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by Norm Frechette
Sun Dec 14, 2014 6:04 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Vinyl U_channel for Hot water tank cover.
Replies: 6
Views: 3016

Re: Vinyl U_channel for Hot water tank cover.

GOOGLE found this. click on an image to see if its right for you

https://www.google.com/search?q=plastic ... CAcQ_AUoAg
by Norm Frechette
Tue Dec 09, 2014 7:20 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Trimming batten strips
Replies: 5
Views: 2816

Re: Trimming batten strips

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or equivalent
by Norm Frechette
Tue Nov 25, 2014 5:58 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Need advice to prevent another disaster
Replies: 17
Views: 8225

Re: Need advice to prevent another disaster

i have the same thing as ponch and have never had an issue with uninsulated and vented skirting in the 6 years i have lived in my home

underbelly is fully intact with no holes etc
by Norm Frechette
Thu Nov 13, 2014 6:51 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Building a new deck
Replies: 6
Views: 3283

Re: Building a new deck

you can build it yourself but I believe youll need a building permit to ensure your deck is up to your towns building codes check in to your towns building department for the proper permits I checked with my towns building department for replacing the floor boards on my deck and I didn't need a perm...
by Norm Frechette
Tue Nov 11, 2014 4:25 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Oil or Oilless Air Compressor/Winterizing
Replies: 2
Views: 1689

Re: Oil or Oilless Air Compressor/Winterizing

my brother used a shop vac to blow out the water lines in his mobile home he had in Maine. never a problem
by Norm Frechette
Fri Oct 31, 2014 4:51 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Removing Dents
Replies: 3
Views: 2665

Re: Removing Dents

suction cup?

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by Norm Frechette
Mon Oct 27, 2014 11:30 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Rotting Wood
Replies: 7
Views: 3756

Re: Rotting Wood

none of us can force you to do it right by replacing the entire pot. i dont believe the sun was 100% responsible in creating the rot. since the post looks to be virtually on the ground, water would have wicked in from puddling water at the bottom of the post. scraping out the rot might destroy the e...
by Norm Frechette
Sun Oct 26, 2014 4:35 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: downspouts
Replies: 4
Views: 2364

Re: downspouts

fixed for now

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since the gutter is so narrow we found this mesh naterial to keep out the leaves

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by Norm Frechette
Sat Oct 25, 2014 5:27 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: downspouts
Replies: 4
Views: 2364

Re: downspouts

the pipes are aluminum and 1 3/8 inch outer diameter

i'll take a ride to my local lowes and home depot to maybe find some pvc pipe coupling that might fit the outside of the pipe
by Norm Frechette
Fri Oct 24, 2014 7:14 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: downspouts
Replies: 4
Views: 2364

downspouts

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v205/flytire/downspout1_zps4092f301.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v205/flytire/downspout2_zps0e21978b.jpg i have scoured the internet looking for replacement parts for the gutter downspouts shown above the home is circa 1988 (plus or minus) and the porch is...
by Norm Frechette
Mon Oct 20, 2014 5:48 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Rotting Wood
Replies: 7
Views: 3756

Re: Rotting Wood

why put a bandaid on something that really should be replaced?

ditto what 1987 said
by Norm Frechette
Fri Oct 17, 2014 9:27 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Light switches that grip the back side of drywall
Replies: 6
Views: 2696

Re: Light switches that grip the back side of drywall

I just put one of these in with no problems

easy to install

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by Norm Frechette
Sun Oct 12, 2014 6:01 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Adding Microwave Over Stove?
Replies: 4
Views: 3234

Re: Adding Microwave Over Stove?

Has anyone cut out a slot in the cabinets and added a microwave over the stove? Pictures? We'd like to pull the range hood and add a microwave to free up counter space. Related: If we were to tile the back splash, would you recommend before or after the microwave install? TIA my house had the micro...
by Norm Frechette
Wed Oct 08, 2014 6:50 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: roof help
Replies: 10
Views: 4098

Re: roof help

by Norm Frechette
Tue Sep 23, 2014 2:46 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Replace urine soaked insulation
Replies: 5
Views: 3039

Re: Replace urine soaked insulation

But how do I get the insulation to stick to the bottom of the floor joist? Do I tack it to the bottom of the floor joist just to hold it in place until I get the belly retaped? you could use insulation support wires like these http://www.hootensteel.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=6720098 they j...