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by mrbb
Sun Sep 16, 2018 1:46 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: help with a old furnace
Replies: 2
Views: 681

Re: help with a old furnace

thanks the roof now is finally weather tight, and that is also why I do not want to have to add a new roof jack for a new furnace took too many yrs to get it to not leak, don;t want to open another can of worms if I can help it, colder temps are here and it rains almost every day and has for the pas...
by mrbb
Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:17 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: help with a old furnace
Replies: 2
Views: 681

help with a old furnace

I am looking for some help, I have older mobile home with a vintage Miller CMF Model FS-LS furnace the, roof vent pipe has started to fail and they do NOT make any new parts for these furnace's the main roof vent cap, rotted out a a ton of rusty metal has fallen into the furnace, (possible need a wh...
by mrbb
Mon Oct 03, 2016 9:32 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: roof advice
Replies: 14
Views: 6435

Re: roof advice

well a follow up here ZONING officer has still NOT gotten back to me, so much for him NOT wanting to hold me up as he promised he'd move things as fast as he could and get me a solid answer in under a week, been 3 weeks now and NO go guy hasn't returned a single phone call, or gotten back to em sinc...
by mrbb
Tue Sep 20, 2016 10:25 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: roof advice
Replies: 14
Views: 6435

Re: roof advice

well I cannot build off my existing trailers walls, there weak from age and o water damage from yrs back so ONLY way to safely support a roof is by doing post and then buuilding a whole new roof over(think giant car port) over entire mobile home and add on porches WHICH brings me to needing a 32x60 ...
by mrbb
Thu Sep 01, 2016 2:10 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: mobile home wall strength ?
Replies: 21
Views: 8376

Re: mobile home wall strength ?

well thought I would add an update here so far 90% of all roofers I called, have never shown up, even when they call me and say they will be here?? of the few that did show up two wanted over 20K to do a roof over?? two refused the job saying they couldn't make any money here? one said, he couldn't ...
by mrbb
Fri Aug 19, 2016 9:19 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: mobile home wall strength ?
Replies: 21
Views: 8376

Re: mobile home wall strength ?

well an update I have had 3 more roofers show up, one a pole barn builder and he flat out said he couldn;'t make any money doing the job so he passed the other two needed a week to think the job over first one sent me a letter in the mail today saying he didn't ant the job due to the complications o...
by mrbb
Sat Aug 13, 2016 8:41 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: mobile home wall strength ?
Replies: 21
Views: 8376

Re: mobile home wall strength ?

well had 3 more roofer/pole barn builder show up finally one flat out told me he didn't want the job, couldn't make any more for the time eh would need to do the job?? second two, came, measured things and said they needed a week or more to get me a price?? so, have two more coming on Monday Spoke t...
by mrbb
Thu Aug 11, 2016 3:54 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: mobile home wall strength ?
Replies: 21
Views: 8376

Re: mobile home wall strength ?

more follow up so far, one guy never showed up yesterday, second guy was supposed to call me today to come by today, SO far a no call or show?? Other pole barn builder I meet at the show on Saturday, all hot and bothered looking for work well, he finally called me back?? and asked me when I would be...
by mrbb
Tue Aug 09, 2016 5:04 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: mobile home wall strength ?
Replies: 21
Views: 8376

Re: mobile home wall strength ?

well first pole barn builder showed up today gave me a price of $11,400.00 to roof over my place sounds WAY high to me so, now waiting on AMish guy and second pole barn company to show up?? MAN< these guys all move SO slow been over a week on AMush guy now, and hasn't even called witha WHEN he can c...
by mrbb
Mon Aug 08, 2016 7:57 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: mobile home wall strength ?
Replies: 21
Views: 8376

Re: mobile home wall strength ?

thats what I was thinking as well Had one guy show up today, very friendly BUt WOW< he came, never even went on my roof, used a ruler or?? and we just talked about what I wanted and he left saying he'd have a price for me tomorrow?? NOT sure HOW anyone can do a price, without measuring things?? that...
by mrbb
Sat Aug 06, 2016 10:52 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: mobile home wall strength ?
Replies: 21
Views: 8376

Re: mobile home wall strength ?

thanks again, went to a local county fair today and they had two local pole barn builders on site, had a good talk with them, and having them come out and give me an estimate on doing a roof over , both said its NOT what they normally do, but cannot see why they couldn;t do it all! SO, between them ...
by mrbb
Sat Aug 06, 2016 10:42 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: mobile home wall strength ?
Replies: 21
Views: 8376

Re: mobile home wall strength ?

thanks, thats what I want, but again I have a porch on the front side(9x17 ft), over the high side towards the middle on front and then two on the back side, one on each end one being a 12x14 and the other like a 8x12 so they stick out father from mobile home each in the back then there is very litt...
by mrbb
Fri Aug 05, 2016 7:58 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: mobile home wall strength ?
Replies: 21
Views: 8376

Re: mobile home wall strength ?

thanks, for the reply's again The mobile home here has been here for 50 yrs now, its NOT on a full cement slab either, just a small section for each support? the builder that wanted to do the roof over, wasn't even planning on doing any pads, just planned to use some of them pre made square blocks t...
by mrbb
Thu Aug 04, 2016 8:24 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: mobile home wall strength ?
Replies: 21
Views: 8376

Re: mobile home wall strength ?

yeah I get a good snow load here at times, over 2 ft isn't out of the norm in a good winter! haven't even thought about the permits and code inspection, HOPING the roofer would handle that stuff to be honest, as I know some do have to ask about that too he is supposed to be giving me a new price wit...
by mrbb
Wed Aug 03, 2016 10:31 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: mobile home wall strength ?
Replies: 21
Views: 8376

Re: mobile home wall strength ?

thanks, that's what I was thinking I thought about doing that a while ago, but then I wanted it to look more nice to the eye, and wasn't sure how to get the windows to work right if I added some sort of siding to it I talked to the one roofer that wants to to the roof over and use my walls to hold u...