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by jasonsdad
Fri Apr 04, 2014 6:31 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Total Remodel - Project 2: Kitchen (Thread 2)
Replies: 13
Views: 7355

Re: Total Remodel - Project 2: Kitchen (Thread 2)

we did a total gut! including removing sub floor and laying plywood before solid hardwood...geez and now i want to leave... anyway, we did ikea kitchen cabinets, got frames first as money allowed and then doors...we're still not done....happy with the cabinets though! love the soft closure, it's qui...
by jasonsdad
Sun Feb 09, 2014 8:34 am
Forum: Off Topic Discussions
Topic: southern ca.
Replies: 5
Views: 6962

Re: southern ca.

like florida? in what respect? im thinking ca because the humidity in fla. to me would be as bad as the snow...

how is fresno?

thanks for the info,
kristin

ive been in NJ all my life and this kind of move scares me!
by jasonsdad
Thu Jan 30, 2014 12:12 pm
Forum: Off Topic Discussions
Topic: southern ca.
Replies: 5
Views: 6962

Re: southern ca.

im in nj...bought mobile and gutted, we now have solid hardwood floors for my son's walker and sheetrock.....wish i could move this home but.....it would prob fall apart:( and i THINK moving in a new park is a pita. soooo much work, the subfloor was particle board and my dh ripped it out and laid pl...
by jasonsdad
Wed Jan 29, 2014 9:20 am
Forum: Off Topic Discussions
Topic: southern ca.
Replies: 5
Views: 6962

southern ca.

looking for nice mobile communities near/around san diego...can anyone help?

thanks,
kristin
by jasonsdad
Sat Apr 06, 2013 7:31 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: removing particle board flooring
Replies: 18
Views: 8021

Re: removing particle board flooring

the glue...my dh is using a plane to scrap..
by jasonsdad
Sun Mar 31, 2013 12:01 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: removing particle board flooring
Replies: 18
Views: 8021

removing particle board flooring

any tips?

i read that this is literally back breaking!

has anyone put plywood over pb for solid wood for finish?

my stomach hurts :(

thanks again,
kristin
by jasonsdad
Sun Mar 31, 2013 10:53 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: particle board...
Replies: 11
Views: 3820

Re: particle board...

is the manufacturer, liberty, known to be cheap?

my dh found another sheet of osb in another corner...just one in the midst of many more pcs of particleboard...

kristin
sw 2002 liberty
by jasonsdad
Sun Mar 31, 2013 6:23 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: particle board...
Replies: 11
Views: 3820

Re: particle board...

it's particleboard... my dh is in the process of taking down the interior walls. he's checking behind each piece of insulation to see what's going on and did find one sheet of osb at one of the corners in the front bedroom. we're thinking like someone here said there was a bad repair of the front do...
by jasonsdad
Fri Mar 29, 2013 8:04 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: particle board...
Replies: 11
Views: 3820

Re: particle board...

it is a sw 2002 liberty. would osb disintegrate from water? by the front door its just gone you see the siding and no house wrap..after removing insulation. ive asked my husband 10x "are you sure it's not osb" he is a decent DIY'er. we've layed floors, replaced windows, doors, knocked down walls, re...
by jasonsdad
Thu Mar 28, 2013 4:49 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: particle board...
Replies: 11
Views: 3820

particle board...

i am the one with "removing batten strips" post. we decided to put up new sheetrock. took some walls down today and the outside wall is also particle board like the floor..is this common for an outside wall? by the front door the particle board was disintegrated from water..and there is no house wra...
by jasonsdad
Thu Mar 28, 2013 4:44 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: removing batten strips
Replies: 9
Views: 22222

Re: removing batten strips

thanks everyone so much for the suggestions...i love the cake decorating gizmo, great idea!

kristin
by jasonsdad
Tue Mar 26, 2013 4:26 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: removing batten strips
Replies: 9
Views: 22222

Re: removing batten strips

Greg,

are you saying that new sheetrock taped with mesh and compound will eventually crack?

yes, we are replacing floor throughout with solid prefinished hardwood.

can i run a bead of caulk before taping?

thanks again,
kristin
by jasonsdad
Tue Mar 26, 2013 12:42 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: removing batten strips
Replies: 9
Views: 22222

Re: removing batten strips

so we closed yesterday on this property. i have gone back and forth deciding whether to remove and replace or trying to mud under batten.. this is vinyl covered sheetrock, what do most people do? after removing batten strips and seeing it isn't two factory edges like in my current home i want to tea...
by jasonsdad
Tue Mar 26, 2013 11:51 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: removing batten strips
Replies: 9
Views: 22222

removing batten strips

and underneath the sheetrock is not factory edge to be mudded? how does one do this and not create a hump with tape and joint compound?
by jasonsdad
Sun Mar 10, 2013 11:57 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: sheetrock
Replies: 14
Views: 3214

Re: sheetrock

thanks for the answers. we have decided to take out walls and replace with 1/2.

re: what's there now. almost positive its the vinyl covered walls, there are batten strips.

we are not in the home yet.
we should be taking ownership march.29. it is a 2002 liberty.

thanks,
kristin