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by DCDiva
Fri Mar 28, 2014 8:56 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: 78' skyline 12x 60 sw reno
Replies: 23
Views: 8068

Re: 78' skyline 12x 60 sw reno

Congrats on your first home! A great buy. We have totally gutted 2 mobile homes 1973 and now they look new. I have blog I have to add to it when I have time again LOL but you can see some of they things we ran into and some results. I hope both mobile home before and afters are in it.I will post the...
by DCDiva
Sun May 26, 2013 10:35 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: can you paint vinyl siding ?
Replies: 5
Views: 2469

Re: can you paint vinyl siding ?

Yes you can paint vinyl siding--we painted ours 21 years ago and it still looks great!! We used Benjamin Moore paint well worth the price!!!
by DCDiva
Thu May 09, 2013 6:54 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Total Remodel - Project 2: Kitchen
Replies: 25
Views: 12047

Re: Total Remodel - Project 2: Kitchen

I swear by Odorxit.com for removing the pet odor or any other smell the concentrate is the best buy. I own many rentals and it has worked every-time.
Melissa DCDiva
by DCDiva
Thu Mar 14, 2013 9:23 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Re-siding an older mobile-home
Replies: 9
Views: 62855

Re: Re-siding an older mobile-home

Do not be surprised to find the MH was built with 2x2 --that is what the tan one was made with so we replaced all of the 2 x2 with 2x4's--made installing windows door so much easier and just add ed 2 days to the project. The blue Mh was made with 2x4's lol and both were 1973's I think different manu...
by DCDiva
Thu Mar 14, 2013 7:45 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Re-siding an older mobile-home
Replies: 9
Views: 62855

Re: Re-siding an older mobile-home

Removing the metal is very easy to do. Then replace the windows and any insulation. You do a section at a time. Replace with plywood or OSB depending on your budget.then house wrap and siding. You savings in energy cost will shock you. We replaced with smart siding, it comes pre primed with the tan ...
by DCDiva
Fri Mar 01, 2013 8:32 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Zimmer Mh electric bill??
Replies: 3
Views: 1531

Zimmer Mh electric bill??

Hi All I bought another MH yep #3 lol still have other 2. This time it is a Zimmer and in great shape--no repairs--yea. We bought it for my dd to move into this summer when she starts dental school--another yea! She graduated this winter with 2 Bachelor degrees and working in a lab. My question for ...
by DCDiva
Fri Feb 15, 2013 6:17 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Metal Roof
Replies: 4
Views: 1758

Re: Metal Roof

Most people in my area are replacing their roofs with metal roofs, just make sure you put down felt paper before you put down the roof as we were told it will void the warranty if we did not. Putting on a metal roof is very easy to do. We had to do a part of our house with metal and notice a huge di...
by DCDiva
Sun Oct 21, 2012 6:40 pm
Forum: Off Topic Discussions
Topic: "Rent-to-own" as a seller
Replies: 2
Views: 6443

Re: "Rent-to-own" as a seller

It would work but get a iron clad contract looked over by a lawyer. I have done a few land contracts and make sure you add about in case of death and divorce. I had the person I was buying a house from died and I had that this contract stay valid so her family could not contest anything. And in divo...
by DCDiva
Tue Oct 16, 2012 12:14 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Replacement Windows
Replies: 3
Views: 1737

Re: Replacement Windows

Hi Welcome to MH ownership!! Yes you can just replace with regular windows, we replaced with low E windows. You can change the size of the windows if you want to--we got our windows at a wholesaler--all new windows $25 each but all sizes and different styles. We had 1973 MH's with metal siding,very ...
by DCDiva
Wed Oct 03, 2012 6:50 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: 1969 mobile home renovation
Replies: 46
Views: 18169

Re: 1969 mobile home renovation

Order online odorxit.com Great stuff on all smells but knocks out pet urine and smells. I own many rentals, and pets and own a daycare center. I know stink lol
Melissa
by DCDiva
Wed Sep 26, 2012 5:21 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Bottom Sill
Replies: 7
Views: 4529

Re: Bottom Sill

I might be wrong but I think you have termites?? You need to get that checked out asap.
We replaced everything in our floor,just do one section at a time.
Melissa
by DCDiva
Sat Sep 22, 2012 3:56 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Putting in new carpeting
Replies: 6
Views: 2123

Re: Putting in new carpeting

Add some baseboards you wife will love them!
by DCDiva
Fri Sep 21, 2012 12:55 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Considering Many Repairs - Is it worth it?
Replies: 8
Views: 3828

Re: Considering Many Repairs - Is it worth it?

Hi to all ?'s yes. The painting the mh is easy and to add a new skirting w insulation and the floor all easy DIY repairs.
I have a?'s is the MH at WVU?? if so please private message me as my dd will be moving to WVU next fall for grad school and I need info on the different parks in the area.
by DCDiva
Thu Sep 13, 2012 11:57 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Hello everyone
Replies: 4
Views: 1099

Re: Hello everyone

Hello
Welcome to the group! Any questions or problems just start a new topic! Everyone here is a wonderful sorce of help and information, Please go back thru past post as this will help and seach.. Both will give you a ton of info.
Melissa ( DCDiva)
by DCDiva
Mon Sep 03, 2012 8:07 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Finished Total MH Remodel:Photos!!
Replies: 3
Views: 2062

Re: Finished Total MH Remodel:Photos!!

Yea Melissa in WV my name lol Thank you for saying all of the above!! One reason I do the albums is to encourage others to fix up their home or buy an older home. Many times you will see an older MH for low cost or free!! What an opportunity to own a home out right,no mortgage,no rent,no landlord(an...