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by Bamaspek
Wed Jan 26, 2011 11:43 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: hot water heater.......
Replies: 11
Views: 2584

Re: hot water heater.......

Well, I confirmed the hot water heater was located in a "dead" space behind the shower unit and a bedroom wall. There was no access panel at all. After taking of another 4x8 piece of siding ( Previous post was me replacing 3 pieces of siding along with all the bathroom floor joists and main outer jo...
by Bamaspek
Tue Jan 25, 2011 2:51 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: hot water heater.......
Replies: 11
Views: 2584

hot water heater.......

No hot water tonight. Not a breaker issue. Either way I knew this day would come , as there is no access panel to get to the hot water heater. :evil: This is a double wide and the HWH is behind the wall in a bathroom(or so I assume). I say this because there is no exterior vent on that wall and the ...
by Bamaspek
Mon Aug 30, 2010 12:47 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: What have I got myself into?
Replies: 7
Views: 1738

Re: What have I got myself into?

either way Ill take a fresh look at it tomorrow...that usually helps

QUESTION. should I use the simpson strong tie hangers to attach the floor joist to the rim joist?
by Bamaspek
Mon Aug 30, 2010 12:40 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: What have I got myself into?
Replies: 7
Views: 1738

Re: What have I got myself into?

So I have the subfloor,tile and concrete board up. No small task as there must have been a million staples through the rotted osb...glue,cement and tack nails holding the cement board that the tiles were on. Air chisel and lots of time to get this stuff up....after the sledge hammer and big power to...
by Bamaspek
Mon Aug 16, 2010 10:12 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: What have I got myself into?
Replies: 7
Views: 1738

Re: What have I got myself into?

well I got the download.....unfortunately, rim joist repair is not in there :( Nothing at all about sistering floor joists or rim joists.....

suggestions (with pictures) would be appriciated. :mrgreen:
by Bamaspek
Sun Aug 15, 2010 9:17 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: What have I got myself into?
Replies: 7
Views: 1738

Re: What have I got myself into?

I was debating on the "downloaded" version of the book. I assumed if I wanted a hard copy I would need to make the additional purchase.... I need the info now, but like to have the hard copy in my hand..... I'll think it over tonight. I should have ordered it a while back. :oops:
by Bamaspek
Sun Aug 15, 2010 8:28 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: What have I got myself into?
Replies: 7
Views: 1738

What have I got myself into?

So..... I knew the new DW we had moved here had a leaking bathroom window sill. I was gettting the house ready for skirting and found a bad spot in the rim joist(guess thats what its called). After a morning of digging around I have a 12 foot hole in the house... rotted rimjoist spanning at least th...