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by Barb P
Sun Aug 03, 2014 8:13 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Pulling up peel and stick tiles
Replies: 10
Views: 4905

Re: Pulling up peel and stick tiles

Hi Ponch. I was wondering what you are using for sheathing.
Thanks
by Barb P
Sat Aug 02, 2014 5:54 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Sheathing Question
Replies: 3
Views: 2573

Re: Sheathing Question

Thanks Greg. I am going to see if I can get the window installer to make good on this damage from leaking, expensive window, only one year old. The stuff already in my wall, looks and feels like cardboard. . Sheathing is 1/4 inch thick. My home is 28 years old I wanted to know what sheathing, people...
by Barb P
Sat Aug 02, 2014 11:37 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Sheathing Question
Replies: 3
Views: 2573

Sheathing Question

A small section of sheathing, about 2x4, approx, got wet from leaking window. Sheathing got warped, and needs to be replaced, in the section of wall, under large window. It was a bay originally, but replaced with a triple, double hung. The original sheathing seems to be 1/4 inch cardboard, foil on o...
by Barb P
Tue Jul 29, 2014 7:39 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Wet Sheathing
Replies: 3
Views: 1713

Re: Wet Sheathing

Thank you, Greg. Must I replace it with the same stuff? Where would I get it?
I live in the boonies....have Walmart and Lowes.

Can I use rigid foam? Already have that.
by Barb P
Tue Jul 29, 2014 6:28 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Wet Sheathing
Replies: 3
Views: 1713

Wet Sheathing

broken corner4.jpg Hello Due to new window leaking, there was water behind wall and sheathing got wet/damaged. Army of carpenter? ants were living in there. All is clean and dry now. My son well replace insulation, and put up new wallboard. Is the yellow, with brown paper vapor barrier, okay? We re...
by Barb P
Mon May 19, 2014 12:40 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Site & forum update & face lift.
Replies: 15
Views: 21984

Re: Site & forum update & face lift.

I would love to see referrals also. There may be a poster in my neck of the woods, that could refer someone. My local small town paper has no ads for MH contractors/handymen.

Barb
by Barb P
Fri Mar 07, 2014 8:19 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Cleaning stove hood
Replies: 8
Views: 3039

Re: Cleaning stove hood

I spread newspaper. It's absorbent and super simple to toss, when finished. Have fun. :wink:
Balled up newspaper works great on windows, also.

Barb
by Barb P
Sat Jun 12, 2010 2:03 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: hard water deposits
Replies: 2
Views: 836

Re: hard water deposits

I can tell you only our personal experience. I had the same problem for several years. We assumed it was the fault of the cold water....excessive minerals, etc. We bought new faucets more than once. Many people told us it was coming from the water heater. I didn't believe it, because it was the cold...
by Barb P
Fri Jan 08, 2010 4:10 pm
Forum: Off Topic Discussions
Topic: Top Load Washer vs. Front Load
Replies: 10
Views: 11934

Re: Top Load Washer vs. Front Load

Well, I've spent many hours this week, reading reviews, and the consensus is, everybody hates their top loaders. They are mostly made by the same compony, no matter the brand on the machine. I've had my Kenmore for almost 20 years. It's been sqealing lately when it spins. I didn't want to wait for i...
by Barb P
Wed Jan 06, 2010 10:10 pm
Forum: Off Topic Discussions
Topic: Top Load Washer vs. Front Load
Replies: 10
Views: 11934

Re: Top Load Washer vs. Front Load

Thanks Greg. I'm having a terrible time choosing a washer. Reading reviews on Consumer Reports, for all washers, under $700, and every brand gets terrible reviews from real people, even when Consumer Reports claims it to be good in most respects.
by Barb P
Tue Jan 05, 2010 2:22 pm
Forum: Off Topic Discussions
Topic: Top Load Washer vs. Front Load
Replies: 10
Views: 11934

Top Load Washer vs. Front Load

Seems to me, the extremely fast spin cycle would cause too much vibration in front loader.
I never leave house with appliances running, so if the top loader is unbalanced, I can correct it immediately. I worry about pipes coming loose, underneath home, from vibration.
Any ideas about washers?
by Barb P
Fri Dec 25, 2009 6:53 pm
Forum: Off Topic Discussions
Topic: Merry Christmas...
Replies: 9
Views: 3306

Re: Merry Christmas...

Hope everyone had a safe and happy Christmas day :D
by Barb P
Fri Dec 11, 2009 2:49 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Squatters....the cute, squeaky kind.
Replies: 3
Views: 911

Re: Squatters....the cute, squeaky kind.

Ain't they cute? Grrrrr! I recently got behind/under my kitchen sink, and stuffed around the pipes with steel wool. Covered every opening as much as possible, and still have mice coming in. I hate killing critters, but my kitchen is off limits to the filthy varments. Darn useless cats spend the nigh...
by Barb P
Tue Dec 01, 2009 4:13 pm
Forum: Off Topic Discussions
Topic: Recording digital tv program
Replies: 5
Views: 2661

Re: Recording digital tv program

Thanks JD. I'm checking out the links.
Barb
by Barb P
Mon Nov 30, 2009 7:52 pm
Forum: Off Topic Discussions
Topic: Recording digital tv program
Replies: 5
Views: 2661

Re: Recording digital tv program

Greg, I meant, is there another gadget I can buy? I don't know what a DVD OR DVR are.
I have one converter on an analog TV with converter. I use the vcr on that one.
I want to be able to record on a new digital TV in another room. I just don't know what new recorder device to buy for it.