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by Wookie
Thu Jul 21, 2011 3:59 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: First time home buyer, How much will central AC run me?
Replies: 9
Views: 10483

Re: First time home buyer, How much will central AC run me?

I just had one installed last year..... I have a gas furnace not eletric so I don't know if that matters on the price or not. But I paid about 3300 or 3400 installed. I do know the SEAR??? rating on the units themselfs are what makes the price differance. If you get a low SEAR rating then your eletr...
by Wookie
Wed Jun 29, 2011 5:48 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Patching fiberboard ext??
Replies: 4
Views: 2476

Re: Patching fiberboard ext??

I would go with a good Silicone caulk also, If you can find a color that is close. Or a paintable caulk if you have to go that route. Greg Sounds like thats what I will do. It is on the eve anyway so i doubt anyone will see it once I paint the house. but thats next years job the 3500 I spent on the...
by Wookie
Wed Jun 29, 2011 4:08 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Patching fiberboard ext??
Replies: 4
Views: 2476

Re: Patching fiberboard ext??

I dont think its cement board but kinda the same i would guess it has the texture of wood but a fabric like "fibers" kinda pressed like OSB. I was thinking caulk but did not know if puddy would be better?
by Wookie
Wed Jun 29, 2011 1:21 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Patching fiberboard ext??
Replies: 4
Views: 2476

Patching fiberboard ext??

Hello all I have a few small screw holes from the satalite mount that was on the eve of my house. How would you patch the small holes? The house has what I would call a "Fiberboard"?? it looks like wood but if you drill into it it looks like its made with a fiber composit type material. Is it ok to ...
by Wookie
Thu May 19, 2011 9:51 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: RE-Shingle or complete tear off?
Replies: 4
Views: 4441

Re: RE-Shingle or complete tear off?

Thank you all I was kinda thinking the complete redo would be the better option bolth for me and a new buyer. I was also thinking I have no idea what kind of underlayment and ice shield is on there now. If I had to guess its probably not the best as they try to keep the cost down when they make the ...
by Wookie
Wed May 18, 2011 12:42 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: RE-Shingle or complete tear off?
Replies: 4
Views: 4441

RE-Shingle or complete tear off?

Hello all I did a search and did not find the exact anser I was looking for. I have a 1998 fleetwood double wide and the roof needs replaced. I got a quote for 2200 to shingle over what I have or 3500 to tear off redo the underlayment and all the other jazz. My question is can you shingle over top o...
by Wookie
Tue Aug 24, 2010 11:53 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Plasma TV wall mount?
Replies: 5
Views: 7919

Re: Plasma TV wall mount?

I have a 50in Samsung plasma on my int wall that has held fine for the past 2 1/2 years. There is a few things you must remember. #1 What size are your wall studs? (I have a mix of 2x3 and 1x3 in my walls every other one) #2 It is advised that you sister up some studs to the others if you have the s...
by Wookie
Thu Jun 17, 2010 5:01 pm
Forum: Decorating, Landscaping and Gardening
Topic: Resilient Vinyl Flooring
Replies: 8
Views: 7670

Re: Resilient Vinyl Flooring

This is what i have in my home. http://www.homedepot.com/hdus/en_US/DTCCOM/HomePage/Brand_Pages/Trafficmaster_Allure/Docs/Allure_SO_Bro_5panel_2010.pdf Its great I also have 2 dogs and a 9y/o and a wife that acts like my 9y/o.......SHHHH :) I have had it now for 2 years and love it it dose not actua...
by Wookie
Wed Apr 07, 2010 12:32 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Sloted furnace door?
Replies: 2
Views: 881

Sloted furnace door?

Hello all, I have my furnace near my kitchen and you can see the face of it. My question is can and if it is a good idea to put one of the slotted bi-fold doors in front of it. just for looks? of would it choke the air it pulls from the home? :mrgreen:
by Wookie
Wed Apr 07, 2010 12:27 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Find the problems - win a mug #3
Replies: 10
Views: 2265

Re: Find the problems - win a mug #3

Bad #1 No shut off valve #2 That type of heat tape (I believe it is heat tape it looks like) should not be wraped around the pipe it should be flat and taped down every 8-10in? #3 no insulation on pipe (what good is heat tape if it is not insulated??) #4 Pipe should be off of the grould (suport of s...
by Wookie
Tue Mar 16, 2010 9:18 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: My tahnklss water heater
Replies: 4
Views: 1211

Re: My tahnklss water heater

I will post back any problems I have so far so good but its only been a week. I am working on wiring a home network right now may have some questions on that but once agen so far so good :D
by Wookie
Mon Mar 15, 2010 4:44 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: My tahnklss water heater
Replies: 4
Views: 1211

My tahnklss water heater

Hello all..... First I must say a 4 year old has better spelling than i do (no joke) so sorry for the spelling errors. :D After reading all the info I could I have never needed to post as all my questions have ben ansered here thanks guys!!!!! However with tankless water heaters the opinions seem to...