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by librarysue
Sat Sep 07, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Another rim joist question?
Replies: 3
Views: 111

Another rim joist question?

I didn't have the patience to read through that whole rim joist repair thread but it seems similar. My home doesn't have gutters so the rain poured right down on to the back porch and rotted out the sill and frame of the back door. Contractor pulled off the porch deck boards and replaced the facia b...
by librarysue
Fri Aug 09, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Ventilation from bath and dryer
Replies: 2
Views: 104

Re: Ventilation from bath and dryer

Okay, thanks. I had forgotten about the electricity to the fan. I'm hoping I can put it on the wall where I have a couple of outlets. IMHO a window is not good enough in our very moist climate.
by librarysue
Wed Aug 07, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Ventilation from bath and dryer
Replies: 2
Views: 104

Ventilation from bath and dryer

I think I'm going to need to post once a day for a while! The dryer vent in my house goes down into the floor. I thought it might vent out to the side of the foundation, but it appears to be solid concrete there. I don't really want that venting to my crawl space, do i? (If a rat came in there I wou...
by librarysue
Wed Aug 07, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: What to do about rats..
Replies: 4
Views: 210

Re: What to do about rats..

Had the exterminator over today. He found a dead rat in a trap. I'm not sure why the previous owner had them leave traps but not pay them to come and check them. I'm signing up for a quarterly service. They had plenty of bait placed under the house, but it was intact. I put the bait boxes in my neig...
by librarysue
Tue Aug 06, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: What to do about rats..
Replies: 4
Views: 210

What to do about rats..

I just bought a 20 year old mobile home. The home is across the road from the intercoastal waterway, and apparently, when you have water, you have rats. The previous owner was elderly and let the foliage get jungle-like around the house. She also kept her bird and squirrel feeders full. :roll: At th...