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by Lane
Tue Mar 25, 2008 8:46 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Dryer vent
Replies: 10
Views: 3065

RE: Dryer vent

Yea, had a really nice visit with Capt Kirk and Scottie! Was standing by Scottie when Kirk asked for more power and Scottie told him "if I give ya any more, she's gonna break up!". It was a wild ride!! I understand the aspect of aluminum -vs- PVC. Thanks for the welcome back. Yanita's been yellin at...
by Lane
Tue Mar 25, 2008 8:16 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Dryer vent
Replies: 10
Views: 3065

RE: Dryer vent

To avoid getting unwanted guests from the dryer vent, pick up a vent cover from your local home repair center. Get one with a grill of some sort that covers the hole, yet allows for good airflow. To clean the vent, take your shop vac and suck from the inside or outside once a year or so. This reduce...
by Lane
Tue Mar 25, 2008 8:00 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Where to get that tape repair stuff
Replies: 9
Views: 2783

RE: Where to get that tape repair stuff

Good info on how-to but I wanted to add a footnote on poisoning the mice. Beware, those critters can, and will likely, get away and die where a pet of yours or someone else's could be tempted for a snack. I use traps and only traps. I throw a lot away to avoid thouching those buggers, but then they'...
by Lane
Tue Mar 25, 2008 7:53 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Replacing Kitchen Cabinets
Replies: 17
Views: 45460

RE: Replacing Kitchen Cabinets

I replaced my kitchen cabinets with some I found at an 'architectural salvage'. They demo homes and salvage the better stuff. I also have re-done my walls with 1/2" plywood over the wall inside to reinforce for strength. My 2x4's are 16"OC so I had a pretty strong structure from the start. I watch t...
by Lane
Tue Jan 01, 2008 11:00 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Deck vs. Porch
Replies: 13
Views: 13528

I'll agree the roof is really nice. One way you can get your roof and reduce the rain you receive on the porch is to overlap the deck roof. To put it another way, build the deck roof a bit higher and extend it back over the house roof. You could take some tin and attach that so there's even less wat...
by Lane
Sat Mar 31, 2007 9:30 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Residing home
Replies: 13
Views: 6947

RE: Residing home

Like Yanita, I'm not familiar with tipouts either. It sounds like you really want the T-11 off and, if that's correct, what about Hardiboard? It comes in a variety of styles. It's much more durable and long lasting than vinyl siding. There's pro's and con's to each though. I believe there's also one...
by Lane
Thu Mar 29, 2007 10:35 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Underbelly project - need advise
Replies: 13
Views: 17636

RE: Underbelly project - need advise

Hi Texasj10, and welcome to the board. I seriously doubt you'll have anything like JD mentioned, but all the other four and eight legged, along with other variety of snakes might be a possibility. I'd take the time to set off some insect bombs under the house to take care of the spiders and maybe so...
by Lane
Wed Mar 21, 2007 12:51 pm
Forum: All Other HVAC Questions
Topic: popping noise solved
Replies: 3
Views: 3817

RE: popping noise solved

Be VERY careful on who you have do this. I'd suggest getting a list of specific steps and the equipment used to clean the ducts. ALSO, who replaces the ducts when they're damaged???? Check some references as well. I know a company that does/did this in Texas and their license was pulled for numerou...
by Lane
Wed Mar 21, 2007 12:32 pm
Forum: Off Topic Discussions
Topic: Who was booted off American Idol tonight??
Replies: 10
Views: 6337

RE: Who was booted off American Idol tonight??

Not sure who will actually get the boot, but I'd guess it's going to be close between Haley and Sanjaya. I don't understand why Sanjaya's still there, but the teens must be supporting him. He picked a good song, but butchered it with his poor vocals. I've been shocked to say the least at some of th...