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by Bunky
Sat Nov 05, 2011 7:51 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: ceiling repair
Replies: 1
Views: 903

ceiling repair

I'm wanting to redo the ceiling on my mobile home I pulled down the old ceiling tile and insulation now its just the insulation board in between the rafters and metal roof. Do I want to pull this down also its hanging in places. Do I need to put anything up so the condensation doesn't get the new in...
by Bunky
Fri Oct 21, 2011 7:35 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Siding Help
Replies: 5
Views: 1371

Re: Siding Help

Thanks Greg that''s a good idea It also got me to thinking of my skirting issue after I leveled the home and the skirting was short, so maybe I will remove some of the bottom and then put on some vertical siding
by Bunky
Thu Oct 20, 2011 7:31 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Siding Help
Replies: 5
Views: 1371

Re: Siding Help

Here's all I need to finish the job, if I wouldn't of bought the "j" channel molded into the brick molding I would of just added a spacer of some sort,
by Bunky
Thu Oct 20, 2011 7:17 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Siding Help
Replies: 5
Views: 1371

Siding Help Again

Well Sears installed the siding on this MH back in 2000, and they can't tell me what Kind or Brand of siding they used, they want to charge me $100 to come out and inspect to see what I need and give me an estimate, Attached is a couple of photo's to show the design, it's double 4.5 but it has a dif...
by Bunky
Sat Oct 15, 2011 8:33 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Siding Help
Replies: 5
Views: 1371

Siding Help

today I put a house door in my MH and now I need to replace some of the siding, I know the basics but can some one tell me how to cut the siding for over lapping or staggering of the panels ?
by Bunky
Thu Oct 13, 2011 3:17 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Skirting issue after level ?
Replies: 1
Views: 740

Skirting issue after level ?

I leveled my MH and we had to raise the front approx 3 inches and now the skirting is off the ground, approx 4" When Sears installed vinyl siding they sided the home all the way to the ground, so now I need to add on the bottom of the siding , I'm thinking of just adding some 5 1/4 deck boards to th...
by Bunky
Sun Apr 17, 2011 11:57 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Caulking Gutters ?
Replies: 2
Views: 941

Caulking Gutters ?

In another post i mentioned that my home had been vinyl sided over the aluminum, but right now I have some water running down in between the vinyl and aluminum, Do I need to Caulk the flashing,to the roof ??
by Bunky
Sat Apr 16, 2011 5:06 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: vinyl siding ?
Replies: 5
Views: 2438

Re: vinyl siding ?

Thanks Guys for the suggestions, but I think maybe I didn't word my question properly, My home has been vinyl sided over the aluminum already, but I need to do some work around the windows etc, So do Just remove the Aluminum siding, and nail the vinyl and Styrofoam up to the studs or do I need to pu...
by Bunky
Fri Apr 15, 2011 3:51 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: vinyl siding ?
Replies: 5
Views: 2438

vinyl siding ?

My older MH has vinyl over the original aluminum siding, I'm going to have to remove the siding to fix the rim joist Should I remove the aluminum siding or just leave it and put the vinyl back over it ?
by Bunky
Fri Apr 08, 2011 11:44 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Window Change ?
Replies: 4
Views: 1112

Re: Window Change ?

Well I got to doing some checking and the window framing is needing rebuilt, but I'm not sure how to construct this strong enough for the new window ??

Anyone have any Suggestions ??
by Bunky
Wed Apr 06, 2011 7:22 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Window Change ?
Replies: 4
Views: 1112

Window Change ?

I'm looking at taking my current 3 front windows out of my MH and putting in one window that is approx 2" shorten in length and 2-3 " shorter in Height, My question is my Home is sided with Vinyl over the original aluminum siding with 1/2" foam between the two So what do I use to fill the open space...
by Bunky
Fri Mar 25, 2011 7:24 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Nail holes in roof
Replies: 3
Views: 1115

Re: Nail holes in roof

JD the screw thing is a good idea but I forgot to mention that they nailed the nails through the metal and into nothing there was no wood under where they nailed...
by Bunky
Fri Mar 25, 2011 2:01 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Insulation ?
Replies: 4
Views: 1295

Re: Insulation ?

JD

That's a great Idea on ripping 2X6's and adding them to the existing studs I think I will go this route..
by Bunky
Fri Mar 25, 2011 1:58 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Nail holes in roof
Replies: 3
Views: 1115

Nail holes in roof

The previous owner of my MH nailed down a piece of tar paper over a section of the roof, I removed and coated the roof last fall, but now the nail holes are open is there a fix for these holes, I was going to Caulk them but caulk doesn't last long, is there something better ??
by Bunky
Mon Mar 21, 2011 7:28 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Insulation ?
Replies: 4
Views: 1295

Insulation ?

I'm getting ready to start redoing my 1965 Great lakes and the ceiling needs to be redone and I would like to reinsulate the ceiling and wall's well since it only has 2" walls what should I use ?? I called the local lumber yard and they say my only option is Foam board insulation or Blow in but I'm ...