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by geraldk
Wed May 07, 2008 9:56 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: roof refinishing
Replies: 4
Views: 2233

RE: roof refinishing

ive just done my roof usingflex rib pictured to the right in JD's picture follwed the curve of my roof no problem. build yourself some soffit and fasia before you do the roof and it will help save the water from running down the side of your home,and it will also give you a chance to put up real rai...
by geraldk
Tue Mar 25, 2008 5:22 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Onduro Corrugated roofing
Replies: 11
Views: 5397

RE: Onduro Corrugated roofing

if you are doing a round top home 29gauge is suffice 26 gauge is abit better as long as it will follow the curve of the existing roof. you should only wait where the rafters are under the existing roof anyways. if ya caulk the screws as you go along and all the vents there shouldnt be any need to wa...
by geraldk
Mon Mar 24, 2008 1:02 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Onduro Corrugated roofing
Replies: 11
Views: 5397

RE: Onduro Corrugated roofing

flex rib panel like the pic above is the one i used lucasseven.
29 gauge thickness minimum is what i'd recomend.
if its installed properly at the seams it wont leak.
when all the snow melts off my roof ill take a pic or two and put them in my profile .
by geraldk
Fri Mar 21, 2008 10:41 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Onduro Corrugated roofing
Replies: 11
Views: 5397

RE: Onduro Corrugated roofing

i just did my 1977 round top mobile i bought marks book it helped imensely i used standard sized galvinized aluminum (painted bright white ) 16 ft long pieces layed side to side on the mobile. just remember to leave some overhang on each side to keep water from running down the side. 16 footers give...
by geraldk
Thu Dec 27, 2007 10:07 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: heat tape blues
Replies: 5
Views: 2229

RE: heat tape blues

one more thought on this
dont insulate the thermometer part let it stay out in the cold so to speak or it may not kick in the tape
by geraldk
Thu Dec 06, 2007 8:43 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Bridge collapses under mobile home
Replies: 8
Views: 5544

RE: Bridge collapses under mobile home

i received the same email awhile back
then i saw it in the Calgary alberta sun newspaper
and yes they make up to 22 ft wide up here in alberta
22 by 76 ft single wide . i never seen one with a attached garage though. but ill check with manuf. and let ya'll know ...
by geraldk
Wed Dec 05, 2007 11:25 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: hot water heater
Replies: 10
Views: 3532

RE: hot water heater

just one other point.... your home owners insurance may not and probably wont cover you if anything were to happen if you left a non approved water heater in the home..
by geraldk
Wed Dec 05, 2007 11:19 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: plumbing issues pt.2
Replies: 12
Views: 4114

RE: plumbing issues pt.2

i think im following ya on this one 2 inches from the copper elbow below the floor may not be frozen as its close to the floor but aways down where the insulation is frozen the line(supply) could be. im gonna guess that the supply line and waste line are in the same general area, andif the waste sid...
by geraldk
Thu Nov 15, 2007 8:45 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Window Replacement Suggestions
Replies: 7
Views: 3161

RE: Need suggestions!

just another thought, you could sheet up the windows you dont want and put vinyl siding on the house, costly but it works
by geraldk
Thu Nov 15, 2007 8:37 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Vinyl tile on top of vinyl tile
Replies: 5
Views: 2360

RE: Vinyl tile on top of vinyl tile

i wont say it cant be done but its only a quick cosmetic fix in a couple months all the defects you have now will be seen in the new tiles... jmo though
by geraldk
Thu Nov 15, 2007 8:34 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: mouse problems yet again
Replies: 11
Views: 5434

RE: mouse problems yet again

heres what i use round here, its a square box with a wind up spring that works a flap that kicks the mouse into another compartment that it cant get out of when it enters the trap .when you wind it up theres 12 clicks (notches) good for 12 mice put 1 piece of poison bait its bought @ your local farm...
by geraldk
Sat Nov 10, 2007 1:34 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: washer shakes the house
Replies: 12
Views: 4637

RE: washer shakes the house

on the old top loaders use the legs to level them out andif that dont work you need to put pads under it this is assuming the floor is good and solid for the new front load washers if you pick them up instead of getting them delivered they usually have 2 bars bolted to the drum for shipping down low...
by geraldk
Sat Aug 11, 2007 6:04 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: peaked roof building?
Replies: 15
Views: 8138

RE: peaked roof building?

they are starting that here to altasnowman im in lakeland the one your mayor owns but because hes the mayor hes not making too much fuss yet but they want vinyl but are rethinking after the condo commplex burnt down because of vinyl siding and said i may have too peak my round roof,, i said sure jus...
by geraldk
Tue Jul 31, 2007 8:14 pm
Forum: Off Topic Discussions
Topic: Fishing
Replies: 27
Views: 11214

RE: Fishing

if ya'll have a dishwasher try 2 drying cycles for a salmon wrapped in tinfoil with your favorite flavoring and voila poached salmon *note dont use the was cycle just the drying cycle. i i have done this twice now with excellent success i learned this from a french chef buddy of mine.. works wonderf...
by geraldk
Tue Jul 31, 2007 7:33 pm
Forum: Off Topic Discussions
Topic: Nascar
Replies: 9
Views: 3924

RE: Nascar

GO #10
lol i watch it whenever i get the chance