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by Joe Freeman
Sun Aug 13, 2017 6:49 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Water damage- shower/tub plumbing
Replies: 7
Views: 2577

Re: Water damage- shower/tub plumbing

If you can go with standard size tub. 60 inch. I just bought one from Lowes. Fiberglass with reinforced floor and a 3 piece wall kit. Sitting in my shed. Haven't mustered up the gumsion to tear the old one out yet.
by Joe Freeman
Tue Aug 01, 2017 10:13 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Mounting Ceiling Fan
Replies: 2
Views: 1474

Re: Mounting Ceiling Fan

Although I've never had to use them. I've seem a contraption that acts like a brace mounts between the ceiling beams and is a good anchor for heavy fans and light fixtures. My biggest fear was always the fan falling. I tend to overbuild sometimes
by Joe Freeman
Sun Jul 23, 2017 7:40 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Toilet help
Replies: 3
Views: 1536

Re: Toilet help

Inspect the floor for soft spots and water damage. Saw a neighbors toilet sink through the floor joisted because of a rotted floor under the linoilium flooring.
by Joe Freeman
Sun Jul 23, 2017 7:32 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Bathroom Sink Supply Line Help
Replies: 5
Views: 2139

Re: Bathroom Sink Supply Line Help

Like Greg said you should go to a Real hard ware store. Look for a adapter with threaded end or may be a valve with a thead end and a nipple on the other to clamp onto the pex.
by Joe Freeman
Wed Jul 19, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Bathroom Sink Supply Line Help
Replies: 5
Views: 2139

Re: Bathroom Sink Supply Line Help

hello. I,ve used shark bite type of connections many times with no problems , but the best way is to crimp type fitting. the grey pipe had big issues with leaking. depending on how much you have to do. upgrading to pex would be a good idea. many here would agree and probably give you more info. I'm ...
by Joe Freeman
Fri Jul 14, 2017 10:50 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Mobile Home Walls
Replies: 5
Views: 2759

Re: Mobile Home Walls

Adhesion is the key. If the walls are painted the paint may lift off. Might think of panel over it. I paneled one of my liveing room walls with simulated brick panels. A few patterns and colors to choose.more costly than mud but easier to keep clean
by Joe Freeman
Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:10 pm
Forum: Decorating, Landscaping and Gardening
Topic: I painted my kitchen cabinets
Replies: 2
Views: 8901

Re: I painted my kitchen cabinets

was going to say whats wrong with the before ? but seeing the after makes a big difference, they look great. I still have the "built to the wall cabinets" looking for used from cr or some where, not afraid to paint .
by Joe Freeman
Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:21 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Skirting
Replies: 10
Views: 4981

Re: Skirting

I used stockade fence panels backed by foil foam board. Stained both sides top and bottom. Theres enough gaps along the panels to allow venting. Haven't had any issues with freezeing ground. So far lol. Built sort of a retaining wall in the front because of land grade.(slight. hill). Weed eacker pro...
by Joe Freeman
Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:02 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Skirting
Replies: 3
Views: 1949

Re: Skirting

I have a alterntive to vinyl skirting. I used it on my home. I started with pallets.used the plakes to make sections. Then stained them with deck stain. Applied foil back foam insulation board to the back. If your home skirting is on a slab you may not have an issue with ground freeze buckeling them...