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by Norm Frechette
Sun May 29, 2016 5:50 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Now i AM worried!!!!
Replies: 18
Views: 7246

Re: Now i AM worried!!!!

if it were me, i would have your plumber cut off the corroded valve and replace it with a new one that has a threaded end to accept the braided hose i show below toilet valve http://www.mobilehomerepair.com/media/img/valvestraight.jpg braided hose (use appropriate length for your situation) http://w...
by Norm Frechette
Sat May 28, 2016 8:25 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: New old home
Replies: 6
Views: 3052

Re: New old home

i was wondering the same thing about my house

my hot water heater is behind a wall in my bedroom closet. i have to remove wire shelving so i can access the panel to get in the heater area but if they had put a doorway opposite my washer/dryer area access would be even better
by Norm Frechette
Sat May 28, 2016 7:50 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Now i AM worried!!!!
Replies: 18
Views: 7246

Re: Now i AM worried!!!!

https://d2pbmlo3fglvvr.cloudfront.net/product/full/Z_p9vzkcpEx_.JPG i replaced the pipe on one toilet with the pipe shown above as you can see the end that screws in to the toilet is plastic i needed to replace the fill valve with one like this so i just did the hose too https://d2pbmlo3fglvvr.clou...
by Norm Frechette
Tue May 10, 2016 5:45 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Window and Door replacement advice
Replies: 2
Views: 2385

Re: Window and Door replacement advice

google "shed windows"
by Norm Frechette
Tue May 10, 2016 5:39 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Mobile Home Insurance
Replies: 4
Views: 3013

Re: Mobile Home Insurance

foremost insurance

Mobile Home Insurance Guide
by Norm Frechette
Mon May 02, 2016 2:28 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: reflective roll insulation for roofing
Replies: 9
Views: 4795

Re: reflective roll insulation for roofing

google shows it being used as insulation under a metal roof and other applications

https://www.google.com/search?q=roofing ... gQ_AUIBygC

Most metallic bubble wraps are about an R-1
by Norm Frechette
Fri Mar 11, 2016 8:51 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: A hole in the roof
Replies: 2
Views: 2388

Re: A hole in the roof

cover the hole with metal flashing

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by Norm Frechette
Fri Feb 26, 2016 8:16 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: OLD METAL SIDING
Replies: 7
Views: 4917

Re: OLD METAL SIDING

http://classicgutters.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/k-style-foam-web.jpg http://classicgutters.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/foambig-300x300.png get some foam gutter guard from the big box hardware store, trim to shape and stuff it in the opening. its porous to let the air in and the moisture out
by Norm Frechette
Tue Jan 05, 2016 10:29 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: GUTTERS
Replies: 2
Views: 2612

Re: GUTTERS

i put these in the mini gutters on my dads mobile home. works great! made of spongy mesh. water goes through leaves dont http://gutterstuff.com/guttering/downspout-gutter-guards/gutter-guard-protection-k-style-gutterstuff-pro-fully-coated-foam-filter-6-inch-k-style-GSP-K6.jpg http://www.homedepot.co...
by Norm Frechette
Tue Oct 06, 2015 4:41 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: How to measure bathroom sink
Replies: 4
Views: 3921

Re: How to measure bathroom sink

https://www.google.com/search?q=bathroom+sink+measurements&biw=1600&bih=775&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&sqi=2&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAmoVChMI2pX4v8atyAIVQnc-Ch0qxAd2 measure your existing sinks length and width as shown in the various illustrations in the link above dont pay crazy shipping. go to your local big...
by Norm Frechette
Mon Oct 05, 2015 3:05 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: manufactured home insurance
Replies: 6
Views: 5170

Re: manufactured home insurance

grange appears to be only regional but unfortunately not in my region :(
by Norm Frechette
Sat Oct 03, 2015 3:34 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Sewer Smell in Bathroom
Replies: 4
Views: 2975

Re: Sewer Smell in Bathroom

i have had the smell from time to time so i just run the water in the sink and tub to put water back in the traps. no more smell

cheap solution
by Norm Frechette
Sat Oct 03, 2015 3:30 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: manufactured home insurance
Replies: 6
Views: 5170

Re: manufactured home insurance

Foremost for me too. No claims as yet
by Norm Frechette
Tue Sep 22, 2015 4:47 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: What is Best thickness of laminate flooring for double wide
Replies: 15
Views: 11613

Re: What is Best thickness of laminate flooring for double w

how "high end" should it be for $1.39 per sq ft :?:

lay it down, wear it out and replace it 20 or more years from now
by Norm Frechette
Mon Aug 31, 2015 6:33 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Roof Ventilation Question
Replies: 6
Views: 2928

Re: Roof Ventilation Question

wouldnt thee have been a building inspection from your local building inspector?