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by UmpJJ
Mon Nov 09, 2015 11:29 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: crawl space fan anyone?
Replies: 7
Views: 4291

Re: crawl space fan anyone?

All the big box stores - I got mine at Lowes.
http://www.lowes.com/pd_16964-18632-CFL ... 14238&Ntt=

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by UmpJJ
Mon Oct 26, 2015 9:24 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Total Remodel
Replies: 88
Views: 58883

Re: Total Remodel

You did just a SUPER job on this! It's a shame you won't be able to enjoy living in it FINISHED for awhile, but WOW! Nicely done!

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by UmpJJ
Mon Jun 01, 2015 10:39 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Outside spigot
Replies: 2
Views: 1856

Re: Outside spigot

My best answer is stop by your local hardware store or the plumbing department at the nearby big box store and inquire there. Some repairs require just a new washer while some require a whole new spigot.

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by UmpJJ
Mon May 04, 2015 9:49 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: grab bars
Replies: 2
Views: 2150

Re: grab bars

Suction ones will work, but make sure the suction cups don't bisect a "seam". They won't hold fast unless they're stuck to a completely smooth surface. That said, bolt on is best. You can't be sure with suction ones how strong the glue is that's holding that plastic to the wall. If you bol...
by UmpJJ
Thu Mar 19, 2015 8:02 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: INTERTHERM M3RL080A
Replies: 7
Views: 3340

Re: INTERTHERM M3RL080A

Intertherm/Nordyne
8000 Phoenix Pkwy, O'Fallon, MO 63368
(636) 561-7300

Be a squeaky wheel.

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by UmpJJ
Sat Mar 07, 2015 9:22 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Intalling exterior sconce at front door
Replies: 9
Views: 3810

Re: Intalling exterior sconce at front door

Photo of the finished product so we can all ooh and ah?

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by UmpJJ
Wed Mar 04, 2015 5:45 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Aluminum siding repair
Replies: 10
Views: 7037

Re: Aluminum siding repair

Take a photo from outside of the way it looks now, and take the photo to one of the big box stores. Ask them to show you what it would look like with 1 big window, or stacked windows, or a bay window, or whatever else you can think of. They'll computer generate some impressive possibilities for you,...
by UmpJJ
Wed Feb 04, 2015 5:59 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Ledger Board
Replies: 6
Views: 6337

Re: Ledger Board

And if it's free-standing you won't have to search for those studs!
Free-standing is the best way to go...

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by UmpJJ
Fri Jan 23, 2015 6:22 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Inspect Attic
Replies: 4
Views: 2088

Re: Inspect Attic

Odds are the vent tubing from the bathroom fan up to the roof is not insulated. That leads to condensation and then it drips back into the bathroom. About your only option is to replace that tubing with insulated stuff, but that involved opening up the ceiling or the roof.
Good luck!

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by UmpJJ
Wed Jan 07, 2015 8:33 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Members what do you do to your waterlines in winter
Replies: 18
Views: 6369

Re: Members what do you do to your waterlines in winter

Great minds think alike, Ponch! This morning I got a wireless thermometer and put it in my crawlspace. It's hovering near zero outside tonight and says it's 31 in the crawl. I have a big crawl - our singlewide is set 48 inches off the ground (so I can crawl around as needed) so if it stays this warm...
by UmpJJ
Tue Jan 06, 2015 11:24 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Members what do you do to your waterlines in winter
Replies: 18
Views: 6369

Re: Members what do you do to your waterlines in winter

I like the idea of trickling the water into the tub, then dumping it all at once.

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by UmpJJ
Mon Jan 05, 2015 1:53 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: yellowing tubs and sinks help..
Replies: 5
Views: 4280

Re: yellowing tubs and sinks help..

I found this on ehow.com....haven't tried it, but I may. I have the same problem -

"To remove discoloration from a yellowed bathtub, rub the tub with a solution of salt and turpentine. Rinse well. Caution: Wear rubber gloves when you work with this solution."

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by UmpJJ
Mon Jan 05, 2015 1:45 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Members what do you do to your waterlines in winter
Replies: 18
Views: 6369

Re: Members what do you do to your waterlines in winter

It sounds like you've done a lot more than most. Even though I live in central Indiana, I grew up in Minnesota, and I learned that anytime the forecast is single digits or lower it's wise to leave a faucet trickling. Yes, that costs money, but not nearly as much as having to crawl under a single-wid...
by UmpJJ
Thu Dec 04, 2014 9:37 am
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Incoming Water Temps
Replies: 1
Views: 1354

Re: Incoming Water Temps

I don't moniter the water temp under the trailer. As long as the belly wrap is intact and the skirting is sound (I have 2" insulated stuff) I don't even think about it. I plug in the heat tape December 1st and unplug it again at the end of February - it doesn't use much juice and my water run i...
by UmpJJ
Wed Nov 12, 2014 9:03 pm
Forum: Mobile Home Repair
Topic: Full Kitchen Remodel Progress
Replies: 11
Views: 7342

Re: Full Kitchen Remodel Progress

Wow! What a GREAT look! Love the butcher block, love the floor! Love the picture of that guy on that hall closet door...wait, that's not a picture!

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