close to the skirting or perhaps even ...
by mirabella69
Thu Oct 13, 2016 6:34 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Rigid foam insulated skirting
Replies: 7
Views: 8590

Re: Rigid foam insulated skirting

Thank you both ! The rigid foam insulated skirting I saw online claims it can be easily cut with a utility knife and adhered with rigid foam construction adhesive and /or masonry style fasteners or their skirting mates for framing behind the panels. I have a difficult time finding a handyman to do j...
by mirabella69
Wed Oct 12, 2016 2:55 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Rigid foam insulated skirting
Replies: 7
Views: 8590

Rigid foam insulated skirting

Good afternoon ! In preparation for winter, I am wondering if installing rigid foam insulated skirting is a good idea. Recently, I had new heat tape installed and have been told that insulation of some kind is also beneficial .... Another quicker approach would be to use bales of hay that would need...
by mirabella69
Wed Sep 21, 2016 1:42 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Low underbelly issues
Replies: 3
Views: 2107

Re: Low underbelly issues

Thank you, Greg !
You are the second person to recommend additional insulation behind the skirting,
and the problem with a small teenager is that he most likely wouldn't know what to do.........properly !
by mirabella69
Tue Sep 20, 2016 3:29 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Low underbelly issues
Replies: 3
Views: 2107

Low underbelly issues

Good afternoon Forum users ! I live alone in a 1976 Herrli mobile home in a registered park in Massachusetts. since moving here in 2001, I have completed many improvements , but unfortunately there is an issue regarding the lack of space under my mobile home. This is proving to be a deterrent to get...
by mirabella69
Fri Jan 10, 2014 8:52 pm
Forum: All Other HVAC Questions
Topic: Floor registers
Replies: 3
Views: 12645

Re: Floor registers

Thank you for the suggestion ! I can remove the registers and will measure the opening to see if something else might fit....good idea !
by mirabella69
Thu Jan 09, 2014 8:13 pm
Forum: All Other HVAC Questions
Topic: Floor registers
Replies: 3
Views: 12645

Floor registers

I went ahead and installed a gas log stove last year ....been using it alot lately...when it dawned on me that the area around my ankles seemed to be cold air....?? so I checked my floor registers and that's where the cold air was pouring in...in other words when my gas log stove is on, my furnace i...
by mirabella69
Fri Mar 08, 2013 7:44 pm
Forum: All Other HVAC Questions
Topic: Installing a gas log stove...worth it ?
Replies: 2
Views: 5896

Installing a gas log stove...worth it ?

Hi fellow mobile home owners ! I live in SE MASS...where we recently have had several nor'easters...one of which resulted in a 48 hour power outage...I remained in my home for 24 hours before I gave in and went to stay in a friend's heated home. This experience got me thinking about an alternative s...
by mirabella69
Fri Feb 08, 2013 4:13 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Power outage prep
Replies: 4
Views: 1768

Re: Power outage prep

Thank you, both Greg and 1987 Commodore !
I had thought about turning off the water supply also....but will keep in mind running the water occasionally as well unless we hit the single digits tonight...
Mirabella68
by mirabella69
Thu Feb 07, 2013 6:40 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Power outage prep
Replies: 4
Views: 1768

Power outage prep

The southeast coast of Massachusetts is expecting a big snowstorm (potentially a blizzard) with heavy wet snow predicted to cause power outages... My first thought is what if anything can be done if the power does go out to insure my pipes under my home (heat tape protected) do not freeze. Any and a...