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by mrbb
Mon Nov 22, 2021 9:27 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: water heaters
Replies: 0
Views: 3872

water heaters

OK can anyone tell me what happened to water heaters, for the past 30+ yrs the trailer I have has has a 40 gallon MOBILE home water heater made by GE and a few others, but was called a MOBILE HOME WATER HEATER< due to it had a more narrow tank, they were all under 19 inches wide, and all were 120 vo...
by mrbb
Wed May 19, 2021 7:01 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: roof bows??'s
Replies: 8
Views: 3639

Re: roof bows??'s

halibut1, again thank you for the info and your time, I sent you a PM with my email address in case you have any pic's and can send them that way I am gathering that since you destroyed a panel, and went with Shurply underlayment, I;m guessing you don't know of any place to buy replacement panels li...
by mrbb
Sat May 15, 2021 9:22 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: roof bows??'s
Replies: 8
Views: 3639

Re: roof bows??'s

JD thank you for all your time and information, I wish you were closer to me, I'd hire you for this job,! I am going to be doing as much of the work alone as possible,a s help is not very present this yr due to others having health issue's as for the ceiling panels, as of right now, I am not sure wh...
by mrbb
Sat Apr 03, 2021 6:53 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: roof bows??'s
Replies: 8
Views: 3639

Re: roof bows??'s

thanks for your thoughts, I cannot leave a pump on roof as not there all the time, so, that isn't possible and honestly, due to water being only 3 inches deep or slightly more in spots and there not all in one area, some are 40+ ft apart its not a practical deal to add a pump, thought about that alr...
by mrbb
Fri Apr 02, 2021 8:42 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: roof bows??'s
Replies: 8
Views: 3639

roof bows??'s

OK can anyone maybe help me here, I have a older mobile home, used as a hunting camp, this past winter, the snow load I guess was too much for old roof bows(its a 1970 or so home, with a slightly bowed metal flat roof) its now holding ponding water in some spots and the roof if bowing down wards ove...
by mrbb
Sun Sep 16, 2018 1:46 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: help with a old furnace
Replies: 2
Views: 1117

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: 1117

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: 7469

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: 7469

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: 10585

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: 10585

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: 10585

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: 10585

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: 10585

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: 10585

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...